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San Francisco Hippies

Then and NOW! Celebrate Echoes of the Hippie Movement at the Upcoming "NOW!" Festival From April 19th to the 25th

Tanya Vlach | Posted 06.18.2015 | San Francisco
Tanya Vlach

I grew up hearing and overdosing from the mythical stories of the 60's. My parents met in '69. My Dad lived in the Lower Haight and was an activist attending SFSU; my Mom was at UCB and a Community Organizer in Visitacion Valley.

From More San Fran60s: The Beatles' Last Concert

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco
M.W. Jacobs

There was rock 'n roll and there was the Beatles. Their last concert anywhere, ever, was in San Francisco on August 29, 1966, and later it was hard not to see some connection with the counter culture that would be bursting onto the world from the same location in only six months.

From San Fran '60s -- Haight-Ashbury Chicks

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 01.29.2013 | San Francisco
M.W. Jacobs

When I stood outside the door of Francine's Waller Street pad that night in June 1966, I was desperate and anxious.

PHOTOS: Take A Trip Through Hippie History

sfpllogo_hires | Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.16.2012 | San Francisco

A stroll down Haight Street today will undoubtedly evoke a certain 1960s nostalgia. Live guitar music still warbles from street corners, tie-dyed t...

PHOTOS: The City's First Official Hippie Museum?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.18.2012 | San Francisco

They say if you can remember the 1960s, you weren't really there. Now some San Franciscans are hoping to create something that will do much of that re...