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AC Transit (Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District) is an Oakland-based public transit agency serving the western portions of Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO) is a museum and non-circulating library dedicated to preserving the history and experiences of African Americans in Oakland, California, United States.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) has been the center of controversy about the education of African-American youths, the role AAVE should play in public schools and education, and its place in broader society.
Agadir (Berber: Agadir, ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ, Arabic: أكادير or أݣادير or أغادير) is a major city in mid-southern Morocco.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is the five member non-partisan governing board of Alameda County, California.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) is a law enforcement agency serving Alameda County, California.
Alameda County is a county in the state of California in the United States.
Alameda Health System (AHS), formerly Alameda County Medical Center (ACMC), is an integrated public health care system organized as a public hospital authority.
Alameda (Spanish) is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is a hospital located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The original American Basketball Association (ABA) was a men's professional basketball league, from 1967 to 1976.
The American Basketball League played one full season, 1961–1962, and part of 1962–1963.
The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The Northwest War Industries League and American Football League were two closely related professional football leagues based on the West Coast of the United States that played for two nonconsecutive seasons during World War II.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
An animal sanctuary is a facility where animals are brought to live and be protected for the rest of their lives.
Annual Reviews, located in Palo Alto California, Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society.
Anthony Chabot Regional Park is a regional park in Oakland, Alameda County, California in the United States.
Area code 510 is a California telephone area code serving most of the East Bay.
The Armenian Apostolic Church (translit) is the national church of the Armenian people.
Art Murmur is a night of open galleries held the first Friday of each month primarily in the Uptown, Koreatown/Northgate, downtown, and Jack London neighborhoods of Oakland, California, drawing 25,000 people.
The Greek Orthodox Christian community of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension in Oakland, California, is located at 4700 Lincoln Avenue, next door to Oakland's Mormon Temple.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Ask.com (originally known as Ask Jeeves) is a question answering-focused e-business and web search engine founded in 1996 by Garrett Gruener and David Warthen in Berkeley, California.
AT&T Park is a baseball park located in the South Beach neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
At-large is a designation for members of a governing body who are elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example, a city, state or province, nation, club or association), rather than a subset of that membership.
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.
The automated guideway transit (AGT) is a fully automated, driverless, grade-separated transit system in which vehicles are automatically guided along a "guideway".
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
Average Daily Rate (commonly referred to as ADR) is a statistical unit that is often used in the lodging industry.
AXIS Dance Company is a professional physically integrated contemporary dance company and dance education organization founded in 1987 and based in Oakland, California.
Bahir Dar (Amharic: ባሕር ዳር,, "sea shore") is the former capital of Gojjam province and the current capital of the Amhara Regional State.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Bauchi (earlier Yakoba) is a city in northeast Nigeria, the capital of Bauchi State, of the Bauchi Local Government Area within that State, and of the traditional Bauchi Emirate.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
The Bay Area Technology School (BayTech) is a public charter school located in Oakland, California, United States.
Bay City News is a wire service based in the San Francisco Bay Area that focuses on general interest news.
Benin City is the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria.
Bentley School is a private co-educational college preparatory day school.
The Berkeley Hills are a range of the Pacific Coast Ranges that overlook the northeast side of the valley that encompasses San Francisco Bay.
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (January 1, 1895 – September 1, 1954) was a record-setting aviator.
Bishop O'Dowd High School is a Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory school in Oakland, California, administered by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland and named for the late auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, James T. O'Dowd (1907–1950).
The Black Panther Party or the BPP (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense) was a political organization founded by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton in October 1966.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
Robert George "Bobby" Seale (born October 22, 1936) is an American political activist.
BoltBus is an intercity bus common carrier that operates low cost, non-stop and limited-stop, premium level routes in the northeast and western United States and British Columbia, Canada.
C-SPAN, an acronym for Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, is an American cable and satellite television network that was created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.
A cable car (cable tram elsewhere, apart from North America) is a type of cable transportation used for mass transit where rail cars are hauled by a continuously moving cable running at a constant speed.
The Caldecott Tunnel is an east-west highway tunnel through the Berkeley Hills between Oakland and Orinda, California.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
California coastal prairie, also known as northern coastal grassland, is a grassland plant community of California and Oregon in the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome.
California College of the Arts (CCA) is an art, design, architecture, and writing school founded in 1907.
The California Golden Seals were a professional ice hockey club that competed in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1967 to 1976.
The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature.
The California State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of California.
State Route 13 (SR 13) is a state highway in California.
State Route 24 (SR 24) in the U.S. state of California is a heavily traveled east–west freeway in the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay Area of northern California that runs from the Interstate 580/Interstate 980 interchange (just east of the MacArthur Maze) in Oakland, and through the Caldecott Tunnel under the Berkeley Hills, to the Interstate 680 junction in Walnut Creek.
California State University, East Bay (commonly referred to as Cal State East Bay, CSU East Bay, or CSUEB) is a public university located in Hayward, California, United States.
The California Zephyr (the CZ, or "Silver Lady") is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area (at Emeryville), via Omaha, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno.
California's 13th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of California.
California's 15th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts.
California's 18th State Assembly district is one of 80 California State Assembly districts.
California's 9th State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts.
Cambodian Americans (ជនជាតិខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង) are Americans of Khmer descent.
Castlemont High School is a public high school in Oakland, California, United States, originally known as East Oakland High School.
The Cathedral of Christ the Light, also called Oakland Cathedral, is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland in Oakland, California.
Catholic schools are parochial schools or education ministries of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" in North America.
