Wikipedia:WikiProject California/San Francisco Bay Area task force

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This task force exists to help organize and contribute to the extensive collection of articles about the San Francisco Bay Area in California.

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This task force is part of WikiProject California, and has several sibling task forces:

Southern California task force
Inland Empire task force
Los Angeles task force
WikiProject San Diego
Santa Barbara County task force (inactive)
California State University task force (inactive)

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WikiProject California State Highways (w/ WikiProject U.S. Roads)
WikiProject Indigenous languages of California
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WikiProject University of California (inactive) (w/ WikiProject Universities)
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Here is a list of San Francisco Bay Area task force members, together with some of their interests. To join the group simply add yourself to the list of participants, being sure to maintain alphabetical order.

User name Talk page Comments or Special Interests Joined

AdamT777 talk Grew up in the Bay Area and live in Cupertino. Not sure how I can help though. 4 July 2020
Ancophosep talk Grew up in the Bay Area. Interested in local history, geography, politics, and nature. 19 April 2020
Audreyw5678 talk San Francisco native, excited to help out. 17 May 2020
BDS2006 talk Resident of the Bay Area from 2000-2007 and 2011-present. Interested in geography and issues related to socio-economics. Initiated the Montezuma Hills article. I can go out and get images of anything that is requested for Bay Area articles. See San Francisco#Cityscape for an example of my work. 1 November 2011
Binksternet talk Oakland resident, fan of Spanish and Mexican history of California, early San Francisco Bay Area history, California architecture, California art movements, Bohemian Club history 23 August 2009
Brandon5485 talk East Bay student; I am working on adding coordinates, reverting vandalism, adding details, etc. Also can help with revising templates. 6 April 2010
BriefEdits talk San Francisco history/districts/government May 2020
Bruin2 talk East Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. I have previously contributed to some existing articles. 4 July 2013
Chouchin11 talk Resident of Livermore for over 30 years. Have done a bit of Wiki programming and would like to focus on historical aspects of the Tri-Valley, and on the regional parks and trails of the area. Also interested in the upcoming San Francisco America's Cup. 6 January 2012
Chrishomingtang talk Live in SF, hope I can help. 7 June 2007
Cork12 talk I live in Sunnyvale, and I want to improve articles about cities in the Bay Area. I also like Caltrain so I'm interested in expanding and updating articles about that too. Hope I can help! 26 March 2023
Cs california talk Just organizing stuff and adding political stuff with NPOV and all points of view. Please add more info instead of erase sourced info. 16 March 2007
Cyberdog958 talk Public transportation in the San Francisco Area. 1 July 2010
DENAMAX talk 2 July 2021
Dynaflow talk Came of age in CoCo County, went to school in Santa Cruz, and live in the City. Interested in educational institutions (UCs particularly), the freeway system, and urban planning-related ... things. 13 April 2007
Eccekevin talk Educational insitutions, history of the city, science and archietcure of SF. New top the city 26 July 2017
FreakingSmonked talk Interested in local sports, regional history, and hyphy music. Martinez, California. 25 May 2022
Hjal talk Born in Marin County, grew up in Stinson Beach, work for the City of San Jose, live in Fremont; interested in local history, environmentalism, recycling & waste management, schools, and the 60s. 25 February 2007
HowardMorland talk I was stationed at Travis AFB in 1967-8, and lived in Berkeley in 1972. I now live on the east coast, but have been coming to Berkeley/Davis to visit family and windsurf the Bay/Delta since 1992. My interest is tidewater. See Suisun Marsh article. 9 November 2007
Iconoclast209 talk Livermore Resident, Interest in Local Government, Game Design, and Game Studios 23 December 2017
ImperfectlyInformed talk Resident of the Bay Area from 2015-present. 7 August 2019
Indefensible talk Hello all. Reside and work in Silicon Valley, hope to contribute on related topics and Wikipedia in general. 21 December 2019
JuliusCesar talk Newark resident, junior at Newark Memorial High School and interested in transportation as well as high school athletics. 30 March 2019
