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  Oakland California | Hotels | Oakland Real Estate | Restaurants
Executive Inns along the Oakland shore are perfect for business travelers while tourists visiting Oakland will find both luxury boutique hotels featuring work from famous designers and more affordable accommodations ranging from the hotels near the Oakland Airport and contemporary hotels near Oakland's vibrant downtown.
Historic Jack London Square, the centerpiece of Oakland's revitalized waterfront with plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes, easily ranks as Oakland's most popular attraction, but there are also plenty of other attractions to spark the imagination.
Oakland has one of the largest populations of artists per capita in the Bay Area.
www.oakland.com   (973 words)

  
 Oakland, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in California and the county seat of Alameda County.
Oakland is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the fifth most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
Oakland, along with the rest of California, was claimed for the Spanish king by explorers from New Spain in 1772.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oakland,_California   (5196 words)

  
 Oakland Real Estate - Oakland City Profile
With an estimated 2005 population of 412,318, Oakland is both largest city in Alameda County and the county seat.
Oakland is bordered on the west by Alameda and San Francisco Bay.
Oakland’s real estate sales in March of 2006 were slowed slightly from last year, but the slowing is less than in other California markets.
www.oakland-homes-for-sale.com /alameda-county/Oakland.php   (743 words)

  
 Oakland, California (Cities)
Oakland is the seat of Alameda County, just east of San Francisco over the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge, (Toll).
Oakland lies between Berkeley and Hayward along Interstate 580 and I-880, on the San Francisco Bay.
Oakland is part of the Oakland, California metro area.
www.ohwy.com /ca/o/oakland.htm   (375 words)

  
 Oakland California Travel & Vacation Guide
Oakland is still a busy port, but in the 21st century more and more people come here for other reasons.
UC Berkeley, a few miles north of Oakland, is one of the nation’s premiere universities.
Oakland is in west central California and is part of the East Bay metro area, along with Hayward to the south and Berkeley on the north.
www.go-california.com /Oakland   (210 words)

  
 Oakland Seals National Hockey League Club
The California name was chosen to give the team a broader appeal than the name "Oakland" would have lent, and to appease the N.H.L. brass who wanted the team to identify with San Francisco.
The decision was made to concentrate the marketing of the team on the Oakland fans, with whom it was felt the future of the franchise lay.
The Oakland Seals moniker was retained for three seasons from 1967-68 to 1969-70.
www.eskimo.com /~pem/oakseal.htm   (733 words)

  
 Real Estate - Relocating - Oakland, Alameda County, California
Oakland is a large, thriving city with huge potential for growth.
The climate of Oakland tends to be mild Mediterranean-type, it has dry season daytime temperatures averaging from 60 to 80 degrees.
Oakland is justified when it calls itself, "Just a nice place to live", especially when considering its strong recreation opportunities, and beautiful scenery.
www.drelocation.com /California/alamedaco/Oakland.html   (355 words)

  
 Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Tips for Moving to Oakland, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Located on the east side of San Francisco Bay, Oakland offers 19 miles of coastline to the west and magnificent rolling hills to the east that afford one of the most beautiful views in the world - the crystal clear bay, the Golden Gate and Oakland Bay bridges, and the majestic Pacific Ocean.
Oakland is cosmopolitan; Oakland is small-town; Oakland is ethnic, continental, down-home and sophisticated.
Oakland's hills and downtown high-rises appear to cast long shadows on the quiet dignity of historical buildings and establishments.
www.oaklandchamber.com /oakland_moving.shtml   (317 words)

  
 Oakland News
The city of Oakland and more than 25 organizations will be hosting a commemorative ceremony and community event Saturday at the Rockridge BART station on the 15th anniversary of the 1991 Oakland hills fire.
Oakland city officials said a mistake allowed eight high-risk sex offenders to have six days of freedom to walk around without their electronic monitors.
The Day of the Dead was alive and well at the Oakland Museum of California, where several thousand partygoers in skeleton shirts and other grim gear gathered Sunday to celebrate Dia de los Muertos.
www.topix.net /oakland   (739 words)