The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.
Chabot Space and Science Center, located in Oakland, California, is a hands-on center featuring interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a large screen theater, hands-on activities and three powerful telescopes.
Changping District, formerly Changping County (昌平县), is a district situated in the suburbs of northwest Beijing.
In the United States, a charter city is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by general law.
Chengdu, formerly romanized as Chengtu, is a sub-provincial city which serves as the capital of China's Sichuan province.
Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Children's Fairyland, U.S.A. is an amusement park, located in Oakland, California, on the shores of Lake Merritt.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, is a children's hospital in Oakland, California.
Chinatown bus lines are discount intercity bus services, often run by Chinese Americans and Chinese Canadians, that have been established primarily in the Chinatown communities of the East Coast of the United States and Central Canada since 1998, although similar services have cropped up on the West Coast.
The Chinatown neighborhood in Oakland, California（), is a pan-Asian neighborhood which reflects Oakland's diverse Asian American community. It is frequently referred to as "Oakland Chinatown" in order to distinguish it from nearby San Francisco's Chinatown. It lies at an elevation of 39 feet (12 m). Chinese were the first Asians to arrive in Oakland in the 1850s, followed by Japanese in the 1890s, Koreans in the 1900s, and Filipinos in the 1930s and 1940s. Southeast Asians began arriving in the 1970s during the Vietnam War. Many Asian languages and dialects can be heard in Chinatown due to its diverse population. Chinatown is located in downtown Oakland, with its center at 8th Street and Webster Street. Its northern edge is 12th Street, and its southern edge is Interstate 880 (located approximately at 6th Street). It stretches from Broadway on the west to the southern tip of Lake Merritt in the east.
Chinese Americans, which includes American-born Chinese, are Americans who have full or partial Chinese ancestry.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.
A city attorney can be an elected or appointed position in city and municipal government in the United States.
City Journal is a quarterly magazine published by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a conservative think tank based in New York City.
The Clorox Company (formerly Clorox Chemical Co.), based in Oakland, California, is an American worldwide manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,100 employees worldwide as of June 30, 2017.
Coastal sage scrub, also known as coastal scrub, CSS, or soft chaparral, is a low scrubland plant community of the California coastal sage and chaparral subecoregion, found in coastal California and northwestern coastal Baja California.
The Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line, also known informally as the BART to OAK line, is an automated guideway transit (AGT) system operated by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) between BART's Coliseum station and Oakland International Airport station.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
A healthcare center, health center, or community health center is one of a network of clinics staffed by a group of general practitioners and nurses providing healthcare services to people in a certain area.
The Constitution of the State of California is the constitution of California, describing the duties, powers, structure and function of the government of California.
The Contra Costa Times was a daily newspaper based in Walnut Creek, California, U.S. that is now published as the East Bay Times.
The Cook Partisan Voting Index, often abbreviated as CPVI or simply PVI, is a measurement of how strongly a United States congressional district or state leans toward the Democratic or Republican Party, compared to the nation as a whole.
Cost Plus World Market is a chain of specialty/import retail stores, selling home furniture, decor, curtains, rugs, gifts, apparel, coffee, wine, craft beer, as well as several international food products.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Crack cocaine, also known simply as crack, is a free base form of cocaine that can be smoked.
A cuisine is a style of cooking characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes, and usually associated with a specific culture or geographic region.
The Cypress Street Viaduct, often referred to as the Cypress Structure, was a 1.6 mile long, raised two-tier, multi-lane (four lanes per deck) freeway constructed of reinforced concrete that was originally part of the Nimitz Freeway (State Route 17, and later, Interstate 880) in Oakland, California.
Da Nang (Đà Nẵng) is the fourth largest city in Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Hanoi and Haiphong in terms of urbanization and economy.
Dalian is a major city and seaport in the south of Liaoning Province, China.
David M. Kennedy (born 1958) is a criminologist, professor, action researcher, and author specializing in crime prevention among inner city gangs, especially in the prevention of violent acts among street gangs.
Decline to State (DTS) is an affiliation designation on the California voter registration form that allows voters to register to vote without choosing a party affiliation.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
A domestic partnership is an interpersonal relationship between two individuals who live together and share a common domestic life but are not married (to each other or to anyone else), but they receive a lot of benefits that guarantee rights of survivor ship, hospital visitation and others.
Don Richard Perata (born April 30, 1945) is a California Democratic politician, who was President pro tempore of the California State Senate from 2004 to 2008.
A dot-com company, or simply a dot-com (alternatively rendered dot.com, dot com or.com), is a company that does most of its business on the Internet, usually through a website that uses the popular top-level domain ".com".
Downtown Oakland is the central business district of Oakland, California, United States; roughly bounded by both the Oakland Estuary and Interstate 880 on the southwest, Interstate 980 on the northwest, Grand Avenue on the northeast, and Lake Merritt on the east.
Dreyer is a common German surname.
The Dunsmuir House and Gardens (also known by the name The Dunsmuir-Hellman Historic Estate and previously known as Oakvale Park) is located in Oakland, California on a site.
The eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, commonly referred to as the East Bay, includes cities along the eastern shores of the San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay.
The East Bay Express is an Oakland-based weekly newspaper serving the Berkeley, Oakland, and East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
The East Bay Innovation Academy, or EBIA for short, is a public school and a middle school in Oakland, California within the Oakland Unified School District.
