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San Francisco History

Coit Tower

San Francisco’s Landmark Coit Tower Closes For Renovation

San Francisco’s landmark Coit Tower is set to close Monday for a five-month renovation project that includes the restoration of its famous Depression-era murals

11/17/2013

Crews dig out a Gold Rush-era boat found buried at a construction site in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Construction Crews Unearth Boat From Gold Rush Era

Construction crews in downtown San Francisco have unearthed the intact remains of a small boat that a local historian said offers a glimpse of what life was like during the city’s Gold Rush days.

07/25/2013

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

Learn About Presidential And American History Around San Francisco

Presidents Day is February 18. In honor of the holiday, here are ways you can get in touch with your patriotic side. Experience the glorious San Francisco Bay simultaneously with sails, kayaking, hikes, bike rides and more at these living museums and free park sites. Celebrate your freedom on the water and with some fresh air.

02/18/2013

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Top 5 Old School San Francisco Restaurants

Lisa takes us down alleys and around corners to sample restaurants that have been around San Francisco since before you or me or egg white emulsion. Revel in restaurants where old doesn’t mean outdated.

CBS San Francisco–07/13/2011

Ruins after the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Three surviving structures in the Financial District are: at far left, the Kohl Building, in the center the Mills Building, both on Montgomery St., and at right the Merchants' Exchange Building on California Street. (sfmuseum.org)

San Francisco Marks 105th Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake

There are only three known survivors left from the devastating quake and ensuing fire that killed thousands. And only one of them – Bill DelMonte, who was just a few months old at the time – was able to make this year’s ceremony.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

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