  
 Oakland California Real Estate Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oakland’s January residential real estate sales were among the more sluggish that we’ve seen for the East Bay to date.
With inventory at 3.3 months and the expired to sold ratio up to 48%, Oakland’s numbers for January are discouraging enough to feed that vast army of round-soap-thing authors who are ardently awaiting the next train wreck.
Last January the average Oakland home spent 32 days on market before being sold, this year the number is 31 days.
www.oakland-homes-for-sale.com /blog/index.php/2006/02/05/oakland-california-real-estate-market   (275 words)

  
 West Oakland, Oakland, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although West Oakland is situated in the north of Oakland, it is not to be confused with North Oakland, a different section of Oakland located further to the northeast.
The bulk of the Port of Oakland's container terminals are located along the West Oakland waterfront, as well as the district USPS office.
West Oakland is the site of a number of urban revitalization projects, including the Mandela Parkway, a park built along the Cypress Freeway brought down by the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, and the Mandela Transit Village, a mixed retail and residential development built at the end of Mandela surrounding the West Oakland BART station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_Oakland,_Oakland,_California   (370 words)

  
 Media & Press > Press Releases > Oakland, California Proposes Site for IPS 2008 Conference Chabot Space & ...
OAKLAND, CA - The Oakland Convention and Visitors Bureau in conjunction with Chabot Space and Science Center have invited the INTERNATIONAL PLANETARIUM SOCIETY to conduct their 2008 Conference in Oakland, California.
Oakland International Airport serves over 14 million passengers with over 200 daily flights, both domestic and international carriers to 32 nonstop destinations including the Hawaiian Islands, the New York area, Atlanta and Mexico.
Oakland is positioned in the heart of the Bay Area between the San Francisco Bay and the coastal hills and offers an excellent year round climate, a wide variety of hotels, accessible transportation, unique attractions, turn-of-the century mansions, world-class museums, great restaurants and nightlife, diverse shopping, professional sports, beautiful parks, lakes and waterways.
www.oaklandcvb.com /media_press_releases_2005_07_chabot.cfm   (649 words)

  
 Oakland Zoo, Animals, News & Events, Conservation, Education, Oakland California - oaklandzoo.org
Oakland Zoo Animal Keeper awarded the AAZK Certificate of Merit
The Oakland Zoo is proud to announce, Animal Keeper Erica Calcagno has been awarded the AAZK Certificate of Merit for Zoo Keeper Education, in recognition for her work towards our Keeper Continuing Education Sub Committee.
The Oakland Zoo is open daily from 10am to 4pm, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
www.oaklandzoo.org   (160 words)

  
 TRIP TO OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, USA
A: Yes, Oakland is near to San Francisco.
Oakland and San Francisco are connected by the Bay Bridge.
It is a great advantage to have an airport in Oakland Area because you don't have to go to San Francisco International Airport and going to San Francisco International Airport will take your time by traffic and long drive.
www.angelfire.com /ab7/armandobalajadia3/oakland.html   (604 words)

  
 VIA Online: Oakland, California: A Weekend Getaway
Under one roof, this highly touted museum encompasses the state's art, science, and history—from the paintings of Bay Area artist Richard Dieben-korn to a fire engine that saw duty in the firestorms that followed San Francisco's 1906 earthquake.
But the most stunning example of Oakland architecture may be the gilded, mosaicked, and ornamented Paramount Theatre, which still hosts such big-name entertainers as James Brown and Ray Charles.
To the east, Oakland's residential area gives way to slopes dotted with redwoods and the oak trees that gave the city its name.
www.viamagazine.com /weekenders/oakland00.asp   (1175 words)

  
 Port of Oakland - Real Estate
The plan proposes the preservation of industrial area, which are necessary to support Oakland's port, as well as its role in food processing, manufacturing, and distribution.
The plan calls for the creation of a continuous landscaped recreational parkway, accommodating pedestrians and bicycles as well as transit and vehicular access along the entire five-and-a-half-mile length of waterfront, from 66th Avenue to the Jack London District.
This parkway will knit together the diverse parts of the Estuary shoreline, contributing to the identity of Oakland as a waterfront city and to a sense of orientation within the district.
www.estuaryplan.com /index.htm   (760 words)

