San Francisco Earthquake Notes

San Francisco (initials SF; / ˌ s æ n f r ə n ˈ s ɪ s k oʊ, f r æ n-/, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'; Spanish: [san franˈsisko]), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge (known locally as the Bay Bridge or the Emperor Norton Bridge) is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California.As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.

Winemakers in San Francisco may not be growing their grapes in the city, but they can boast a long wine-making tradition. Before the great fire of 1906, there were several wineries based in the SoMa (South of Market) area, which used to go by the less lyrical nickname South of the Slot.

Sixth Mission Date Founded: June 26, 1776 Officially Dedicated: October 9, 1776 Founder: Father Francisco Palóu Named for: Saint Francis of Assisi Location: 3321 16th Street,

Last week, the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park launched a major new exhibit called “Earthquake.” It has a walk-through model of the earth, an interactive space to teach earthquake preparedness, and even live ostriches.

We keep San Francisco's Vintage Streetcars on Track

Opened on October 2, 1875, The Palace Hotel was the glorious final "gift" of the colorful -- but ill-fated -- William Chapman Ralston to his adopted home city of San Francisco.

When last we met, I described meeting a friend who gave us a predawn ride from the SF Marina to Market Street, for the 100-year anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake – the morning was April 18, 2006.

FESTIVAL 2018: May 30–June 3, 2018 SFSFF 2018 tickets on sale now!; San Francisco, 1906 Newly discovered footage of post-earthquake San Francisco screening at SFSFF on June 2 at the 2:45 pm show!

Newcomers! Read Getting Started in Robotics, recommended by NASA and Yahooligans "Ask Earl" The San Francisco Robotics Society of America Meets monthly in San Francisco on 1st Saturday of each month, Noon - 5 PM at

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