A new column by Herb Caen. Pictured: Caen with Alfred Hitchcock in Union Square on April talking about Hitchcock's recently-released movie 'The Birds.' Herb Caen was a corny but cute columnist who coined the term "Bagdad by the Bay"
The observatory at Galileo High School, shown in was one of the few in the United States owned by students (purchased by students of the Natural History Club). Unfortunately, it's not in use anymore and there are no plans for renovation.
Amazing Private Collection of 120-Year-Old Photos of Western SF — The Bold Italic — San Francisco
April 1906 - Vivid picture showing flames of San Francisco fire in the area east of Sansome Street; north of Bush Street, south of Jackson Street, and west of Embarcadero Street. The unburned area shown here is the Chinatown District.
SF rumbled and burned 108 years ago – new photos uncovered