Oakland is an eighth largest city according to the population in the state California of United States of America. City is prominent due to costal port and is located eight miles from the San Francisco. According to the population Oakland is 44th largest city in the USA.Okland struggled hard to compete with the challenges of the time particularly against the poverty and unemployment.
Oakland has a Mediterranean Climate .Summers is hot and humid and winters is usually cold and rain falling happened during the winter season. City is located near the San Jose and San Francisco according to the geographical position. During the summer season city receive much fog .Weather stations have been established in the Oakland International Airport and Oakland Museum.
Oakland Public School District is responsible for operating the large number of schools in the Oakland including elementary primary and high schools. For the higher education needs a large number of universities have been established in the Oakland .Important and well known Universities are University of California Berkeley and Patten University.
For providing the healthcare facilities Oakland has large number of hospital and medical centers including Alta Bates Medical Centre .Children Hospital and Oakland Hospital are also providing a valuable health services to the people of the Oakland.
Transportation in and out of the city is mainly through air and railroads, Freeways, Water tunnels and bridges are the infrastructure built for the transportationSan Francisco Airport and Oak land airport are the major airports in the area.
Base ball, American football and basketball are the main games played in the city .Major cultural events held in the city are Oakland Greek Festival, Black cow boy Parade ,Fine arts festival and Oakland Holiday Prade .Art and Soul festival is another event held to represent the true culture of the city .What are your comments about the city .Is it a best for your living?