The Source http://kalw.org en The only ghost town in the Bay Area-Drawbridge http://kalw.org/post/only-ghost-town-bay-area-drawbridge <p></p><p>Think of a ghost town, and San Francisco Bay is not likely to come to mind. Yet the remnants of such a place are currently sinking into the marshes near Fremont. Back in the 1920s, the settlement of Drawbridge boasted about 90 buildings, most having some connection to duck hunting.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:05:46 +0000 Steven Short 35266 at http://kalw.org The only ghost town in the Bay Area-Drawbridge The Source: The story of Marin County's namesake takes flight http://kalw.org/post/source-story-marin-countys-namesake-takes-flight <p>In Marin, it’s been a rewarding year for author and academic, Betty Goerke. Back in February, she was recognized for her “significant contributions advancing the understanding of the past in Marin County.” This Sunday, October 21, she will be honored by the <a href="http://www.milleyawards.org/">Mill Valley Art Commission</a>, at their <a href="http://www.milleyawards.org/awards-presentation.html">annual awards dinner</a>. In this story from our archives, Goerke sat down with KALW’s Steven Short to discuss the subject of one her books, the namesake of Marin County. Tue, 16 Oct 2012 01:28:55 +0000 Steven Short 18038 at http://kalw.org The Source: The story of Marin County's namesake takes flight The Source: Doyle Drive and the Father of the Golden Gate Bridge http://kalw.org/post/source-doyle-drive-and-father-golden-gate-bridge <p>You can&rsquo;t talk transportation in the Bay Area without talking about bridges. Everybody knows the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. And if you&rsquo;re driving between the two, you travel on another bridge: an elevated and windy two-lane road through San Francisco&#39;s Presidio called Doyle Drive. That&#39;s changing this weekend, as the old Doyle Drive, built in 1937, continues the transformation into the Presidio Parkway.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:19:05 +0000 Steven Short 9636 at http://kalw.org The Source: Doyle Drive and the Father of the Golden Gate Bridge