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About Oakland, California

The city of Oakland in California is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in America. People of various ethnic descent have worked together to make Oakland what it is today. The many festivals and attractions in the city is the testament of how diversity has made the city of Oakland an exciting place to live in and to visit. Aside from the city’s diverse population, Oakland also takes pride on its Mediterranean climate, hip arts scene, vibrant lakefront and waterfront, bustling nightlife, historic architecture, world-class attractions, and varied recreational options. Oakland is a great place to go whether for business or for leisure. When one speaks of Oakland, one cannot fail to remember that the city is the home of the Mai Tai cocktail and of Rocky Road ice cream. Oakland is also home to many endangered and rare species like the Tiburon Buckwheat, Presidio Clarkia, and Oakland Star-Tulip. As the eighth largest Californian city and the 41st largest city in the United States, Oakland is the county seat of the Alameda County and the central hub city for the East Bay, a sub-region of California’s Bay Area. It is home to many major corporations and serves as the corporate headquarters of many businesses operating all over America. Oakland is also a major port on the West Coast. With its central geographic location, mild weather, hillside neighborhoods with fantastic views of the Bay and San Francisco, and being considered as one of the greenest cities in America, Oakland is increasingly attracting new residents. With the progress and development being experienced by the city especially in the recent years, Oakland is indeed a place to be.

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