Yosemite, Alcatraz Remain Open Amid Federal Shutdown, Muir Woods Closed Yosemite National Park and Alcatraz remained open to visitors Sunday while several other National Parks shuttered their doors amid the federal government shutdown.
Video: Bay Area Woman Set to Swim from Alcatraz for 1000th TimeBay Area swimmer Kristine Buckley plans to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco for the 1,000th time on Saturday. When she does, she will be the first woman to achieve that milestone.
Tour Boat Captain Talks About Dramatic San Francisco Bay RescueThe captain of a tour boat that operates on San Francisco Bay is being called a hero after rescuing a group of tourists that could have been sunk after their small craft hit a rock.
55 Years Later, Escape From Alcatraz Result Still A Mystery55 years ago this month, three men - brothers John and Clarence Anglin, and Frank Morris - pulled off one of the greatest escapes in American history.
Al Capone Song, Pocket Watch Fetch Over $100,000 At AuctionArtifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters sold for more than $100,000 at auction...
Rough Water Forces Swim Event Cancellation at 'Escape from Alcatraz' TriathlonConditions on the bay made it dangerous for safety personnel in kayaks and on paddle boards to be in the water to help keep the swimmers safe.
Thanksgiving 2016 Visitor's Guide To Bay AreaFour great things to do in San Francisco over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend...
7 Haunted San Francisco Locations You Can Visit TodayTo get your ghost story fill just in time for Halloween, check out these seven spots around The City that you can go visit (without having to trespass or getting arrested)
Loving Letter Mobster Al Capone Sent From Alcatraz Sells For $65KAn intimate letter that gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction for $62,500.
Al Capone Letter From Alcatraz Reveals Mobster’s Soft SideAn intimate letter he penned from prison suggests the ruthless racketeer could handle tenderness almost as skillfully as his Tommy Gun.
9-Year-Old Boy Becomes Youngest To Swim To Alcatraz And BackA nine-year-old boy from Merced County made history Tuesday morning, becoming the youngest person to swim from San Francisco to Alcatraz and back.
7th Grader Points Out Mistake In Historical Al Capone Prison DisplayA sharp-eyed boy who collects antique radios is taking umbrage with the vintage radio on display inside gangster Al Capone's cell at a historic Philadelphia prison.