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  1. Alcatraz Announces Winter Schedule and Ai Weiwei Exhibit AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... in China and resonant with individuals and communities internationally. Responding to the potent history of Alcatraz Island, the exhibition examines incarceration as a tool of repressive governments, and creative expression as an act of defiance and ...

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  2. Tisbury woman 'escapes' from AlcatrazRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Western Gazette

    ... in the water but minimal chop and current. I jumped in the water about 7.30am on the south east shore of Alcatraz Island and headed for the mainland. "Accompanying Kristine on the boat was my boyfriend Will Bell and it was really great to be ...

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  3. Family believes body found in SF bay is tech worker Dan HaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    The family of Dan Ha believe a body found floating near Alcatraz Island on Tuesday is the missing 26-year-old tech worker, they said Wednesday. The family is awaiting confirmation from police and the San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office, but said the clothing and personal effects, including a cell phone, found with the body matched Ha's belongings.

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  4. San Francisco: Crews recover body floating near AlcatrazRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    The U.S. Coast Guard assisted firefighters Tuesday morning in recovering a body found in San Francisco Bay, a fire dispatcher said. The body was spotted at 7:33 a.m. near Alcatraz Island by the captain of a ferry headed from Sausalito to the Ferry Building, the dispatcher said.

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  5. Family believes body found in San Francisco Bay is missing software developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Daniel Ha , a software engineer whose disappearance on Halloween night sparked a widening search, is apparently dead. Clothing, wallet contents and a phone found on a body pulled from the waters near Alcatraz Island yesterday matched Ha's, family members said at a press conference in San Francisco Wednesday.

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  6. Family believes body found in San Francisco Bay is missing StartX co-founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    StartX accelerator co-founder Daniel Ha , whose disappearance in San Francisco on Halloween sparked a widening search, is apparently dead. Clothing, wallet contents and a phone found on a body pulled from the waters near Alcatraz Island yesterday matched Ha's, family members said at a press conference on Wednesday.

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  7. San Francisco: Coast Guard assists fire crews recover body floating near AlcatrazRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Marin Independent Journal

    The U.S. Coast Guard assisted firefighters Tuesday morning in recovering a body found in San Francisco Bay, a fire dispatcher said. The body was spotted at 7:33 a.m. near Alcatraz Island, by the captain of a ferry headed from Sausalito to the Ferry Building, the dispatcher said.

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  8. Parenthood Recap: A Girl Worth Fighting ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | TVLine

    ... a crash course in parenting as she babysits for Max and Nora, which quickly spirals into a failed outing to Alcatraz Island. Max has a complete meltdown when their travel plans get derailed, and upon realizing that Amber's ride isn't car ...

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  9. Ai Weiwei on Exhibit on San Francisco's Alcatraz IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Chinese artist and rights advocate Ai Weiwei has created a new body of site-specific artwork on Alcatraz Island, the notorious former federal penitentiary in the center of San Francisco Bay, now a national park welcoming more than a million visitors annually. Organized by the San Francisco-based nonprofit FOR-SITE Foundation in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz includes a series of large-scale installations occupying several buildings on Alcatraz.

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  10. Ask JoeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | NewsReview.com

    Joey loves @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz , artist Ai Weiwei's human rights exhibit, currently on display on Alcatraz Island. Got a problem? Write, email or leave a message for Joey at News & Review.

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  11. Tourists Could Be Charged to Cross Golden Gate Bridge by Foot, BikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Skift

    ... is popular among locals and tourists drawn to its sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, the city skyline and Alcatraz Island. Tolls are charged going into San Francisco; the fee for cars is $6 to $7. Charges for pedestrians and cyclists are rare in ...

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  12. Golden Gate Bridge Managers Weigh Fee for PedestriansRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Bloomberg

    ... is popular among locals and tourists drawn to its sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean , the city skyline and Alcatraz Island . Tolls are charged going into San Francisco; the fee for cars is $6 to $7. Charges for pedestrians and cyclists are rare in ...

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  13. Meyer Sound Gives Voices To Dissidents In @Large: Ai Weiwei On AlcatrazRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Live Design Online

    ... New York Times , Time Magazine, and The Guardian , among others. This extraordinary $3.6 million project on Alcatraz Island was originally proposed to Ai by Cheryl Haines, executive director of the FOR-SITE Foundation and curator of the exhibition. ...

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  14. TripIt smartphone app helps organize your travel plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... easy-to-access spot. * When you need a reminder about what's next on your agenda (what time is that tour of Alcatraz Island?), launch the app and voila - there it is. The system isn't flawless. Some of the information from my emails didn't transfer ...

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    Oct 20, 2014 | SFGate

    ... Friday, Sept. 28,...2012. Two ships passing in the evening. Two small sailing ship makes their way between Alcatraz Island and Angel Island across San Francisco Bay. Photographed from Treasure Island at sunset after the fog rolled into San Francisco ...

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  16. Aquaman eyes another challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Sun-Star

    ... followed with another one last April where he braved the 54-degree weather and swam the 2.85K distance from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco in 1:02.00. ISL DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do ...

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  17. Brown Pelican Group First to Bring Public Wi-Fi to Alcatraz for...Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and runs through April 26, 2015. It is open to the public, and entrance to @Large is included in the regular Alcatraz Island tour ticket price, $30 for adults and $18.25 for children. Go to http://www.alcatrazcruises.com/ to purchase tickets. About ...

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  18. How to see San Francisco in only one weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | USA Today

    ... the park offers acres of gardens, lakes, paths and museums to explore, as well as concerts and events. Alcatraz Island was once the home of notorious prisoners Al Capone, George "Machine Gun" Kelly, and Robert "the Birdman" Stroud. The Ferry ...

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  19. Mayors - scolded'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Sun-Star

    ... sea current. Macarine is the election officer of Tubigon, Bohol. He is the first Filipino to swim from Alcatraz Island Penitentiary to San Francisco City, California, USA (2.7km in 1hour), held in April 2014.(CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS) BOHOL (Updated) - A ...

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  20. Farr 40 World championships return to San Francisco bay.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Yacht Club in San Francisco, while the races will be run on the Berkeley Circle race course, located between Alcatraz Island and the city of Berkeley. The Berkeley Circle course has steady winds and less current and commercial shipping traffic than ...

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