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.
San Francisco’s Marina District Residents Want To Block Plans For Alcatraz Ferry Service From Fort Mason
The National Park Service has a plan the could move to the ferry service to Alcatraz from from Embarcadero to Fort Mason in the Marina District where some residents are fuming.
The Coast Guard is urging boaters near Angel Island and the Golden Gate Bridge to be especially careful.
Dutch scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the infamous escape from Alcatraz, and they say the Hollywood version got it all wrong.
Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free Speech
An exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces – was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.
Australian Trent Grimsey plunged into the San Francisco Bay Friday morning in an attempt to shatter the decades-old record for swimming to and around Alcatraz Island after setting off from the San Francisco shoreline.
It has been 80 years since our infamous little island in the Bay was turned into a Federal Penitentiary…
Alcatraz has been considered by some to be one of the most haunted places in America. A couple of tourists said they have photographic proof.
Anyone who has ever visited Alcatraz knows there’s something very eerie about it.
Former Olympian Andy Potts won the 27.5-mile Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Sunday for a record sixth time as more than 2,000 people swam from Alcatraz Island, rode bikes and ran through San Francisco, a spokeswoman said.