Oakland

Known as East Bay's largest city and the third largest city in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Also recognized with great esteem for its prominence in the business and trade sector. Many residents are flocking to Oakland and its surrounding area to enjoy its improved infrastructure and housing inventory.

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Known as East Bay's largest city and the third largest city in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Also recognized with great esteem for its prominence in the business and trade sector. Many residents are flocking to Oakland and its surrounding area to enjoy its improved infrastructure and housing inventory. The culture is best defined by tendencies toward environmental friendly practices, political activism, sustainability, and a constant drive for change.

 

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Traffic can be extremely congested with Oakland's high population which is my many opt for public transit. With easy access to BART stations and a multitude of ground transportation options, there are plenty of ways to skip the traffic and make your commute smarter. 

Schools K-5

Lincoln Elementary School (Public) - Rated 8/10 on GreatSchools.org

Schools PK-8

Schools K-8

Yu Ming Charter School (Charter) - Rated 9/10 on GreatSchools.org

Redwood Day School (Private) - Parent Rating 4.7/5 on GreatSchools.org

Schools K-12

Bentley (Private) - Parent Rating 4/5 on GreatSchools.org

Schools 6-8

Edna Brewer Middle School (Public) - Rated 7/10 on GreatSchools.org

Schools 6-12

Oakland School for the Arts (Charter) - Rated 6/10 on GreatSchools.org

 

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A marina and port city spanning 78 square miles filled with yummy restaurants, a vibrant nightlife, and one-of-a-kind shops. Like the rest of the Bay Area, residents enjoy a sunny Mediterranean climate with mild weather year-round. Sports enthusiasts are in luck as Oakland is home to multiple pro/amateur sports leagues (Oakland Athletics for baseball, Oakland Roots SC for soccer, and the Warriors playing in nearby San Francisco for basketball). Also a rising foodie destination with an array of ethnic fare and farm to table dining. Spots of note: Understory Oakland for Filipino/ Moroccan flavors, Lois the Pie Queen for a classic soul food experience, Commis, named the best restaurant in the East Bay for a mix of unique ingredients and open kitchen concept, Taco’s Oscar for the most delicious tacos in Oakland, and Shakewell for modern Spanish bistro tapas, wine, beer, and hand-crafted cocktails. Lake Merritt offers outdoor enthusiasts green spaces, picnic areas, themed gardens, and a three-mile path along the shoreline for walking, biking, or jogging. Head to historic Jack London Square to fill all of your trendy dining and shopping needs while taking in vistas of the marina. 

Sources: 

https://uphomes.com/blog/moving-to-oakland-ca/

https://www.greatschools.org/california/oakland


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