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  San Francisco Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The San Francisco peninsula separates the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean.
It forms a commuter area between San Francisco to the north and San Jose to the south.
Along the center line of the Peninsula is the northern half of the Santa Cruz Mountains, formed by the action of plate tectonics along the San Andreas Fault.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Peninsula   (392 words)

  
 San Francisco, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth-largest city in California and the 14th-largest in the United States, with a 2005 population of 799,263.
San Francisco is also the center of gay media with newspapers and magazines such as the The Advocate, and the Bay Area Reporter, among the many gay and lesbian-themed media in the city.
San Francisco Unified School District is one of the oldest school districts in California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco   (7727 words)

  
 San Francisco Peninsula: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A peninsula is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body that is surrounded by water on three sides....
The dumbarton bridge is the southernmost of the highway bridges that span the san francisco bay in california....
The san andreas fault is a geological fault, known as a right-lateral strike-slip fault, that spans a length of roughly 800 miles (1287 kilometers) through califor...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/san_francisco_peninsula.htm   (1415 words)

  
 San Francisco Airport Shuttle: SFO Airport Shuttles
The San Francisco International Airport SFO shuttle van fleet consists primarily of new vehicles and/or, vehicles which are not more than three model years old.
San Francisco International Airport SFO Shared Ride Location: After collecting luggage, proceed to the upper level and outside to the outer curb.
San Francisco is one of the most beautiful & liberal city to be in USA.
www.suvana.com /san-francisco-airport-shuttle.html   (689 words)

  
 Bay Trail: South San Francisco, SAMTrans Peninsula to Point San Bruno
The San Francisco Bay Trail on the Peninsula runs for miles, almost uninterrupted from Redwood Shores north to Foster City, Coyote Point, and Millbrae.
South San Francisco is known as the "Industrial City," as proclaimed by the huge letters on the slopes of the San Bruno Mountains.
Its headwaters are in Colma on the slopes of San Bruno Mountain.
www.abag.ca.gov /bayarea/baytrail/vtour/map2/access/OystrPt/SAMTrans-SanBrunoPoint.htm   (2648 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On San Francisco Peninsula
San Francisco Peninsula: The Old Haul Road wipe-out at Pescadero Creek County Park is the worst of the reported landslides, blown-out culverts, downed trees and some 25 trails temporarily closed to biking and horseback riding to prevent erosion.
The 70-year-old Bay Bridge is among the busiest in the nation, linking the San Francisco peninsula to the heavily populated mainland to the east.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, "The police agency has been flooded with outraged calls and e-mails from people inflamed by TV news videotape of the lion lolling peacefully in a tree just before an officer shot it to death with a high-powered rifle.".
news.surfwax.com /geography/files/San_Francisco_Peninsula.html   (2454 words)

  
 Meetings Focus | San Francisco Peninsula
Spanning a 50-mile stretch from San Francisco's southern city limits to the northern reaches of Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Peninsula encompasses San Mateo County and the neighboring city of Palo Alto.
South San Francisco features the South San Francisco Conference Center, a slick, technologically advanced facility with 16,500 square feet of meeting space and 6,500 square feet of lobby and pre-function space.
The San Mateo County Expo Center, located in the city of San Mateo, features a campus-like setting with more than 200,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space, a new pavilion with 6,500 square feet of meeting space and an outdoor exhibit area.
www.meetingsfocus.com /displayarticle.asp?id=1470   (1396 words)

  
 Peninsula Community Foundation - News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result, San Mateo County is one of the first communities in the nation to develop a baseline measure and means to track school readiness.
In San Mateo County, children entering kindergarten are best prepared in areas of physical development and general knowledge, while communication and language skills were identified as the weakest skill area.
Peninsula Community Foundation, recognized as Outstanding Foundation/Community Grantmaker by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Northern California Grantmakers, develops resources and programs that enable San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley residents to support the common good and connect with causes they care about.
www.pcf.org /about/pr_090203.html   (457 words)

  
 Power supply quirks could darken S.F., Peninsula / Winter needs are faced with bottleneck
San Francisco and San Mateo counties are virtually isolated geographically from the rest of the state's power grid, making it more difficult to ship additional power to the region if plants in the area get knocked out of service.
San Francisco is a unique because it is a peninsula and because its peak power usage is during the winter, not the summer.
Mirant does have some peaker plants on the Peninsula that are used during energy crunches, Chandler said, but they have reached their limit of air quality emissions for the year.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/12/05/MN142750.DTL   (815 words)

