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Puya alpestris, also known as the Sapphire Tower, is a species of bromeliad native to the Chilean Andes.  A member of the pineapple family, the Sapphire Tower is ... 2” across with a number of them blooming up an 18” spike (or tower) over a 2-3 week time frame. Puyas like plenty of sun and water during the summer growing season ...
... early nineteenth-century blue-and-white transferware with scenes of India, the Middle East, and China Blue-and-white transferware reached its peak in production and popularity in the first half of the nineteenth century.  Staffordshire potters in central England first developed a ...
The April 2016 Plant of the Month is Isopogon latifolius, commonly known as drumsticks due to their globular ... grow in small to medium shrubs with large, pink flower clusters that blossom on the end of the branches in the spring.  Drumsticks are native to the South Western corner of ...
The landscape of the month for December 2015 is the Coast Redwood ( Sequoia sempervirens) Groves on the inbound 101 road. This iconic California landscape is characterized by the coast ...
The plant of the month for August is the Sunflower ( Helianthus annuus ).  Primarily native to North America, the sunflower is a genus of plant that comprises 70 species, and range from short ...
The March 2013 plant of the month is the daffodil. Daffodils, also known as Narcissus and Jonquil, brighten any place in ... cut flowers. To prevent this, soak cut daffodils in cool water overnight, rinse the stem end and then combine them with other cut flowers. Daffodils are easy to ...
... trip.  If you spend most of your work shift on Airport property, please complete the survey. Your response will help the Airport to design new employee transportation services that are convenient and practical.   Take the 2016 Employee Commute Survey   The deadline for completion is Thursday, March ...
... is a major problem and airports are key points of access for traffickers. We are the eyes and ears of SFO, and we have an opportunity to observe and report. Join your colleagues from around the airport to learn how you can spot and stop it. Free training provided by Airline ...
The Emergency Management team is conducting the Airport’s Annual Emergency Exercise on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 10am ... 18 years of age; and (3) be able to swim.  All volunteers will wear life vests while in water-borne vessels.  Additional safety measures may be required by the San ...
New exhibition illustrates the San Francisco origins of the internationally recognized symbol of pride for the LGBTQ community Shortly after the United States Supreme Court ruling on June 26, ...
San Francisco Police Offers working at SFO recently sprang into action to save the day – and the life – of a 38-year-old woman in the terminals.  Just prior to the holidays, ... Mariano and Christopher Giles responded with an AED and took turns performing CPR while the AED was applied. Sergeant Mark Yesitis and Officer James Trail arrived and ...
Ready Set Fly program offers real-world experience of air travel without leaving the ground SAN FRANCISCO - September 6, 2016 - The San Francisco International ... autism, Down syndrome and other disabilities to meet the challenges of adulthood while achieving personal goals and lifelong success.  Our affiliations with over 200 ...
... than ninety years of United Airlines’ history through artifacts and images from the collections of SFO Museum, the United Airlines Archives, and the United Airlines Historic foundation SFO Museum is pleased to present the history ...
The Cleveland sage is the July 2015 Plant of the Month.  The Cleveland sage or Salvia clevelandii is a California native shrub. It grows in ...
The March 2016 Plant of the Month is Beaucarnea recurvate .  The characteristics of this unusual looking plant include a bulbous trunk and long hair-like leaves that grow out from the top of the trunk, giving it the common name “Ponytail Palm.” Ponytail Palm is ...
Vote for SFO in the Skytrax World Airport Survey.  Skytrax’s World Airport Survey (1) is a global benchmark of airport excellence.  Each year, travelers across the globe take part in the world’s largest airport passenger satisfaction survey to decide the winners. ...