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

    … funded projects use steel made in America. (State projects funded solely with toll monies are probably exempt.) Cheaper steel is available from China and Turkey but lawmakers want projects built with tax dollars to use high quality, American made components. Two years ago, we successfully brought a whistleblower case under the False Claims Act…

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

    … at this point would have shaved off both time and money for us. Had my husband known about the inherent weather problems, he could have easily booked the flight to Oakland and we could have taken the train over to the city. The moral of the story is that having enough information to make a well informed decision, not only as to setting the desired goal (“Point B”), but the path to getting there must also be considered. …

    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 -