The Rainbow Houses of San Francisco
San Francisco wears its Pride on its sleeve—and in many cases, on the facades of its iconic Victorian homes.
20 small Bay Area towns you need to visit right now
Plan a day or weekend trip to one of these tiny destinations—and leave city life behind.
San Francisco in the Great Depression: Photos by Dorothea Lange
In 1918, photographer Dorothea Lange left New York on a trip to travel the world. That ambitious trip was cut short by a robbery, and Lange ended up
Blizzard of awesome: The San Francisco snowfall of 1976
Our 2010 snow-in-San Francisco feature was both a high and low point for the Let’s Go to the Morgue! archive series. It was the post that convinced my bosses that nosing around in our photo m…
27 Historical Photos That Show Construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the 1930s
Construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began with the groundbreaking ceremony on July 9, 1933. Discussion of connecting both s...
The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate strait, the mile-wide, three-mile-long channel between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Total length: 8,980' (2,737 m) Construction started: 1933 Height: 746' (227 m) Location: San Francisco, Marin County, California
The curious history of the house on a cliff
San Francisco's famed Cliff House has been rebuilt five times. The stories behind the seemingly cursed mansion.