Originally Posted by avejoe
This is what Herb Caen (a legendary SF columnist) said:
"Caress each Spanish syllable, salute our Italian Saint. Don't say Frisco and don't say San-Fran-Cis-Co. That's the way Easterners, like Larry King pronounce it. It's more like SanfrnSISco."
IIRC, Herb Caen always called California's capital city Sack-a-tomato.