Although no survivors were present, a crowd of about 150 people marked the 108th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 early Friday morning at Lotta’s fountain on Market Street.
Friday marks 108 years since the most devastating disaster in Bay Area history. Sirens wailed at 5 a.m. as a remembrance, but the two remaining survivors were unable to show up this year. Events continue around the city.
San Francisco’s fire chief made a special lunch stop in Greenbrae Friday to visit one of the two known 1906 San Francisco earthquake survivors after he turned 108 years old earlier this week.
One of the three remaining known survivors of the 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco passed away earlier this week.
A suspicious package near the site of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake commemoration ceremony on Market St. Thursday morning forced an early-morning gathering of a couple of hundred people to move to Union Square, police said.
One of the last three known remaining survivors of the catastrophic 1906 earthquake in San Francisco attended a special dinner Wednesday on the eve of the 107th anniversary of the disaster.
Downtown construction crews have unearthed the massive foundations of the old San Francisco City Hall destroyed in the disastrous 1906 earthquake.
Events marking the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire hit a snag overnight when the annual ceremony to gild the hydrant credited with helping save the Mission District was painted the wrong color.
Three of the four known survivors of the quake were in attendance at the annual ceremony to commemorate the 106th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
Family and friends gathered in downtown San Francisco Monday to mourn the passing and celebrate the life of Rose Cliver, one of the last remaining survivors of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.