Four years after his first inauguration, Barack Obama has just been sworn in for a second term. Lots of challenges remain. Will the president be remembered as a superhero or a mortal man? What will the man with the carrots think of him in 2017?
Crate and barrel... and boxes, seen in downtown San Francisco. The products we buy come in a large variety of containers. Do you know the names for them in English? Learn 10 names for different kinds of containers.
A tunnel leads to the entrance of a famous island prison in San Francisco. Some of America's worst criminals were held here. In 1962, three of them made a carefully planned escape. Is the prison Alcatraz, Huntsville, Leavenworth or San Quentin?
Approaching the San Francisco Ferry Building. Opened in 1898, the Ferry Building became a focal point for anyone arriving by train from the East. The building survived both the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes. Today it serves as a central commuter and tourist destination.
A handyman repaints a window frame next to a mural-covered building in San Francisco. The city has more than 600 murals, or wall paintings, and the Mission District has the greatest concentration of them. Find out the story behind this mural.
Billie Jean Kanion: "I've been homeless for quite some time in San Francisco. Just yesterday I was given a gift of a new apartment. It's a second start to my life. So I'm very grateful right now. There are some great people working for the homeless. I just got lucky."