San Francisco News

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Established in 1776
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Flip through stories and media featuring the latest events, companies and culture in San Francisco, California.

  1. Browse stories within the San Francisco Flipboard, as well as content featured in additional Flipboards.
  2. Connect with social media affiliates in the San Francisco area.
  3. Experience the parallax viewing style of the Flipboard via desktop devices.
  4. Share Flipboards on social networks, as well as embed a link to a website.
  5. After creating an account with Flipboard, users can reflip content into their own digital publications.

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View my Flipboard Magazine.

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  • Population: 837,442 (2013)

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  • In 1849 San Francisco’s harbor was filled with abandoned ships, whose crews had deserted to head for the gold fields. Many of the vessels were used as raw materials for the city’s harbor side expansion. (Source history.com)

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  • On January 24, 1848, the first gold was found at Sutter’s Fort, in the California foothills. Within months, San Francisco (renamed from Yerba Buena in 1847) became the central port and depot of the frenzied Gold Rush. Over the next year, arriving “forty-niners” increased the city’s population from 1,000 to 25,000 (Source history.com)

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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) is a modern art museum located in San Francisco, California.

  • The SFMOMA building, designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta, closed temporarily in June 2013 for a two-and-a-half-year expansion project.[2] Designed by architecture firm Snøhetta and scheduled to open in early 2016.

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  • Lombard Street is an east–west street in San Francisco, California that is famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns. The street was named after Lombard Street in Philadelphia by San Francisco surveyor Jasper O’Farrell.

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