San Francisco – Excelsior District
San Francisco which is Spanish for ‘Saint Francis’, is a cultural and commercial center in Northern California. It is located on the West Coast of the US at the north-end of the San Francisco Peninsula which also includes significant stretches of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco bay. San Francisco has been a main destination for Italians for many years. The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption which replaced Old Saint Mary’s Cathedral is currently the parish church.