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New Exhibition Features Hand-Block Printed Panoramic Wallpaper from Nineteenth-Century Designs Scenic wallpapers enjoyed a golden era in both Europe and North America from the first decade of the 1800s until the 1860s, though they remained in print well after this period. This unique wallpaper created a breathtaking panoramic experience with all the walls in a room covered with non-repeating scenes. These mural-like papers transformed rooms, providing the opportunity for viewers to be swept away to an exotic place or immersed in an exciting period in history. From 1804 to 1860, Jean Zuber (...
Move requires water to be sold in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced plans to prohibit the sale of water in plastic bottles effective August 20, 2019. This move will require all airport retailers, restaurants, airline lounges, and vending machines to sell or provide water in recyclable aluminum, glass or BPI-certified compostable bottles. The policy applies to purified water, mineral water, carbonated or sparkling water, and electrolyte-enhanced water, but does not include flavored beverages such as sodas, teas,...
Airlines implement voluntary flight schedule adjustments to reduce delays San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is set to close Runway 28L on September 7, 2019, for 20 days to construct a new base layer below the runway surface. The runway is expected to reopen on Friday, September 27, 2019. Because the closure will reduce the Airport’s overall runway capacity, SFO advises travelers to expect delays during this period. Airlines have collaborated with SFO to voluntarily reduce their flight schedules to lessen the length of delays. When combined with reductions from other non-airline flight...
Southwest Airlines and JetBlue began flights from first nine-gate section on July 23rd San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on July 23rd announced the official opening of the first nine-gate section of Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Southwest Airlines and JetBlue began flights this morning from the new Boarding Area B. With this opening, SFO will once again set a new standard for the airport experience, making air travel less stressful, more entertaining, and more engaging than ever before. A uniquely San Francisco experience awaits travelers, with locally-sourced dining choices, public artwork...
Harvey Milk (1930–78) made history in 1977 when he became the first openly gay individual elected to public office in the state of California. He would serve just eleven months on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors before his assassination on November 27, 1978. Today, Harvey Milk’s legacy is felt in the gains for LGBTQ rights made during the four decades since his tragic death, including the 2015 United States Supreme Court ruling recognizing same-sex marriage as a legal right. Milk’s nascent vision of increasing worldwide representation in local, statewide, and national political offices...
SFO Ferry Connector Bus Starting July 29, Monday, a free SFO Shuttle Bus will meet all morning and evening San Francisco Bay Ferry services at South San Francisco (Oyster Point) Ferry Terminal to connect directly to the Airport! For those commuting from the East Bay, this will be a new, hassle free alternative to driving across the Bay Bridge, with three morning and three evening ferry services to choose from Monday through Friday. The SFO Shuttle Bus will operate at the following schedules, with at-request stops near the United Airlines Maintenance Center at San Bruno Avenue, the SFO Rental...

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