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  Encyclopedia: Grand Lake, Oakland
Grand Lake, or the Grand Lake District, is a neighborhood of Oakland, California.
The Grand Lake Theater dominates the corner of Grand and Lake Park Ave.
The Grand Lake neighborhood has seen a degree of revitalization since the 1990s and under the mayoral term of Mayor Jerry Brown.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Grand-Lake,-Oakland   (485 words)

  
 Oakland, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oakland is the county seat of Alameda County.
Oakland was founded and incorporated in 1852 and grew with the railroads, becoming a major rail terminus in the late 1860s and 1870s.
Oakland Heritage Alliance is a non-profit membership organization which advocates the protection, preservation, and revitalization of Oakland's architectural, historic, cultural and natural resources through publications, education, and direct action.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oakland,_California   (2842 words)

  
 Oakland
Oakland, Iowa, United States [City]; population was 1,496 in 1990; housing units was 646 in 1990; location is 41°19'N 95°24'W; land area is 1.49 square miles (955 acres); water area is 0.02 square miles (10 acres); FIPS code is 58080 [SourceCBP]
Oakland, Maryland, United States [Town]; population was 1,741 in 1990; housing units was 777 in 1990; location is 39°25'N 79°24'W; land area is 1.73 square miles (1,110 acres); water area is 0.01 square miles (7 acres); FIPS code is 57650 [SourceCBP]
Oakland, Michigan, United States [County]; population was 1,083,592 in 1990; housing units was 432,684 in 1990; location is 42°40'N 83°23'W; land area is 872.72 square miles (558,538 acres); water area is 35.36 square miles (22,632 acres); FIPS code is 125 [SourceCBP]
www.placesnamed.com /o/a/oakland.asp   (2180 words)

  
 SF Gate: Bay Area Traveler: East Bay Neighborhoods: Grand and Lakeshore Avenues, Oakland
The Grand-Lakeshore district is the crossroads of Oakland.
Grand Avenue cuts through several Oakland neighborhoods, from its beginnings as the border between downtown to uptown to where it transects Piedmont and becomes Pleasant Valley Avenue.
Grand Lake Theater is at the corner of Grand and MacArthur.
www.sfgate.com /traveler/guide/eastbay/neighborhoods/grand.shtml   (2316 words)

  
 Greater Grand Lake Coalition
If we are to respect the wishes of citizens of Oakland and the process which took well over 5 years to conduct and complete, we need to hold the Estuary Plan "sacred" and require developers to design their projects within the context of the Estuary Plan.
The citizens of Oakland have a fight on their hands and will need sustained leadership to take on these corporate interest and the political power structure who has already decided that "this is the way it is going to be".
Perhaps the citizens of Oakland need to stop electing "career" politicians whose interest is for higher and higher office (or for a higher paid job) and their decision-making and policies reflect this transitional mindset.
www.greatergrandlake.org   (4461 words)

  
 Cinema Treasures | Grand Lake Theater   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Architects of the Grand Lake were the Reid Bros. This was the largest theatre they designed, although several of their others came close.
The Grand Lake hsan't had new carpets in 15 years...nor seats...the Oaks in Berkeley doesn't even have air conditioning (which you stole the lovely chandeliers from for alameda) and the park theatre you wont even paint.
It is an 'asset' to Oakland, as is the Paramount and Fox Oakland.
cinematreasures.org /theater/414   (2700 words)

  
 Marin County Farmers' Market Association
December is a big month for Grand Lake Farmer's market, fresh with its new additions of organic grass fed beef from Prather Ranch, and raw milk from Organic Pastures.
These new additions bolster Grand Lake Farmer's Market's impressive lineup of organic and specialty produce.
Grand Lake also has its annual Holiday Craftfair.
www.marincountyfarmersmarkets.org /oakland.htm   (129 words)

  
 Grand Lake Gardens Retirement Community, Oakland California - About Us
A mix of the known and the new, of serenity and surprise is what has made Grand Lake Gardens appealing for more than 35 years.
Grand Lake Gardens is one of the communities of the American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW).
Grand Lake Gardens is full of zest, warmth, and opportunities for grand living.
www.grandlakegardens.com /about   (338 words)

  
 Multi-Level Communities | ABHOW
Grand Lake Gardens, located in the heart of Oakland, is tucked away in a peaceful setting but is only steps away from the bustle of downtown and beautiful Lake Merritt.
Grand Lake Gardens residents know that "zest" is the ingredient here that sets it apart from other retirement communities.
Call Grand Lake Gardens today at 510-893-3329 or send an e-mail to info@grandlakegardens.com to discuss your needs and arrange for a personal tour.
www.abhow.com /multi/grand_lake_gardens   (261 words)

  
 OAKLANDISH
this unsanctioned public art work has been shown on the outside walls of the grand lake theater, the oakland museum of california, the kaiser building, and at the oakland airport tower lounge.
Nonchalance, a small and somewhat mysterious organization dedicated to promoting their love of "original oakland charm," will finally bring this long-sequestered history to the public.
"Oakland Love Retrospective," a 130-image digital slide show accompanied by an origianl trip-hop musical score, will be projected after dark onto the walls of buildings about the city.
www.oaklandish.com /OAK/dreams.html   (593 words)

