Today the city of Yerba Buena ("YAIR-Bah Byoo-Nah") is renamed San Francisco.
San Francisco was originally known as Yerba Buena - Spanish for "good herb" - a small mint-like plant early explorers found.
Over the years, people have left their hearts in San Francisco.
The author Rudyard Kipling said,
"San Francisco has only one drawback – ’tis hard to leave."
Paul Kanter of Jefferson Airplane said,
"San Francisco is 49 square miles, surrounded by reality."
Ashleigh Brilliant, author and cartoonist, said,
"There may not be a Heaven, but there is San Francisco."
The writer William Saroyan said,
"If you’re not alive, San Francisco will bring you to life."
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