Monthly Archives: May 2012

Memorial Day 2012

Hope your weekend is long, quiet, and restful! (I’ll be back later this week.)… Continue reading

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On Marina Green!

Yesterday was the first day of the big Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary festival at Marina Green. Lots of things going on all day, a lot today (Sunday), too, including the fireworks spectacular at nightfall. I took a few snapshots,… Continue reading

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Bridge to tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebration begins! There’s an event where dignitaries present and accept gifts for the Bridge’s birthday. (What do you get a Bridge that has everything?) Midday, the winner of Wells Fargo’s sweepstakes arrives at… Continue reading

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Golden Gate Bridge(-less)

As we approach the big celebration this weekend of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary, I’m sharing a few historical images for your enjoyment. This one is from our Corporate Archives. It was taken pre-Bridge—pre-quake, even!—by Willard Worden, a local… Continue reading

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T-minus 5 days…

Next weekend, the Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary celebrationhappens at Marina Green in the City by the Bay. Lots of events, stuff to do—Saturday and Sunday, it’s on! Don’t miss the big fireworks display Sunday night. You know it’s gonna… Continue reading

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Wells Fargo and Fireman’s Fund

Yesterday, Wells Fargo Insurance joined with Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company to donate money to the Cordelia, Calif., Fire Protection District. The District has faced budget challenges, and this grant funds communications upgrades and new rescue tools. Fire Chief Jay Huyssoon,… Continue reading

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Trustrim Connell

It feels like every time I turn around, its time to commemorate another milestone. Arizona celebrated our Centennial on February 14th, and Wells Fargo marked its 160th anniversary on March 18th. April 6th was the 147th anniversary of a lesser-known… Continue reading

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What’s in a name: Anglo California National Bank

One of my earlier posts covered Pacific Coast trade between California and Canada. While Pacific Coast trade may seem intuitive given that seagoing transportation was the easiest and fastest mode of transportation the California Gold Rush era, the strong links… Continue reading

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Mother’s Day is today!

I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will found a memorial mother’s day. There are many days for men, but none for mothers. —Anna Jarvis, Sunday school teacher Mother’s Day celebrations date back as far as the Ancient Greeks and… Continue reading

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Stagecoach ahoy!

We’ve been clueing you in on this all week. “Where’s the Stagecoach?” is your ticket to excitement and fabulous gifts. That is, if, like me, you consider churros fabulous. (They’re definitely a gift!) Tomorrow, May 12, the Wells Fargo Stagecoach… Continue reading

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