What is San Francisco?

  • (noun): A port in western California near the Golden Gate that is one of the major industrial and transportation centers; it has one of the world's finest harbors; site of the Golden Gate Bridge.

San Francisco

San Francisco (/ˌsæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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... Navy ships to dock in San Francisco, California for a similar series of events ... event is estimated to attract over one million people who watch the air show along the San Francisco Bay waterfront stretching from the Ferry Building ...
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Green Tortoise - Hostels - San Francisco
... The San Francisco hostel shares its space with the bus line headquarters ... It is located at 494 Broadway in North Beach, close to Chinatown ...
San Francisco - Transportation - Seaports
... Main article Port of San Francisco The Port of San Francisco was once the largest and busiest seaport on the West Coast ...
George Moscone - Career - Mayor of San Francisco
... Moscone decided in 1975 to run for Mayor of San Francisco ... Members of the Peoples Temple saturated San Francisco neighborhoods, distributing slate cards for Moscone, Joseph Freitas and Hongisto ... victory for Moscone, Moscone appointed Temple leader Jim Jones as Chairman of the San Francisco Housing Commission ...

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    It is an odd thing, but every one who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Swan/Mary Rutledge: Oh no, no. I’m not running away. I came here to get something, and I’m going to get it.
    Col. Cobb: Yes, but San Francisco is no place for a woman.
    Swan: Why not? I’m not afraid. I like the fog. I like this new world. I like the noise of something happening.... I’m tired of dreaming, Colonel Cobb. I’m staying. I’m staying and holding out my hands for gold—bright, yellow gold.
    Ben Hecht (1893–1964)

    the San Marco Library,
    Whence turbulent Italy should draw
    Delight in Art whose end is peace,
    In logic and in natural law
    By sucking at the dugs of Greece.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)