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  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.portofoakland.com /realesta/reso_05.asp   (760 words)

 Oakland International Airport: Press Releases
Oakland, CA, December 10, 2004 - Weather permitting, travelers and other airport users are advised to allow additional time to get through Oakland International Airport (OAK) because of scheduled roadway closures and construction activity next week on the airport's main roadway, Airport Drive.
Funding comes from the cities of Alameda and Oakland, the Port of Oakland, the Federal Highway Administration and Measure B funds from the Alameda County Transportation Authority.
OAK is owned and operated by the Port of Oakland, an independent department of the City of Oakland.
www.flyoakland.com /press_releases_detail.cfm?ID=329   (431 words)

 Oakland's Parkway Renaissance / Site of quake-toppled freeway viewed as path to redevelopment
OAKLAND -- A forested boulevard is replacing the scar where the Cypress Freeway collapsed in the 1989 earthquake, erasing a symbol of destruction and bad planning in West Oakland as hard-luck neighborhoods along the way buzz with land deals.
Work on the boulevard is scheduled to be finished by the end of next year or early 2002, when 1920s-style street lamps, benches, fountains, bike and walking trails and a welcome-to-Oakland arch will transform what is now a strip of pipe-fabrication barns and warehouses.
The parkway is a sign of new economic life in an area that has been one of the Bay Area's poorest for more than 30 years.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/04/22/MN82223.DTL&type=printable   (1340 words)

 ASA : Marijuana grower's trial under way
SAN FRANCISCO -- The criminal trial of a renowned pro-marijuana author and activist from Oakland began Tuesday, a microcosm of the conflict between state and federal laws on whether the drug can be used legally as medicine.
Bevan's first witness was James Halloran, 62, of Oakland, who was arrested in the same series of raids as Rosenthal.
Halloran testified he leased the Mandela Parkway building in 1997 so he and Rosenthal could use it for marijuana cultivation, but he walked away from the partnership and let Rosenthal assume the lease in 1998.
www.safeaccessnow.org /article.php?id=494   (559 words)

 Parkway East joining West - PittsburghLIVE.com
On the outbound Parkway West, motorists will be limited to a single lane between Interstate 79 and the Campbells Run Road exit.
PennDOT is spending $7.8 million to replace the asphalt roadway of the Parkway West because it was falling apart.
Detour signs will direct outbound drivers to leave the parkway at Oakland, then follow a 6-mile route through Oakland, Homewood and Wilkinsburg before returning to the highway, otherwise known as Interstate 376.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/pittsburgh/s_206858.html   (275 words)

 CHDC | Parkway Estates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Parkway Estates offers the opportunity for homebuyers to own a brand new 2-story single family detached home at very affordable prices.
Parkway Estates is being offered through Parkway Housing, Inc., a partnership between Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond and Oakland Community Housing Inc. These two non-profits came together to provide this exciting and affordable housing opportunity to the Bay Area.
The funds are available through a silent second mortgage to owner occupants as gap financing to cover the minimum amount needed between a conventional loan and available cash for down payment or closing cost.
www.chdcnr.com /parkwayestates.html   (227 words)

 Bates Street ramps to Oakland a new expressway alternative
It would also help traffic flow on some Oakland streets and provide a third direct way to get on and off the Mon-Fayette Expressway, whose 24-mile, $1.2 billion northern section has been advancing steadily, albeit quietly, in the complicated federal highway approval process.
Jeffrey Sivek of Oakland asked officials to consider incorporating transit into plans and to preserve bike routes in the area.
Now, drivers heading to Oakland via Second Avenue make a sharp turn onto Bates Street, pass under a railroad trestle, encounter traffic coming off the Parkway East inbound and climb a hill to the Boulevard of the Allies.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/20010318monbatesreg9.asp   (640 words)

