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Colonial Van Lines

Colonial Van Lines is the preferred choice for all your long distance moving needs. With over 50 years of experience, and over 200 professional...

US DOT: 1434373

MC: 681534

Supreme Moving and Storage

Oakland California moving companies, We are a full-service moving and storage company that specializes in residential, commercial, intrastate and long distance relocation’s. Our team of...

US DOT: 2820018

MC: 940221

Valiant Movers

Valiant Movers was founded by experienced movers. Our mission is to provide service like no other, starting with the basics: 1. respect the customer...

US DOT: 2937756

MC: 993089

XO Moving System

Xo Moving System, and Storage is a premier moving and storage company based in Northern California. We were founded in Union City in 2002, and we...

US DOT: 1884419

Intra: 190618

MC: 679279

Priority Moving & Storage

Oakland CA, Arpin Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading household goods carriers, celebrates 107 years of continued growth and leadership in the transportation...

US DOT: 49922

MC: 621

United Transportation Moving & Storage

Interstate movement of household goods and personal possessions takes the coordinated effort of professional team. United Transportation Moving and...

US DOT: 1978660

MC: 699570

911 Movers

911 MOVERS IS A FAMILY OWNED COMPANY. OUR MOVING COMPANY IS SPECIALIZED IN ALL TYPES OF MOVES. WE HAVE MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE MOVING...

US DOT: 2894905

MC: 972716

Alaska Terminals, Inc.

Alaska Terminals, Inc. is based in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska with branch offices in Fairbanks, Alaska as well as in Seattle, Washington. For the...

US DOT: 125550

MC: 79658

Up Front Movers

Movers Oakland CA, With over 15 years of moving experience in the industry, Up Front Movers are dedicated to making sure that you're able get exactly what you need for...

US DOT: 2790220

MC: 542664

Kangaroo Van Lines

Thank you for considering Kangaroo Van lines as your preferred choice for relocation services. Based in Northridge, we are proud of our dedication to...

US DOT: 2513725

MC: 871984

Cal1 Moving

Oakland California moving quotes, Cal 1 Moving is a family owned relocation company and have been in business for the past 10 years. Operating from San Ramon, CA we can relocate you,...

US DOT: 2839554

MC: 950819

Cardinal Moving Systems

Cardinal Moving Systems provide customers with one, all-inclusive price for any and every type of move. As one of the biggest West Coast providers of...

US DOT: 1463484

MC: 552894

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Founded in 1992, Premier Van Lines International is one of Americas leading relocation companies which specialize in international moves. We are...

US DOT: 1930177

MC: 690093

Prime Storage Systems Inc.

Oakland CA, Moving to Hawaii or moving from Hawaii can be just as easy as one, two, three, it all depends on which relocation service you are using. At Prime...

US DOT: 2109775

MC: 735596

STI Moving & Storage

STI Moving and Storage is your one-stop-shop for professional moving and storage. Our mission is to deliver dependable, worry-free moving at an...

US DOT: 1308599

Intra: 139020

MC: 507359

Situated on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, Oakland, California has a lot to offer to people moving here, including the best climate in the U.S. As the eighth largest city in the U.S. with a population over 400,000 residents and counting -- making moving to Oakland a very popular destination.

Economy:
Oakland is a major railroad center as well as a busy shipping port (the fourth largest container port in the U.S.). The most commonly produced products include: glass, chemicals, food, electronics, metal, iron, and various technology products.

Tourism:
Oakland can be reached easily and affordably through the somewhat low-cost Oakland International Airport. Popular attractions include the Oakland Museum of California, the Art Deco Paramount Theater, Chinatown, Jack London Square, and Children's Fairyland. Additional destinations include the Chabot Space and Science Center and the Morcom Rose Garden. Major sports teams include the Oakland Athletics (baseball), and the Oakland Raiders (football), among several other teams in the area.

History:
Oakland was incorporated in 1852 and soon after railroads reached the city. By the 1860's and 1870's the area was a major railroad hub. In the coming years, some of the city was broken off into different towns. In 1906, many people moved to Oakland because of earthquakes and fires in nearby San Francisco. By 1920, Oakland became a major center of metal, shipbuilding, and automotive industries. Oakland was in the general naval shipbuilding industry during World War II which attracted many new workers to the city. After the war, the major industries of the city dried up and many of the more wealthy citizens left the city. This left Oakland in a poor economic state with a lower class of people living there. Many activists groups formed in later years, most notably The Black Panthers. This contributed to the increase in crime in the city and overall declining living conditions. In 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake hit Oakland and the Oakland Hills Firestorm hit in 1991; both caused considerable damage.

  • The USS Potomac (FDR's Yacht used while as president) is in Oakland's harbor.
  • In recent years, real estate prices have gone up considerably because of terrific views, efforts to lower crime, and many quality stores and restaurants.
  • Oakland is sometimes defined by two areas: "the flats" and "the hills". The flatter terrain makes up two-thirds of the city and the lower-income citizens, while the hills contain more affluent people.

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