J1n9 talk I am a San Francisco Bay Area resident and interested in the technology industry, public transportation, and education in the region. 30 December 2018
Kurykh talk As a native of San Francisco, why not? 11 February 2007
Leonard G. talk East bay and central Contra Costa County, earthquake faults and earthquake defense and response, Bay Area Bridges, images from within the Bay Area and elswhere (when on tour). 15 February 2007
Mark Miller talk San Francisco bay area interest. Images, history, structures, biographies, etc. 23 August 2009
Marlith talk Live in SF and should know enough about this place with many pics to contribue. 10 July 2008
MCB talk Alameda and San Mateo County cities and locations; SF neighborhoods; SFO, OAK, SJC, and other airports. 17 February 2007
Marleeashton talk geography, climate change, infrastructure, south bay, local politics, & census data. 5th gen bay area resident with too much general knowledge about this area. 28 October 2022
MelanieN talk Grew up in Oakland, went to Stanford, still have multiple family in area; article interests include National Register properties and historical information 6 April 2013
Mercurywoodrose talk Hayward, uploading images, creating categories for the Bay Area, creating new Bay Area articles. I have updated some of the task force page info, and assessed/rated articles, eliminating the backlog of such. I am now the unofficial sole editor of the Portal:San Francisco Bay Area as of sept 2012, after it had lain moribund for years. please join me. 24 September 2011
Mikechen talk South bay, esp. 14th district. 12 August 2010
Mike Linksvayer talk Golden Gate, Oakland, California and nearby. 12 July 2012
Mxn talk Resident of San Jose, California, focusing on articles about South Bay institutions, history, and transportation. Often takes photos for Wikimedia Commons during field surveys for OpenStreetMap and OpenHistoricalMap. {{subst:CURRENTISODATE}}
PacificDepths talk Politics, San Francisco, Transportation 19 September 2022
Pegship talk Can help with photos occasionally as well. 11 February 2007
Peter G Werner talk Very interested in Bay Area-related topics and have contributed to quite a few such articles already. Some particular interests: Bay Area natural history, Bay Area artists and art history, Bay Area punk/"avant-garde" culture, cities and neighborhoods of the Bay Area. I live in Marin County, so Marin-related topics are a particular interest. 21 January 2007
Queenqpawn talk Born in the East Bay and lives in San Jose, main interests are Sports, Geography, and Tech 19 February 2022
Russbus64 talk Resident of the Richmond District, San Francisco. Interested in my neighborhood and Bay Area sports teams (i.e Giants, A's, Warriors, Earthquakes. 13 September 2010
Ryoji.kun talk Lifelong resident of San José, though now am studying in San Diego. Interested in ever-vandalized school articles. 27 August 2009
Scalhotrod talk 5th generation resident of Santa Clara, 3rd generation native of Campbell. Interested in most things South Bay related, but have ties all around the greater Bay Area. 29 August 2014
SFFrog talk Born in San Francisco and a 4th generation San Franciscan (1944-46, 1965-68, 1985-86; worked there 1965-81, 1985-2001), have also lived in San Mateo, and South San Francisco; living in Belmont since 1986; avid student of San Francisco and Peninsula history (major fan of stories from older generation family members who lived in the City before I was born) and Bay Area Music 1967-1985; active in the early S.F. music scene as a band manager, sound system designer, live sound engineer 1967-85 5 February 2008
Sfmammamia talk 20-year resident of San Francisco and proud of it. 26 April 2007
Spintendo talk SoMa, Outer Sunset, Twin Peaks, Embarcadero, Castro 5 February 2007
Stepheng3 talk I live in Sonoma County, California. 6 December 2007
Steven Walling talk San Francisco, mostly, but also Berkeley and Oakland 13 October 2012
TurfToe11 talk I Frequent San Francisco and spend most my time in the neighborhood South of Market. I also frequent AT&T Park and Coliseum. I would like to help on articles by adding pictures and info about the places I visit. 30 July 2013
WikiLeon talk North bay topics. 15 February 2007
wishfulanthony talk Born in Manila, Philippines, now living in Novato, California in Marin County for nearly four years now. Very interested with transportation systems, especially in San Francisco, San Mateo, the North Bay and Marin County. 8 December 2007
Wjhonson talk Santa Cruz 25 September 2009
Wyvern_t talk San Francisco and Bay Area utility infrastructure. Hetch-Hetchy water system, waste-water treatment, power grid and associated technologies. 13 January 2012
ZappaOMati talk Born and raised in San Jose. Primarily interested in the Bay's culture. 22 February 2012


