Research San Francisco!
Acid Test Card, circa 1966, San Francisco Trips Festival
Let me know about other SF-related web sources you've found.
Here are a few databases which allow you to search for information,
usually by keyword or subject. Just type in, for example, "San Francisco
Vintage Clothing" and get information on this exciting topic. Or search
by general topics such as "counter-culture," and find out about how this
idea fits into a broader context.
A cool name for a cool
database, invented by bored graduate students at Stanford who went on to
become rich and famous for this very site. Full of interesting sub-menus
of websites to explore, an index of weird personal homepages, as well as a
great search engine.
This is UC
Berkeley's own. Support your local search engine! Use
this excellent site, and find out about topics listed on websites
everywhere. And remember, if you're annoyed with
Inktomi, the people who make it are right here at Berkeley within griping
- UC Berkeley
Yes, it's our very own library on the web for your
- The Internet Movie
interested in how San Francisco or another related topic gets represented
on film, try searching this list.
- Black Information Network
excellent guide and resource for and about U.S. black communities.
- Prostitutes' Education
Links to sources and articles on the sex industry, both
political and educational.
Just San Francisco
Return to AS 102 Hompage
- San Francisco
Bay Resource Net
About the regions in and
around San Francisco, including the East Bay and Peninsula regions.
- San Francisco Area
Exhaustive information about everything San Francisco,
including parks, festivals, museums, tourism, etc.
- The "Official" San Francisco
Clearly maintained by the "official" City of SF, but not
as nice as SF Area page listed above. It's interesting to check out what
"official" pages look like, however, and ask yourself why it isn't as
well-maintained as "unofficial" sites are. Who does the labor to make
the "official" city page, anyway?
- City and
County of San Francisco Government Information
- Mayor's Office
the Willie Brown page!
- The San Francisco
The Chronicle, an SF newspaper, on-line,
updated daily, with a searchable database of past issues. Also check out
The San Francisco
- The Museum of
the City of San Francisco
This is a terrific historical resource,
with countless documents from SF history, speeches from SF politicians
and activists, photographs, and articles. Even features a
history of SF Rock Music, 1965 to the present. Definitely a must for those
interested in SF of the past.
- Safer Sex
From San Francisco State University.
A San Francisco television
station, with interesting SF news media links.
- Haight-Ashbury Free Press
- Directory of Progressive Web
Progressive websites throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
Includes Women's Net,
environmental groups, non-profit groups, and more. A rich and
informative page devoted to world rave culture.
- Bay Area Hip Hop
A grassroots collective of college and community
rad/video programmers, journalist and music industry representatives.
Under construction, but still worth checking out.
- Hot Wired
version of Wired magazine. Based in San Francisco, Hot
Wired brings you the latest on the culture, politics, and science of
high technology. It also brings you Suck,
which can only be explained by actually looking at it.
Area Rapid Transit
- Web Castro
The Castro, San
Francisco's queer neighborhood, online.