The Vallejo Then and Now

The Ferry Vallejo had a choppy history until recently. Originally a passenger ferry in Portland, Oregon in the late 19th century, the old paddle-wheeler was no longer needed after the construction of a bridge there in 1888 (sound familiar?). Following years of idleness, she was transported to San Francisco Bay,...

All You Need is Love — 50 Years Ago Today

The Beatles’ song All You Need Is Love was performed live from Abbey Road Studios, 50 years ago today—June 25th, 1967—as part of the BBC-coordinated Our World Global Satellite Broadcast, the first ever live international simulcast. The song—sure to be included in this summer’s San Francisco’s Summer of Love events and sung the world...

World Premiere – Life is a Movie

  A wonderful retrospective journey for the 50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love The documentary film LIFE IS A MOVIE—the story of avant-garde filmmaker and photographer, Larry Moyer—had its world premiere May 19 at the Nice International Filmmaker Festival (Nice IFF) 2017. Held at the beginning of, and just up the Côtes d’Azur...

FHA Tour: “Homefront on the Waterfront”

The September 30, 2017 Floating Homes Tour will tie in with the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, which helped to foster today’s waterfront community. Although Gate 6 Road and the area north of there weren’t technically part of the vast WWII shipyard, these areas were settled after the war by returning...