 Oakland: Pizza the star attraction at Parkway Speakeasy
The Parkway, which owners Kyle and Catherine Fischer call variously a California speakeasy or an indoor drive-in, is an entirely unique way to blend food and movies.
After what are generally short waits, your food arrives and is plunked on little tables in front of the couches, making it seem as if you're home slobbing around in your sweat pants on a Friday night.
Parkway Speakeasy 1834 Park Blvd. (between East 18th and 19th streets), Oakland; (510) 814- 2400 Open every day.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/05/28/EBG246P11P1.DTL&type=food   (1250 words)

 Oakland CEDA - News
This is a larger drop than Oakland's typical annual December rate decline, and is particularly noteworthy in light of federal rate data which shows unemployment remained flat in December nationwide.
The survey highlights the two Oakland neighborhoods, noting that “Montclair, in the lower Oakland Hills, is a neighborhood of attractive older homes – it was largely spared in the 1991 wildfire farther uphill – where houses can still be had for under $500,000.
Oakland Army Base was slated for closure by the federal Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) in 1995.
www.business2oakland.com /main/news.htm   (3456 words)

 Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA - Parkway East pedestrian bridge at South Oakland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Before the Parkway East cut along the hillside above Four Mile Run, several of the streets from South Oakland descended to meet Second Av near the Jones and Laughlin steel works.
The highway, built in this area between 1951 and 1953, removed all of the streets and houses which clung to the hillside between the Baltimore and Ohio RR and the South Oakland bluff.
Beyond the Parkway span, a long flight of concrete stairs -- a signature item on the city of Pittsburgh tree-covered hillsides -- climbs to South Oakland.
pghbridges.com /pittsburghE/0588-4475/pkwyEoakped.htm   (450 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
At 1419 Mandela Parkway, Oakland, CA~ As referenced in the search walTant affidavit attached and incorporated herein; this is a building solely used by Edward ROSENTHAL to cultivate marijuana and is owned by him and all Pacific, Gas & Electric bills for this location are listed in ROSENTHAL's name.
On December 13, 2001, WATTS was arrested by the Colma Police Department for possession of narcotics, possession - 17 of concentrated cannabis, possession of marijuana and possession of a stun gun.
On January 14, 2002, this vehicle was observed at 1419 Mandela Parkway, Oakland B. Vehicle bearing California license 4DXX351 is described as silver, 1999 Mercury, 2-door, registered to Edward ROSENTHAL, 1635 East 22nd Street, Oakland Statement of Expertise 87.
www.toad.com /drugs/deammj/rose_hayes_watts_complaint.txt   (8516 words)

 Oakland International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The cross-airport parkway project was approved by Alameda County voters in 1986 as part of Measure B–the first county sales tax transportation initiative in the state.
The dedication was attended by leaders in building the new parkway, including Attorney General Bill Lockyer, who was a state senator during the project’s inception; State Senator Don Perata; Port of Oakland Commission president, John Protopappas; Hacienda Business Park developer, Jack Callahan; former San Leandro Mayor, Jack Maltester; and former Mayor of Hayward, Jack Smith.
Since opening Ron Cowan Parkway on March 12, commuters are using this much-needed connection between Alameda and Oakland International Airport and the 880 freeway.
www.baycrossings.com /Archives/2004/06_July/oakland_international.htm   (621 words)

 Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA - Parkway East Int - Blvd of Allies & Forbes Av   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
When the Penn Lincoln Parkway East was being built, conflicts with the relocation of the Baltimore and Ohio RR tracks and yard along Second Av caused delays in completing the highway from Brady St to downtown.
Ramps from the Blvd of the Allies to the westbound Parkway (1954) and from the eastbound Parkway to Forbes Av (1956) would add to the complexity of the stack.
The decks of the Parkway ramps were rehabbed in 1985.
www.pghbridges.com /pittsburghE/0587-4476/pkwyEalliesforbes.htm   (572 words)

