Legion of Honor
Three Americans and a Briton who thwarted a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train received France’s highest honor Monday. Two of the heroes hail from Sacramento.
Many adults can name a teacher who provided a steady hand and an encouraging smile during their early education years; a supportive teacher who made an enormous difference during those tricky teenage years or perhaps a college professor who provided academic insight and inspiration. National Teacher Day on May 5, 2015 is a time to say thanks.
A look of five must-see museums in San Francisco, including the fourth most visited museum in the country
Although still a young city at the western edge of a young nation, some of San Francisco’s landmarks are connected to events prior to the year 1776. Of course, the best historic landmark of all are the 1,200-year-old coastal redwoods of Muir Woods. But a few more recent landmarks are worth mentioning as well.
Fire crews rescued a woman who fell off a cliff near the Legion of Honor in San Francisco Sunday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.
San Francisco’s museums, gardens, parks and neighborhoods reveal tales and secrets of past and present, waiting to be revealed by expert tour guides offering heaps of history and interesting anecdotes on fascinating winter walks and tours. Best of all, they’re free.
When you’re planning a wedding, time flies. If yours will take place during the Bay Area’s temperate autumn months but you haven’t yet pinned down a venue, perhaps one of these tried-and-true standbys or a brand new venue will please.
Next time you visit your favorite San Francisco museum or stop in at one you haven’t been to lately, take a moment to see their docent tour offerings. From a former isolation cell in a maximum security prison to a 4th century treasure, we’ve got you and your curiosity covered.
Refer to this weekend guide to San Francisco covering some other areas not as touristy but equally entertaining.
Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.