A report on San Francisco

Mission San Francisco de Asís (Mission Dolores)
Port of San Francisco in 1851
Juana Briones de Miranda, considered the "Founding Mother of San Francisco"
City seal from before the Consolidation Act of 1856. The phoenix references the early fires that burn early San Francisco. Significant fires occurred December 1849, May 1850, June 1850, September 1850, May 1851, and June 1851.
The Palace of Fine Arts at the 1915 Panama–Pacific Exposition
The Bay Bridge, shown here under construction in 1935, took forty months to complete.
The Transamerica Pyramid was the tallest building in San Francisco until 2016, when Salesforce Tower surpassed it.
The San Francisco Peninsula
San Francisco Chinatown is the oldest in North America and one of the largest Chinese enclaves outside of Asia.
The Ferry Building along the Embarcadero
Fog is a regular feature of San Francisco summers.
Race and ethnic/ancestral origins of San Franciscans, 2019
Map of racial distribution in San Francisco Bay Area, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
A tent city in San Francisco in May 2020
California Street in the Financial District
Ships docked at Pier 3, with Financial District skyscrapers in the background
Lombard Street is a popular tourist destination in San Francisco, known for its "crookedness".
Boutiques along Fillmore Street in Pacific Heights
High-rises surround Yerba Buena Gardens, South of Market.
The rainbow flag, symbol of LGBT pride, originated in San Francisco; banners like this one decorate streets in the Castro.
The lobby of the War Memorial Opera House, one of the last buildings erected in Beaux Arts style in the United States
Oracle Park opened in 2000.
The Olympic Club
Ocean Beach, San Francisco, with a view of the Cliff House
Alamo Square is one of the most well-known parks in the area, and is often a symbol of San Francisco for its popular location for film and pop culture.
San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco State University Main Quad
The Lone Mountain Campus of the University of San Francisco
San Francisco Chronicle Building
A cable car ascending Hyde St, with Alcatraz on the bay behind
The Golden Gate Ferry M/V Del Norte docked at the Ferry Building
The Bay Bridge offers the only direct automobile connection to the East Bay.
San Francisco International Airport is the primary airport of San Francisco and the Bay Area.
A bike lane in San Francisco.

Commercial and cultural center in the northern region of the U.S. state of California.

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San Francisco Bay Area

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Populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun Bay estuaries in Northern California.

Populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun Bay estuaries in Northern California.

A map of the locally accepted nine-county definition of the Bay Area. Also displayed are the five subregions of the Bay Area, which are divided along county lines except for the northwestern portion of Santa Clara county.
An early sketch of the Ohlone people dancing in Mission San Jose. The Ohlone lived in the Bay Area when European colonizers first arrived in the region.
The Bay Area, like all of California, was a part of Mexico until 1846, when John Berrien Montgomery captured San Francisco during the Mexican–American War and raised the American flag over Portsmouth Square.
Discovery of gold near Sutter's Mill transformed the Bay Area, which saw a flood of immigrants seeking wealth and hoping to strike it rich.
Damaged buildings in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake
U.S. President Harry S. Truman addressing the United Nations Conference in San Francisco that established the United Nations.
Mounted policeman observe a protest march against the Vietnam War in San Francisco in 1967.
The NASDAQ Composite index from 1994 to 2005 shows the peak of the dot-com bubble in early 2000, before its collapse.
2017 Women's March in Oakland. Other political rallies were held on the same day in numerous other locations throughout the Bay Area to spotlight progressive political causes and oppose Trump's presidency.
River otter sunning on rocks in the Richmond Marina
A California golden beaver in Alhambra Creek in Martinez
A family of burrowing owls turned out of their homes in Antioch
Satellite photo of the Bay Area taken in March 2019. The gray areas are signs of urbanization and represent the most populated areas.
A map displaying each of the seven major fault lines in the Bay Area and the probability of an M6.7 or higher earthquake occurring on each fault line between 2003 and 2032
A map of the water features in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the bay and adjacent marshes, ponds, and tributaries
NOAA Bathymetry Image of San Francisco Bay Area (2020)
Race and ethnic/ancestral origins in the Nine-County Bay Area, 2019.
Google, a multinational technology company and subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., is headquartered in the Bay Area city of Mountain View.
Dense Infrastructure in Downtown San Francisco
Memorial Glade, Doe Library, and Sather Tower on the University of California, Berkeley campus. Berkeley is the highest-ranked public university in the United States, according to US News & World Report.
Aerial View of Stanford Campus, 2018
The Bay Area is served by a variety of rail transit systems, with services provided by ACE, Amtrak, BART, Caltrain, Muni Metro, SMART, and VTA displayed here.
The consolidated city-county government of San Francisco manages its many responsibilities inside the San Francisco City Hall building. In addition to city and county governments, a variety of agencies and districts are also involved in the governance of the Bay Area.
Pixar, whose animated films have won numerous Academy Awards, is based in Emeryville.
The Berkeley Repertory Theatre is one of the founding members of Theatre Bay Area and is based in a building (pictured above) in downtown Berkeley.
Sutro Tower, the landmark TV and radio antenna tower in San Francisco where some of the major Bay Area stations transmit from
Oracle Park, home to the San Francisco Giants, is situated along the waterfront and has a view of the San Francisco Bay.
A paceline of drafting cyclists ascending Mount Hamilton in Santa Clara county