  
 North Lake Merritt Neighborhood Group - Projects Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Lake Merritt (The jewel of Oakland!) Ecology, history, and activities at Lakeside Park.
The damming of the lake and the establishment of the wildlife sanctuary
Perched on a knoll overlooking the lake at the corner of 14th Street and Lakeside Drive is the historic landmark, the Cameron Stanford House.
www.northlakegroup.org /LakeMerritt.cfm   (1914 words)

  
 Print Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
OAKLAND — Hundreds of people showed solidarity Wednesday evening with Vacaville mother Cindy Sheehan at anti-war vigils in about three dozen locations in the Oakland area organized by Moveon.org.
Charles Stewart, 54, of Oakland, said he was holding a candle "to support the idea voiced in Texas by Ms.
Outside Oakland's Grand Lake Theater — known for the ongoing war commentary it posts regularly in marquee lights — another crowd of at least 300 gathered.
insidebayarea.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2951953   (705 words)

  
 ARCE/NC ARCHIVES
By 1915, grand theatres in the European style were being designed mainly with motion pictures in mind and by the 1920s, what is now considered the American Movie Palace Era was in full swing.
The long courtyard, which served as the theatre’s open-air grand lobby, has likewise been freed of the 1950s and ’60s "improvements" and will once again be graced with palm trees, and its fountain restored.
The Grand Lake's miniature Egyptian auditorium is the best, having been closely modeled after a theatre in DeKalb, Illinois.
home.comcast.net /~hebsed/parks.htm   (1480 words)

  
 HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
OIFF hosts the cutting edge Oakland Film Market, a one day event, that allow filmmakers the opportunity to show their works via a computer.
The Oakland International Film Festival is now accepting film and video submissions from around the world for its fifth annual event to be held September 20-25, 2006.
This annual festival is presented by The Oakland Film Society, a California nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of independent filmmaking through the promotion, exhibition and distribution of culturally diverse and realistic media images.
www.oiff.org   (209 words)

  
 Oakland Apartment Rental Detail
There is a balcony overlooking the grand lake area.
We are ½ block from Grand Ave between Gran and Lakeshore.
Lake shore Avenue is just a few blocks away with all of its shops and restaurants like Pets’, Noah’s’, Starbucks, Gap and many more.
www.metrorent.com /preview_detail.cfm?ListingID=411432   (468 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
(Grand Lake Theatre, Oakland); Singin' In The Bathtub (Alabama Theatre, Birmingham, Alabama.
This was the first ever theatre organ CD recorded "in-theatre".); Paramount On Parade (Paramount Theatre, Oakland) Granada (Granada Theatre, Kansas City Kansas) Paramount On Parade, Vol.
II (Paramount Theatre, Oakland) Currently serving as member of American Theater Organ Society (ATOS) national Board of Directors and on Board of Northern-California ATOS (the local chapter).
www.albany.edu /faculty/bec/piporg-l/bios/riggs.jp-bio   (209 words)

  
 Beast Blog
Oakland in particular needs help, as they're one of the eleven call centers in the country that field calls to the national toll-free number from people affected by the hurricane who need assistance finding water, food, shelter, medicine, etc.
The Oakland Red Cross offices are at 3901 Broadway @ 40th Street in Oakland, near MacArthur BART station and on the 51 line.
Response center training (fielding calls to the national toll-free number from clients in the south who need immediate referrals to ground support) is daily at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.
www.beastblog.com   (2132 words)

  
 BAVC : Forum & Jobs : Call For Entries: The Oakland International Film Festival 4th Annual Event, September 15-22, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Oakland International Film Festival is now accepting film and video submissions from around the world for its fourth annual event to be held September 15-22, 2005 at Oakland's prestigious Grand Lake Theater.
This annual festival is presented by The Oakland Film Society, a California non-profit dedicated to the advancement of independent filmmaking through the promotion, exhibition and distribution of culturally diverse and realistic media images.
The Oakland International Film Festival is now accepting narratives, documentaries, animation, music videos and experimental work.
www.bavc.org /forum/messages/6/1277.shtm?1106688312   (359 words)

  
 Beautiful Atrocities: IS THAT THE NEW ONE WITH SANDRA BULLOCK?
Oakland's Grand Lake movie palace weighs in on the Schiavo affair with non-sequitur of the day.
Beautiful Atrocities predicts the Grand Lake will soon be delinked with much pomp and circumstance by crackpot Schiavo groupie Hundred Percenter, who gives new meaning to PVS.
Posted by: Martin at Blogbat at April 11, 2005 03:59 PM I am SOO gald I moved out of Oakland.
beautifulatrocities.com /archives/2005/04/is_that_the_new_1.html   (454 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Oakland International Film Festival is presented by t
he Oakland Film Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of independent filmmaking through the promotion, exhibition and distribution of culturally diverse and realistic media images.
An advocate for the independent filmmaker, The Oakland Film Society provides producers and directors with an opportunity to market their work, by linking these individuals with audiences and industry specialists.
www.oaklandfilmsociety.org /workshops.html   (452 words)

