Big - Oakland is the seventh largest city in the State of California
and covers 54 square miles.
in the City?! - Oakland is the only city in the world with a
natural saltwater lake, Lake Merritt, wholly contained within its
John Muir Proud - Oakland has over 80 parks providing opportunities
for various leisure, recreational, and filming opportunities.
a lot of 'There' Here - Oakland has 50 locations in the National
Register of Historic Places.
to your Heart's Content - Oakland has more than 300 restaurants
serving a variety of cuisines.
Worshippers Welcome - There are 600 churches and temples representing
tens of faiths in Oakland.
Diversity - According to a University of Wisconsin study, Oakland
is the most ethnically diverse city in the United States. At least
100 different languages and dialects are spoken in Oakland.
Museums, Museums - The internationally acclaimed Oakland Museum,
with its tiered Babylonian style roof gardens, is the only attraction
of its kind totally devoted to the natural sciences, history, and
art of California.
the Weather - Prentice Hall's Places Rated Almanac ranks Oakland
number one in the United States for climate.
Culture Thrives - The 24,000 square-foot Oakland Asian Cultural
Center is the largest and most modern facility of its kind in North