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Bay Area Revelations

Bay Area Revelations

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:28 AM PST

Birth of the Golden Gate Bridge

Birth of the Golden Gate Bridge

You know San Francisco’s iconic bridge. But do you know that if the U.S. military had its way, it wouldn’t exist?

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:28 AM PST

Jefferson Airplane Takes Off

Jefferson Airplane Takes Off

You know Jefferson Airplane, but did you know that an accident in San Jose nearly stopped the music before it started?

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:28 AM PST

Life Lessons for an Activist

Life Lessons for an Activist

You know San Francisco’s proud history of activism, but do you know how one of medical marijuana’s biggest activists got his start?

Thursday, Nov 12, 2015 at 09:29 AM PST

The Magazine that Inspired Apple

The Magazine that Inspired Apple

You know Woz as half of the genius behind Apple Computers. But did you know that it was a magazine hidden in a closet that led to the creation of Apple?

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT

California’s Culinary History

California’s Culinary History

You know the history – the gold rush transformed California, but did you know that while the miners panned for gold, the culinary foundation of San Francisco was born?

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 01:52 PM PDT

Eat Drink SF Sweepstakes

Eat Drink SF Sweepstakes

We're giving away VIP tickets to next year's Eat Drink SF event. Click here to find out more.

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 05:43 PM PDT

Leading the Charge

Leading the Charge

You’ve seen the cornucopia in the produce sections of grocery stores, but did you know one woman led the charge to introduce the nation to more than just iceberg lettuce?

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 at 05:46 PM PDT

Getting their Start

Getting their Start

You know Michael Mina, David Kinch, and Nancy Oakes as the top chefs in the nation, but do you know how they got their start?

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 04:33 PM PDT

The Return of Steve Jobs

The Return of Steve Jobs

You know the history – Steve Jobs returned to apple and breathed new life into the company. But did you know his vision started with just two words?

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 04:33 PM PDT

How the iPhone Got Its Name

How the iPhone Got Its Name

You know the product – the iPhone revolutionized the cell phone market. But did you know how the device got its iconic name?

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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.