  
 Grand Lake Theater - Oakland, CA, 94610 - Citysearch
Grand Lake Theater - Oakland, CA, 94610 - Citysearch
Built in 1926, this movie house was paradise to Depression-era Oaklanders, who gathered nightly to revive flagging spirits with a healthy dose of movies, shows and live concerts.
The velvet-bedecked theater has been a mainstay, despite the ever-changing climate of Grand Avenue.
sanfrancisco.citysearch.com /profile/11277438   (369 words)

  
 33 Grand - SF Station East Bay, Oakland (Lake Merritt/Grand) Business Listing
33 GRAND is proud to present a spine-tingling new show by two of the Bay-area's premiere creature creators.
Martha Sue Harris's current body of work furthers her exploration of mutant plant life, this time inspired by the real-life horror of a poi...
We are located at 33 Grand Avenue in downtown Oakland's burgeoning arts district, steps from the Paramount Theater and the Oakland Art Museum.
www.sfstation.com /business.php?blId=8013   (129 words)

  
 IBEW Local 1245 News
The premier screening of this important new documentary will be at 7 p.m.
on Wednesday, April 6 at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland.
Grand Lake Theater is at 3200 Grand Ave, near the intersection with Interstate-580.
www.ibew1245.com /newsarchive-docs/NIOT_3-28-05.htm   (193 words)

  
 Oakland California Real Estate, Prudential Realty's Grand Lake Office, also Berkeley, Albany and mor
Oakland California Real Estate, Prudential Realty's Grand Lake Office, also Berkeley, Albany and mor
We are here to provide the best of service in the search for the house of your dreams or to help you obtain top dollar in the sale of your present home.
In addition, investment property is a speciality of ours that could assist you in growing your portfolio.
www.grandlakere.com   (175 words)

  
 california oakland mission Stop In California
Covenant House California Oakland secured $250 000 in HUD funding and hired a Director of Development to develop a much...
Oakland Museum of California San Francisco - Yahoo!
Oakland Museum of California, San Francisco - find photos, descriptions, maps, and what's nearby.
www.xworm.com /oakland-california/california-oakland-mission.html   (236 words)

  
 Cheer Them On - Grand Lake Theater, Oakland photo
I watched the last half or so of The Practice last night and was surprised by how direct and impassioned they were in their statement against The Homeland Security Act and all of it's troubling manifestations.
Let the youngsters do it I might compromise, pull up the covers, cheer them on.
The photograph was taken near Lake Merritt in Oakland with a Nikon F3 and a 50mm f 1.2 Nikon (Nikkor) lens on Kodak TMAX-400.
www.apersonalsite.com /pixnbook/journal/jan04/jan1204.html   (539 words)

  
 Grand Lake Scooters In Oakland - Big Scooter Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Grand Lake Gardens 401 Santa Clara Ave · Oakland, CA 94610-1967 Ph: (510) 893-8897 · Fax: (510) 893-0114 Independent Living Units: 101...
73 BMW R60/5 - $1500 (oakland lake merritt / grand)...
Grand Traverse, Ingham, Kent, Livingston, Mackinac, Macomb, Oakland...
www.bigscooterguide.com /grand-lake-scooters-in-oakland.html   (738 words)

  
 The Hermit's Notebook
I am also including my ad for the benefit of any solvent, quiet, single, fully-employed professionals out there who'd like to find a place in Oakland.
Spacious upstairs 1-bedroom in older stucco fourplex in historic Brooklyn district southeast of Lake Merritt.
Hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and dramatic lake and hill views.
blogs.salon.com /0003227/2005/04/27.html   (332 words)

  
 FILM REVIEW -- `Wind' Has Classic Charm / Grahame's thoughtful fable deserves wider audience
At the Oaks in Berkeley and the Grand Lake in Oakland).
East Bay theater chain owner Allen Michaan obtained a print of ``The Wind in the Willows'' to show as family fare over the holidays at his Oaks Theater in Berkeley.
Audiences liked what they saw, and now Michaan, president of the Renaissance Rialto Theatres chain, is opening the film today at the larger Grand Lake in Oakland.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/1998/01/09/DD44417.DTL&type=printable   (594 words)

  
 United for Peace : Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A benefit for the Veterans for Peace "Camp Casey" in Covington, Louisiana currently providing relief, including food, shelter, and a communications center, to hundreds displaced by the Katrina disaster in coordination with the local Red Cross.
Special thanks to Allen Michaan and the Grand Lake Theater.
Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Avenue Oakland CA 94610
www.unitedforpeace.org /calendar.php?calid=14838   (345 words)

  
 other - tribe.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Parkway Speakeasy Theater Oakland Lake Merritt / Grand
Grand Lake Theater Oakland Lake Merritt / Grand
Magdy Girgis - OB/GYN Oakland North / Temescal
sanfrancisco.tribe.net /localfavorites/other?r=10535   (669 words)

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