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Santa Clara County, CA

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  • Santa Clara Police Department The Police Department provides law enforcement and policing services to the City of Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Sheriff The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the preservation of public safety by providing innovative and progressive service in partnership with the community
  • Santa Clara District Attorney's Office District Attorney's Office making every effort to achieve the lowest crime rate reasonably possible while emphasizing the prosecution of violent crime
  • Santa Clara County Fire Department The Santa Clara County Fire Department exists to protect the lives, property, and environment within the communities served from fires, disasters, and emergency incidents through education, prevention, and emergency response
  • Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services The Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Services is responsible for coordinating organized planning efforts with County departments, local cities and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters

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Santa Cruz County, CA

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  • Cabrillo College provides an accessible and effective learning environment, which aids students in their pursuit of transfer, career preparation, personal fulfillment, job advancement, and retraining goals
  • Santa Cruz County Office of Education is a public agency whose purpose is to provide educational leadership, resources and services to schools to ensure quality educational opportunities for all students
  • Santa Cruz Kids Family friendly site featuring schools, kids activities, entertainment, recreation, summer camps, parenting resources, daycare facilities
  • UC Santa Cruz University of California

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San Mateo County, CA

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San Francisco County, CA

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  • San Francisco Parks Trust
  • Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast, an infamous federal penitentiary long off-limits to the public (and despised by inmates), and the historic 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes. Rich in cultural history, there is also a natural side to the Rock - gardens, tide pools, bird colonies, and bay views beyond compare.
  • Fort Point National Historic Site Fort Point was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1853 and 1861 to prevent entrance of a hostile fleet into San Francisco Bay.
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area Golden Gate National Parks chronicle two hundred years of history, from the Native American culture, the Spanish Empire frontier and the Mexican Republic, to maritime history, the California Gold Rush, the evolution of American coastal fortifications, and the growth of urban San Francisco.
  • Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail "Everyone mount up!" This became a familiar call from Spanish Captain Juan Bautista de Anza. In 1776, as Americans fought for their independence in the East, Anza led almost 300 people over 1200 miles to settle Alta California. It was the first overland route established to connect New Spain with San Francisco. Walk in their footsteps from Nogales, Arizona to San Francisco, California.
  • Presidio of San Francisco For 218 years, the Presidio served as an army post for three nations. World and local events, from military campaigns to the rise of aviation, from World Fairs to earthquakes, left their mark. Come enjoy the history and beauty of the Presidio. Explore centuries of architecture. Reflect in a national cemetery. Walk through an historic airfield, forests, or to beaches, and admire spectacular vistas.
  • San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Stand on the stern of Balclutha, face west to feel the fresh wind blowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history.
  • San Francisco Botanical Garden Ten minutes or a life-time...the San Francisco Botanical Garden is the place for you.