The Bay Area is defined by the Association of Bay Area Governments to include the nine counties that border the aforementioned estuaries: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, and San Francisco.

California

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State in the Western United States.

State in the Western United States.

A map of California tribal groups and languages at the time of European contact
The coat of arms granted to the Californias by Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza
Mission San Diego de Alcalá drawn as it was in 1848. Established in 1769, it was the first of the California Missions.
Map showing Alta California in 1838, when it was a sparsely populated Mexican province
The flag used by Juan Bautista Alvarado's 1836 movement for Californian independence
The Russians from Alaska established their largest settlement in California, Fort Ross, in 1812.
The Bear Flag of the California Republic was first raised in Sonoma in 1846 during the Bear Flag Revolt.
Yokayo, a village of Pomo people in Ukiah (Mendocino County), c. 1916
Hollywood film studios, 1922
The "Birthplace of Silicon Valley" garage, where Stanford University graduates Bill Hewlett and David Packard developed their first product in the 1930s
A topographic map of California
Big Sur coast, south of Monterey at Bixby Bridge
Yosemite National Park
Cylindropuntia bigelovii in the Joshua Tree National Park
Köppen climate types in California
Death Valley, in the Mojave Desert
Five of the twenty largest wildfires in California history were part of the 2020 wildfire season.
A Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia) in Joshua Tree
A forest of redwood trees in Redwood National Park
Sea otter in Morro Bay, California
Mission San Diego de Alcalá, first of the Spanish missions in California
Sunset at Venice Beach
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum hosted the Summer Olympics in 1932 and 1984.
Torrance High School, one of the oldest high schools in continuous use in California
The University of California, Berkeley is the first and oldest campus of the UC system.
The Claremont Colleges east of L.A. include some of the most selective liberal arts colleges in the U.S.
A tree map depicting the distribution of occupations across California
Orange Grove outside of Santa Paula
The Googleplex in Mountain View, California, is the corporate headquarters of Google. Silicon Valley is a center for the global technology industry.
Economic regions of California
Moss Landing Power Plant, located on the coast of Monterey Bay
Solar Energy Generating Systems, located in the Mojave Desert
The Golden Gate Bridge
The Judge Harry Pregerson Interchange in Los Angeles, one of California's tall "stack" interchanges
Map of California showing the primary roadways
Amtrak California train in Pinole
Aerial view of the Delta–Mendota Canal (left) and the California Aqueduct, at the Interstate 205 crossing west of Tracy
California budget 2022-2023
The California State Capitol in Sacramento
Democrats Jerry Brown and Eric Garcetti. Brown served twice as Governor of California and Garcetti is currently serving as Mayor of Los Angeles.
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Köppen climate types in California
A topographic map of California
The famous Tunnel tree at Yosemite National Park in May of 2022
Death Valley, in the Mojave Desert

San Francisco, which is both a city and a county, is the second most densely populated major city in the country (after New York City) and the fifth most densely populated county in the country, behind four of New York City's five boroughs.