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), colloquially referred to as "East Bay Mud", is a public utility district which provides water and sewage treatment services for an area of approximately in the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay.Section 9.0 East Bay Municipal Utility District Water and Wastewater Service As of 2018, EBMUD provides drinking water for approximately 1.4 million peopleSection 9.0 East Bay Municipal Utility District Water and Wastewater Service in portions of Alameda County and Contra Costa County in California, including the cities of Richmond, El Cerrito, Hercules, San Pablo, Pinole, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Danville, Oakland, Piedmont, Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, San Leandro, neighboring unincorporated regions, and portions of cities such as Hayward and San Ramon. Sewage treatment services are provided for 685,000 people in an 88-square-mile area (as of 2018). EBMUD currently has an average annual growth rate of 0.8% and is projected to serve 1.6 million people by 2030. Headquartered in Oakland, EBMUD owns and maintains 2 water storage reservoirs on the Mokelumne River, 5 terminal reservoirs, of water transmission aqueducts, of water mains, 6 water treatment plants (WTPs), of wastewater interceptor sewer lines and a regional wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) rated at a maximum treatment capacity of 320 MGD.Section 9.0 East Bay Municipal Utility District Water and Wastewater Service.
The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is a special district operating in Alameda County and Contra Costa County, California, within the East Bay area of the San Francisco Bay Area.
East Oakland is the southeastern suburb of Oakland, California, United States, and takes up the largest portion of the city's land area.
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient.
Elihu Mason Harris (born August 15, 1947) is a former U.S. Democratic Party politician and college administrator.
Elmhurst is a residential neighborhood in the southernmost part of Oakland, California.
Emeryville is an Amtrak station in Emeryville, Alameda County, California.
Emeryville is a small city located in northwest Alameda County, California, in the United States.
An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
Everybody's Autobiography is a book by Gertrude Stein, published in 1937.
Fageol Motors was a U.S. manufacturer of buses, trucks and farm tractors.
A family is defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes as "a group of two people or more (one of whom is the householder) related by birth, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such people (including related subfamily members) are considered as members of one family." A family household is more inclusive, consisting of "a household maintained by a householder who is in a family (as defined above), and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there." In 2014 the US Census Bureau began including same-sex marriages in their counts of families and family households.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Felix Wayne Mitchell Jr. (August 23, 1954 – August 21, 1986) was a convicted drug lord from Oakland, California and leader of the "69 Mob" criminal organization, which operated throughout California and into the midwest.
Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.
The First Opium War (第一次鴉片戰爭), also known as the Opium War or the Anglo-Chinese War, was a series of military engagements fought between the United Kingdom and the Qing dynasty of China over their conflicting viewpoints on diplomatic relations, trade, and the administration of justice in China.
The First Transcontinental Railroad (also called the Great Transcontinental Railroad, known originally as the "Pacific Railroad" and later as the "Overland Route") was a continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the existing eastern U.S. rail network at Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa with the Pacific coast at the Oakland Long Wharf on San Francisco Bay.
The First Unitarian Church of Oakland is located in western Downtown Oakland, California.
Foshan, formerly romanized as Fatshan, is a prefecture-level city in central Guangdong Province in southeastern China.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
The Fox Oakland Theatre is a 2,800-seat concert hall, a former movie theater, located at 1807 Telegraph Avenue in downtown Oakland, California.
Francis Marion Smith (February 2, 1846 – August 27, 1931) (once known nationally and internationally as "Borax Smith" and "The Borax King") was an American miner, business magnate and civic builder in the Mojave Desert, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Oakland, California.
Frank Hirao Ogawa (May 17, 1917 – July 13, 1994) was a civil rights leader and the first Japanese American to serve on the Oakland City Council, of which he was a member from 1966 until his death in 1994.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator.
Fremont High School is an urban public high school located in the Fruitvale District of East Oakland, California, United States.
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
The Fruitvale Bridge and the Fruitvale Avenue Bridge (the latter officially the Miller-Sweeney Bridge at Fruitvale Avenue) are parallel bridges that cross the Oakland Estuary, linking the cities of Oakland and Alameda in California.
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
Funchal is the largest city, the municipal seat and the capital of Portugal's Autonomous Region of Madeira, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
The General Motors streetcar conspiracy refers to convictions of General Motors (GM) and other companies for monopolizing the sale of buses and supplies to National City Lines (NCL) and its subsidiaries, and to allegations that this was part of a deliberate plot to purchase and dismantle streetcar systems in many cities in the United States as an attempt to monopolize surface transportation.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
Gertrude Stein (February 3, 1874 – July 27, 1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector.
GMC (General Motors Truck Company), formally the GMC Division of General Motors LLC, is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors (GM) that primarily focuses on trucks and utility vehicles.
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in the San Francisco Bay Area in Oakland, California.
Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek εὐαγγέλιον, evangelion, meaning "good news".
The Government of Alameda County is defined and authorized under the California Constitution, California law, and the Charter of the County of Alameda.
Grand Lake, or the Grand Lake District, is a neighborhood in Oakland, California, United States.
The Great Migration was the movement of 6 million African-Americans out of the rural Southern United States to the urban Northeast, Midwest, and West that occurred between 1916 and 1970.
Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across North America.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Guatemalan Americans (guatemalo-americanos, norteamericanos de origen guatemalteco or estadounidenses de origen guatemalteco) are Americans of full or partial Guatemalan descent.
Hǎikǒu, is the capital and most populous city of Hainan province, China.
Hayward (formerly, Haywards, Haywards Station, and Haywood) is a city located in Alameda County, California in the East Bay subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Head-Royce School (Head-Royce or HRS) is a private co-educational college-preparatory K-12 school in Oakland, California.
