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San Francisco Mail

November 2023
1min read

I hope I don’t sound chauvinistic, but the statement from Richard Reinhardt’s article on San Francisco in the April issue about “upstart towns like … San Jose” struck a nerve. After all, San Jose was founded in 1777, a year after Captain de Anza was scouting the area that would, quite a bit later, become San Francisco. Perhaps we in San Jose should regard San Francisco as the upstart town that shares our bay!

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