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Friday, December 8, 2006

Daly City

Daly City is a city in eastern San Mateo County, in the Bay Area of Northern California. Daly City is approximately ten minutes south of San Francisco, twenty-five minutes southwest of Oakland, and fifty minutes northwest of San Jose. The city is bounded by the the Pacific Ocean on the west and nearly to San Francisco Bay on the east. Daly City is one of the few majority Asian-American cities in the continental United States .
The first non-native American settlement of the area now occupied by Daly City started in the 1850s. The city was incorporated in 1911, and was named after John Daly, a prominent area businessman.Asians contribute to more than 50% of the city's population approx. over 1 million.
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located approximately nine miles to the south of Daly City. The city is also bisected by two major highways, U.S. Highway 101 and Interstate 280. Daly City is also served by two Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) system stations as well as the San Francisco Municipal Railway (MUNI) and the San Mateo County Transit District (samTrans).

Daly City Attractions :

Sme of the more notable items in and near Daly City include:
*Daly City's seven-mile coast which is accessible to the public
*The Fort Funston beach.
*The Golden Gate bridge
*The Golden Gate National Recreation Area which includes Daly City's Thornton Beach
*San Bruno Mountain, with 2,063 acres of park land

Large shopping malls & big depatmental stores exist in Daly City & neighbouroods like Serramonte, Westlake, Colma, South SFO etc. Big names include Costco, Trader Joes, Target,Kohls,Burlington, J.C.Penny, Macy's,Bed Bath & Beyond, Bath & Body Works,Old Navy, Walgreens, Albertsons, PetSmart. Good deals & bargains are on offer almost throughout te year.

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