Health insurance is insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses, spreading the risk over a large number of persons.
In the United States, a health maintenance organization (HMO) is a medical insurance group that provides health services for a fixed annual fee.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Henry John Kaiser (May 9, 1882 – August 24, 1967) was an American industrialist who became known as the father of modern American shipbuilding.
Highland Hospital is a public hospital in Alameda County, Oakland, California.
Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
Holy Names High School is a private Catholic girls college preparatory high school located in the Oakland Hills in Oakland, California.
Holy Names University is a private, Roman Catholic university in Oakland, California.
Horace Walpole Carpentier (1824–1918) was a lawyer and the first mayor of Oakland, California.
A horsecar, or horse-drawn tram, is an animal-powered (usually horse) tram or streetcar.
Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve is a regional park and nature reserve in the Berkeley Hills, in the eastern East Bay (San Francisco Bay Area) region of the San Francisco Bay Area of California.
Huey Percy Newton was an African-American political activist and communist revolutionary who, along with Bobby Seale, co-founded the Black Panther Party in 1966.
Illegal immigration is the illegal entry of a person or a group of persons across a country's border, in a way that violates the immigration laws of the destination country, with the intention to remain in the country, as well as people who remain living in another country when they do not have the legal right to do so.
Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.
An industrial park (also known as industrial estate, trading estate) is an area zoned and planned for the purpose of industrial development.
Instant-runoff voting (IRV) is a voting method used in single-seat elections with more than two candidates.
Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (e.g., rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes.
An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
The International Basketball League (IBL) was a semi-professional men's basketball league featuring teams from the West Coast of the United States.
International Boulevard (in Oakland), East 14th Street (in San Leandro), and Mission Boulevard (in Hayward, Union City, and Fremont) are a major road in Alameda County, California.
Interstate 580 (I-580) is an 80-mile (129 km) east–west Interstate Highway in Northern California.
Interstate 80 (I-80) is a major east–west route of the Interstate Highway System, running between the U.S. states of California and New Jersey.
Interstate 880 (I-880) is an Interstate Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area connecting San Jose and Oakland, running parallel to the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay.
Interstate 980 (I-980) is a short Interstate Highway spur entirely within Oakland, California, connecting Interstate 580 and State Route 24 to Interstate 880 near Downtown Oakland.
Jack London Square is an entertainment and business destination on the waterfront of Oakland, California, United States.
A jam band is a musical group whose live albums and concerts relate to a fan culture that began in the 1960s with the Grateful Dead, and continued with The Allman Brothers Band, which had lengthy jams at concerts.
are Americans who are fully or partially of Japanese descent, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jean Quan (Chinese: 關麗珍; pinyin: Guān Lìzhēn; born October 21, 1949, Birth Name: Lai Jean Quan) was the 49th mayor of Oakland, California.
Edmund Gerald "Jerry" Brown Jr. (born April 7, 1938) is an American politician, author and lawyer serving as the 39th and current Governor of California since 2011, previously holding the position from 1975 to 1983, making him the state's longest-serving Governor.
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
Jing'an District, is one of the central districts of Shanghai.
Jinzhou is a prefecture-level city of Liaoning province, People's Republic of China.
Joaquin Miller Park is a large open space park in the Oakland Hills owned and operated by the city of Oakland, California.
Joseph Knowland State Arboretum and Park is a park located in the Grass Valley neighborhood of Oakland, California.
Julia Morgan School for Girls is an all-girls middle school in Oakland, California named for Julia Morgan, the building's architect and the first woman to be licensed in California as an architect.
Jurong is a county-level city under the administration of Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, China.
Kaiser Permanente (KP) is an American integrated managed care consortium, based in Oakland, California, United States, founded in 1945 by industrialist Henry J. Kaiser and physician Sidney Garfield.
The Kaiser Shipyards were seven major shipbuilding yards located on the United States west coast during World War II.
The Key System (or Key Route) was a privately owned company that provided mass transit in the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda, Emeryville, Piedmont, San Leandro, Richmond, Albany, and El Cerrito in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area from 1903 until 1960, when it was sold to a newly formed public agency, AC Transit.
KICU-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 36, branded as KTVU Plus, is an independent television station licensed to San Jose, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KKSF (910 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Oakland, California.
KMKY (1310 kHz) is an AM radio station licensed to Oakland, California that broadcasts with 5,000 watts.
KNEW (960 AM) is an American business talk radio station licensed to Oakland, California, which serves the San Francisco Bay Area.
Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.
KPIX-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 29), is a CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to San Francisco, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
KTVU, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 44), is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Oakland, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
Lake Merritt is a large tidal lagoon in the center of Oakland, California, just east of Downtown.
Lake Merritt is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located east of Downtown Oakland near the eponymous Lake Merritt.
Lake Temescal is a small reservoir in the Oakland Hills, in northeastern Oakland, California.
Laney College is a community college located in Oakland, California, near the Lake Merritt BART station and the Kaiser Convention Center.
Laotian Americans are Americans of Lao descent.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
The law of California consists of several levels, including constitutional, statutory, and regulatory law, as well as case law.
Leimert Bridge is located in the Oakmore neighborhood of Oakland, California.
Leona Canyon Regional Open Space Preserve is a regional park located in Oakland, CA that is part of the East Bay Regional Parks system.
Elizabeth Beckman "Libby" Schaaf (born November 12, 1965) is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party.
A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.
Lincoln University is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian,provisionally accredited university based in Oakland, California.The university is located near the 12th Street BART station in downtown Oakland.
