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.
Halloween is fast approaching and Bay Area residents are seeking fun activities to celebrate the occasion. While San Francisco still enjoys its lively Halloween block party down in the Castro District, there are other less crowded activities to enjoy such as visiting a haunted graveyard.
Ghosts and hauntings happen year round, but chills seem more delicious during the season of witches, goblins and ghosts. This fall, you can find sites full of scares in your own back yard.
Alcatraz has long been an iconic landmark in the Bay Area. And on this edition of Eye on the Bay, it serves as a dramatic backdrop for an inspirational swim.
Some fans of the Fox network television show “Alcatraz” have been infiltrating guided tours on the real-life island to search for a top secret room that only exists on the scripted drama.
Officials from Kids of Courage said the trip allows children with life-threatening or chronic illnesses and conditions to forget about the constant medical attention they require and have fun.
The best places to see fireworks in San Francisco on the 4th of July come by land or by sea, observed from Twin Peaks or a coveted campsite on Angel Island…
Over 2,000 amateur and professional athletes competed in the 2011 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on Sunday, with professional triathlete Andy Potts winning the event for the fourth time.