Aezram talk East Bay topics, esp. Oakland and Berkeley. February 15, 2007. 15 February 2007
Alexh1013 talk Born and currently lives in Hayward, California and likes learning about the Bay Area. 4 August 2007
Alvincura talk Mountain View, Peninsula, Santa Clara County, California Missions, Roman Catholic Churches and Dioceses, Eastern Catholic Churches and Dioceses WP:CAL 6 May 2010
Anlace talk Slight knowledge of Bay Area. Working in other world regions of Wikipedia (Africa, Central America, Europe) 22 February 2007
Aspen04 talk Born and lived in the Salt Lake City area until age 17. Frequently visited the Bay Area while living in Salt Lake. Now a full-time Bay Area resident living in Walnut Creek. Loves all parts of the bay, but more knowledgeable about down town San Francisco, Oakland, and central Contra Costa County. 3 August 2007
Bagel7 talk I live in the East Bay, so I decided to join. 12 December 2007
Blow of Light talk I live in San Francisco, so, well, why not? 18 December 2007
BobHiggs talk Born in Fairfield, raised in Rio Vista... I hail from the North Bay 19 November 2007
Brian1078 talk From Pinole, but now in socal. Interested in cleaning up and providing additional information for the Pinole, Hercules, Richmond, etc. articles. 19 March 2007
brianvdb talk Was born and grew up in Alameda County, now live, work, and go to school in Santa Clara County. 19 April 2007
Caliwiki123 talk Live in the Bay Area. Love it. How can you not? Am a fan of local history and lore. 10 April 2007
ChardingLLNL talk since 1963 on and off resident of Livermore, California current stint going on 17 years. Have already contributed to article on the city and on Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where I work in Computer Operations, with the current worlds second fastest supercomputer, BlueGene/L. 7 May 2007
Chickyfuzz14 talk I'll bring some North Bay into here. I live in Santa Rosa, California, and would be happy to give some more information about the North Bay. 11 March 2007
Coastergeekperson04 talk I was born and live in Santa Cruz, CA, I think that's close enough. 30 October 2007
coastside talk I live in Moss Beach. 22 April 2007
Critical Chris talk I live in Oakland and enjoy editing articles on Oakland's neighborhoods. I've formally submitted the article on Oakland's Lakeside Apartments District for peer review. Also, I believe the original assessment of this article underestimated the neighborhoods the present Oakland's Planning Commission is revising height and zoning regulations around the entire Central Business District, to include next to areas of primary historic importance. 7 February 2008
Daniel Olsen talk Oaklander, somewhat busy IRL right now, but able to take pictures of various East Bay locations, just drop me a message on my talk page. 15 February 2007
DaveOinSF talk Founder (interested in all, but particularly SF and Silicon Valley) 17 January 2007
Dfruzzetti talk Dan Fruzzetti. Castro Valley native, currently teaching at Tennyson High School in Hayward. Lots of first-hand knowledge and happy to help with anything or add tidbits with relevance. Please feel free to contact and ask me. 26 July 2008
Diablobear talk Interested in the entire SF Bay Area, with specific interest in the East Bay, especially Contra Costa County. Major focuses on environmental, land use, park and open space issues. 1 June 2007
Duhhitsminerva talk I Live in Burlingame, cleaning up articles for spelling is my specialty; especially airport articles. 12 March 2008
Dynaflow talk Came of age in CoCo County, went to school in Santa Cruz, and live in the City. Interested in educational institutions (UCs particularly), the freeway system, and urban planning-related ... things. 13 April 2007
Emiellaiendiay talk Interested primarily in the East Bay 2 February 2007
Exhartland talk Already a member of Wikiproject: California, but can contribute Bay Area-oriented articles. 17 February 2007
Faithlessthewonderboy talk Born in Redwood City, also lived in Novato. Currently living on the other coast, but I left my heart in San Francisco. I plan to work on sports, education and well known people from the Bay Area. 19 July 2007
FCYTravis talk Born and raised in West (Contra Costa) County, currently a Richmond resident. 24 February 2007
fizbin talk Lived in west of hills East Bay cities most of my life. 30 March 2007
Goldenrowley talk Working on Native American and some history-related articles around the Bay area. 28 March 2007
Hank Chapot talk Just lucky I guess, I once worked as a historical research assistant 22 April 2007
Hydrogen Iodide talk Lived in Bay Area for 15 years, currently living in Davis, can help with just about anything. 16 February 2007
Ibadibam talk Born/raised in the North Bay. 19 November 2007
