Super Bowl XLII

Bay Area in the News

  • Radiohead, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and Jack Johnson all headline at San Francisco’s first annual Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park.
  • Coit Tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Sean Penn stars as Harvey Milk, who was a former member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in the 1970s, in the motion picture

Bay Area Sports

  • Vallejo-native and Cal-Berkeley swimmer Natalie Coughlin becomes the first US female athlete to win six medals in one Olympiad after winning one gold, two silver and three bronze in the Beijing Games.