The safest city in Northern California is Saratoga. It is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains foothills and there were fewer than 20 violent crimes committed there in 2011. Los Altos, which is also near the Silicon Valley, is considered the second safest city. Other cities in the same region share the area's reputation for safety.Continue Reading
The third safest city in Northern California is Lincoln, a suburb of Sacramento with fewer than 30 violent crimes reported in 2011. Danville, 30 miles east of San Francisco, is a quaint and upscale town that ranks highly for safety. San Ramon, a medium-sized town near the San Francisco Bay Area, boasts very low unemployment as well as low crime.
Soledad, a small community in the center of the Salinas Valley, is filled with vineyards and has a very low crime rate. Cupertino, the home of Apple Computers, is another Silicon Valley city with high community involvement and a low crime rate. Foster City, a planned community in San Mateo County, is very safe, with only two robberies reported in 2011. Pacifica, on the San Francisco peninsula, experienced only seven robberies in 2011 and is the 23rd safest city in all of California. The 10th safest city in northern California is Hercules in the East San Francisco Bay area.Learn more about The West
As of July 2011, California had 482 incorporated cities, with 121 charter cities and 361 general law cities. Three counties lack any incorporated areas whatsoever, including Alpine, Mariposa and Trinity counties. Of the 482 cities, 439 gained population in 2014.Full Answer >
There are 21 Spanish missions in California, some of which developed into larger cities such as Mission San Francisco de Asis, San Jose, Santa Clara de Asis, Santa Cruz and.San Luis Obispo de Toloso. Santa Barbara, San Juan Capistrano and San Diego de Alcala also developed into large cities.Full Answer >
Las Vegas, Henderson and Reno are Nevada's most notable cities. Las Vegas, a major resort city known for its gambling and nightlife, has the highest population of any city in Nevada. A 2014 estimate places the population of Las Vegas at 610,637.Full Answer >
Yorba Linda, California, is located in the northeast suburbs of Orange County, approximately 25 miles southeast of Los Angeles, and was considered to be one of the richest cities in the United States in 2006. As of 2015, Yorba Linda's most famous resident is Richard Nixon, with several of Yorba Linda's landmarks and locations named after him, including the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.Full Answer >