About Daly City
Daly City, California. Daly City, is named after Land Owner and Business Man John Daly. Daly City, started out as just a small Dairy Farm Community, which flourished with the growth and settlement of different business?s. Daly City was the epicenter of the 1906 earthquake which destroyed many homes and businesses along with the 1957 earthquake which caused some structural damage along the west lake area. One of Daly City?s attractions is The Cow Palace, which serves as home to the National Rodeo, and the Horse And Stock Show. You can also find several golf courses, and the Olympic Club. Another great Place to visit is the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which includes the cities Thornton Beach. This Beach serves as a wonderful place for Hang Gliding, and Paragliding. Daly City also holds the highest transit ridership, being the most people to ever use a transit bus on a regular basis, which creates the friendly transit center to be an attraction in itself. Public transportation is provided by the company SamTrans, BART, and some of the San- Francisco Muni Lines. Daly City has also served as homes for the famous Ed Montague and Sam Rockwell.