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.
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.