Bay Area's National Parks Pumping $1 Billion Into Local Economy, Report FindsThe Bay Area’s eleven National Parks sites are more popular than ever, and the result is more tourist dollars being directed into Bay Area communities and businesses.
5 Reasons To Visit The Bay Area For Winter BreakFive of the best reasons to visit San Francisco over winter break...
Thanksgiving 2015 Visitor's Guide To Bay AreaFour great things to do in San Francisco over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend...
Photograph & Christmas Cards Proves 1962 Alcatraz Escapees Survived, Family SaysNew evidence in a History Channel documentary could help investigators crack the infamous Alcatraz prison escape.
Kid Awesomely Narrates Video Of Shark Devouring Sea Lion Near Alcatraz In San Francisco BayA boy named Keaton awesomely narrates as a shark chows down on a marine animal in the waters off Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay in a video posted to YouTube.
Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge Take Top Spots As Most Popular U.S. LandmarksTwo San Francisco landmarks took the top two spots in the 2015 TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice awards for U.S. landmarks, TripAdvisor officials said.
Park Service Unveils $3 Million In Improvements To Alcatraz IslandThe 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 MasonThe 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.
Two Gray Whales Spotted Inside San Francisco Bay Likely Mom, CalfThe Coast Guard is urging boaters near Angel Island and the Golden Gate Bridge to be especially careful.
Dutch Scientists Claim To Have Solved Mystery Of 1962 Alcatraz Prisoner EscapeDutch 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 SpeechAn 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 Attempts To Break 25-Year-Old Speed Record For Swimming Around AlcatrazAustralian 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.