- a seaport in W California, on San Francisco Bay.
- a town in NE New Jersey.
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Examples from the Web for oakland
Eva Silverman, who co-hosts an Oakland Dinner Party, agrees.Everyone at This Dinner Party Has Lost Someone
January 6, 2015
Before his writing days, London used the Oakland establishment to conduct his studies.
Heinold's First and Last Chance, Oakland (Jack London, Taft) You can thank Johnny Heinold for your favorite Jack London book.
For example, between 2004 and 2008, Oakland police officers shot and killed 37 people, all black.Arabs Are the Michael Browns of Israel
December 3, 2014
Looters and vandals damaged more than a dozen stores and businesses in Oakland, Calif., news reports said.This Week's Riots Are Part of America's Long History of Racial Rage
November 29, 2014
All right, take it to our Oakland office, and you'll get the cash.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
“Not on your life,” barked Everett, the manager of the Oakland team.Baseball Joe Around the World
For hours I had been working my way toward the Oakland ferries.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
The idea that the Yankees could ever get to Oakland never entered any one's head.
The story of Frank's adventure and courage was the talk of all the Oakland plantation.
- a port and industrial centre in W California, on San Francisco Bay; damaged by earthquake in 1989. Pop: 398 844 (2003 est)
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