California is a state located in the Western United States.
The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, is a metropolitan region surrounding the San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay estuaries in Northern California.
The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties.
This is a list of the 100 largest cities in the U.S. State of California ranked by population, based on estimates for July 1, 2015 by the United States Census Bureau.
This is the list of mayors of the city of Oakland, California, which was founded in 1852.
This is a list of regions of California, organized by location.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The U.S. city of Oakland, California is the site of more than 40 high-rises, the majority of which are located in its downtown district.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
Local Agency Formation Commissions or LAFCOs are regional service planning agencies of the State of California.
LocalWiki is a collaborative project that aims to collect and open the world's local knowledge.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Luis María Peralta (1759 in Sonora, New Spain – August 26, 1851) was a soldier in the Spanish Army, who received one of the largest of the Spanish land grants, Rancho San Antonio, a plot that encompassed most of the East Bay region of California.
The MacArthur Maze (or simply the Maze, also called the Distribution Structure) is a large freeway interchange near the east end of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge in Oakland, California.
MacArthur is a rapid transit station of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system in Oakland, California, United States.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Maoming, formerly romanized as Mowming, is located in southwestern Guangdong province, China.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
McClymonds Educational Complex was the collective name of the two small high schools occupying the building of McClymonds High School, operated by the Oakland Unified School District from August 2005 to 2010.
McClymonds High School is a public high school in the West Oakland neighborhood of Oakland, California, United States.
Medically indigent adults "(MIAs)" in the health care system of the United States are persons who do not have health insurance and who are not eligible for other health care coverage, such as Medicaid, Medicare, or private health insurance.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
Megabus, branded as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.
Merritt College is a two-year community college located in the Oakland Hills section of Oakland in Alameda County, California.
A metal (from Greek μέταλλον métallon, "mine, quarry, metal") is a material (an element, compound, or alloy) that is typically hard when in solid state, opaque, shiny, and has good electrical and thermal conductivity.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
Mexican Americans (mexicoamericanos or estadounidenses de origen mexicano) are Americans of full or partial Mexican descent.
Mianyang is the second largest prefecture-level city of Sichuan province in Southwest China.
A middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school.
Military tactics encompasses the art of organising and employing fighting forces on or near the battlefield.
Mills College is a liberal arts and sciences college located in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Miwok (also spelled Miwuk, Mi-Wuk, or Me-Wuk) are members of four linguistically related Native American groups indigenous to what is now Northern California, who traditionally spoke one of the Miwok languages in the Utian family.
Mongolian Americans are American citizens who are of full or partial Mongolian ancestry.
Montclair (also known as the Montclair District or Montclair Village) is a neighborhood in Oakland, California, United States.
Moore Dry Dock Company was a ship repair and shipbuilding company in Oakland, California.
Moraga (incorporating the former communities of Moraga Town, Rheem, and Rheem Valley) is a suburban incorporated town located in Contra Costa County, California, United States, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Morcom Rose Garden (formerly the Morcom Amphitheater of Roses) is located in a residential neighborhood in Oakland, California, near the Piedmont border.
Mosswood Park is an public park in Oakland, California, located on W MacArthur Boulevard between Webster Street and Broadway.
The Mountain View Cemetery is a cemetery in Oakland, Alameda County, California.
A clerk is a senior official of many municipal governments in the English-speaking world.
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
Nakhodka (p) is a port city in Primorsky Krai, Russia, located on the Trudny Peninsula jutting into the Nakhodka Bay of the Sea of Japan, about east of Vladivostok, the administrative center of the krai.
Nanning (Zhuang: Namzningz) is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
National City Lines, Inc. (NCL) was a public transportation company.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Professional Soccer League (NPSL) was a North American professional soccer league that existed for only the 1967 season before merging with the United Soccer Association (USA) to form the North American Soccer League.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
New College of California was a college founded in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1971 by former Gonzaga University President, Father John Leary.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.
The North American Soccer League (NASL) was the top-level major professional soccer league in the United States and Canada that operated from 1968 to 1984.
North Oakland is a region in Oakland, California, United States, bordered by Downtown Oakland, Oakland Hills, and the adjacent cities of Berkeley, Emeryville and Piedmont.
Northern California (colloquially known as NorCal or "The Northstate" for the northern interior counties north of Sacramento to the Oregon stateline) is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.
An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.
Oakland Assembly was a former Chevrolet manufacturing facility that later became a General Motors automobile plant located in Elmhurst, Oakland, California.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
Oakland Aviation Museum, formerly called Western Aerospace Museum, was founded in 1981 as a non-profit organization operating an aviation museum located at North Field of Oakland International Airport in Oakland, California.
Oakland Ballpark is the working name for a proposed ballpark to be built in Oakland, California.
The Oakland California Temple (formerly the Oakland Temple) is the 15th constructed and 13th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Oakland Charter Academy (OCA) originally Jingletown Charter School, is a charter school in Oakland, California serving middle school students.
The Oakland City Council is an elected governing body representing the City of Oakland, California.
Oakland City Hall is the seat of government for the city of Oakland, California.
The Oakland Clippers were a soccer team based out of Oakland, California that played in the non-FIFA sanctioned National Professional Soccer League (NPSL).
The station complex of Amtrak's Oakland Coliseum station and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)'s Coliseum station is located in the East Oakland area of Oakland, California, United States.
The Oakland Estuary is the strait in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, separating the cities of Oakland and Alameda and the Alameda Island from the East Bay mainland.
