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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

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.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:55 PM PDT

Tea, Cookies & Iron Wills

Tea, Cookies & Iron Wills

Three women looked out their windows and watched San Francisco’s Bay slowly filled in by dump trucks. They decided that needed to stop.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:35 PM PDT

John Muir’s Mission

John Muir’s Mission

John Muir’s plan to preserve Yosemite was born during a camping trip in the high country.

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 10:24 AM PDT

Creating Muir Woods

Creating Muir Woods

A politician was afraid a private water company was going to take his property. So he made a deal with the president.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:45 PM PDT

A Park for the People

A Park for the People

When President Nixon fell sway to the charms of the Bay Area’s natural wonder, he decided to save it for the ages.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:44 PM PDT

The Ocean’s Window

The Ocean’s Window

Grad students sat in the ruins of a cannery sharing a six-pack, and made plans to show the world something few had ever seen.

Tune In

Learn the untold stories of how women helped shape the Bay Area and the nation. Watch Bay Area Revelations: Women Game Changers, May 13th at 10pm.

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.