San Francisco Bay

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Large tidal estuary in the U.S. state of California, and gives its name to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Large tidal estuary in the U.S. state of California, and gives its name to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Aerial panorama of the northern Bay, the Bay Bridge, Golden Gate, and Marin Headlands on a clear morning. November 2014 photo by Doc Searls.
Population density and low elevation coastal zones in San Francisco Bay (2010). The San Francisco Bay is especially vulnerable to sea level rise.
San Francisco Bay Shoreline Tablet.
The Dumbarton Rail Bridge
Duck hunting on the Bay, 1915
Mallard II, a clamshell dredge built in 1936 and used into the 21st century to dredge levees for Cargill's salt ponds in the bay
San Francisco Bay c. undefined 1770–1820
South Bay salt ponds and wildlife refuges, aerial view from the southeast
San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, looking southeast towards the City and East Bay. Alcatraz is the small islet in the upper-middle left.
Cargo ships in San Francisco bay in 2012
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San Francisco from Forbes Island, pier 39
"San Francisco Bay", painting by Albert Bierstadt, 1871–73
The City of Berkeley, the Bay and Marin County in the background as seen from the Claremont Canyon reserve
Mount Tamalpais view across San Pablo Bay at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline in Richmond
Looking north into San Pablo Bay at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, 2010
Alcatraz at dawn on San Francisco Bay
Aerial view of Golden Gate and the northern Bay, looking east from the Pacific
People also swim recreationally, at Kellar Beach in Richmond's Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline.
Oil Spill in the Bay
RMS Queen Mary 2 in San Francisco Bay
Fort Baker on San Francisco Bay, just east of the Golden Gate
NASA satellite image, showing water flow
Salt ponds at the southern tip of the bay
The bay seen in July 2010
Ships at anchor in the bay

It is dominated by the large cities of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland.

Northern California

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Geographic and cultural region that generally comprises the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.

Geographic and cultural region that generally comprises the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.

Map of northern California counties
Map of the three Californias according to the Cal 3 ballot proposal
Coast Redwoods in Muir Woods National Monument, in Marin County
Moon Lake in Lassen County, California
Farm near Mount Shasta
Satellite image of Northern California at night
Köppen climate types in northern California
California state quarter
San Francisco International Airport (or SFO) is the largest and busiest airport in northern California, also ranking second in the state and tenth in the United States.
San Jose International Airport is ranked as the best-run airport in the United States, by the ACBJ.
The 19th Street/Oakland BART station in downtown Oakland
The historic San Francisco Ferry Building is the busiest ferry terminal on the West Coast and connects Downtown San Francisco to various parts of the Bay Area.
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of northern California's most well-known landmarks and one of the most famous bridges in the world.
I-80 and I-580 in Berkeley in the Bay Area
State Route 120 is one of the many highways that traverse the isolated areas of inner northern California.
San Jose, the most populous city in Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, and the tenth largest city in the United States. San Jose is the center of Silicon Valley, the preeminent region for technology in the country.
San Francisco, the second most populated city in Northern California and a major economic, cultural, and financial center for the region.
Fresno, the third most populated city in northern California, as seen from Chukchansi Park. Fresno is the largest city by population in the Central Valley.
alt=Sacramento Skyline (cropped).jpg|Sacramento, the fourth most populous city in Northern California, the capital city of the State of California, and the principal city of the Sacramento metropolitan area.
Oakland, the fifth-largest city by population in Northern California. Oakland is the major port city of the region and the center of Northern California's African American community.
1 - San Jose
2 - San Francisco
3 - Fresno
4 - Sacramento
5 - Oakland
6 - Stockton
7 - Fremont
8 - Modesto
9 - Santa Rosa
10 - Elk Grove
11 - Salinas
12 - Hayward
13 - Sunnyvale
14 - Roseville
15 - Visalia
16 - Santa Clara
17 - Vallejo
18 - Concord
19 - Berkeley
20 - Clovis
21 - Fairfield
22 - Richmond
23 - Antioch
24 - San Mateo
25 - Daly City
26 - Vacaville
27 - Chico
28 - Redding
29 - Tracy
30 - San Leandro
31 - Livermore
32 - Citrus Heights
33 - Merced
34 - San Ramon
35 - Redwood City
36 - Manteca
37 - Mountain View
38 - Folsom
39 - Milpitas
40 - Pleasanton