The Oakland firestorm of 1991 was a large suburban wildland-urban interface conflagration that occurred on the hillsides of northern Oakland, California, and southeastern Berkeley over the weekend of October 19–20, 1991.
Oakland Senior High School (also known as O-High and OHS) is a public high school in California.
Oakland Hills is an informal term used to indicate the city neighborhoods lying within the eastern portion of Oakland, California.
Oakland International Airport is an international airport in Oakland, California, United States.
The Oakland Invaders were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) from 1983 through 1985.
The Oakland Larks were a Negro league baseball team in the West Coast Negro Baseball League, based in Oakland, California, in 1946.
The Oakland Long Wharf was a 11,000-foot railroad wharf and ferry pier along the east shore of San Francisco Bay located at the foot of Seventh Street in West Oakland.
Oakland Military Institute (OMI), formally the Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy, is a charter school affiliated with the Oakland Unified School District in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Museum of California or OMCA (formerly the Oakland Museum) is an interdisciplinary museum dedicated to the art, history, and natural science of California, located in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Oaks were a charter member of the original American Basketball Association.
The Oakland Oaks were an American basketball team based in Oakland, California that was a member of the American Basketball League.
The Oakland Oaks were a minor league baseball team in Oakland, California that played in the Pacific Coast League from 1903 through 1955, after which the club transferred to Vancouver, British Columbia.
Oakland Point, or Gibbon's Point, was a small promontory formerly on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay in West Oakland, California.
The Oakland Public Library is the public library in Oakland, California.
The Oakland Raiders are a professional American football franchise based in Oakland, California.
Oakland School for the Arts(OSA) is a visual and performing arts charter school in Oakland, California, United States.
The Oakland Skates were a professional roller hockey team and were a member team in Roller Hockey International (RHI) from 1993 through 1996.
The Oakland Slammers, based in Oakland, California were members of the International Basketball League (2005-) for two seasons, and completed their second season in the league in 2006.
The Oakland Stompers were a soccer team in the North American Soccer League (NASL) which played the 1978 season in the NASL.
The Oakland Symphony Orchestra Association (OSOA) was a professional regional symphony orchestra in Oakland, California, from 1933 to 1986.
Oakland Technical High School, known locally as Oakland Tech or simply "Tech", is a public high school in Oakland, California, United States, and is operated under the jurisdiction of the Oakland Unified School District.
The Oakland Tribune was a daily newspaper published in Oakland, California, by the Bay Area News Group (BANG), a subsidiary of MediaNews Group.
Oakland Unified School District is a public education school district that operates about 86 elementary schools (K-5), middle schools (6-8), and high schools (9-12) and 32 district-authorized charter schools in Oakland, California, United States serving 49,000 students.
Oakland Zoo was established in 1922 in Oakland, California, United States and is managed by the Conservation Society of California, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife both locally and globally.
The Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum, often referred to as the Oakland Coliseum, is a multi-purpose stadium in Oakland, California, United States, which is home to both the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
Oaks Park, formally known as the Oakland Baseball Park, and at times nicknamed Emeryville Park, was a baseball stadium in Emeryville, California.
Occupy Oakland refers to a collaboration and series of demonstrations in Oakland, California that started in October 2011.
Ocho Rios (Spanish for "Eight Rivers") is a town in the parish of Saint Ann on the north coast of Jamaica.
The Ohlone, named Costanoan by early Spanish colonists (the Spanish word costa means "coast"), are a Native American people of the Northern California coast.
Open Knowledge International (OKI) (known as the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) until April 2014, then Open Knowledge until May 2016) is a global non-profit network that promotes and shares information at no charge, including both content and data.
Operation Ceasefire (also known as the Boston Gun Project and the Boston Miracle) is a problem-oriented policing initiative implemented in 1996 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Oracle Arena is an indoor arena located in Oakland, California, United States, and is the home of the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Orinda is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is an investor-owned utility (IOU) with publicly traded stock that is headquartered in the Pacific Gas & Electric Building in San Francisco.
The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.
Pandora Radio (also known as Pandora Internet Radio or simply Pandora) is a music streaming and automated music recommendation internet radio service powered by the Music Genome Project.
The Paramount Theatre is a 3,040-seat Art Deco movie theater located at 2025 Broadway in downtown Oakland, California, USA.
The Pardee Home is a house in Oakland, California, that was home to three generations of the Pardee family.
The Park Street Bridge is a double-leaf bascule drawbridge spanning 372 feet of the Oakland Estuary in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Patten University is a for-profit institution of higher education in Oakland, California.
Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
Penguin Books is a British publishing house.
The Peralta Community College District is the community college district serving northern Alameda County, California.
The Piedmont Avenue neighborhood is a district in North Oakland, California.
Piedmont is a small, mostly residential, semi-suburban city located in Alameda County, California, United States.
Pier 41 is a ferry terminal on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
Pneumonic plague is a severe lung infection caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
The Port of Oakland is a major container ship facility located in Oakland, California, in the San Francisco Bay.
The Port of San Francisco is a semi-independent organization that oversees the port facilities at San Francisco, California, United States.
Port-de-Paix (Pòdepè or Pòdpè) is a commune and the capital of the Nord-Ouest department of Haiti on the Atlantic coast.
The Posey tube and the Webster Street tube are two parallel underwater tunnels connecting the cities of Oakland and Alameda, California, running beneath the Alameda–Oakland Estuary.
POSSLQ (plural POSSLQs) is an abbreviation (or acronym) for "person of opposite sex sharing living quarters", a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation in American households.
Preservation Park is located in Oakland, California.
