This week in historical San Francisco headlines is bleak — morbidly bleak.
Although the Center for Disease Control and Prevention repeatedly displays data year after year that January is the deadliest month of the year, San Francisco publications are seriously bringing this statistic into question. Out of the five randomly selected decades this week, three of them had headliners of the famous (and obscure) crossing over to the other side.
And then there's scandal, which is a staple in the historical San Francisco news scene.
So here's your weekly dose of nostalgia of times long gone: