San Francisco Bay Area

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  • San Francisco Bay Area Boundaries

    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 are eight counties in the bay area with a total of six toll bridges with a total of five MHA’s in a very compact area. Ultimately, members who are stationed at YBI are being forced to make compromises with extended commute times, neighborhood safety, or…

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  • Sociological Imagination Definition

    deeply related to the wider society just in where, how, and by whom I was raised. Being born and raised in California many do not know the first capital; Vallejo. Vallejo, “The City of Opportunity” the slogan that can be read on all city limits signage. There was once a time that those words carried truth. It is a city that has become known for its crime and violence; a place with lost prestige. In a city shrouded in the darkness of negativity, it is my neighborhood, ethnicity, family, and…

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  • The Department Of Homeland Security In Little Brother By Cory Doctorow

    attack on the San Francisco Bay area revealing many similarities to George Orwell’s 1984. Computer code, being Harajuku Fun Madness, convinced Marcus and Darryl to cut school to meet up with their friends Van and Jolu. To be able to leave school without getting into trouble, Marcus and Darryl had to modify their gaits’…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The City Of San Francisco

    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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  • The Importance Of Transportation In Alameda County

    Alameda County resides in the East Bay of California and is the fourth most racially diverse county in the United States (Narula, 2014). It comprises of 14 suburban cities and several unincorporated communities with an overall population of 1,610,921 and more than 12% are seniors aged 65 and older (175,320). Geographic isolation between some cities and an ever aging population makes public transportation a concern for the county and it’s stakeholders, especially in regard to the seniors and…

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  • Ethnographic Analysis

    There are lots of immigrants in the Bay Area, and they are trying to settle down in the new environment with diverse society. According the 2005-2007 American Community survey, nearly one third of residents in the Bay Area region are immigrants, 54% of immigrants in Bay Area are citizens; immigrants and their children make up 42% of population in the Bay Area, of all children in region 49% have at least one immigrant parent. This status tells us that Bay Area has lots of immigrant and the second…

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  • Personal Reflection: Living And Working In San Diego, California

    working in San Diego, California is very important to me. Supporting Evidence: • My wife and I purchased our first house together in San Diego County. (3Q) • I live close to my father and my in-laws in San Diego County. (3Q) • I need to be Veteran Affairs Medical Facilities. (3Q) • My wife and I have two boys still living in the same house in San Diego, California. (VW) • I am living in Vista, California, which is in San Diego County. (10Y) • I am a senior business analyst for Scripps Hospitals…

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  • Swot Analysis Of Mazzetti's

    various fundraisers and events. Each year the bakery donates financially to, as well as caters the breakfast and dinner, for the “Devil’s Slide Ride” which supports PARCA, an organization that works to help improve the lives of the developmentally-disabled and their families in San Mateo County. Additionally, Mazzetti’s has helped with many school fundraisers and sponsored local sports teams, furthering their visibility and giving back to the community. Some of Mazzetti’s best marketing comes…

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  • Global Sea Level Rise

    last several decades, sea level rise has become an issue that is affecting many areas around the world. According to National Geographic (n.d.), “Scientific research indicates sea levels worldwide have been rising at a rate of 0.14 inches per year since the early 1990s. The trend, linked to global warming, puts thousands of coastal cities… and even whole islands at risk of being claimed by the ocean”. The three main factors that have been causing this global sea level rise are the melting of…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Personal Pilgrimage To Angel Island

    significance to my family and me, as well as a large amount of Asian-Americans living in the Bay Area. Angel Island is an island in San Francisco Bay just east of Tiburon. There are hiking trails around its mountain, Mount Caroline Livermore, as well as beaches and a variety of natural plants. In order to reach the island, one needs to take a ferry from San Francisco or Tiburon. Although Angel Island is beautiful today, it doesn’t have such a pretty past. Around the early 20th century, Angel…

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