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241. San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos is the 17-the largest metropolitan are in the US with a population of nearly 3 millio...  
242. San Diego-Tijuana Metro: This is short for the San Diego-Tijuana Metropolitan Area, which is typically considered the metropolitan area that...  
243. Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Unveiling: The world-famous, seventeen-block Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard holds a monthly 'star' unveiling ceremony, fr...  
244. Hollywood Boulevard: A famous street in Los Angeles that is particularly notable for the Hollywood Walk of Fame among its wide variety e...  
245. Beverly Hills: The neighborhood southwest of downtown Hollywood where many celebrities live, dine and shop. This part of LA has a ...  
246. PickFair: The palatial home of Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in the 1920s  
247. Port of San Francisco
248. San Francisco International Airport
249. Berkeleyite: What do you call someone from Berkeley. Well now you know! This almost-forgotten slang term is the official/unoff...  
250. San Franciscan: Those who are from San Francisco.  
251. Jack London Square: One of Oakland's top tourist attractions, the Square is located on the waterfront of the city and includes stores, ...  
252. Oakland Museum of California: Opened in 1969, the Oakland Museum includes multiple pieces of art and exhibits dedicated to history and natural sc...  
253. Lake Merritt: Lake Merritt is spelled with two 'T's. It was created by damming a tidal slough, and mayor Samuel Merritt paid for ...  
254. MC Hammer: A famous rapper from Oakland, known for his 1991 hit, "Can't Touch This".  
255. Tupac: One of the most popular rappers in history, Tupac also known as Machiavelli was born in Oakland. He produced multi...  
 
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Reference to the CTA trains, which run elevated from the streets.

A hodad is a guy who pretends to be a surfer but really isn't. He may or may not actually surf, but for the most part chills at the beach and tries to look cool to pick up women.

Potatoes

Was posted on a billboard in the 70's (I think). Initially referred to all of the layoffs from Boeing in the 60's and 70's since Boeing was the major employer in the area, but has since been used whenever a major employer has done layoffs (i.e., Boeing, Microsoft, etc.).

In most parts of the world a sieve is a perforated instrument used to strain liquids, but at UW hockey games at the Kohl Center a sieve is the away team's goalie. After every Wisconsin goal the student section engages in a chant that likens the goalie to an instrument that lets things through its grasp.