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Inside Candlestick Park on the Night the Earth Shook

December 20, 2013 | 11:47 am

Inside Candlestick Park on the Night the Earth Shook

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In that pre-smart phone era, news traveled slowly. Then we heard the Bay Bridge had collapsed.

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What Would San Francisco Have Looked Like Without the ‘Freeway Revolt’?

August 2, 2013 | 8:00 am

What Would San Francisco Have Looked Like Without the ‘Freeway Revolt’?

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After World War II, San Francisco was just as tempted as other American cities to build a vast freeway system. In fact, a 1948 San Francisco Planning Department map that was adopted in 1951 shows the intention to build 10 freeways crisscrossing the city. The Bay Bridge would be connected to the Golden Gate Bridge […]

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