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Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:47 PM PDT

Pride Celebration to Include Tribute to Rainbow Flag Creator

Pride Celebration to Include Tribute to Rainbow Flag Creator

This weekend, San Francisco’s Market Street will be awash in rainbow colors as an estimated 1 million people turn out for the annual SF Pride celebration. But the man who created the rainbow flag will be notably...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 07:25 PM PDT

Bay Bridge Steel Returns as Public Art

Bay Bridge Steel Returns as Public Art

The old East span of the Bay Bridge may now live only in memory — but some 450 tons of its steel beams will carry on — as public art.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:24 AM PDT

Oakland Man First Crossed US on Motorcycle

Oakland Man First Crossed US on Motorcycle

Even before the Wright Brothers took to the skies, or a man named Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first to drive a car across the U.S. — a little known Oakland mechanic took machines to a new frontier...

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 03:22 PM PDT
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By Joe Rosato Jr.

George A. Wyman: Little Known Oakland Mechanic Made Famous

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Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 at 11:16 AM PDT

Big Sur Artist Takes Virtual Highway Around Road Closures

Big Sur Artist Takes Virtual Highway Around Road Closures

Artists often prefer a quiet, secluded place to work. But for Big Sur artist Erin Gafill, there might be such a thing as too much isolation.

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