The National Park Service is pulling the tarps off upgrades at Alcatraz Island after $3 million in improvements to the guardhouse, library and schoolhouse and other historic features.
Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.
Take a look at five of the best attractions managed by the U.S. National Park Service near the South Bay.
While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.
Next time you visit your favorite San Francisco museum or stop in at one you haven’t been to lately, take a moment to see their docent tour offerings. From a former isolation cell in a maximum security prison to a 4th century treasure, we’ve got you and your curiosity covered.
It has been 80 years since our infamous little island in the Bay was turned into a Federal Penitentiary…
Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.
Think of San Francisco, and what images come to mind? Surely these five are in your mind’s eye, and the good news is that they are definitely worthwhile.
To commemorate 50 years since the closure of the Alcatraz federal prison, a San Francisco photojournalist spoke Thursday morning about his experience capturing scenes from the final day at “the Rock.”
Several hundred people, including dozens of Native Americans, attended a special sunrise gathering on Alcatraz Island Thanksgiving Day morning to commemorate the occupation of the island 41 years ago.