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New Year's Eve Events in Oakland and Berkeley
Oakland and Berkeley are hosting a great variety of fun New Year's Eve events. Whether you want to welcome in the new year on a bay cruise or listening to music, you can find an event that suits your taste.

Typical Weather in Oakland, CA
Weather in Oakland tends to be pretty mild, but it has some distinctive characteristics. This article offers information on rainfall, clear days, fog, and more.

Late Night Restaurants in Oakland & Berkeley
There are a handful of late night restaurants scattered through Oakland and Berkeley, but they can be hard to find if you don't know where to look.

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An index of categories in the

Getting Involved in the Community
The basics of recycling, volunteering, and more in Oakland. Start here if you want to get involved in your community.

Government & Education in Oakland, CA
Learn about Oakland's government and schooling opportunities. From pre-school to college, schools in Oakland offer lifelong education options.

Oakland Real Estate & Apartments
Whether you're interested in buying or renting, start here. We'll help you learn everything you need to know about Oakland real estate.

Oakland Lifestyles & Special Interests
Oakland offers something for everyone. Whether you're gay or lesbian, a teenager, a senior, or a student, explore what Oakland can provide.

Living in Oakland, CA
Life in Oakland is better than you may think. Check out interviews, crime rate, murder statistics, and information on everyday life here.

Sports & Recreation in Oakland
Learn about sports & recreation in Oakland. Everything from pros like the Raiders, Warriors, and Athletics to activities for the rest of us.

Getting to & Around Oakland, CA
Getting to & around Oakland is easy, thanks to many public transit options and an international airport. Learn about your options here.

Oakland Arts & Entertainment
A guide to the arts & entertainment scene in Oakland. Includes information about the Oakland Symphony, Oakland museums, and local theaters.

Events & Festivals in Oakland, California
Information about upcoming events & festivals in Oakland, California. Includes a calendar of events, venue reviews, getting there, and more.

Food & Restaurants in Oakland
Finding food & restaurants in Oakland can be overwhelming. We offer reviews of Oakland restaurants, farmers' market information, and more.

Oakland's History, Landmarks, and Attractions
Oakland's history, landmarks, and attractions for locals and visitors. Get started here with information about what to do in Oakland.

Oakland's Neighborhoods with Descriptions and Information
Information on Oakland's neighborhoods, including how to get there, history, photos, things to do, attractions, shopping, and crime rates.

Bars & Nightlife in Oakland, California
The vibrant Oakland nightlife and bar scene offers many options. We help you find the best Oakland bars, pubs, sports bars, and nightclubs.

Oakland Shopping & Services Information
Going shopping in Oakland? Check our guide to shopping & services in Oakland for advice, reviews, locations, and more.

Best Bakeries in Berkeley
Berkeley is home to some great bakeries. While it would be almost impossible to list them all, this guide compiles some of the very best.

Kids' Activities in Oakland
Oakland's kids' activities aren't all immediately obvious. If you're looking for something to do with your family, check out this list for some ideas!

Top 10 Must-Do Picks in Oakland
The East Bay may not be as renowned as San Francisco, but that doesn't mean there's any lack of activities here! From museums to parks to great food, we have it all.

Best Flea Markets in the East Bay
There are quite a few flea markets in the East Bay, happening as often as daily or as rarely as once a month.

Alameda County Fair Admission & Deals
The Alameda County Fair runs from June 19 to July 7 this year. Admission is reduced or free on certain days.

The Best Ice Cream in the East Bay
The East Bay has lots of great foods, and ice cream is pretty high on the list. Check out any of these places for a consistently good scoop.

Ohmega Salvage
Ohmega Salvage offers a variety of unique, fascinating items to use in your home renovations or redecoration projects.

Bowling in the East Bay
The East Bay offers several bowling alleys, all of which offer a lot of fun for reasonable prices.

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Choosing an Oakland Neighborhood to Live In
When you move to Oakland, choosing the right neighborhood is important. However, this can be a confusing task. Use this guide to figure out how to decide where to live.

Top 10 Thrift Stores in Oakland
Oakland thrift stores offer almost everything imaginable, from new designer clothes to original paintings by listed artists.

Best Pizza Restaurants in Oakland & the East Bay
Here are the top nine pizza restaurants in Oakland and the East Bay--starting with Pizzaiolo and ending with the Cheese Board.

Wineries and Cellars in Oakland
Believe it or not, Oakland is home to quite a few wineries and wine cellars, many of which offer regular tastings.

Pleasanton, CA
Pleasanton, one of the wealthiest midsize cities in the country, is located just across the hills from Oakland. Read on to learn more about this city!

Parks in the East Bay
The East Bay has quite a few great parks, ranging from rural and rugged to tame and great for casual visitors or young children.

UC Berkeley Profile
The University of California, Berkeley is the best-known school in the East Bay. With around 35,000 total students, it's quite large.

