Rachel Amy Shahvar
Although it's hard to imagine these days, the sleepy, quiet Presidio was once a bustling center of military activity. Officially opened in 1848, in WWII it acted as the defense headquarters for the Western US, and was the longest operated military base when it was decommissioned in 1995. The Presidio was also home to thousands of families who left their own special mark on the base's three square miles.
In honor of the Bay Bridge's 75th anniversary, we held a photo contest to show SF's second-favorite bridge some much-deserved love. We had almost 500 entries on Instagram and Twitter, and were blown away by the incredible photographers in our city. Although the winner has already been chosen and notified, we still want to share a few of our favorite entries with you.
East Bay residents, just imagine getting from anywhere in Oakland, Berkeley or Alameda via an environmentally friendly electric railway to anywhere else in the East Bay or SF in 30 minutes or less, even in rush hour.
Black Friday is almost here! Whether you're a Target-at-midnight kind of gal or a local-boutique-treasure-hunter type of dude, we've got the Black Friday shopping guide for you!
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