is a city of approximately 7 x 7
square miles, bounded to the East and North by the San Francisco bay
, to the West by the Pacific Ocean
, and to the South by the Peninsula.
It is considered by many to be a beautiful city filled with the charm of foggy hilly streets, old Victorian homes, a thriving modern downtown and an eclectic mix of people living in approximately 27 distinct neighborhoods, including a decade old Chinese community.