  
 Meetings Focus | Read articles from Meetings West, South, East and MidAmerica.
Though commonly known as "the sunny side of the bay," San Francisco's East Bay is often cast in the shadow of its flashier—if foggier—neighbor across the bridge, the city of San Francisco.
San Francisco's East Bay is characterized by everything from idyllic vineyards to cosmopolitan cities, and planners can take advantage of its diversity at a fraction of the price of the glitzier...
Spanning a 50-mile stretch from San Francisco's southern city limits to the northern reaches of Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Peninsula encompasses San Mateo County and the neighboring city of...
www.meetingsweb.com /articles.asp?articlesearch=San%20Francisco   (567 words)

  
 ASTER Image Gallery: San Francisco
UPPER RIGHT: This animated fly-over the San Francisco area was produced by draping the image data (seen at left) over a high resolution digital elevation model derived from US Geological Survey topographic data.
The highest values are in Suisun and San Pablo Bays, and along the coast of the San Francisco Peninsula.
UPPER LEFT: This image of the San Francisco Bay region was acquired on March 3, 2000, and covers an area 60 kilometers (37 miles) wide and 75 kilometers (47 miles) long in three bands of the reflected visible and infrared wavelength region.
asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov /gallery-detail.asp?name=SF   (641 words)

  
 San Francisco Peninsula Market Overview - Q2 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a trend, the Peninsula is experiencing more growth in the number of start-up companies than in the recent past, as well as an increase in venture capital investment.
The anticipation of life science growth, partially due to the selection of San Francisco as the headquarters location for the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, contributes to the optimism throughout the Bay Area.
As has been its recent history, the Peninsula’s job growth is heavily tied to the life science and technology sectors, which impacts the office absorption rates.
www.colliersmn.com /prod/ccgrd.nsf/publish/DBE30784C7C89322882570520056A0A1   (209 words)

  
 Sunset: Riding the rails on the San Francisco Peninsula
Next stop is Belmont." Plying the San Francisco Peninsula for 122 years, this is one of the last commuter trains in the West.
In October 1863, railroad baron and thendium in Mayfield (a town later absorbed by Palo Alto) to annouce the arrival of the railroad era for the Peninsula.
The original San Francisco and San Jose Railroad, bought by Southern Pacific in 1868, has been run by Caltrans since 1980.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1216/is_v174/ai_3751112   (479 words)

  
 Disabilities-Accessible Trails and Parks on the San Francisco Peninsula and in the South Bay
Disabilities-Accessible Trails and Parks on the San Francisco Peninsula and in the South Bay
There are a growing number of trails and parks accessible to people with disabilities in San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.
San Francisco Bay Shoreline Guide, University of California Press, Berkeley, Calif., 1995.
www.trailcenter.org /guides/disabilities/disabilities.htm   (963 words)

  
 Overview of Archaeological Investigations, U.S. Court of Appeals Expansion Project, San Francisco, Southeast ...
Early San Francisco Bay area archaeological field studies were conducted mostly on the eastern, southern, and northern bay shores, and while there have been important contributions to methodological and regional research development, pioneer investigators focused primarily on building a body of data.
The first San Francisco peninsula archaeological excavation was conducted in 1910.
San Francisco peninsula human skeletal remains and/or associated organic materials and gravels provide the oldest established dates for human presence in the Bay Area.
www.cr.nps.gov /seac/appsarch.htm   (727 words)

  
 Whiter Tooth San Francisco
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San Mateo County - Millbrae - South San Francisco - San Francisco.
www.bad--breath.net /cure-bad-breath/whiter_tooth_san_francisco.html   (683 words)

  
 San Francisco Peninsula - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
San Francisco Peninsula Parklands: Parks and Preserves of the San Francisco Peninsul.
The Crowne Plaza San Francisco Mid Peninsula in Foster City is just 6 miles from San Francisco International Airport and 15...
Located on the stunning San Francisco Peninsula, our beautiful five-sunburst, AAA approved property is just 5 miles north of The San...
www.nextag.com /san-francisco-peninsula/search-html   (191 words)

