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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

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.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations Excerpt: How Apple Computer Was Founded

Bay Area Revelations Excerpt: How Apple Computer Was Founded

In this excerpt from our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, "Dreamers and Disruptors," discover how a young Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs met and founded Apple.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 07:00 PM PDT

Bay Area Revelations Excerpt: The Apple Reboot

Bay Area Revelations Excerpt: The Apple Reboot

In this excerpt from our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, "Dreamers and Disruptors," discover how Steve Jobs saved Apple when he returned to the company in 1997.

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 02:02 PM PST

The Super 7: Jerry Rice on Playing Scared

The Super 7: Jerry Rice on Playing Scared

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice remembers the feeling of playing in big post-season games.

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 02:04 PM PST

The Super 7: Greg Papa on Al Davis

The Super 7: Greg Papa on Al Davis

Broadcaster Greg Papa on the Al Davis split-persona. He could be your best friend or your worst enemy.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 03:50 PM PST

Ansel Adams' Mission

Ansel Adams' Mission

You know Ansel Adams' work. But did you know in the time when most thought photography was about pictures, he set up a school in San Francisco to teach people what made it art?

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 03:51 PM PST

How The Temple Burned

How The Temple Burned

You know Burning Man as an art festival in the desert. But do you know the story behind the temples that are built, admired, and destroyed?

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 03:52 PM PST

The Dance of Evelyn Cisneros

The Dance of Evelyn Cisneros

You may know Evelyn Cisneros as America’s first Hispanic prima ballerina. But did you know she was born pigeon-toed on her left leg and spent years trying to overcome it?

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.