Aussie fails to beat swim record from SF to Alcatraz

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An Australian man fell 15 seconds short of breaking the record of swimming back and forth from San Francisco to Alcatraz…

Local tourist attractions such as Alcatraz and Muir Woods reopen today

Local tourist attractions such as Alcatraz and Muir Woods reopen today

Tourists to be shut out from national parks due to government shutdown

Tourists in the US are disappointed that national parks have to be closed because of federal government shutdown…

Alcatraz celebrates 50 years since prison closed

The National Park Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the day Alcatraz Island closed as a federal penitentiary with a new photo exhibit and talks by former prison guards…