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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

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Dutch Tourists Robbed At Gunpoint While Photographing SF’s Lombard Street

Police are seeking two suspects who stole photography equipment at gunpoint from a pair of Dutch tourists late Sunday night as they were taking photos of San Francisco’s famously crooked Lombard Street.

08/26/2014

Tourists, instead of cars clog Lombard Street on the day when automobiles were banned.

SFMTA Claims 1st Car-Free Weekend On ‘Crookedest’ Part Of Lombard Street Went Smoothly Despite Pedestrian Crowding

The first weekend of a pilot program creating car-free access to San Francisco’s famously crooked Lombard Street went “relatively smoothly,” a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman said Monday.

06/23/2014

Tourists, instead of cars clog Lombard Street on the day when automobiles were banned.

Plan To Unclog San Francisco’s Famous Lombard Street Backfires

Closing the crookedest street in the world to tourists was supposed to give residents a break, and some privacy. Instead, they got chaos.

06/21/2014

An electric car makes its way down the famous 'crooked street' otherwise known as Lombard Street in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Lombard St. Weekend Closures Part Of Several Car, Transit Changes In SF

Besides weekend closures on the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, changes to Muni’s F-Line and free Sunday parking return to the city this summer.

06/21/2014

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Guide To A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.

06/21/2014

A car drives down Lombard Street on May 20, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Famed Lombard Street Closed To Vehicle Traffic This Weekend

This coming Saturday and Sunday will be the first of four weekends this summer where Lombard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic.

06/19/2014

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San Francisco Officials May Close ‘World’s Crookedest Street’ To Cars

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is now considering shutting down Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Streets on weekends to improve general safety in the area known to attract tourists on foot and in cars.

05/19/2014

An electric car makes its way down the famous 'crooked street' otherwise known as Lombard Street in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Man Robbed Of Camera At Gunpoint At San Francisco’s Lombard St.

A man was robbed at gunpoint while taking pictures of San Francisco’s famously crooked Lombard Street on Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

07/17/2013

A branch of a downed tree is smashed onto a house on Lurmont Terrace in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood, December 5, 2012. (CBS)

Tree Smashes Into Home In San Francisco’s Russian Hill Neighborhood

A tree fell onto a home in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood Wednesday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

12/05/2012

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