San Francisco tourist resources
The Web site for the city’s visitors’ bureau (www.sfcvb.org) has good hotel listings, as well as a useful events calendar. The San Francisco Chronicle’s site (www.sfgate.com) is a great place to go for daily news about the city. The site of a local lifestyle magazine, www.7x7sf.com has blogs about San Francisco food, fashion, entertainment, and nightlife, as well as restaurant and shop listings. And www.sparkletack.com is a podcast and blog that explores fascinating tales from San Francisco history, from the great diamond hoax of 1871 to the origins of the Mission burrito.