Richmond, CA
Like Oakland, Richmond isn't as bad as its reputation might make you think -- it even has some very charming areas! For more information about this misunderstood city, read on.

List of Community Colleges in Oakland
There are four community colleges in the Oakland area: Berkeley City College, Laney, Merritt, and Alameda. Learn more here about each of these!

The East Bay's Independent Movie Theaters
Tired of the lack of character and charm in those generic chain movie theaters? You’re in luck! The East Bay has several movie theatres where you can relax and enjoy recent favorites or alternative films from classic to foreign to independent.

Oakland, CA Events in May 2012
If you're wondering what to do in Oakland, check out this list of Oakland events. This guide includes concerts, museum events, comedy acts, and more.

Oakland BART Stations
With eight stops in Oakland alone, the BART system can be confusing. This guide provides information about each station and its nearby attractions.

Museums in Oakland
Oakland museums focus on a wide range of subjects, from California to aviation to African American topics to space. Start here to learn more about museums in Oakland.

Oakland Calendar for August 2012
Summer is in full swing, and there are plenty of activities in Oakland this month! Check out this calendar for some ideas.

Oakland Events in October 2012
Looking for something to do in Oakland this October? You're in luck! From dining to listening to music, Oakland has it all, and the city will be busy this month.

November 2012 Calendar for Oakland
With lots of great music coming up, Oakland has plenty of offerings to keep you busy this month!

The Fourth of July, 2013, in the East Bay
Looking for something to do in the East Bay for the Fourth of July? This list examines your options by city.

Best Bakeries in Oakland
Oakland's bakeries are remarkably good overall, and this list compiles some of the best of the best.

Famous East Bay People
Oakland and the East Bay have been home to quite a few famous people including Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks.

Exploring the East Bay: Neighborhoods
The various neighborhoods in the East Bay all have their own distinctive flavors. Let this article help you learn more about each!

Kensington, CA
Kensington is a quaint unincorporated community. Its beautiful winding streets and hilly location gives this tiny community its charm.

The Oakland Hills
The Oakland Hills refers to a region that includes both parkland and residential neighborhoods. For more information and specifics, read on.

Locating the Real East Oakland
East Oakland isn't actually the easternmost part of the city. Learn where it is -- and isn't -- here.

Oakland Airport Parking
Parking at the Oakland Airport can be confusing, thanks to its five lots. This article explains the pros and cons of each to help you figure out which is best for you.

Overview of Berkeley's Streets and Geography
Berkeley is a relatively straightforward city as far as navigation goes. Once you know some specific streets, you can find your way around easily.

Review: Berkeley: A City in History by Charles Wollenberg
If you want to learn the basics of Berkeley's fascinating history, Wollenberg's book on the subject is a great place to start. It stretches from prehistoric times through the 1990s.

Review: Black Against Empire


Review of Berkeley in the Sixties
The film

Review of Berkeley at War: The 1960s
W.J. Rorabaugh's book

Wildcat Canyon Regional Park
Most of Wildcat Canyon Regional Park is fairly rugged, but Alvarado Park -- the main access point -- has amenities including picnic areas and a playground.

Antique Shopping in the East Bay
The East Bay has several great spots for antiquing. Martinez is perhaps the best-known (and largest), but there are several other clusters of antique stores.

"Dragons" by Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey


The Oakland DMV
There are two Oakland DMV locations: one on Claremont Avenue and one near the Oakland Coliseum. Learn more about these locations and their services here.

Getting a Marriage License in Oakland
Getting a marriage license in Oakland is a simple process that involves just one visit to the County Clerk-Recorder's Office.

UC Berkeley: Geography Overview
It can be hard to find your way around the dozens of buildings on the UC Berkeley campus. If you want help, check out this guide!

UC Berkeley: North Center Portion
This article provides information about the notable structures, landmarks, and buildings in the central west portion of the UC Berkeley campus.

The Oakland Zoo
The Oakland Zoo offers plenty of fun things to see and do for kids and adults alike! The zoo is conveniently located under 15 minutes from downtown Oakland.

Oakland's Sports Teams
If you're a sports fan, check out this information about the professional sports teams in Oakland. The Oakland Athletics, Golden State Warriors, and the Oakland Raiders all play in this city.

East Bay Farmers' Markets by Day
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more!

Sunday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 2.

Tuesday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 3.

Wednesday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 4.

Thursday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 5.

Friday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 6.

Saturday Farmers' Markets in the East Bay
Here in the East Bay, there's at least one farmers' market every day except Monday. Read on for addresses, times, and more! Page 7.

Oakland, CA - Information, Reviews, Events, Neighborhoods, and More for Oakland and the East Bay
The About.com site for Oakland covers restaurants, events, public transit, museums, sports and more. Start here for any Oakland information you need!

The East Bay's Independent Movie Theaters
Tired of the lack of character and charm in those generic chain movie theaters? You’re in luck! The East Bay has several movie theatres where you can relax and enjoy recent favorites or alternative films from classic to foreign to independent.