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Only 8 miles from downtown San Francisco, Oakland has always struggled to find its own identity while living in the shadow of it's fashionable elder sibling. However, over the last 20 years Oakland has remade itself into a multicultural metropolitan city with great restaurants, lively art scene and cafe life, lively night life and many comfortable eclectic neighborhoods. Oakland is centrally located in the center of the Bay Area just minutes away from San Francisco by car or BART, adjacent to Berkeley. Oakland is also a center of higher education numerous private colleges (Mills College for Woman, Holy Names College, Laney Junior College and Merrit College) and two junior colleges.
Important Oakland City Services
Oakland Schools & Education Resources
Thanks to an active parent parent community and strong local government support Oakland's schools have long been recognized as schools of superior academic acheivement win such awards as California Distinguished School for Recognition of Excellence. Thanks to small classes, one-on-one instruction, and a commitment to high academic standards Oakland students are well prepared for continued success in their lives.
Recreation and Other Oakland Activities
Oakland Neighborhoods (list)