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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:18 PM PDT

Rough Start

Rough Start

Matt Biondi’s path to Olympic gold had an embarrassing start.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:23 PM PDT

Olympic Coach

Olympic Coach

Behind every Olympic athlete is an Olympic coach.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:31 PM PDT

Brian Boitano’s Start

Brian Boitano’s Start

First roller skates, then ice skates, then Olympic Gold.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:31 PM PDT

Competitive Spirit

Competitive Spirit

It was when Kristi Yamaguchi didn’t get a medal that she learned she wanted one.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:19 PM PDT

UC Berekley’s Start

UC Berekley’s Start

The University could have built a campus anywhere in the Bay Area. It picked the Berkeley hills.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:25 PM PDT

Stanford University’s Founding

Stanford University’s Founding

Leland Stanford needed a purpose after his young son died. He found that purpose in Stanford University.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:29 PM PDT

Secret of the Tower

Secret of the Tower

Sather Tower is more than just a campus icon, it also holds a secret.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:33 PM PDT

President Hoover’s Years at Stanford

President Hoover’s Years at Stanford

Even the future president had to take prep courses to get into Stanford.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 12:38 PM PDT

Cryptography gets Modern

Cryptography gets Modern

An idea born at Stanford, revolutionized the internet.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 01:46 PM PDT

INTERACTIVE MAP: Passion to Preserve

INTERACTIVE MAP: Passion to Preserve

Explore the history of some of the Bay Area’s beloved natural wonders in this interactive map.

Tune In

Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

About "Bay Area Revelations"

"Bay Area Revelations" is a new documentary series featuring the untold stories of the people, places and moments which helped to shape the Bay Area. LEARN MORE

Web Extra: Santana in Concert


Carlos Santana is just one of the many musicians with local ties we're featuring in our latest episode. Check out a sample clip above from Santana's latest DVD, Santana IV: Live at the House of Blues, Las Vegas.