Pudong is a district of Shanghai located east of the Huangpu River across from the historic city center of Shanghai in Puxi.
Puerto Ricans (Puertorriqueños; or boricuas) are people from Puerto Rico, the inhabitants and citizens of Puerto Rico, and their descendants.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of people; it is a 'a restraint upon the activities or communication of persons or the transport of goods designed to prevent the spread of disease or pests', for a certain period of time.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Radio Beach Shoreline, on the San Francisco Bay, is the only beach in Oakland, California.
Rancho San Antonio, also known as the Peralta Grant, was a land grant by Governor Pablo Vicente de Solá, the last Spanish governor of California, to Don Luís María Peralta, a sergeant in the Spanish Army and later, commissioner of the Pueblo of San José, in recognition of his forty years of service.
Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.
Rebecca Dawn Kaplan (born September 17, 1970) is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party.
In the United States, redlining is the systematic denial of various services to residents of specific, often racially associated, neighborhoods or communities, either directly or through the selective raising of prices.
Redwood Regional Park is a part of the East Bay Regional Parks District (EBRPD) in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A renewable resource is a natural resource which replenishes to overcome resource depletion caused by usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally recurring processes in a finite amount of time in a human time scale.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
RevPAR, or revenue per available room, is a performance metric in the hotel industry that is calculated by dividing a hotel's total guestroom revenue by the room count and the number of days in the period being measured.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve is located in the Berkeley Hills of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, California.
Roberts Regional Recreation Area (RRRA) is an area adjacent to Redwood Regional Park located in Alameda County next to Oakland, CA and is part of the East Bay Regional Parks (EBRPD).
Roller Hockey International was a professional inline hockey league that operated in North America from 1993 to 1999.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland (Dioecesis Quercopolitana) is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Northern California.
The Sacramento Northern Railway (reporting mark SN) was an electric interurban railway that connectected Chico in northern California with Oakland via the California capital, Sacramento.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
Saint Mary's College of California is a private, coeducational college located in Moraga, California, United States, a small suburban community about east of Oakland and east of San Francisco.
Salvadoran Americans (salvadoreño-americanos, norteamericanos de origen salvadoreño or estadounidenses de origen salvadoreño) are Americans of full or partial Salvadoran descent.
Samuel Merritt University (SMU) is a private, non-profit, fully accredited health sciences institution located on the Summit campus of the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland, California, United States.
The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly through California.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California.
The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.
San Francisco Bay Ferry is a public transit passenger ferry service on the San Francisco Bay, administered by the San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA).
The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay, a food hall and an office building.
Fog is a common weather phenomenon in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as along the entire coastline of California extending south to the northwest coast of the Baja California Peninsula.
San Francisco International Airport is an international airport south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States, near Millbrae and San Bruno in unincorporated San Mateo County.
San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State and SFSU) is a public research university located in San Francisco, California, United States.
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, known locally as the Bay Bridge, is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California.
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport is a city-owned public airport in San Jose, California, United States.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
San Leandro is a large suburban town in Alameda County, California, United States.
San Rafael ("Saint Raphael") is a city and the county seat of Marin County, California, United States.
The Santa Ana winds are strong, extremely dry down-slope winds that originate inland and affect coastal Southern California and northern Baja California.
Santiago de Cuba is the second-largest city of Cuba and the capital city of Santiago de Cuba Province.
The Second Opium War (第二次鴉片戰爭), the Second Anglo-Chinese War, the Second China War, the Arrow War, or the Anglo-French expedition to China, was a war pitting the United Kingdom and the French Empire against the Qing dynasty of China, lasting from 1856 to 1860.
Sekondi-Takoradi, a city comprising the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi, is the capital of Sekondi – Takoradi Metropolitan District and the Western Region of Ghana.
Sequoia sempervirens Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607 is the sole living species of the genus Sequoia in the cypress family Cupressaceae (formerly treated in Taxodiaceae).
Serpentine soil is mostly derived from ultramafic rocks; In particular, serpentinite, a rock formed by the hydration and metamorphic transformation of peridotite.
Sewage treatment is the process of removing contaminants from wastewater, primarily from household sewage.
Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures are subcultures and communities composed of people who have shared experiences, backgrounds, or interests due to common sexual or gender identities.
Sharecropping is a form of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on their portion of land.
A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.
A single-member district or single-member constituency is an electoral district that returns one officeholder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Skyline High School (also known as SHS) is a public high school in Oakland, California, United States.
The South San Francisco Ferry Terminal is the only operating ferry terminal in San Mateo County, California.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Southwest Airlines Co. is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and the world’s largest low-cost carrier.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
The second AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional football, known retrospectively as Super Bowl II, was played on Sunday, January 14, 1968, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
Super Bowl XI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1976 season.
Super Bowl XV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Philadelphia Eagles to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1980 season.
Super Bowl XVIII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Washington Redskins and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Los Angeles Raiders to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1983 season.
Super Bowl XXXVII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2002 season.
Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, headquartered in Sacramento.
The Taiping Rebellion, also known as the Taiping Civil War or the Taiping Revolution, was a massive rebellion or total civil war in China that was waged from 1850 to 1864 between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom under Hong Xiuquan.
Tanggu District was a district in the Tianjin municipality on the coast of north China, now part of the Binhai New Area.
Telecommuting, also called telework, teleworking, working from home, mobile work, remote work, and flexible workplace, is a work arrangement in which employees do not commute or travel (e.g. by bus or car) to a central place of work, such as an office building, warehouse, or store.
