San Francisco

Consolidated city-county in California, US

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. San Francisco is the 16th most populous city in the United States, and the fourth most populous in California, with 881,549 residents as of 2019. It covers an area of about 46.89 square miles (121.4 km2), mostly at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area, making it the second most densely populated large U.S. city, and the fifth most densely populated U.S. county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. San Francisco is the 12th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States by population, with 4.7 million people, and the fourth-largest by economic output, with GDP of $549 billion in 2018. With San Jose, it forms the fifth most populous combined statistical area in the United States, the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area. Colloquial nicknames for San Francisco include The City, SF, Frisco and San Fran.

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Restaurateur Cecilia Chiang, who is credited with introducing Americans to authentic Chinese cuisine, died Wednesday, October 28 at the age of 100. In this..
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With her famed Mandarin restaurant in San Francisco, she enticed diners with the dishes she grew up with, leaving the American chop suey and chow mein era far..
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SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. National Security Agency is rebuffing efforts by a leading Congressional critic to determine whether it is continuing to place..
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San Francisco, Oct 27 : Google has pledged to make its product packaging 100 per cent plastic free and completely recyclable by 2025. Currently, the back housing..
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A Verily drive-through test clinic in California. | Photo by Santiago Mejia / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images

Two California counties are..
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Three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dana Stubblefield played 11 years in the NFL for San Francisco, Washington and Oakland.
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An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California on May 12, 2020. | Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty..
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