Angel Island

Alcatraz.  (CBS)

Dutch Scientists Claim To Have Solved Mystery Of 1962 Alcatraz Prisoner Escape

Dutch scientists claim to have solved the mystery of the infamous escape from Alcatraz, and they say the Hollywood version got it all wrong.

12/15/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.

09/23/2014

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Coast Guard, SFPD Marine Unit Respond To Disabled Boat Near Angel Island

The U.S. Coast Guard and a San Francisco Police Department marine unit are responding Thursday afternoon to a disabled vessel near Angel Island.

08/07/2014

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Sailor Found Dead On Angel Island Identified As Sacramento Resident

A sailor who went missing from San Francisco Bay on Monday and was found dead on Angel Island Tuesday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as a Sacramento man.

06/03/2014

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Learn About Presidential And American History Around San Francisco

Presidents Day is February 18. In honor of the holiday, here are ways you can get in touch with your patriotic side. Experience the glorious San Francisco Bay simultaneously with sails, kayaking, hikes, bike rides and more at these living museums and free park sites. Celebrate your freedom on the water and with some fresh air.

02/18/2013

View of Ayala Cove at Angel Island

Facelift Proposed For Angel Island State Park

Angel Island State Park may be getting a face-lift. A plan is underway to make millions of dollars in improvements to the historic park, including a grand new entryway.

12/27/2012

Angel Island

One-Tank Day Trip to Angel Island

Most visitors who come to San Francisco want to see the Golden Gate Bridge, the cable cars, Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz Island, but another island in the San Francisco Bay is on par with all of the top attractions. Angel Island sits just a 30-minute ferry ride from Fisherman’s Wharf, a California State Park rich in history, offering some of the most spectacular views in the entire region.

CBS San Francisco–08/25/2012

China Camp State Park (California State Parks)

Future Uncertain For China Camp’s Last Resident If San Rafael Park Closes

Frank Quan has lived nearly his entire life in a small wooden house on the shores of San Pablo Bay inside what is today China Camp State Park.

09/15/2011

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Best Places To Watch 4th of July Fireworks In San Francisco 2011

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…

06/15/2011

Angel Island

Bay Area Celebrates Angel Island’s 100th Anniversary

About 350 people traveled to Angel Island Saturday morning for a ceremony to honor their ancestors and mark the 100th anniversary of the island’s immigration station.

CBS San Francisco–09/25/2010

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