Veteran Skydiver Makes History By Jumping, Landing Safely Without ParachuteA 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history Saturday when he became the first person to leap without a parachute and land in a net instead.
SF Presidio's History On Display In Golden Gate National Recreation Area MuseumHistory buffs got a chance to check out some of the National Park Services objects that are normally kept in storage at the Presidio’s archives and museum facility.
7th Grader Points Out Mistake In Historical Al Capone Prison DisplayA sharp-eyed boy who collects antique radios is taking umbrage with the vintage radio on display inside gangster Al Capone's cell at a historic Philadelphia prison.
A Brief History: Super Models In Music VideosSports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham appears in DNCE's new music video "Toothbrush," which only adds to the list of music videos featuring super models.
California Closer To New Guidelines For History, Social Studies TextbooksCalifornia is a step closer to adopting a new history and social studies teaching framework aimed at reflecting the state's diverse student population.
Old Mint Opening For Rare Public Viewing In San FranciscoSan Francisco’s Old Mint at Fifth and Mission streets will give visitors a rare glimpse inside the building this weekend when it opens to the public.
Warriors Become Fastest NBA Team To 50 Wins After Curry Scores 36 Points On HawksStephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors became the fastest team in NBA history to 50 wins, beating the Atlanta Hawks 102-92 Monday night after squandering a 23-point lead.
San Francisco's 'Wiggle' Follows Path Of 1 Of City's Underground CreeksWell over a hundred years after San Francisco paved over Mission Creek, the city’s buried marshland is still pumping out problems, but the low-lying mission isn’t the only neighborhood swimming in the city’s original waterways.
Epic Drought Reveals Lake Mead's Hidden Historic SitesLike reservoirs throughout the drought-stricken West, Nevada's Lake Mead is far below capacity, down more than 60 percent. But even as the drought deepens, tourists are flowing in.
5 Best Spots In San Francisco JapantownTravel to Japan while staying in the Bay. Barry Lancet, author of Japantown, recommends five of the best places to experience Japanese culture in San Francisco Japantown.
South Bay History Lover's Guide To Winchester Mystery HouseWe take a look at one of the most curious and spectacular and most popular destinations in San Jose, the Winchester Mystery House. Located just south of San Francisco, San Jose has several different historical landmarks to choose from, whether you are looking from a genealogical perspective or even wanting a destination for the whole family, the Winchester Mystery House fulfills both.
Surviving In A Sea Of Wealth: San Francisco’s Tenderloin Endures Change, Protects Housing, And Looks To The FutureRandy Shaw, executive director for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic, talks about the district's history, how it got it's name, what led up to its seedy reputation and how it deals with gentrification while protecting housing.