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Alcatraz Penitentiary

4 of Alcatraz’s Most Notorious Inmates

The Alcatraz Penitentiary, or Alcatraz Island as it was popularly called, was a maximum-security federal prison that operated for nearly 30 years off the coast of San Francisco. The fort was previously used as the…

The Most Gorgeous Drive in California

Written by Barry Finnegan When driving from Los Angeles  to San Francisco (or vice versa) there are three roads you can take. The Interstate 5 is the quickest route but it is anything but picturesque.…

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I left my heart in ….

Blog post written by Barry Finnegan Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco and if you decide to visit you may leave yours here as well. The only question is where exactly are you…

Alamo Square

Author: Ryan Semmelmayer Let’s think about the city of San Francisco, California for a moment. What comes to mind? My guess is immediately the most iconic landmark of them all, the Golden Gate Bridge. The…

Golden Gate Bridge

Author: Ryan Semmelmayer When I was in high school, we had exchange students from England that stayed with us in the Bay Area. They were here for a total of two weeks. Apparently, there are…