San Francisco Rising

San Francisco Rising

1906 Earthquake Centennial

SFgate: The Great Quake

Memorial at Lotta's Fountain, Market and Kearny Streets
Tuesday, April 18, 4:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Golden Hydrant Painting Celebration, 20th and Church Streets, Dolores Park
Tuesday, April 18, 7:00 a.m.

The Golden Fire Hydrant at Twentieth and Church was painted gold and returned to service, where it remains. Each April 18, it receives a fresh coat of golden paint. To this day, nobody knows where the water came from."

Muni is offering Free Service on All Lines 3am Tuesday, April 18, through 3am Wednesday, April 19, 2006. They'll even open the Metro subway at 3:00am!

Da Slickster has asked that any "places of worship" and fire departments to ring their bells in a citywide cacophony ensured to wake up just about everyone in the city at 5:14 am tomorrow morning.

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