About San Bruno, California
San Bruno is a small unincorporated community located in San Mateo County, California. It is situated on the eastern slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. San Bruno is part of the larger city of South San Francisco and is often referred to as “Bruno/South San Francisco.” The community has a mild Mediterranean climate, with moderate temperatures and relatively low rainfall throughout the year. The community was named after Saint Bruno of Cologne, the founder of the Carthusian Order. The city is known for its scenic beauty, with panoramic views of the bay and surrounding mountains. San Bruno is a primarily residential area, characterized by charming single-family homes and tree-lined streets. It is known for its tight-knit community spirit, with many annual events and gatherings organized by residents. San Bruno is home to a variety of parks and recreational facilities, such as Bruno City Park, offering residents ample opportunities for outdoor activities. The annual “BrunoFest” is a popular community event that celebrates the unique heritage and culture of the area with live music, food, and entertainment. The residents of San Bruno enjoy a peaceful and idyllic lifestyle while still being within easy reach of the amenities and attractions of the Bay Area. The city has an estimated population of 38,050 as of the 2024 census.