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  • San Francisco International Airport Ground transportation providers serving San Francisco International Airport include public transit, Airporters, on-demand door-to-door vans, pre-arranged door-to-door vans, taxis, limousines and charter operators.
  • Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Based in San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, and two public transit systems: Golden Gate Transit buses and Golden Gate Ferry. Last year 40 million vehicles crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and 11 million customers rode the transit systems.
  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Our Mission: Working together effectively, we serve our community. We provide safe, reliable, clean, accessible, and convenient transportation to any destination in the City. We are dedicated to creating the most satisfying experience possible for our employees and our riders.
  • San Francisco County Transportation Authority
  • Market Street Railway Our Mission: Preserving Historic Transit in San Francisco.We support the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) in its daily operation of vintage transit vehicles as a "museum in motion."We identify, acquire, and restore additional historic transit vehicles suitable for operation on the San Francisco Municipal Railway.We educate the public on the historic importance of mass transportation toward maintaining a high quality of urban life in San Francisco.
  • San Francisco Paratransit San Francisco Paratransit is a specialized transportation service for persons who are unable to independently use regular buses, streetcars, or BART, due to a disability or health related condition some or all of the time. Paratransit is provided by public transportation systems as part of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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  • California Academy of Science Founded in 1853 as the first scientific institution in the West, the California Academy of Sciences' mission is to explore and explain the natural world.
  • The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. But we are more than just an art museum - we are your ticket to Asia. Here, travel through 6,000 years of history, trek across seven major regions, and sample the cultures of numerous countries.
  • Exploratorium Housed within the walls of San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, the Exploratorium is a collage of hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote museums as informal education centers.
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Welcome to the Thinker, website of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Comprised of the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, we are the largest public arts institution in the City of San Francisco and one of the largest art museums in the United States.
  • San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center The San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States, covers seven and one-half acres in San Francisco's Civic Center Historic District. Opera, symphony, modern and classical dance, theatre, recitals, plays, lectures, meetings, receptions, special screenings and gala events all have a place at the Center. Each of the Center's facilities is unique and has special characteristics that enhance every event.
  • Bay Music & Entertainment, Inc (formerly Cardinal Productions) is the premier entertainment resource in Northern California. Since 1982 we have provided talented musicians, DJs, interactive performers and professional event services.
  • Incentives To Intrigue Incentives To Intrigue(ITI) has remained in the forefront of the incentive industry since its inception in 1989. We work directly with corporations or we can work as partners with incentive houses, destination mangement companies, and all other disciplines. We are frequently consulted for our unique viewpoint and fresh ideas
  • San Francisco Opera "To be the most exciting force in the opera world"
  • San Francisco Ballet As America's first professional ballet company, San Francisco Ballet has enjoyed a long and rich tradition of artistic "firsts" since its founding in 1933, performing the first American productions of Swan Lake and Nutcracker, as well as the first twentieth-century American Coppolia. A lively, vital ensemble, San Francisco Ballet is one of the three largest ballet companies in the United States.
  • San Francisco Zoo
  • Aquarium of the Bay Opened in 1996 and enhanced in 2001, Aquarium of the Bay is a unique educational and entertainment facility dedicated to the rich and diverse aquatic life of San Francisco Bay and its surrounding waters. The Aquarium provides a window to the Bay that focuses on its distinctive ecosystems to entertain, educate and inspire preservation of this wonderful natural resource.
  • San Francisco Shakespeare Festival began in 1983, with Free Shakespeare in the Park's debut production of The Tempest in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. Today we are a regional theater company and major arts education provider that includes our sister organizations, the Oakland-East Bay Shakespeare Festival and the Silicon Valley Shakespeare Festival.
  • Traveling Jewish Theatre
  • American Conservatory Theater nurtures the art of live theater through dynamic productions, intensive actor training in its conservatory, and an ongoing dialogue with its community
  • Carnaval San Francisco
Alameda County, CA

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  • Alameda County Sheriff Office
  • Alameda Police Department In the spirit of community policing in the informational age, this site is dedicated to providing our citizens and the world access to our department. We hope that the information found here will help to strengthen the community/police team.
  • Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector Our goal is to provide you with the information and easy access to make an online tax payment, obtain your personal tax information or to provide you with a better understanding of what services we provide
  • Alameda County Fire Department We will provide the highest level of service to our communities by valuing our members; promoting positive leadership; and dedicating ourselves to excellence.

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Monterey County, CA

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Calaveras County, CA

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San Benito County, CA

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  • Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital The San Benito Healthcare District is committed to fulfilling community driven health and wellness needs, in partnership with physicians and other healthcare providers, by offering a compassionate, state of the art healthcare system.
  • Saint Louise Regional Hospital Providing excellent care with gentleness and kindness
  • San Benito County Public Health Services The mission of San Benito County Public Health Services is to protect and promote the health, safety and environment of the people by preventing and controlling disease, environmental hazards, injury and disability, and by educating and promoting healthy lifestyles.

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Napa County, CA

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  • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • Napa State Hospital
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Veterans Home of California-Holderman Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente Find information and quotes on affordable health insurance for Medicare, families, individuals, and groups.
  • Napa County Medical Society  Over 100 years of medical excellence ! 
  • Queen of the Valley Hospital For close to 50 years, Queen of the Valley Medical Center has been the premiere medical facility in the Napa Valley. Our long history of providing high quality and caring service is founded on four core values:
  • St. Helena Hospital Located two miles north of the town of St. Helena in the Napa Valley, St. Helena Hospital is a 181-bed full-service community hospital offering the latest in state-of-the-art medical, surgical and diagnostic services. It serves as a regional center for cardiac services, outpatient surgery, obstetrics, occupational medicine, pain rehabilitation, plastic and reconstructive surgery, sleep diagnostics and home care services. A comprehensive range of acute care, behavioral health and wellness programs draws patients from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
  • The Heart & Health Center When your goal is happy, healthytomorrows&.start with our heart and health care today

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  • Skyline Wilderness Park
  • Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park The park is the site of a water-powered grist mill that was built in 1846. It was once the center of social activity as Napa Valley settlers gathered to have their corn and wheat ground into meal or flour.
  • Bothe Napa Valley State Park This state park, located on 2,000 acres, has lots to offer. 50 camp sites, outdoor swimming, picnic sites, hiking and biking trails, and more. Day use is $5 per vehicle, camping is $15 weekdays, $16 on weekends.
  • Lake Berryesssa Lake Berryessa is located just 45 minutes from downtown Napa. One of the largest man-made lakes in California, with 168 miles of shoreline, water skiing, fishing, and camping are the favorite activities at the lake, with a number of resorts and public access locations to choose from.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson State Park More serious hiking here on 5,000 acres. Climb to the top of Mount St. Helena. It's rustic, limited parking, no water, no restrooms. But the views make it worth the trip! Best time to visit is spring and fall as it can be very hot in the summer. No entrance fees.
  • Sonoma Historic Park Sonoma State Historic Park is in the center of the charming old town of Sonoma, surrounded by shops, and nearby wineries. In the center of a large, tree-covered park is the old city hall. The historic buildings of the state park border the city park with its picnic tables and benches which invite visitors to rest and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