Spanning the state's northernmost 48 counties, its main population centers include the San Francisco Bay Area (anchored by the cities of San Jose, San Francisco, and Oakland), the Greater Sacramento area (anchored by the state capital Sacramento), the Redding, California area south of the Cascade Range, and the Metropolitan Fresno area (anchored by the city of Fresno).

Ruins in the vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue

1906 San Francisco earthquake

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Struck by a major earthquake with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).

Struck by a major earthquake with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).

Ruins in the vicinity of Post and Grant Avenue
USGS ShakeMap showing the earthquake's intensity
Arnold Genthe's photograph, looking toward the fire on Sacramento Street
Soldiers looting during the fire
Refugees leaving the city
View from the Ferry Building tower, southwest down on Market Street
The Agassiz statue in front of the Zoology building (now building 420), Stanford University
One of the eleven housing camps

Devastating fires soon broke out in San Francisco and lasted for several days.

Chinatown, San Francisco

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Washington Street in Chinatown with Transamerica Pyramid in the background.
Stockton Street
Grant Avenue during Chinese New Year.
Official Map of Chinatown (July 1885). Map is oriented with north to the right side. Dupont (now Grant) is the prominent street running north–south along the middle of the map. Full extent of map is Stockton (top/west), Kearny (bottom/east), California (left/south), and Broadway (right/north). Special attention is paid to vices: prostitution is marked in green (Chinese) and blue (white); joss houses are marked in red; opium dens are marked in bright yellow; and gambling is marked in pink.
Sacramento St.; 唐人街: literally "Tang people street"
The Street of the Gamblers (Ross Alley), Arnold Genthe, 1898. The population of Chinatown was predominantly male because U.S. policies at the time made it difficult for Chinese women to enter the country.
Officers of the Chinese Six Companies
The headquarters of the Chinese Six Companies on Stockton
Main immigration building on Angel Island
Looking east down Clay St at the Great Fire on 18 April 1906: Arnold Genthe
Dragon Street Lamp on Grant Ave
Chinatown (facing north from just south of the corner of Grant and Commercial) in 1945. Prominently lit buildings on the left (west) side of Grant include the Ying On (closer to camera) and Soo Yuen (in background); the Eastern Bakery sign is lit on the right (east) side of Grant.
View north along Grant Avenue, approximately taken from the sidewalk in front of 645 Grant (1965).
The Dragon Gate at Grant and Bush, now a prominent landmark, was dedicated in 1970.
Imperial Palace Restaurant in 2010. The Imperial Palace replaced the Golden Dragon in the same space at 816 Washington.
View north along Stockton from atop the north portal of the Stockton Street Tunnel in 2011
Dragon on Market, 2011
Funeral procession in Chinatown along Grant with marching band, taken facing south near the corner of Grant and Jackson, 2016
SF Mayor Willie Brown attends a Chinese New Year Celebration in Chinatown (1999).
Cable Car 56 ascends Nob Hill from Chinatown along California Street; prominent buildings shown include the Transamerica Pyramid, Sing Chong Bazaar, Hartford Building, and Old Saint Mary's Cathedral.

The Chinatown centered on Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, California, is the oldest Chinatown in North America and one of the largest Chinese enclaves outside Asia.

Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Francisco peninsula protrudes northward. San Francisco is at its tip.

San Francisco Peninsula

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Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area that separates San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.

Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area that separates San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.

Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Francisco peninsula protrudes northward. San Francisco is at its tip.
Enlarged detail of the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula

On its northern tip is the City and County of San Francisco.

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Marin Headlands

Golden Gate Bridge

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Suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the 1 mi strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the 1 mi strait connecting San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Marin Headlands
A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Marin Headlands
Golden Gate with Fort Point in foreground, c. 1891
South tower seen from walkway, with Art Deco elements
Below Golden Gate Bridge
An original rivet replaced during the seismic retrofit after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. A total of 1.2 million steel rivets hold the bridge's two towers together.
A plaque on the south tower commemorating the 25th anniversary of the bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point
On the south side of the bridge a 36.5 in cross-section of the cable, containing 27,572 wires, is on display.
Installation of the movable median barrier system in January 2015
Golden Gate Bridge at sunset
Looking south
South approach sub-structure with seismic isolators (short black cylinders) added as part of the Seismic Retrofit Construction Project
A pedestrian poses at the old railing on opening day, 1937.
Official invitation to the opening of the bridge. This copy was sent to the City of Seattle.
A view of the Golden Gate Bridge from the Marin Headlands on a foggy morning at sunrise
View of Marin from the south tower
Top of the south tower

The structure links the U.S. city of San Francisco, California—the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula—to Marin County, carrying both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait.

John McLaren served as superintendent of Golden Gate Park for 56 years.

Golden Gate Park

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John McLaren served as superintendent of Golden Gate Park for 56 years.
One of many music entertainers in Golden Gate Park
Aerial view of Golden Gate Park from the west, with the Bay Bridge in the background
Spreckels Temple of Music on the Music Concourse
The new M. H. de Young Memorial Museum opened in 2005
The De Young Museum photographed on a foggy night in 2015
The living roof of the California Academy of Sciences can be seen from the tower of the de Young Museum.
The indoor rainforest exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences
The Japanese Tea Garden opened in 1894.
Landscaping of the Japanese Tea Garden
The Conservatory of Flowers opened in 1879.
Beach Chalet was designed by Willis Polk and features WPA murals painted by Lucien Adolphe Labaudt in the 1930s.
North Windmill in Golden Gate Park
The South Windmill
The carousel building in Golden Gate Park
Redwood trail through the San Francisco Botanical Garden
San Francisco Botanical Garden meadow, Sutro Tower in distance
Stow Lake, the largest of the manmade lakes in Golden Gate Park, offers boat rentals.
San Francisco Model Yacht Club boat on Spreckels Lake
Bridge to an island in North Lake
Bison Paddock, Golden Gate Park
Peace Sign drawn on a walkway at Hippie Hill
The National AIDS Memorial Grove
Circle of Friends
The gate to the Shakespeare Garden
Inside the Shakespeare Garden
The main area of the Shakespeare Garden
Dahlia Garden
Kezar Stadium was home to the San Francisco 49ers from 1946 to 1970.
The Polo Field in Golden Gate Park
Early 1900s track cycling race in the Polo Fields
Inside of green house in Golden Gate Park Nursery
Green houses inside of Golden Gate Park Nursery
A scene from the Charlie Chaplin film A Jitney Elopement, filmed in Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, United States, is a large urban park consisting of 1017 acres of public grounds.

Presidio of San Francisco

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The Presidio in 1817
Street map of 1937 of the Army Base
The Old Coast Guard Station and Golden Gate Bridge
Presidio Parkway construction seen from Storey Avenue in October 2013
An aerial view of the Presidio
Welcome sign
Battery Chamberlin
California Historical Landmark marker for the Presidio
The Presidio ca. 1850
A refugee camp at the Presidio after the San Francisco earthquake
Aerial view of the Presidio from outside the Golden Gate, with downtown and Bay Bridge in the background
The Presidio in 1817
View of Presidio Tunnel Tops park with Alcatraz Island in the background
Aerial view with the newly opened Presidio Tunnel Tops (lower center)

The Presidio of San Francisco (originally, El Presidio Real de San Francisco or The Royal Fortress of Saint Francis) is a park and former U.S. Army post on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.