by Globetrotter on 26 January 2008EN
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Huge Coke bottle at the AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Full House filming location The filming location of Full House (1987 - 1995 starring the Olsen twins) in San Francisco. Basic Instinct House This is the cool seaside house of Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) in the movie Basic Instinct. It was last owned by Steve Fossett who died in a plane crash in 2007. Lombard Street One of the most famous streets in San Francisco is the curvy Lombard Street. It's a one-way street from west to east. Gumball 3000 (August 2008) The Gumball 3000 (3000 miles) is an international rally (Motto "It's not a Race, It's a Rally") on public roads. The event takes place every year since 1999. In August 2008 the organizers celebrate their 10th anniversary. Start is in San Francisco with checkpoints in Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, a flight to Nanjing (China) and Shanghai. Goal is Beijing where the Olympic Games take place. Twitter Inc. headquarters The headquarters of Twitter Inc. are located in San Francisco. In the video you can see the team behind Twitter in July 2010. Flickr headquarters The headquarters of Flickr (owned by Yahoo!) are located in downtown San Francisco. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. The world's largest Coca Cola Logo In Chile you can find this massive Logo - built from 70.000 empty Coke bottles - celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Coca Cola company. Macworld Conference & Expo 2008 Location: The Moscone Center, San Francisco. Keynote - Apple CEO Steve Jobs: January 15, 2008, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (PST) Conference: January 14 - 18, 2008 Expo: January 15 - 18, 2008 YouTube L!VE YouTube L!VE is a special event featuring some hot live music acts, special guest stars, internet-born stars and much more. Where? Fort Mason, San Francisco. The event will be streamed live on November 22, 2008 at 5:00pm PT. Official YouTube Channel: San Francisco Chinatown The oldest Chinatown in the United States was established in 1850. Mission Motors Mission Motors is a company that produces the fastest production electric motorcycle in the world. Forrest North founded Mission Motor Company after leaving the Tesla Roadster electric car project. The headquarters are based in San Francisco, California. The Mission One electric superbike has set the electric land-speed record with production prototype motorcycle at the Bonneville Speedway Salt Flats on September 1st, 2009. Alcatraz Island Alcatraz aka "The Rock" is an island located in San Francisco bay. Until 1963 the island was a federal prison. It was famous for the fact that no prisoner has ever successfully escaped. Nowadays the island is a popular tourist attraction. Walt Disney Family Museum The Walt Disney Family Museum tells the story of the life and work of Walt Disney. It is opening in Fall 2009 at the Presidio in San Francisco. The museum is operated by the Walt Disney Family Foundation. Levi Strauss & Co. headquarters The Levi Strauss & Co. "Levi's" headquarters are located in San Francisco. Levi's is a clothing company and was founded in 1853. Transamerica Pyramid The Transamerica Pyramid is a famous skyscraper in San Francisco. It has a height of 260 meters (853 feet) and was constructed from 1969 -1972. Cisco Systems, lnc. Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. It was founded in 1984 and is located in San Jose. The name "Cisco" was derived from "San FranCISCO" DOLBY headquarters Dolby Laboratories, Inc. is spezialized in audio noise reduction and audio encoding. It was founded in 1965 and is best known for high-quality audio and surround sound systems. Letterman Digital Arts Center (LDAC) Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. (Industrial Light & Magic, LucasArts and Lucasfilm) is an Entertainment company founded by George Lucas. The headquarters known as the Letterman Digital Arts Center opened in 2005 and are located at the Presidio in San Francisco. Some important divisions of Lucasfilm are Industrial Light & Magic, THX, Lucasfilm Animation and LucasArts. Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco offers a historic waterfront, delicious seafood, spectacular sights and unique shopping. Coit Tower Coit Tower (with the statue of Columbus) is an art deco tower. It was built in 1933 on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco.