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241. San Diego-Tijuana Metro: This is short for the San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area, which is typically considered the metropolitan area that...  
242. Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Unveiling: The world-famous, seventeen-block Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard holds a monthly 'star' unveiling ceremony, fr...  
243. Hollywood Boulevard: A famous street in Los Angeles that is particularly notable for the Hollywood Walk of Fame among its wide variety e...  
244. Beverly Hills: The neighborhood southwest of downtown Hollywood where many celebrities live, dine and shop. This part of LA has a ...  
245. PickFair: The palatial home of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in the 1920s  
246. Port of San Francisco
247. San Francisco International Airport
248. Berkeleyite: What do you call someone from Berkeley. Well now you know! This almost-forgotten slang term is the official/unoff...  
249. San Franciscan: Those who are from San Francisco.  
250. Jack London Square: One of Oakland's top tourist attractions, the Square is located on the waterfront of the city and includes stores, ...  
251. Oakland Museum of California: Opened in 1969, the Oakland Museum includes multiple pieces of art and exhibits dedicated to history and natural sc...  
252. Lake Merritt: Lake Merritt is spelled with two 'T's. It was created by damming a tidal slough, and mayor Samuel Merritt paid for ...  
253. MC Hammer: A famous rapper from Oakland, known for his 1991 hit, "Can't Touch This".  
254. Tupac: One of the most popular rappers in history, Tupac also known as Machiavelli was born in Oakland. He produced multi...  
255. Loma Prieta Earthquake: A major earthquake that reached a 6.9 on the Richter Scale. it ironically occurred during the World Series between...  
 
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This is August 15 and a few days on either side. When all the leases in the central city turn over at the same time, many students and other renters leave vast piles of unwanted belongings on the curb as they change apartments. These items are often taken home by others as the population garbage picks the piles. When someone asks where you got an item, you reply "Hippie Christmas."

The first of its kind in the United States, the general strike occurred citywide in Seattle after sufficient post-war concessions weren't made to Seattle's labor groups.

Nickname for Atlanta that comes from the generally sticky-hot weather in the city.

A traffic light - otherwise known in other parts of the US as a stop light...

This is how a New Yorker might say "orange".