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Saved Shack in the Zoo
1906's temporary building finds a permanent home at the zoo.
SF West History Minute - May 14, 2009
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David and Katie take a look at some famous trees at the California Palace of Legion of Honor.
(SF West History Minute Mar 4, 2011)
Sunset School Demolition
The Sunset Cooperative Nursery School was demolished after 59 years to make way for a new school.
(SF West History Minute Feb 22, 2010)
Ocean Beach Archaeology
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(SF West History Minute Feb 24, 2016)
70 Years of Sunset Butchery
The Bowcock family opened their first butcher shop on 20th Avenue in 1908.
(SF West History Minute Sep 15, 2010)
Is Laffin' Sal one of a kind?
(SF West History Minute Aug 10, 2009)
Remnant of a Richmond Dairy
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(SF West History Minute Jan 3, 2013)
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