If you're thinking about heading to the North Bay this weekend, think again (at least via the Golden Gate Bridge). Everyone's favorite bridge will be closed to cars this weekend for the for the installation of a moveable median barrier, part of a $30 million effort to prevent head-on collisions on the Golden Gate Bridge.
San Francisco’s best angle is often through a single lens reflex camera or a digital viewfinder. Photogenic with startling contrasts of new and old, land and sea, the City has been a popular subject even from the early days when English-born photographer Eadweard Muybridge captured some of her famous curves and inclines.
“San Francisco is golden - How do we really stack up?” is the question to be posed at the San Francisco Travel Association’s seventh annual Northern California Visitor Industry Outlook & Marketing Conference to be held on Tuesday, March 27, at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
Mark Twain is often misquoted as saying, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” In 1980 the San Francisco Court of Historical Review and Appeals cleared him of this “malicious misrepresentation,” contending that there was no written document attributing this remark to him. San Francisco averages 160 sunny days a year and ranks above such sun spots as San Diego, Honolulu and Key West.