Oakland

Oakland /ˈoʊklənd/, located in the U.S. state of California, is a major West Coast port city and the busiest port for San Francisco Bay and all of Northern California. It is the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth-largest city in the state, and the 47th-largest city in the U.S. with a population at the 2010 U.S. Census of 390,724. Incorporated in 1852, Oakland is the county seat of Alameda County. It serves as a major transportation hub and trade center for the entire region and is also the principal city of the Bay Area Region known as the East Bay. The city is situated directly across the bay, six miles (9.7 km) east of San Francisco.
Posts about Oakland
  • Nuclear Reactors, Foreign Steel and Whistleblowers

    … on the new Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Bad Steel Used in French Nuclear Reactors? The Economist reports that France’s quasi-public electricity utility, Electricite´de France (EDF) is facing a crisis over bad reactor parts. So many nuclear reactors are down that the company is in a crisis. One prolonged cold spell could cause blackouts…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Getting From Point A to Point B With Money

    … issue; right? Getting from Point A to Point B is something we do all the time, yet we don’t always apply it in the context of goals, desires or personal journeys. Let’s discuss getting from Point A, where you’re in debt; to Point B, the destination of being completely out of debt. Some would say that knowing where you are is the most important point…

    Christine Kingston/ Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor- 25 readers -
  • Could Philly Be the Next Baltimore?

    … already planned for many other cities including Portland, Oregon and Oakland, California for Friday, May 1st, many residents of Philadelphia wondered whether the protests were over for their hometown. Many signs indicate that Philly may experience repeated or lengthened protests in the coming days and weeks by individuals fighting for their rights…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 8 readers -