  
 Rare and Endangered Plants - Presidio of San Francisco
The biologically diverse, native plant communities that evolved on the San Francisco Peninsula are now threatened, however, by urban development and the introduction of strongly competitive non-native species, such as annual grasses and eucalyptus trees.
Amongst these, the Presidio is probably the most important single refuge in San Francisco, because it has both a diversity of environmental conditions and several undeveloped areas.
Rare plants in the Presidio are found in either dune communities or serpentine communities because invasive non-native plants are not able to dominate these nutrient-poor areas.
www.nps.gov /prsf/nathist1/nathist/rare.htm   (433 words)

  
 The San Andreas fault and the Bay Area
San Andreas Lake (from which the fault takes its name) is a ``sag pond'' that naturally formed in the valley of the San Andreas fault.
The dam holding the reservoirs in place is under a bridge on highway 280 (but you might be distracted as you drive over it by the sight of the gleaming white ``dome home'', a spray-foam wonder visible from the same bridge on the other side).
Along the San Francisco Peninsula section of the fault (the part visible in the first photo) the displacement was less, and it dropped yet again South of Black Mountain.
sepwww.stanford.edu /oldsep/joe/fault_images/BayAreaSanAndreasFault.html   (1639 words)

  
 San Francisco Peninsula Narration @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
San Francisco Peninsula Narration @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)
San Mateo County includes Belmont, Burlingame, Daly City, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Milbrae, San Bruno, San Mateo and South San Francisco.
Highway 101 in California">Highway 101 on the east side along the bay, Interstate 280 down the center, Skyline Boulevard (CA-35) along the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains, and Highway 1 on the west along the Pacific.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/San_Francisco_Peninsula   (444 words)

  
 The San Francisco Peninsula - 1915
Welcome to the San Francisco Peninsula as it was almost a hundred years ago.
Take a trip back the early years of the twentieth century and see what photographer A.G.C. Hahn described as "the San Mateo of Beautiful Homes, of Smiling Gardens, of fruits and flowers, of schools and playgrounds." These pictures were taken from a collection of hand tinted lantern slides originally created by Mr.
Hahn as part of the San Mateo county exhibit at the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 in San Francisco.
www.critters-n-crafts.com /tomruley/The_Peninsula/Peninsula1915.html   (228 words)

  
 San Francisco Airport Transfers: SFO Airport Transfer Services
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www.suvana.com /san-francisco-airport-transfers.html   (654 words)

  
 San Mateo County - guides for hotels, travel, restaurants and more   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Warm and sunny, San Mateo County on the San Francisco Peninsula is graced with natural scenic beauty and an incredible variety of activities that would be hard to match elsewhere.
San Mateo County is the location of the San Francisco International Airport and is just minutes away from downtown San Francisco.
All this, plus fine dining, entertainment, shopping and accommodations to fit every budget, make San Mateo County, conveniently located on the San Francisco Peninsula, the place for a memorable California meeting or vacation.
www.sanmateocountycvb.com   (207 words)

  
 SFWATER.ORG : Article
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC) Peninsula Watershed is home to some of the Bay Area’s most intact native habitats.
Located in San Mateo County 13 miles south of San Francisco, the Peninsula Watershed consists of 23,000 acres of forested hills, coastal scrub, and grasslands that harbor over 165 species of birds, 800 species of plants and trees, 50 species of mammals, and 30 species of reptiles and amphibians.
In fact, the SFPUC Peninsula Watershed contains the highest concentration of rare, threatened, and endangered species in the nine-county Bay Area and is a State Fish and Game Refuge.
www.sfwater.org /detail.cfm/MC_ID/4/MSC_ID/68/MTO_ID/121/C_ID/1600   (599 words)

  
 Dentist - San Francisco - East Bay - San Francisco Peninsula - Marin City - Sausalito California CA Area Dentistry At ...
Dentist - San Francisco - East Bay - San Francisco Peninsula - Marin City - Sausalito California CA Area Dentistry At Lisa P Nguyen DDS with Dr. Lisa P Nguyen.
Dr. Nguyen's office is conveniently located at 450 Sutter Street Suite 1419 in San Francisco, one block north of Union Square.
East Bay - San Francisco Peninsula - Marin City - Sausalito CA areas.
www.sanfranciscofamilydentist.com /Dental-Office-Map.html   (89 words)

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