This year the Golden Gate Philharmonic Orchestra in San Francisco is 20 years old. It’s an after school youth orchestra program that, thanks to Joan Murray, has touched the lives of hundreds of young musicians in the Bay Area.
A winter storm hit Northern California on Tuesday, bringing with it chilly temperatures, rain and snow as low as 1,500 feet.
San Francisco is one of the most pet friendly cities in the United States with inhabitants constantly playing with their canine children all over the city by the bay. Because this area is so urban, however, it’s key to know where to find the best places for doggy playtime. From socialization to just burning off energy, the best dog parks in San Francisco promise good times for the whole furry family.
Friday’s festivities unveiling new visitor facilities at the bridge also kicked off a weekend of celebrations marking the crossing’s 75th anniversary.
It took more than engineering ingenuity to build the Golden Gate Bridge, which turns 75 this Sunday. It also took brave men willing to risk their lives, hundreds of feet above the Bay, to build one of the modern wonders of the world.
The entire length of a Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk will close for several months starting Tuesday for a retrofitting construction project, bridge district officials said.
Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.
Janet Reilly, a Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District board member and former candidate for San Francisco supervisor, was elected as the board president of the bridge district Friday.