San Francisco History

5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About San FranciscoAn extraordinarily colorful past filled with missionaries, gold nuggets, earthquakes and even a self-proclaimed emperor, San Francisco is not short on historical legends with plenty of juicy tidbits. Some are actually factual.
San Francisco's Landmark Coit Tower Closes For RenovationSan 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
SF Construction Crews Unearth Boat From Gold Rush EraConstruction 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.
Learn About Presidential And American History Around San FranciscoPresidents 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.
Top 5 Old School San Francisco RestaurantsLisa 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 Revel in restaurants where old doesn’t mean outdated.
San Francisco Marks 105th Anniversary of 1906 EarthquakeThere 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.