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    The History of San Francisco Bay Area

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    The Bay Area is an interesting place with a unique geology and formation. The San Francisco Bay, also known as San Francisco Estuarine, consists of three bays, San Francisco Proper, San Pablo Bay, Carquinez Strait, and has a vast inland river delta. The river delta provides fresh water to the bays. The estuarine system provides food, safety, and shelter to many organisms and animals, including humans. (San Francisco Estuarine Wetlands) Along the bays lie major cities such as San Francisco, Oakland

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    My Favorite Place

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    “Oh, San Francisco, you never let me down” I said after watching a group of young kids break dancing down on the end of Pier 39. Tourists were coming from all directions to throw a few bucks in the enormous bucket labeled “tips”. My friend Joey couldn’t believe his eyes going on to say “they make more tips in one show then I do working all day!” Coming from the Bay area, San Francisco has always been my favorite get away. I’m able to spend hours in The City with no prior planning at all. I love

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    Americans have been more active and involved in politics over the past decade. Furthermore, Asian Americans increasingly became more visible in politics extending beyond the city limits. While in many major cities such as Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City remain packed and serve as a gateway for Asian Americans immigrants. A majority of the United States Asian American population has now moved into the Suburbs. This serves as a part of reaching the American “Dream”. The dream

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    Hetchy Valley History

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    referred to this valley to Yosemite Valley because of its glamorous views. The name of this valley is derived from Miwok word hatchhatchie, meaning edible grass (tchistory). Hetchy-Hetch was used shortly after as a reservoir and water system for the Bay Area. Hetch-Hetchy Valley is located in the Yosemite National Park of California. Water from Hetch-Hetchy was delivered through the damming of the Tuolumne River at around 3,800 feet elevation; it travels through complex tunnels through the Sierra Nevada

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    Northeastern Co-ops

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    unique five-year program and use their six-months to experience more than just a new job. Every year, more students are finding co-ops outside of the metropolitan Boston area. Mike Hourihan is a 23-year-old finance major from Boston and can't say enough about the co-op program. "I worked for Merrill Lynch in San Francisco. The job itself taught me a lot about the finance industry. Merrill Lynch will look great on my resume' and the experience I gained is more than you can learn in the classroom

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    Icaricia icarioides missionensis ( Mission Blue Butterfly) was discovered in 1937. Icaricia icarioides missionensis is native to the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It has lost most of it habitat in the region to development , and is thus limited to residing only in the Twin Peaks of San Francisco, Fort Baker in Marin County, and San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County. Human beings are the main reason for the decline in the Mission Blue’s natural habitat. If something is not done to prevent

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    Oakland, CA

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    and is located on the East side of the Bay Area in Northern California.(Oakland History) Native Americans had previously lived in the area for over 5 thousand years before many arrived for the Gold Rush, and put down their roots. The famous author Jack London also spent many of his earlier years in Oakland, and his works have said to have been influenced by the city. My personal perception of Oakland is that it has always been the forgotten city in the Bay Area. Almost no one would notice that famous

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    Natural Disasters: Earthquakes Part 1

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    Loma Prieta earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 was known for destroying most of San Francisco and its buildings. This earthquake caused the death of sixty people, injured around four thousand, and property damage costing up to around six million dollars. Many recognize this to be a comparable earthquake to the one that occurred in 1906 which was also a very large and devastating earthquake that occurred along the San Andreas fault line. Many bridges were damaged during the earthquake of 1989, where

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    The County of Santa Clara

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    According to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the Bay Area’s population will increase from today’s 7 million to approximately 9 million by the year 2040. More developments and more people mean that it is much more likely that negative impacts will occur when a natural or human-caused disaster does in fact take place. Extreme human suffering, loss of life, and property damage can occur in disasters and history has shown that the San Francisco Bay Area region is susceptible to multiple

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    San Francisco is a treasure of the Bay Area and heart of our landscape, communities, and economy. However, San Francisco Bay’s health is threatened by various human activities that could harm the fresh water availability, the California drought issue, and sea level rise. Furthermore, clean water laws aren’t enforced, so that pollution continues unchecked. Water pollution has been an increasing problem over the last few years. As time passes, technology advances and the growth of human population

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