-Some of the most Instagrammed ensembles on San Francisco’s streets are found on the backs of senior citizens in Chinatown and posted to Chinatown Pretty, a popular blog, Instagram feed and soon-to-be book.
In several San Francisco neighborhoods, particularly the Mission District and Potrero Hill, residents have been placing political signs in their windows in response to policies from President Donald Trump and his administration.
From housing to poverty to transportation to the environment, these are the issues the new governor, Gavin Newsom, will have on his plate. Most of them are holdovers from the Brown administration — and before.
Bret Harte (1836-1902) was an important figure in California literature as a chronicler of 19th century life and teller of tales. He wrote these dispatches for The Christian Register in Boston and The Republican in Springfield, Mass.
Thomas O. Larkin was the Navy’s agent in San Francisco, as well as being a successful businessman himself. His Gold Rush letters to his friends and colleagues tell familiar stories about life amid a financial boom.