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Airport Commission approves plans to open Museum store in April 2016 The San Francisco International Airport Commission approved plans for SFO to award a ... an exhibit component, visitors can play and learn about natural phenomena while they shop for science- and art-related products for all ages." Since 1969, the ... to encourage small business access to the Airport, reducing the initial start-up costs that traditionally deterred such concepts.  As series of six- or ...
Yucca Gloriosa, also known as the Spanish Dagger, is an evergreen shrub or small tree that is native to the ... spikes and blooms throughout the month of August at Firehouse #1, located at 650 West Field Road. To get there, take the Air Train to West Field Road, then walk past the post office towards the West Gate.  The ...
The June 2014 Plant of the Month is Asiatic lilies. Asiatic and Oriental lilies are the two most popular types of lilies for ornamental gardens. Asiatic lilies are among ...
For information about the Airport Commission, please visit the Airport Commission page on the Airport's public website http://www.flysfo.com . ...
At SFO's recent Safety Fair, employees were invited to Spot the Hazards for a chance to win an Amoura gift card.  The 15 winners who were able to spot all of the hazards were: Annie Lim Mechanical Engineering Benjamin Liu Engineering Cheri Luz ...
... Scenic wallpapers enjoyed a golden era in both Europe and North America from the first decade of the 1800s until the 1860s, though they remained in print well ... more than a century later when First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy installed a historic set in the White House in 1961. During the 1840s and ’50s, Zuber et Cie emphasized ... of Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America. This exhibition presents a complete set of Views of North America as well as individual panels from L’Hindoustan , ...
Protea, sometimes called sugarbushes, are an ancient genus of plant, one of the oldest known groups of flowering plants on earth.  Scientific probes into the early history of plant life have shown that the ancestors of today’s Protea ... be seen at a number of locations.  Some of the best examples can be seen along West Field Road. Fun Fact:  The genus Protea was named in 1735 by Carl Linnaeus ...
... years of providing additional food options to employees and guests at SFO, the Off The Grid Food Trucks are leaving the Airport.   Beginning this month, the area ... .  The last day for the Food Trucks will be Thursday, October 13 th .  A great deal of effort was spent to get the Food Trucks to the Airport, and although other ...
  The plant of the month for June is the Blue Puya, or Puya alpestris . Blue Puya is native to the Chilean Andes. It is a ... many more Puya planted throughout the Airport grounds, including Building 575 and West Field Road. ...
Dudleya brittonii is a succulent plant in the Crassulaceae family.  Native to Baja California, it can also found growing on ... bluffs along marine-influenced areas of Oregon, California, Arizona and Nevada. The leaves of Dudleya brittonii are distinctive for their chalky white “wax” ... and protection from frost. There are stunning examples of this winter beauty along West Field Road in front of the Engineering building, and just before the Museum ...
The January 2016 Plant of the Month is Crassula ovata , commonly known as Jade Plant.  The Jade Plant is a ... lights. The Jade Plant can be found in many locations on Airport grounds including West Field Road, North Cargo and the Rental Car Center. Fun Fact:  The Jade Plant is ...
The Sunflower is July 2014 Plant of the Month. The Sunflower reminds us of summer days and happy times. Sunflowers are easy to grow ... once they get started, they are drought tolerant.  A distinguishing feature of the Sunflower is the flower head tracks the movement of the sun. Sunflowers are an ...
The June 2016 Plant of the Month is Anigozanthos, more commonly known as Kangaroo Paw ( Anigozathos ‘Big ... You can find Kangaroo Paw planted in some of the drier landscapes found on West Field Road, Buildings 682 and 676.   Fun Fact:  The red-and-green kangaroo paw ...
... known as deer grass , is a tough, drought-tolerant bunch grass that is native to the much of the Western United States and Mexico.  Deer grass grows in full sun, requires very ... It is believed that the widespread proliferation of deer grass throughout the West can be attributed to Native Americans, who used the flower stalks to make ...
New Exhibition Based on Extensive Interviews Provides Insight into the Experience of Serving Aboard the Commercial Airliners that Flew Thousands of Troops to and from Vietnam Freedom Bird. For the Vietnam generation of U.S. military veterans, this phrase meant only one thing; ...
Ficus benjamina, commonly known as the weeping fig, is one of the most popular trees for growing indoors.  There are many cultivars of Ficus, with ... in the warm climates of Florida and Arizona, as well as Asia, Australia, and the West Indies, they can reach heights of 100 feet tall.  You can see Ficus benjamina ...