San Francisco is one of the most populous cities in the entire State of California.
- It is a culturally diverse area with fun activities for everyone.
San Francisco was founded in 1776. The city quickly became one of the largest concentrations of people on the California coast. California hasn’t stopped growing since it was founded more than 200 years ago. Even today, San Francisco, California is an incredibly popular destination for tourists and locals. San Francisco has cool summer days and the temperatures rarely reach 90 degrees. San Francisco is home of some of the prettiest attractions like Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Fisherman’s Wharf. San Francisco also has one of the largest concentrations of Asian Americans in California. A tour of Chinatown feels like leaving another country. My family and I moved to San Francisco when I was a little girl. I have lived here my whole life. A lot of things have changed in the past 30 years and one of the biggest changes has been the legalization of recreational cannabis. When the state of California legalized recreational cannabis, revenue from taxes on the sales became one of the largest generators of money for the state. Taxes from recreational cannabis pay for road work, new parks, and activities for our youth. Taxes from cannabis make up for more state and local generated income than all of the tourist destinations in the entire state. Since legalizing cannabis, other states have been quick to follow. I feel lucky to live in such a culturally diverse area with forward thinking politicians.