A Day and Life in San Francsico.Take a look at our video. It a quick overview of San Francisco and Its spot lights the city key tourist locations and can work as a guide to the city. You can get a preview of what you are about to see when you come to San Francisco.
It is the fourth largest city in California. It is city of diversity. San Francisco was founded in June 1776. San Francisco is Spanish for "Saint Francis". Gold was discovered in California in 1848 and the population grew by the thousands.
In 1906 was the great Quake. San Francisco was hit by a 8.3 earthquakes the pretty much destroyed the city. The 8.3 Richter scale quake taught lessons on emergency preparedness–what not to do and what to do.
San Francisco is the only consolidated city-county in California. It encompasses a land ear of about 46.9 square miles. Per the San Francisco Examiner, the current population is over 1 million as of 2013. The city is on the edge of the peninsula sounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. It is known for the hilly landscape and unpredictable weather.
San Francisco City Hall
Getting to know are San Francisco is one click away. San Francisco government website has a visitor webpage just for you. It lists the spotlight, key service and department.
The spotlight provides you with city calendar of events California Visitor Guide and many other things for you to enjoy.
The key services provides art, Attractions and museums items for your enjoyment.
The related departments provides information on public transportation, airport and Golden Gate Bridge.
Click here for our SFGov Vistor page
Bay Area Sport Teams
San Francisco is known for its sport teams, the San Francisco 49ers and the San Francisco Giants. They are also called the Bay Area and embrace the Golden State Warrior and the San Jose Sharks. .
The San Francisco 49ers moved into Candlestick Park in 1971. They achieved five super bowl titles between 1980’s and 1990’s. In 2014, a new stadium was built in Santa Clara. They now play at the state of the art arena called the Levi Stadium. The 49ers or on the quest for six super bowl title.
The San Francisco Giant played at candlestick with the San Francisco 49ers. They now play at the AT&T Park as of 2000. They went 52 year without a World Series championship and now they are unstoppable. They have won the world series in 2010, 2012 and 2014.