More than any single event since its incorporation as a city in 1852, World War II transformed Oakland, notably West Oakland. One result of the influx of workers and economic vitality that the War brought to West Oakland was the development of Sevent... more
Bay Meadows Park is made for action. Along with being our largest park — a sprawling 12-acres flanking 28th E. Avenue — it’s also our sportiest. Satisfy your ball-fix on our meticulously groomed baseball and soccer fields or at the... more
The long forgotten neighborhood seems to be forgotten no longer. Maybe the renaissance is from the overall uptick in activity everywhere in SF, maybe it's the ability to add new units to a city who's thirsty for housing, maybe it's the creation of th... more
In this area of Benecia Arsenal there are studios located along Tyler and Jackson Streets within walking distance to each other. more
The city of Benicia, the "jewel" of the Bay Area, invites you to visit our historic community, offering small, hometown charm. You'll enjoy our beautiful waterfront location enhanced by a variety of specialty shops, antique stores, fine restaurants,... more
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Located on the north edge of a hill which boasts a 360 degree view of San Francisco, Bernal Heights is home to a growing number of working mothers, lesbian couples, and upscale but price conscious hipsters. Less suburban and baby oriented than Noe Va... more
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Designed to reconnect Oakland with its historic waterfront, Brooklyn Basin will create a vibrant new mixed-use neighborhood surrounded by open air and stunning views from San Francisco to the East Bay hills. With a vast network of parks and residence... more
Capitola Village is a small area of shops and restaurants perfect for a weekend beach getaway. There's something for everyone -- a beautiful beach for the family, tons of specialty shops and great restaurants & bars. more
From charming courtyards to secret passageways, discoveries await around every corner. There are shops and art galleries to explore, restaurants to indulge, and wine tasting rooms to stop in and sip some of the California Central Coast's best varieta... more
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The Heart of the Castro, Castro Street is home to tons of bars & restaurants, with many more along Market and 18th Streets. Of course, the amazing, beautiful, Castro Theatre is also on Castro Street, between Market & 18th. ~~~~~~~ Located i... more
Central Market is an ever changing area... a rebirth of entertainment, living, food and drink. more
China Basin is a neighborhood built on landfill along the San Francisco Bay. It lies north of Mission Creek and the Mission Bay neighborhood, and includes Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, numerous restaurants, and the Caltrain railroad... more
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Tucked just behind Haight street is a little, up-and-coming neighborhood known as Cole Valley. While the main drag is still fairly mellow, it has a bunch of great spots for drinks and dinner. Crepes on Cole is perfect for that late night nutella crav... more
The Dimond District (pronounced like "diamond" /ˈdaɪmənd/) is a neighborhood centered on the intersection of MacArthur Boulevard and Fruitvale Avenue in East Oakland...  It is located about two miles east of Lake Merritt, north of... more
The amazingly changing neighborhood continues to morph.  Where it ends is anybody's idea.   The corridor on the 3rd Street continues to add lots of great boutique shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. more
Downtown Alameda is a vibrant and historic business district with a modern vibe. It's a great hangout spot for families and for people of all ages. Our large selection of restaurants offer international and local fare. We're also known for our unique... more
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Campbell is a city in Silicon Valley. Although not a major high-tech city like many of its neighbors, Campbell is the original home of eBay. Campbell is home to the Pruneyard Shopping Center, a sprawling open-air retail complex which was involved i... more
Clayton is a city in Contra Costa County. The population was 10,897 as of the 2010 census. In 1857, the town of Clayton was laid out and founded by Joel Henry Clayton (1812-1872) and his two younger brothers. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton,... more
Half Moon Bay is located on the Pacific Coast between forested hills and some of the most beautiful coastlines that California has to offer. It is approximately 28 miles south of San Francisco and lies within the westernmost portion of San Mateo Coun... more
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Hayward (/'heIw?rd/) is a city located in Alameda County, California in the East Bay subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area. With a population of 162,954 as of 2020, Hayward is the sixth largest city in the Bay Area and the third largest in Alameda... more
Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central business district and historic center of Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the original townsite and was the gambling district of Las Vegas prior to the Strip, and the area still incorporates do... more
Live, Shop, Play & Dine in Downtown Livermore!   Livermore boasts a proud history as an important hub connecting the San Francisco Bay Area and the Central Valley. more
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Established in 1849, Martinez is one of the oldest towns in California and has served as the county seat of Contra Costa County for more than 130 years. Nestled at the gateway to the Delta, the City is home for 36,700 residents. Come visit our histor... more
Downtown Menlo Park is the major retail destination for the city featuring unique and upscale retail shops and restaurants surrounded by tree lined streets. In downtown Menlo Park, there is something for everybody! more
Nestled at the foot of Mount Tamalpais and extending to the marshland surrounding Richardson Bay, Mill Valley has the charm of a small European village that's an equal draw for hikers and runners, musicians and artists, foodies and fashionistas, and... more
Downtown Mountain View features lots of great shops and eateries perfect for walking about, spending time with family and enjoying a small town main street for a few hours -- instead of heading to the mall. more
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The Downtown area is sometimes expanded to refer to the industrial and residential Jack London Square and Jack London warehouse district areas, the Lakeside Apartments District a largely residential neighborhood on the west side of Lake Merritt, the... more
Palo Alto, the birthplace of Silicon Valley, is the gateway to the prestigious Stanford University. It's a walkable, pedestrian-friendly community bordered by historic residential neighborhoods and tree-lined streets. A popular destination for visito... more
Petaluma is a transliteration of the Coast Miwok phrase péta lúuma which means hill backside and probably refers to Petaluma's proximity to Sonoma Mountain.   Downtown Petaluma is a well-preserved, historic city center with lots of... more
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A perfect place to hangout, mingle with friends and enjoy a movie, lunch or dinner. A variety of spas, shops, restaurants and more. more
Downtown is generally defined as the area south of the American River, east of the Sacramento River, north of Broadway, and west of 16th Street.  Included within downtown is the California State Capitol building, the house of California State Go... more
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San Leandro is a suburban city in Alameda County, California, United States. The population was 86,869 in 2014. It is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, between Oakland to the northwest and Hayward to the southeast. - https://en.wikip... more
Downtown Santa Rosa is small and intimate, a 10-15 block area centered around the Old Courthouse Square.   Highlights include Russian River Brewing Company, lots of shops, a couple of movie theaters, restaurants and bars.   Santa Rosa is al... more
Sausalito is located just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, on the south-eastern tip of Marin County. Sausalito was incorporated in 1893, and named by 18th century Spanish explorers for the "little willow" trees (Saucelito) which were found, in abunda... more
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Shop, Play, Dine... Local in Sunnyvale. The Historical Downtown Sunnyvale Shopping District, frequently closed off to automobile traffic to allow pedestrians wandering access for special events. ~~~~~~~~ Sunnyvale Downtown Association (SDA) is... more
Whether you’re on vacation, exploring our rich heritage, here on business with a little time to spare, or you’re a resident who wants to explore further, Vallejo offers a vibrant, cultural experience with something to suit any age and int... more
Walnut Creek is located 16 miles east of Oakland.   Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of 680 and Highway 24) and its BART station near Downtown Its active downtown neighborhood featu... more
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The tree lined streets of downtown Willow Glen offers a small-town feel nestled in the city of San Jose. more
The Excelsior District is a rapidly changing stretch from the 280 Overpass on Mission (dividing Bernal Heights) to approximately Geneva at Mission. It also extends south from Mission Street toward McClaren Park. more