Temescal Creek is one of the principal watercourses in the city of Oakland, California, United States.
Temple Sinai (officially the First Hebrew Congregation of Oakland) is a Reform synagogue located at 2808 Summit Street (28th and Webster Streets) in Oakland, California, United States.
A tenant farmer is one who resides on land owned by a landlord.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The College Preparatory School (CPS) is a four-year private high school in Oakland, California.
The Cook Political Report is an independent, non-partisan online newsletter that analyzes elections and campaigns for the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate, Governor's offices and the American Presidency.
The Mercury News (formerly San Jose Mercury News, often locally known as The Merc) is a morning daily newspaper published in San Jose, California, United States.
The San Francisco Examiner is a longtime daily newspaper distributed in and around San Francisco, California.
The Trust for Public Land is a U.S. nonprofit organization with a mission to "create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come." Since its founding in 1972, The Trust for Public Land has completed 5,000 park-creation and land conservation projects across the United States, protected over 3 million acres, and helped pass more than 500 ballot measures--creating $70 billion in voter-approved public funding for parks and open spaces.
Tongan Americans are Americans who can trace their ancestry to Tonga, officially known as the Kingdom of Tonga.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.
The Tribune Tower is a 305-ft.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Ulaanbaatar, formerly anglicised as Ulan Bator (Улаанбаатар,, Ulaγanbaγatur, literally "Red Hero"), is the capital and largest city of Mongolia. The city is not part of any aimag (province), and its population was over 1.3 million, almost half of the country's total population. Located in north central Mongolia, the municipality lies at an elevation of about in a valley on the Tuul River. It is the country's cultural, industrial and financial heart, the centre of Mongolia's road network and connected by rail to both the Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia and the Chinese railway system. The city was founded in 1639 as a nomadic Buddhist monastic centre. In 1778, it settled permanently at its present location, the junction of the Tuul and Selbe rivers. Before that, it changed location twenty-eight times, with each location being chosen ceremonially. In the twentieth century, Ulaanbaatar grew into a major manufacturing center. Ulaanbaatar is a member of the Asian Network of Major Cities 21. The city's official website lists Moscow, Hohhot, Seoul, Sapporo and Denver as sister cities.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Football League (USFL) was an American football league that played for three seasons, 1983 through 1985.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.
The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.
The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.
The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The Public Health Service Act of 1944 structured the United States Public Health Service (PHS), founded in 1798, as the primary division of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW; which was established in 1953), which later became the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 1979–1980 (when the Education agencies were separated into their own U.S. Department of Education).
The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the US state of California.
The University of Phoenix (UOPX) is a private for-profit college, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.
Uptown Oakland or The Uptown is a neighborhood in Downtown Oakland, California.
USS Potomac (AG-25), formerly USCGC Electra, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945.
Vietnamese Americans (Người Mỹ gốc Việt) are Americans of Vietnamese descent.
Waste Management, Inc. is an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company in North America.
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.
Weifang is a prefecture-level city in central Shandong province, People's Republic of China.
The West Coast Negro Baseball League (WCNBL) was a Negro baseball league which operated in.
The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.
West Oakland is a neighborhood situated in the northwestern corner of Oakland, California, United States, situated west of Downtown Oakland, south of Emeryville, and north of Alameda.
The Western Pacific Railroad was a Class I railroad in the United States.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
White people is a racial classification specifier, used mostly for people of European descent; depending on context, nationality, and point of view, the term has at times been expanded to encompass certain persons of North African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent, persons who are often considered non-white in other contexts.
The William Joseph McInnes Botanic Garden and Campus Arboretum is located at the corner of Seminary Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard on the campus of Mills College in Oakland, California, United States.
Woodland, is a low-density forest forming open habitats with plenty of sunlight and limited shade.
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The Zoot Suit Riots were a series of conflicts in June 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States, which pitted European American servicemen stationed in Southern California against Mexican American youths and other minorities who were residents of the city.
The 10K Plan was an urban planning doctrine for Downtown Oakland to attract 10,000 new residents to the city's downtown and Jack London Square areas.
16th Street station (Oakland Central) is an abandoned Southern Pacific Railroad station in Oakland, California, United States.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake struck the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18 with an estimated moment magnitude of 7.9 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme).
The Oakland general strike took place on December 3, 1946, in Oakland, California.
The 1972 World Series matched the American League champion Oakland Athletics against the National League champion Cincinnati Reds, with the Athletics winning in seven games.
The 1973 World Series matched the defending champions Oakland Athletics against the New York Mets; the A's won in seven games for their second of three consecutive World Series titles.
The 1974 World Series matched the two-time defending champions Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers with the A’s winning the Series in five games.
The 1975 NBA World Championship Series was the championship round of the 1974–75 NBA season of the National Basketball Association.
The 1988 World Series was the 85th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, and the conclusion of the 1988 Major League Baseball season.
The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC).
The 1989 World Series was the 86th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series, and the conclusion of the 1989 Major League Baseball season.
The 1990 World Series was the 87th edition of Major League Baseball's championship series and the conclusion of the 1990 Major League Baseball season.
19th Street Oakland is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit station located under Broadway between 17th Street and 20th Street in Downtown Oakland.
The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 people enumerated during the 1990 Census.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2015 NBA Finals was the championship series of the 2014–15 season of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.
The 2016 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2015–16 season and conclusion of the 2016 playoffs.
The 2017 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s 2016–17 season and conclusion of the season's playoffs.
The 2018 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s 2017–18 season and conclusion of the season's playoffs.
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