 Municipal Firearms Ordinances, East Bay Public Safety Corridor Partnership -- Oakland, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Participating municipalities attempted to implement the following policies: banning the manufacture and sale of "junk guns"; requiring triggerlocks at the point of sale; restricting the number of licensed gun dealers and the areas in which they can operate; and placing a gross receipts tax on merchandise sold by gun dealers.
To date, 16 Corridor communities, including the cities of Oakland, Richmond, and Berkeley, have banned junk guns; triggerlock ordinances were passed in 11 communities; restrictions on gun dealers were passed in 8 other Corridor communities; and the gross receipts sales tax proposal went on the ballot in 3 communities in 1998.
However, as a result of the gun dealer ordinances passed in Oakland, the number of gun dealers in the city dropped from 115 to 7 within 1 year.
ojjdp.ncjrs.org /pubs/gun_violence/profile16.html   (395 words)

 City of Sunrise - Calendar of Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Treat yourself to the brilliant sounds of Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador as the Batista family of performers celebrates their heritage through string, wind and percussion instruments.
Join the City of Sunrise in honoring the heroes, victims and survivors of the September 11, 2001, attack on America.
Presented by the Sunrise Police Department at the Sunrise Civic Center, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard.
www.sunrisefl.gov /1calendar.html   (2038 words)

 Parkway Theater - Baby Brigade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Parkway Theater in Oakland, known for its progressiveness and community involvement, is trying something new: Baby Night/Cry Room at The Parkway.
Catherine Campbell, co-owner of The Parkway Theater, said the idea came from her niece, the beautiful and charming Charlotte (eleven weeks old at this writing).
So if you are childless I recommend you choose another show, but if you have found yourself recently housebound by a bundle-o'joy, get out, have someone else make dinner, catch some of those movies you missed while in labor and listen to some other babies cry for awhile.
www.picturepubpizza.com /baby.htm   (224 words)

 Detours, other travel tips for Boulevard of the Allies
In addition to shutting down a key route from Downtown to Oakland, the reconstruction work will seal off the boulevard entry ramp to the Parkway East and close one of two inbound lanes from South Oakland through the Bluff.
Don't expect to detour to Oakland by turning right at the north end of the Liberty Tunnels and cutting through the South Side.
Don't expect to exit the Parkway East onto the Boulevard of the Allies inbound and expect to travel quickly to the Liberty Tunnels or Crosstown Boulevard during rush hours.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/20010520alliessidedetourtransreg7.asp   (389 words)

 Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, PA - Parkway East Int - Glenwood / Oakland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
This section of the Parkway East was constructed between November, 1949 and February, 1953, by B. Perini & Sons, Inc. of Framingham, MA.
The concrete box tunnel which allows eastbound vehicles to pass under the mainline to enter the Parkway shares design features of structures which would be included at the Grant St interchange six years later.
The new highway is planned to join the Parkway East near this location with links to Bates St. Bates St is one of the major gateways to Oakland -- famous for medical facilities, universities, museums and Schenley Park.
pghbridges.com /pittsburghE/0588-4475/pkwyEbates.htm   (854 words)

 Parkway, Oakland - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Parkway is a gay village in Oakland, California, situated on the southeastern shore of Lake Merritt.
While other gay villages typically develop more fluidly and have a more haphazard history, the development of the Parkway district into a gay- and lesbian-oriented community is officially being supported and encouraged by the city government.
Spearheaded by openly gay Oakland City Council member Danny Wan, the city's vision for the community includes an infusion of new businesses, to complement the area's existing gay and lesbian population, and to develop the area as a gathering place for Oakland's large but widely distributed gay and lesbian community.
www.free-definition.com /Parkway%2C-Oakland.html   (148 words)

 Oakland International Airport: Press Releases
Oakland, CA -- From Monday, April 18 through Wednesday, April 27, weather permitting, construction crews will install new sign posts at Oakland International Airport (OAK).
This installation involves pile-driving at a number of locations on airport property and will include some minor lane closures at the entrances to OAK from Hegenberger Road and 98th Avenue, and at the exit of OAK at Doolittle Drive.
The airport is a revenue division of the Port of Oakland, an independent department of the city of Oakland.
www.flyoakland.com /press_releases_detail.cfm?ID=352   (300 words)