  
 About Oakland!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Oakland History Timeline - A timeline of Oakland History based on the 1952 Centennial Chronology by former City Librarian Dr. Peter Thomas Conmy and updated by City of Oakland staff.
Oakland Heritage Alliance (OHA) - non-profit organization which advocates for the protection, preservation, and revitalization of Oakland.
Oakland, Where the Trains Stopped - by the African-American journalist and publisher Thomas Fleming.
www.oaklandlibrary.org /aboutoakland.html   (778 words)

  
 Visiting > Calendar of Events
Oakland is the only city in California with three professional sports teams, but it also offers award winning exhibits at the Chabot Space and Science Center, the Oakland Museum of California and the Oakland Zoo.
Now a City of Oakland Distinguished Landmark, Chapel of the Chimes is a community treasure preserved from the past and entrusted hereafter to present and future generations.
The Oakland Zoo's biggest and most anticipated social event -- Oakland Zoo Walk in the Wild is an epicurean escapade featuring tastes and treats from local restaurants, wineries and breweries during Dine with the Animals at 5 p.m.
www.oaklandcvb.com /calendar.cfm   (2697 words)

  
 Office & Retail Space For Lease - City Center Oakland, California - Shorenstein
The exhibit is organized by the Professional Services Division of the Oakland Museum of California and is part of an ongoing collaboration between the museum and Oakland City Center.
The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.
Oakland City Center is a focal point for commercial and government activity in downtown Oakland.
www.oaklandcitycenter.com /visitors_newsdetail.cfm?ID=177   (201 words)

  
 Oakland
Nestled between the San Francisco Bay and the coastal hills, Oakland is a modern-day boomtown with a rich cultural heritage.
The City of Oakland WIB’s Business Services model is designed to support the WIB’s priorities for helping job seekers achieve self-sufficiency and creating new employment opportunities that will benefit unemployed and underemployed Oakland residents.
The services are available under a public-private partnership agreement negotiated between the Oakland WIB and the selected vendor, who works with the PIC and the multiple partners who contribute to Oakland’s workplace development efforts.
www.doleta.gov /regions/reg06/region6/region6_means_business/partnerships_oakland.cfm   (396 words)

  
 Oakland, California Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
This Oakland, California photographer featured listing has received 2890 unique visitors in the past three months.
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www.marketingtool.com /channel/photo/b.465.g.4260.html   (1448 words)

  
 Images of America: Oakland's Chinatown Author: William Wong
William Wong was born and grew up in Oakland, California’s Chinatown, the youngest child and only son of seven children of Gee Seow Hong and Gee Suey Ting.
He attended Oakland public schools and the University of California at Berkeley before becoming a journalist for mainstream newspapers.
He is the author of Images of America: Oakland’s Chinatown, a photo history, which was published by Arcadia Publishing Co. in the autumn of 2004.
www.oaklandchinatownhistory.org /billwong.html   (574 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
Buyers have more choices in Oakland and with that are able to spend a little more time searching for their special place.
Oakland es una de las ciudades más grandes de California y conocida en el el país como la de más diversidad étnica.
Pocas ciudades pueden rivalizar a Oakland en sus servicios y calidad de vida.
realtytimes.com /rtmcrloc/California~Oakland   (400 words)

  
 Oakland, California CA, city profile (Alameda County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
California > All counties > Alameda County > Oakland
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakland was $21,936, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $631.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=10615   (795 words)

  
 Medical and Nursing jobs in Oakland, California - MedHunters
Oakland is a major West Coast port, and is situated on the mainland side of San Francisco Bay, across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco.
Oakland's position between the bay and coastal hills means that it enjoys a sunny, mild climate and rare fog.
Oakland has plenty of natural gems to balance its big-city ambience.
www.medhunters.com /jobs/oakland-california-usa.html   (218 words)

  
 Oakland, California (CA) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, sex ...
Back to Oakland, CA housing info, Alameda County, California big cities, CA smaller cities, CA small cities, All Cities.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakland to the number of sex offenders is 505 to 1.
Oakland, California business and economic data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
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