The side borders of our home page consist of the 16 StaatWappen
(State Shields) of the 16 Bundesländer (Federal States) of
Germany. An excellent discussions of these Wappen can be found at
These pages are being maintained to promote the German culture and heritage throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.
If you have any comments or helpful suggestions, please email them to Birgit Steensen at email@example.com