Sunday, June 21, 2015

Sail Away

Tom Clark's collage from Charleston.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Schooner Nanuk

In 1925, the three-masted schooner Nanuk won the annual race from Alaska to San Francisco carrying $270,000 worth of furs. Built in Fairhaven, California (on Humboldt Bay), Nanuk was featured in the 1933 MGM film Eskimo.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

No Sequel Anticipated

The Chronicle story about a squirrel that caused the East Bay power outage omits mention of what happened to the squirrel. We assume this is a one-off performance. No sequel anticipated.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Castro Camera

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Mill Valley Connection

Electric Flag, 1967, an American Music Band.

Monday, March 09, 2015

Highest in U.S.

The San Francisco 1-bedroom rent map is out.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Photo Finish

From the 1840s to the 1940s, horse racing at Ingleside, Tanforan and Bay Meadows saw some of the liveliest competition on the West Coast. Thoroughbred Racing Commentary looks at The lost tracks of the San Francisco Bay Area.