Portola is located northeast of McLaren Park, in southeastern San Francisco. The neighborhood’s name originates from Gaspar de Portolá, a Spanish explorer who some credit with discovering the San Francisco Bay. Source: Wikipedia
Fun Fact: Unlike many San Francisco neighborhoods that were settled during the Gold Rush, Portola was originally settled after the 1906 earthquake and fire. Source: Wikipedia
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