Tag: San Francisco

San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful. —Frank Lloyd Wright

Leaving San Francisco is like saying good-bye to an old sweetheart. You want to linger as long as possible. —Walter Cronkite

Isn’t it nice that people who prefer Los Angeles to San Francisco live there?
—Herb Caen

December 4, 1978 — Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco’s first female mayor. 

October 17, 1989 — The 6.9 Mw Loma Prieta earthquake shakes the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Coast with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). Sixty-three people were killed.

October 16, 1965 — The world’s first acid rock dance was held at Longshoreman’s Hall in San Francisco. Top band on the bill was the Charlatan’s with Dan Hicks, a house band from

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