San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is a 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

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​​​​​

  • Housing in SF can get very expensive

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable

   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • Mission

  • Nob Hill

  • Pacific Heights

  • Presidio Heights

  • Richmond District

  • Financial District

  • Oakland

  • SoMa

  • Western Addition

  • Hayes Valley

  • Outer Sunset

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

Trinity is a website specific to San Francisco housing, above are more general housing websites that are also useful.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Car is not needed if you live on public transportation routes. If commuting from suburbs, a car may be needed

  • Local transportation, will get you around the city​​​

  • Subway

    • will get you from East Bay to the city and SFO airport​

  • Bus system that goes North, across the GG bridge to Saysalito. You get a discount with clipper card but cannot use it

Transportation Specific to San Fran.

  • Popular railways

    • The Bart, The Muni, Caltrain

    • train system of SF area, goes from SF suburbs (San Jose area) to the city

    • Get a Clipper Card - only sold at Walgreens or get the app "MuniMobile" (can use on the muni, BART, and Caltrain​)

  • Golden Gate Transit

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Golden Gate Bridge

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Twin Peaks

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Lands End

MAP OF SAN FRANSISCO, CALIFORNIA

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city ​​​

Alumni Network 

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