Eight other cities had populations of more than 5000 - Riverside City (7973), Vallejo (7965), Eureka (7327), Santa Rosa (6673), Santa Barbara (6587), San Bernardino (6156), Santa Cruz (5659), and Pomona (5526).
The naval station of the Pacific is on Mare Island in San Pablo Bay, opposite Vallejo.
General Mariano Vallejo, former commander of the presidio of Sonoma, became the first large-scale winegrower in the valley.
Caffe Trieste - Located on Vallejo Street in the heart of North Beach, this popular eaterie, opened in 1956, was the first espresso house on the West Coast and a favorite of the "beat" writers.
Other artists like, Boris Vallejo, have given us many images of vampires and other creatures in a crisp and realistic fine art style that many can easily appreciate.