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October 11, 1998
A celebrated 1906-vintage carousel that has bounced between San Francisco and Long Beach reopens Saturday in San Francisco as the centerpiece of new family-focused attractions at Yerba Buena Gardens. Called the Rooftop at Yerba Buena Gardens, the area atop the George Moscone Center also includes an ice skating and bowling center operated by Van Nuys-based VSC Sports Inc.
February 28, 2012 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
Apple on Tuesday emailed invitations to members of the press for what is expected to be the launch of the iPad 3 on March 7. The invitation to the event in San Francisco doesn't say specifically that the next iPad will make its debut, but does feature an image of a hand touching the iPad's Calendar app icon for March 7, along with the message, "We have something you really have to see. And touch. " The Calendar app icon is between the Maps and Keynote app icons. Just as with Apple's previous two iPad launch events, the presentation will take place at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts . The invite, first reported by the Wall Street Journal , would seem to confirm the rumor , first reported by the website iMore, that the third-generation iPad was about to launch.
February 9, 1995 | JULIE FIELDS
The National Park Service has closed the road leading to the Happy Hollow Campground in the Santa Monica Mountains because of heavy erosion from the recent storms. The road, which is now impassable to cars, will remain closed indefinitely, although the campground may be used by hikers during the day. Visitors may park in a lot adjacent to the small house at Circle X Ranch off Yerba Buena Road. The hike between the lot and the grotto at the campground is 1.
August 26, 1997 | VERONIQUE de TURENNE
A woman whose car hurtled off Pacific Coast Highway, landed on the beach and burst into flames Monday afternoon escaped without serious injury, according to rescue workers at the scene. The woman, whom the California Highway Patrol did not identify, fell asleep at the wheel about 2:40 p.m., several miles north of Yerba Buena Road, officials said. Several bystanders who saw the accident pulled her from the vehicle before it caught fire. She was taken by helicopter to St.
January 12, 1995
County roads closed as of 4:30 p.m.
February 9, 2012 | By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
And the latest iPad 3 rumor is -- drumroll please -- that Apple's new iPad will make its debut in the first week of March. The tech news site AllThingsD reported Wednesday that unnamed sources have said that Apple has selected the first week of next month for the next iPad launch event, which will likely take place in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts , where Apple has held many events in the past. John Paczkowski, who wrote the AllThingsD report, said he'd guess " retail availability will follow roughly the same schedule as that of the iPad 2: available for purchase a week or so after the event.
April 6, 1994 | From Associated Press
A Navy attack plane crashed into San Francisco Bay within sight of the Bay Bridge on Tuesday, killing the two Navy reserve fliers aboard, officials said. The A-6 Intruder was practicing touch-and-go landings at Alameda Naval Air Station shortly before noon when it plunged into the water about a mile west of the air station. It crashed about a mile from the bridge, which links San Francisco and Oakland, Coast Guard Petty Officer Gene Maestas said.
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