Re: Starfleet and San Francisco
Because it's where the UN was founded (as 1001001
mentioned), and also it was where the troops shipped out for WW2 in the Pacific.
"Sometimes I get the feeling the only way we could achieve a STAR TREK segment on budget would be to have 60 minutes of Mr. Spock playing kazoo solo as Captain Kirk holds him in his arms while standing in a telephone booth."
Bob Justman, 1967.