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  • Alcatraz Island (AP Photo)
  • A celebrated Chinese artist and political dissident is planning a major art exhibition on Alcatraz.
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  • Now that the federal government shutdown is over, tourists are once again flocking to famous Bay Area spots like Alcatraz and Muir Woods.
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  • Alcatraz Island
  • Now that the government shutdown will end, Alcatraz Island will open and resume normal operating hours on Thursday.
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  • Shutdown closes iconic sites across Bay Area
  • The federal government shutdown means disappointment for visitors to some of the Bay Area's most iconic sites, like Alcatraz.
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  • Shutdown closes iconic sites across Bay Area
  • The government shutdown means an immediate closure of a variety of national park facilities and many of them are in San Francisco.
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  • National Park Service closed sign
  • Here is a list of Bay Area locations currently closed because of the federal government shutdown:
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  • National Park Service closed sign
  • The government shutdown means disappointment for visitors to some of the Bay Area's most iconic sites, including Alcatraz.
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  • Alcatraz Island
  • If a government shutdown occurs, national parks will close including Alcatraz Island in San Francisco.
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  • Alcatraz Island
  • If a government shutdown occurs, national parks will close including Alcatraz Island in San Francisco.
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alcatraz, barack obama, john boehner, budget cuts, tourism, travel, san francisco news, wayne freedman
  • A group of entrants are celebrating their accomplishments after swimming in the 18th Annual Alcatraz Invitational in San Francisco.
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  • San Francisco commemorated the 79th anniversary of the opening of Alcatraz on Sunday.
  • San Francisco celebrated the 79th anniversary of the opening of Alcatraz by holding special presentations to honor past employees.
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  • The Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco is rolling out an Alcatraz menu.
  • The meals are based on what inmates like Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly actually ate while they were on The Rock.
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  • Gary Emich and Steven Hurwitz arrive at Aquatic Park after their world-record swim.
  • Two Bay Area swimmers are celebrated an official world record Tuesday morning.
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  • A Carnival cruise ship
  • A cruise ship which is owned by the Carnival Corporation arrived in San Francisco on Friday morning.
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tourism, alcatraz, san francisco news, katie marzullo
  • A Carnival Cruise ship.
  • A cruise ship which is owned by the Carnival Corporation arrived in San Francisco on Friday morning.
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  • Alcatraz marks 50 years since closure
  • The Parks Service commemorates the 50th anniversary of the closure of the federal prison with never-before-seen images of the Rock.
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  • Alcatraz Island (AP Photo)
  • On March 21, 1963, Alcatraz was emptied of its last inmates and closed at the order of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
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  • Some artifacts from Alcatraz that you won't find on the island are going on display, and you only have one chance to see them.
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  • Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon banner
  • A man who died while competing in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on Sunday has been identified.
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  • Fifty years ago Monday, three men escaped from Alcatraz -- it continues to be one of San Franciscos great mysteries.
  • Fifty years ago, three men escaped from Alcatraz -- it continues to be one of San Francisco's great mysteries.
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  • Fifty years ago Monday, three men escaped from Alcatraz -- it continues to be one of San Franciscos great mysteries.
  • Fifty years ago Monday, three men escaped from Alcatraz -- it continues to be one of San Francisco's great mysteries.
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  • The Haight Ashbury Street Fair and the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon will affect transit and traffic on Sunday.
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  • While many of people slept in this Memorial Day, some hearty souls woke up before dawn to take a little swim in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay.
  • While many people slept in Memorial Day, some hearty souls woke up before dawn to swim the frigid waters of SF Bay.
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  • While many of people slept in this Memorial Day, some hearty souls woke up before dawn to take a little swim in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay.
  • Some hearty souls woke up before dawn to take a little swim in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay.
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  • Al Catraz the sea lion (Courtesy of the Marine Mammal Center)
  • The Marine Mammal Center has been caring for a 1-year-old sea lion pup named Al Catraz that was rescued from Alcatraz.
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  • Appeal filed to block Americas Cup EIR approval
  • The plans for the America's Cup yacht race are a step away from being finalized and have one major compromise.
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  • ABC7 checks out Americas Cup event in San Diego
  • The San Francisco Planning Commission has given the America's Cup yacht race the green light.
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  • The Alcatraz tower will be covered with white tarps starting next week while it undergoes a $1.1 million renovation
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  • San Francisco firefighters swam to Alcatraz
  • A group of San Francisco firefighters took on one of the most challenging swims in the Bay Area for cancer prevention.
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  • More than 800 athletes will take on San Francisco terrain as the Second Annual San Francisco Triathlon at Alcatraz.
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  • False fire alarm prompts evacuation of Alcatraz
  • Sunday was a great day for a tour of Alcatraz until around 1,100 people were forced to evacuate because of a false alarm.
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  • False fire alarm prompts evacuation of Alcatraz
  • Sunday was a great day for a tour of Alcatraz until around 1,100 people were forced to evacuate because of a false alarm.
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alcatraz, fire, evacuation, san francisco news, cecilia vega
  • Some streets of San Francisco will be closed Monday because of filming for a new TV series.
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