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Oakland California is the East Bay Area of San Francisco. Many regional parks to explore. Plus a ton of historical landmarks: Victorian homes, walking tours of downtown, transportation relics & so much more.
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Angel Island, Alcatraz
Angel Island, Alcatraz
elevation: 50' population: 425,195 zip code: 94612


very developed bay side city

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Alameda County
E of San Francisco
off Interstate 880 or 580




  • Biking & Rentals
  • Kayaking & Rentals
  • East Bay Ferry
  • hiking
  • village shops
  • beaches
  • historic homes
  • Oakland Walking Tours
  • Old Oakland Historic District
  • East Bay Bike Paths
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Lake Merritt Wildlife Refuge
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Anthony Chabot Regional Park
  • Redwood Regional Park
  • Crown Beach
  • Mount Diablo State Park
  • Lakeside Park
  • Jack London Square
  • Dunsmuir Historic Estate
  • Camron-Stanford House
  • oakland campgrounds

    Mount Diablo Campground
    Angel Island State Park Camping
    Anthony Chabott Lake Campground
    Del Valle Lake Campground
    Sunol Campground East Bay

    tent camping

    The City of Oakland is a port city on the San Francisco Bay's east side. The city is well known for its cannabis culture, racial diversity, and political activists. It also has a huge population and an excessive crime rate to go along with it. (More than double the national average on the crime index). Examples include: #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies (per 100,000 residents). #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts. #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders.

    nearby towns:
    San Francisco
    Point Richmond
    local links:

    Oakland Chamber of Commerce
    475 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

    Community Food Market
    Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay
    Niman Ranch - Good Meats
    PAN: Pesticide Action Network
    Grid Alternatives Go Solar
    Bay Area Time Bank
    City of Oakland, CA
    City Data for Oakland
    Eco Cannabis Oakland
    Magnolia Wellness

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    Oakland, California, August, 2010

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