James C. March talk Lived in Palo Alto 1971-1973, Oakland 1976-1987, Sonoma County 1987-present. Interested in Sonoma County present and past. 19 March 2007
Jamesontai talk I lived in San Francisco for 13 years before moving away to Florida. Interested in keeping SFBA current events and major article-worthy subjects in Wikipedia. Particularly interested in San Francisco, SFUSD and its schools, and other technical-related articles. 31 October 2007
JavaTenor talk Lived in San Francisco since college, work in Silicon Valley 11 April 2007
JDoorjam talk Especially Marin and SF. 15 February 2007
Macaroni0811 talk Live here, so why not? 28 May 2007
Mactographer talk Happy to add some photos as I have the time. I'm more often on the East Bay side of things, but I wander over to SF from time to time. 16 February 2007
MissMJ talk Live here, hopefully can contribute something. 14 June 2007
M1ss1ontomars2k4 talk 11 February 2007
MKLPTR talk I live in Antioch thus representing the Eastern Fringe of the bay area. I also work in Oakland at the airport. So East Bay REPRESENT!!! 15 December 2007
Myheartinchile talk 18 August 2008
Olivettilly talk Art student and writer from California Jube 25, 2015
Ombudsman talk 16 September 2007
Patricknoddy talk 16 February 2007
Paul Italiano talk Born in San Francisco and live in the East Bay, willing to help. 19 January 2008
Paul Haymon talk Native of California, particularly interested in Oakland and UC Berkeley. 23 February 2007
PlanningProf talk Lifelong resident of the Bay Area with interests in higher education, financial planning, and history. 4 January 2013
Poetess talk Homegrown and still here. I grew up in Berkeley, Bolinas and Mill Valley. Currently, I live in the Montclair District of Oakland (& have for over 14 years). I actually was a child during the 1960s. Took three degrees in Rhetoric from University of California, Berkeley. Former professor at UCB. A professional writer with 20 years' experience. Want to help. 20 July 2007
Quarl talk 24 February 2007
QwerpQwertus talk I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and have written a few articles about things in it, so why not? 17 August 2010
Ravenforaday talk Lived in San Francisco for many years, active in many and led some civic and local organizations, particularly interested in urban policy and planning, and internet policy. 9 February 2013
rickyrazz talk Born and raised in Silicon Valley, lived the good life and willing to chronicle companies and technologies. 27 December 2007
RK-SFO talk Airports and cities on the Peninsula. 15 February 2007
Ronbo76 talk 11 March 2007
sallyrob talk born in San Francisco in 1947, lived there until 1950, then Daly City (1950-1954), San Bruno (1954-1985), and Montara (1985-1989); return regularly for visits; interested in history, culture, and climate of the Bay Area, especially San Francisco and San Mateo Counties 16 February 2007
SarahStierch talk Biographies and places 4 October 2023
Scott Burley talk South Bay, here. 16 February 2007
SeanMcG talk East Bay (esp. Berkeley) and San Francisco 14 February 2007
Schmiteye talk born in San Francisco and have lived in San Mateo for 50-plus years. San Mateo County is my main interest. 15 February 2007
SFOetthekid talk Born in San Francisco, and currently live in Daly City. I am interested in the Bay Area airports (SFO, OAK, SJC), and transportation articles (MUNI, BART, etc...) I can help out with that, and all other articles in general as well. 24 October 2007
SharkxFanSJ talk Sports topics, transportation 3 May 2009
Sir rylee talk Born in Berkeley, lived in Richmond, and currently living in Santa Rosa. 19 February 2007
Tarastar42 talk I live in the East Bay and am interested in improving and adding local articles. 17 June 2010
Tinned Elk talk I live in Concord, previously lived in SF. I have also already edited several articles, and just went on a spree (hopefully correctly) of adding the SFBA template to some article talk pages, so I might as well join! 14 August 2007
Tmangray talk Also interested, primarily in East Bay. 11 February 2007
tuyvan talk I work in the Bay Area, but live in Central Valley. Transportation, Tri-Valley, Local History 21 April 2007
Utilizer talk I was born in San Francisco and lived in the bay area for over 40 years. Mostly interested in film, music and art. 6 December 2008
Wikimania1011 talk Born in Mountain View, raised in San Jose, now live in San Jose, will work on the aging school pages. 16 March 2007
Zzyzx11 talk Will occasionally help with it. 11 February 2007
マイキ talk Adding photos and geo info to existing articles, and exploring areas to find new places to add! 12 July 2012

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