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The San Francisco Chronicle

Marcus meets with Zodiac reporter Kevin Fagan in the newsroom to review letters written by fanatics still drawn to the case today.

901 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103

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Theater District Cab Ride (Presidio Heights)

Marcus takes a cab ride with amateur detective Tom Voigt to the site of the only Zodiac murder that took place in the San Francisco city limits.

Intersection of Cherry St and Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94118

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Santa Clara University

Marcus meets with crossword puzzle creator and Santa Clara math professor Byron Walden to better understand the inner workings of a puzzle-maker’s mind.

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053

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The Castro District

Marcus takes a walk through the "gay ghetto" to see how the area has changed since Harvey Milk’s days.

Castro St, San Francisco, CA

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Human Rights Campaign Action Center & Store

Marcus pays a visit to the former site of Castro Camera, the shop Harvey Milk ran in the 1970s. Today, a plaque and mural stand dedicated to the self-proclaimed "mayor of Castro Street."

575 Castro St, San Francisco, CA

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Marcus takes a zip line tour through Downtown in order to see the city from a different angle.

1 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94101

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City Hall

Marcus takes a stroll through the building where Harvey Milk was shot, stopping to see the bust of Milk displayed at the top of the lobby stairs.

1 Dr. Calton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102

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Harvey Milk Academy

Marcus meets with Assemblyman and Harvey Milk contemporary Tom Ammiano outside of the academy erected in Milk’s honor.

4235 19th St, San Francisco, CA 94114

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Situation Room at Dept of Emergency Management

Marcus stops in to see Anne Kronenberg and talk about her days working as Harvey Milk’s campaign manager.

1011 Turk St, San Francisco, CA 94109


Harvey’s (formerly Elephant Walk Bar)

Marcus stops in to write and reflect on the White Night Riots, which were witnessed from this very spot by Chronicle reporter Warren Hinckle in 1979.

500 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114

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Site of Fort Gunnybags (Vigilance Committee HQ)

Marcus pays a visit to this national landmark where the Vigilance Committee plaque still stands and meets with historian Mary Ann Irwin, an expert on the Gold Rush Era in California.

243 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111

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Sutter Creek

Tour guide Gabby Price takes Marcus to pan for gold along the river where the Gold Rush first began.

Highway 49; Sutter Creek, CA 95685

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San Jose Police Department

Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers President Jim Spence meets Marcus outside of the police department to explain the connection between his organization and the police in tracking down violators of the law.

201 West Mission St, San Jose, CA 95110

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Golden Gate Bridge

Marcus goes for a run along the San Francisco Bay and stops to write from a perch overlooking this historic city landmark.

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94129-0601

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The Embarcadero

Marcus strolls along this waterfront boardwalk, passing rows of warehouses that date back to the Gold Rush days - some of which hold ties to a member of the Vigilance Committee.

Begins at Intersection of 2nd St. and King St., San Francisco, CA

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Marcus boards a ferry to “The Rock” and tours the grounds of history’s most famed prison, including rows of barred cells.

Alcatraz Island


Restaurant Gary Danko

This restaurant is one of the tops in the area. It's expensive but all reviews say the food and service is worth it. Be sure to make reservations way in advance.

800 N Point St, San Francisco, CA 94109-1228


Liguria Bakery

You have to get up early to get some of the yummy treats at this bakery. Known for their foccacia and cookies, the place closes once they run out (usually around 11am or noon).

1700 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94133-2915


Taqueria Tlaquepague

This restaurant has amazing Mexican food but you have to work hard to find the place. The prices are reasonable and all diners say it is worth the trip.

2222 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3543


Moorpark Hotel

This hotel has spacious rooms and is very clean. Those who have stayed rave about the service and location.

4241 Moorpark Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129


Hotel Drisco

Hotel Drisco is located in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco. The hotel is comfortable and quiet and has wonderful service.

2901 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115


Union Street Inn

This B&B is only minutes from Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 and the Golden Gate bridge. The rooms are elegant and comfortable and breakfast is served in the garden each morning.

2229 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123


Inn on Castro

Located in the heart of the City's gay and lesbian community, this Inn offers warm and inviting accomodations with a contemporary flare.

321 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114