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    During the World War II, thousands of people came back to San Francisco from the Pacific battlefronts. The U.S military actively sought out gay and lesbian service members and dishonorably discharged them solely on the basis of their sexual orientation. San Francisco was a city which tolerant those people and show them relatively openness. Homosexual population grew steadily after World War II. Many homosexual veterans remembered San Francisco as a open-minded city and returned after the war. Seventeen percent of the city’s population was homosexual by 1980. Next to the Castro is its very affluent neighborhood Eureka Valley, a neighborhood that popular with LGBT community and family. The Market & Castro Street Cable Car line opened in 1886,…

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    Since the days of the Gold Rush, San Francisco has been an important financial center. Located halfway between London and Tokyo as well as between Seattle and San Diego, San Francisco is at the center of global business. The city’s marketing theme is, “Never the same. Always San Francisco.” San Francisco being of Northern California has a very awesome view of the Pacific Ocean and the thriving community of San Francisco has a diverse array of neighborhoods, each with its own culture and…

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    San Franciscans' were feeling pretty good about things in 1946. The war was over and its citizens continued to bask in the afterglow of V-J Day that heralded the beginning of a new era. Life was getting both sweeter and softer for the urbanites. Personal income was rising and new homes were selling faster than they could be built. The inhabitants of The City By The Bay enjoyed widespread full-time employment. The boom was on in new cars and, of course, babies. La Dolce Vita—the good life—that…

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    My parents loved to travel to the old cities, the cities pervaded with old stuff like San Francisco. So did I like nostalgic cities and towns. From the spectacular Golden Gate Bridge, to the bustling harbor and houses with fancy old architectural looks along with the busy modern shopping centers. I loved San Francisco, a city of cheerful nostalgia. Just as, in 1989, a horrific earthquake, named Loma Prieta ruined the famous Embarcadero freeway and devastated the two-storey ramp leading to the…

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    The Center of Innovation 7.5 million people, thousands of technology startups, infinite possibilities; The San Francisco Bay Area is one that cannot compare to any other area in the world. Not less than one year ago, my family and I traveled to the beautiful city of San Francisco. Originally this trip was so we could spend time with my aunt who lives in the area. Although that was fun, my trip had a much deeper meaning to me. The city made a huge impression on me. I learned that I would like to…

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    The San Francisco Ferry Building is a historic landmark today, but it has only been in recent history that the building has officially been returned to its iconic status. A. Brown designed the Ferry Building in the Beaux-Arts Architectural style, meaning it has such and such characteristics. The Beaux-Arts style highlights symmetry based on heavy influences of Greek and Roman design (Architectural Styles, 2017). It is a classic theme throughout the planning and architectural history to be…

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    San Francisco Earthquake

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    the San Francisco Bay region 2014 -2043, reports different important contents about earthquakes which are preparing for an earthquake, why earthquakes occur in the San Francisco area, how scientists calculate earthquake probabilities, how it will affect you, and how to protect yourself and your family. Per the U.S Geological Survey (2016) reported that earthquake preparedness helps to help reduce the number of hazards. On August 24, 2014, a large earthquake with a magnitude of 6.0 hit the…

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    several neighborhoods filled with homes with unique design in Presidio Heights or Nob Hill, tall office buildings in the Financial District, and amazing views of San Francisco and the Bay from the Golden Gate Bridge or Twin Peaks. As many people view San Francisco as one of the most expensive and difficult cities to live in, I like to think of it as my home away from home. It is a city of seekers and adventurers. I am a city girl and I love everything about what an urban environment can offer…

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    Damage of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake The residents of San Francisco were familiar with earthquakes, at least those earthquakes who would rattle windows and china cabinets and those who would do little to no damage. The earthquake of 1906 was the most catastrophic in California history, as well as the most destructive in United States history. The earthquake happened on April 18, 1906, at 5:15 a.m. when the ground shook violently for an average of 40 seconds. It was stated that the…

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    San Francisco Bay Area Military Housing Area Boundaries The San Francisco Bay Area is home to the most competitive job and housing markets in the nation. Coast Guard personnel based on Yerba Buena Island (YBI) are receiving an improper Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rate. San Francisco and Oakland are separated by a toll bridge and are less than ten miles apart, yet are considered to be two different military housing areas (MHA). The two MHA’s have significantly different BAH rates. There…

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