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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 general view during a preseason game between the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers To Inaugurate Levi’s Stadium Era In Nationally-Televised Prime-Time Matchup Against Chicago Bears

San Francisco’s first major league sports franchise will play its home opener in another city for the first time in 68 years, as the 49ers inaugurate the team’s new home in Santa Clara Sunday.

09/12/2014

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Levi’s Stadium Camera System Keeping Watchful Eye On Traffic, 49ers Fans

Levi’s Stadium is the new “it” spot in the Bay Area and it turns out the thousands of people who’ve been flocking to the games are all being watched with a new cutting edge camera system.

08/28/2014

Paul McCartney (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Enraged Paul McCartney Show-Goers Start Petition Demanding Refund Following Candlestick Parking Debacle

A Change.org petition is online to reclaim the ticket costs after what would-be concert-goers are calling “negligent lack of planning.” (Via LIVE 105)

08/27/2014

"The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles" Paul McCartney "Magical Mystery Tour," "Birthday," "I Saw Her Standing There"

No Refunds For Paul McCartney Fans Who Were Stuck In Traffic, Missed Show At Candlestick

The promoter of last week’s Paul McCartney concert at Candlestick Park confirmed to KPIX 5 on Monday that they will not be offering refunds to ticketholders who missed the show due to traffic.

08/19/2014

The Beatles arrive in the United States for the first time, 7 February 1964

The Beatles wave to fans after arriving at Kennedy Airport February, 1964. (Creative Commons)

BEATLES BAY AREA 50TH ANNIVERSARY

  Fifty years ago this week, the Bay Area was fully in the grasp of the social phenomenon known as “Beatlemania.” On August 18, 1964, the Fab Four arrived in San Francisco to play the Cow Palace, starting their […]

08/15/2014

Candlestick Park is made ready for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday. (CBS)

Plans For Candlestick Park’s Demolition Underway

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will meet with Khofi Bonner, the executive vice president of Lennar Urban, next week to discuss the demolition of Candlestick Park.

08/15/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Goodbye, and Good Riddance, Candlestick

COMMENTARY: Please forgive me if I don’t get too sentimental about the last event ever at Candlestick Park. Oh sure, there have been plenty of memorable moments in that old dump, but let me counterbalance all the nostalgia with a few not-so-warm memories.

08/14/2014

Paul McCartney (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

9 Little Known Facts About Paul McCartney As He Closes Candlestick Park

As Paul McCartney plays his last–and THE last–concert at Candlestick Park, we look back at the first time McCartney played Candlestick, and the small concert at Cow Palace 50 years ago next week. Think you know you’re Beatles? From Beach Boys favorites, to Jelly Beans, to ambulances, test your knowledge on these 9 trivia bits.

08/14/2014

A sign outside Candlestick Park promotes Thursday night's Paul McCartney concert. (CBS)

Paul McCartney Concert To Draw The Curtain On Candlestick Park

Candlestick Park is closing its doors for good but not before one last hoorah. Sir Paul McCartney will perform at the The ‘Stick tonight – the last public event at the stadium.

08/14/2014

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