Approaching its Diamond Anniversary, the Disneyland Resort celebrates 59 years…
The National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, by breaking ground Monday on a landmark project that aims to protect ancient sequoia trees.
Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.
Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, known as D-Day, the largest seaborne invasion in history.
Monday marked the somber three-year anniversary of a fire that led to two firefighter deaths in San Francisco’s Diamond Heights neighborhood.
Friday marks 108 years since the most devastating disaster in Bay Area history. Sirens wailed at 5 a.m. as a remembrance, but the two remaining survivors were unable to show up this year. Events continue around the city.
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Bay Area residents were marking the third anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident Tuesday with events including a protest outside the Japanese consulate in San Francisco – one of many planned at consulates across the United States.
Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.
Friday, NASA is remembering three dark days in the history of human space flight–the launch pad fire of Apollo 1, the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger just after “throttle up,” and the disintegration on reentry of Columbia.