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  • California Highway Patrol The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security to the people of California.
  • Emergency Services The Napa County Office of Emergency Services (OES) works with County departments, state agencies, and community groups to handle major disasters that affect County residents. In the event of a disaster, an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is setup and staffed with trained professionals who coordinate all communications, logistics, resources, and recovery programs.
  • Napa County Sheriff Welcome to the Napa Sheriff's Online Office. The Napa Sheriff's Office is pleased to make this website available to the users of the Internet. We hope that this website is user friendly as well as a valuable law enforcement resource. During the construction of this website, Sheriff Douglas Koford deterred the design team from creating an on-line crime reporting system. Sheriff Koford believes it is necessary to make personal contact with all County residents who are victims of crime.
  • Napa Superior Court It is the mission of the Napa Superior Court to render fair and equal justice; to inspire trust and confidence in the legal system; and to serve the public with courtesy and efficiency.

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  • Napa City - County Library Welcome to the Napa City-County Library.Our goal is for your visits to the library to be pleasant and successful. We are dedicated to helping you make use of the full range of resources, services and programs that we have to offer.
  • Napa Valley Genealogy Library The library building was purchased and paid for via fund raising, gifts, and donations -- quite a testimony to the term volunteer! The library serves as our centerpiece, providing a unique research facility for our members and the public.
  • Napa Valley Wine Library "The purpose of this organization shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in books and other documents relating to wine and to the history of wine, to acquire funds for the Napa Valley Wine Library, and to encourage, support and maintain such activities as the board of directors may from time to time deem appropriate to preserve and disseminate information regarding viticulture, enology and wine lore, particularly as it pertains to the Napa Valley."
  • St. Helena Public Library The heritage of the St. Helena Public Library is distinguished by one hundred twenty-seven years of strong local commitment to service.

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  • NDT (Napa Downtown Trolley) Transit Agency
  • NVCC (Napa Valley Commute Club) Solano and Napa counties are special places, with an inviting mix of rural and suburban lifestyles and easy access to nearby urban amenities. They are conveniently located between two of Californias most dynamic metropolitan regions  San Francisco and Sacramento.
  • The Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency The Napa County Transportation & Planning Agency (NCTPA) was formed in 1998 as a joint effort by the cities of American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, St. Helena, the town of Yountville and the County of Napa. The NCTPA serves as the countywide transportation planning agency.
  • VINE The VINE, the region's fixed-route bus system, provides safe, affordable and accessible transportation for all residents and visitors in Napa Valley. With its community shuttles, it's easy to enjoy the best of what Napa Valley has to offer.

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  • Clos Pegase Collection Just down the road from the town of Calistoga, there is a crossroads. It's the intersection of wine and art. And at that crossroads, you'll find something rare and remarkable: balance.
  • Dreamweavers Theatre Dreamweavers Troupe, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts and the joy of performance to the wonderful Napa Valley community. Our mission is to entertain, enlighten and enhance the lives of community members by offering the opportunity to view and participate in theatrical productions.
  • Hess Collection The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978.
  • Napa County Historical Society The Napa County Historical Society is a research, archival and educational organization dedicated to the discovery, preservation and presentation of the people and history of Napa County, and its place in California History.
  • Napa Valley Museum The Napa Valley Museum is dedicated to promoting the cultural and environmental heritage of the Napa Valley.
  • Napa Valley Opera House The Napa Valley Opera House enriches the cultural experience of a diverse communityoffering istinctive performing arts and preserving a unique historic theater.
  • Napa Valley Symphony Assn. The Napa Valley Symphony (NVS) was found in 1933 by Luigi Catalano, director of the Napa Conservatory of Music, as a means for students and volunteer musicans to provide symphonic music to the community.
  • Rivers Edge Kayak and Canoe Trips Take the most scenic and remote variety of trips available on the Russian RiverGUARANTEED!
  • Sharpsteen Museum Assn. The Sharpsteen Museum's permanent exhibits are designed to present the history of the upper Napa Valley from its pre-history to post World War I with an emphasis on people and changes brought by the period of U.S. emigration and development.