Oakland is a port city in the Bay Area of in the . Once overshadowed by San Francisco, its larger neighbor lying directly to the west, Oakland has begun to step out from under San Francisco's shadow with its notable natural and architectural features and its rise as the multicultural "hipster" city of the Bay Area.

Landmarks in the Area

Steven Paul Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor.

Pixar Animation Studios is an American computer animation studio based in , a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios.

USS Potomac, formerly USCGC Electra, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945.

Glenn John McQueen was a Canadian supervisor of digital animation and supervising character animator at and PDI.

The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is a museum and non-circulating dedicated to preserving African American history, experiences and culture on 14th Street in .

Localities in the Area

Piedmont is a small semi-suburban city located in Alameda County, , United States.

Emeryville is a small city located in northwest Alameda County, California, in the United States.

Jack London Square is an entertainment and business destination on the waterfront of , , United States.

The Financial District is a neighborhood in , , that serves as its main central business district.

The Chinatown neighborhood in (Chinese: 屋崙華埠), is a pan- neighborhood which reflects Oakland's diverse Asian American community.


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