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Midseason TV Preview: What's On And When

Posted 02.18.2012 | TV

Brace yourselves, there is a lot of TV coming your way this winter. And not just any TV, we're talking about top-notch, must-see new shows. From NBC's...

Three Young San Francisco Girls Swim All The Way From Alcatraz

| Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Ellen Huet Three girls -- the oldest of which is barely a teenager -- are adding...

Autobiography of Former Alcatraz Inmate Tells Interesting Story

Kate Kelly | Posted 01.02.2012 | Crime
Kate Kelly

Fifty-two years ago Robert Luke, Prisoner #118AZ, left Alcatraz for his first taste of life on the outside after more than a decade of trouble with the law.

Huffington Post Travel Recommends The Best Family Spots In San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Rory Bratcher | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

Family vacations in San Francisco can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, ...

David Lohr

California Man Plans To Build UFO Gas Station On Alcatraz Island | David Lohr | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weird News

UFO Phil has big plans now that he has completed his move from the mountain peaks of Colorado to the sunny California seaside. Not only is he working ...

PHOTOS: When Night Falls On The Rock

AP/The Huffington Post | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 09.09.2011 | San Francisco

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. -- When night fell on The Rock in San Francisco Bay visitors moved shadow-like through the former prison's lantern-lit hospita...

David Lohr

What Would You Pay For Al Capone's .38 Special? | David Lohr | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

A handgun that once belonged to notorious Chicago gangster Al "Scarface" Capone will be auctioned on June 22 and is expected to fetch more than $100,0...

Wild and Whirling Words: An Audacious Hamlet on Alcatraz

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

For a play about murder and justice, Alcatraz is not a bad location to summon the spirits. Claudius says that revenge has no bounds? Seeing as this production's real draw is The Rock itself, neither does theatre.

The World's Creepiest Places (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Regardless of how much faith you hold in the supernatural, there are certain places in this world where even the bravest souls might think twice befor...

Welcome to San Francisco: A Coal-Free City Eco-Tourism Campaign? (Free Postcards!)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

While Los Angeles and Dehli have announced their intentions to become coal-free cities, the Bay Area-based Pacific General and Electric company still apparently gets eight percent of its juice from coal.

AL CAPONE SONG: Tune Written By Legendary Mobster In Alcatraz Coming Out On CD

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — He never sang to the feds, but it turns out Al Capone had a song in his heart. All it took was a stint in Alcatraz to bring it out. N...