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Prime Storage Systems Inc.

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

Beltmann Relocation Group

Oakland California moving companies, Beltmann Relocation Group is one of the oldest and largest agent for North American Van Lines. Our experienced staff and commitment to customer...

US DOT: 70851

Intra: MTR0189175

MC: 107012

Arpin of Monterey San Francisco

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

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

Premier Van Lines International Inc.

Oakland CA, 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

Eden's Moving Services

Whether it is the movement of office premises to a new environment or home relocation, one usually need a reputable and highly experienced moving...

US DOT: 1752778

MC: 641757

Scout Moving & Storage

Scout Moving offers a complete line of professional moving and storage solutions. When it comes to local moving or long distance moving services,...

US DOT: 2030210

Intra: 87946

MC: 713157

All State Van Lines Inc.

Experience is our foundation. Having relocated thousands of families across the nation Allstate Van Lines strives to make sure your move is...

US DOT: 1727120

MC: 728127

Troy Transportation

Movers Oakland CA, Whether you are looking for a local or a long distance mover, you have come to the right place. Troy Moving and Storage Services will be your final...

Muscular Moving Men, LLC

Do you need a Phoenix moving company that you can trust with your personal belongings? Are you relocating your office or business in the near future?...

US DOT: 1829172

MC: 691493

Air-1 Moving & Storage Inc.

Oakland California moving quotes, We here at Air 1 Moving & Storage understand the importance of choosing the right moving company that you can trust to move your family. All of our...

US DOT: 1095485

Intra: MTR0189688

MC: 450837

Allied & North American Van Lines

Allied & North American Van Lines has over 85 years of experience and has built one of the largest moving networks in the world to service consumers,...

US DOT: 76235

MC: 15735

Acclaimed Movers

Acclaimed Movers has produced an effortless, seamless, and effective moving procedure that is easily adapted to any customer while providing...

US DOT: 1771880

MC: 646815

Grizzly Van Lines

Oakland CA, Family owned and operated relocation company with over 15 years of experience our hiring process has been in our family for generations and is...

US DOT: 2483462

MC: 859587

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

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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