April 18, 1906 — At 05:12 A.M. a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco, CA. In the aftermath, fires broke out and raged for several days. An estimated 3,000 people died and over 80% of the city was destroyed.

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  1. April 18, 2018 at 9:56 AM

    Ah yes I remember it well wink.
    Did you see Willy Brown wants to rename Lottas Fountain for Ed Lee. I say Nooo!

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    • April 18, 2018 at 5:13 PM

      I didn’t see anything about renaming the fountain. It doesn’t make any sense to me given the fact that she donated it to the city and it was the meeting spot for the earthquake victims to get the news in ’06.

      There’s a lot of other things that could bear Mr. Lee’s name.


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