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  2. Irvine, California - Wikipedia

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    Irvine (/ ˈ ɜːr v aɪ n /) is a master-planned city in South Orange County, California, United States, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.The Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s and the city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971.

  3. Pittsburgh - Wikipedia

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    Pittsburgh (/ ˈ p ɪ t s b ɜːr ɡ / PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Allegheny County.It is the second-most populous city in Pennsylvania, behind Philadelphia, and 68th-largest city in the U.S. with a population of 302,971 as of the 2020 census.

  4. Demographics of Filipino Americans - Wikipedia

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    In Hudson County, Jersey City is home to the largest Filipino population in New Jersey, with over 16,000 Filipinos in 2010, accounting for seven percent the city's population. This is an increase from 11,677 in 1990. In the 1970s, to acknowledge the Filipinos immigrating to Jersey City, the city named a street Manila Avenue.

  5. Sacramento, California - Wikipedia

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    John Sutter, Sr. Representing Mexico, Sutter Sr. called his colony New Helvetia sawmill so he could continue to expand his empire, but unbeknownst to many, Sutter Sr.'s "empire" had been built on thin margins of credit.. American period. Sacramento in 1849, when the city was an economic center of the California Gold Rush. In 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in ...

  6. History of rail transportation in California - Wikipedia

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    California's symbolic and tangible connection to the rest of the country was fused at Promontory Summit, Utah, as the "last spike" was driven to join the tracks of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads, thereby completing the first transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 (before that time, only a few local rail lines operated in the State, the first being the Sacramento Valley ...

  7. Burbank, California - Wikipedia

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    Burbank's City Manager, Mike Flad, estimated the city's 2009–10 fiscal budget would suffer a 5% shortfall. In fact, the city's budget woes continued well into 2017. At the beginning of the budget development process for fiscal 2016–17, the city's staff was projecting a recurring budget deficit of $1.3 million for the year. [120]

  8. Los Angeles Metro Rail - Wikipedia

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    The Los Angeles Metro Rail is an urban rail transit system serving Los Angeles County, California, United States.It consists of seven lines, including five light rail lines (the A, C, E, K, L lines) and two rapid transit (known locally as a subway) lines (the B and D lines) serving 99 stations.

  9. Bay Area Rapid Transit - Wikipedia

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    Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a rapid transit system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.BART serves 50 stations along six routes on 131 miles (211 kilometers) of rapid transit lines, including a 10-mile (16 km) spur line in eastern Contra Costa County which uses diesel multiple-unit trains and a 3.2-mile (5.1 km) automated guideway transit line to the Oakland International ...