 Area Attractions
Jackson is the state capital and features the Jim Buck Ross Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry/National Agricultural Aviation Museum, the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Municipal Art Gallery, and the Russell C. Davis Planetarium/Ronald E. McNair Space Theater.
The Natchez Trace Parkway traces an important route used by travelers throughout the ages from Natchez to Nashville.
The Parkway is maintained by the National Park Service.
www.alcorn.edu /about/attract.htm   (146 words)

 MetaSwitch - Directions to Alameda Office
Marina Village Parkway is then on your left.
Stay on the I-880 North for approximately 7 miles, and come off at the Broadway (downtown Oakland) exit.
Stay on the I-880 North for approximately 37 miles, and come off at the Broadway (downtown Oakland) exit.
www.metaswitch.com /company/diralameda.htm   (469 words)

 Re: William K Vanderbilt 1904-1911
The Long Island Motor Parkway may have been William K. Vanderbilt II's grand vision, but it was an auto enthusiast named A.R. Pardington who had the crucial job of selling the idea to the people who owned the land.
The value of the land they retained, he predicted, would explode with the coming of the parkway.
When the Long Island Motor Parkway Corp. was formed, Vanderbilt tapped Pardington and made him vice president for construction.
www.genforum.genealogy.com /vanderbilt/messages/731.html   (364 words)

 Neighborhood Theater Survival Stories
Parkway Speakeasy Theater, Oakland, CA After operating as a troubled nightclub for many years, Kyle and Catherine Fischer re-opened Oakland’s historic Parkway Theater as the Parkway Speakeasy Theater in 1998.
The Parkway crowd varies from hip-post college kids to baby toting thirty-somethings and the Fischer’s are sure to book films that match the interests of the theater’s diverse audience.
Beer, wine and food sales help the bottom line and Parkway crowds are a boon the Parkway’s lakeside neighborhood.
www.sfneighborhoodtheater.org /survivors.htm   (956 words)

 EVERETT AND JONES BARBEQUE : Local reviews and advice in Oakland
The food is good but once in awhile you get the bad "meat" but its a great tradition to go here and enjoy all the foods.
Everett and Jones BBQ is somewhat of an Oakland tradition.
The Everett and Jones I went to is the one on Broadway in Oakland near Jack London Square.
eastbay.judysbook.com /restaurants/50958/EVERETT_AND_JONES_BARBEQUE.htm   (335 words)

 The Westin Santa Clara Santa Clara hotel reservations.
The hotel is located on the right at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.
Turn left onto Great America Parkway, and then turn left into the hotel entrance.
The hotel is located at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.
reservations.lodging.com /servlet/reservations.PropertyInformationXML/GAL_00030/atmhotels   (398 words)

 Directions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Proceed 1.1 miles on Broken Land Parkway to the third traffic signal, and make a right-hand-turn onto Cradlerock Way north, (the second raffic signal marks an intersection with Cradlerock Way south; DO NOT take this turn).
Stay to the right on the exit ramp (Broken land Parkway east/Oakland Mills/Owen Brown) and merge right onto Broken Land Parkway at the traffic signal.
Proceed 0.9 mile on Broken Land Parkway to the second traffic signal, and make a left-hand-turn onto Cradlerock Way north.
www.premiertournaments.com /printdir.htm   (849 words)

 Oakland California Hotels ... Jake.com
Nestled in 12 acres of attractively appointed roving grounds, the Hilton Oakland Airport is located at the door stop of the Oakland International Airport....
The hotel is located on the waterfront at the port of Oakland in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Marriott City Center is connected to the Oakland Convention Center and within walking distance of the Government Services Administration Building....
hotels.jake.com /us/ca/oakland-hotels.html   (406 words)

 Cool Neon
We are located in sunny West Oakland, about 1/2 mile east of the 880/80 Interchange at 1419 Mandela Parkway.
After about 9 blocks we are on the right between 15th and 14th Streets at 1419 Mandela Parkway, there is a subtle "Cool Neon" sign above the door.
We are on the right between 15th and 14th Streets at 1419 Mandela Parkway, there is a subtle "Cool Neon" sign above the door.
www.coolneon.com /directions.html   (426 words)

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