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Quality Moving Service

When it's time to move your family or your business, across town or to a new state, trust the skilled movers at Quality Moving Service. For over 20...

US DOT: 70719

Intra: MTR0189753

MC: 087113

Red Carpet Moving & Storage Inc

Oakland California moving companies, Headquarters in Walnut Creek, CA & Los Angeles, CA family owned and operated with over 10 Years of experienced, dedicated team from operations to...

Intra: MTR0191026

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

Sav On Moving & Storage

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

Scout Moving & Storage

Oakland CA, 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

SM&S Relocation

Wherever your move may take you, SM&S Relocation Moving & Storage is committed to be the safest, most customer focused and successful transportation...

Intra: 190474

Troy Transportation

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...

Gulf Moving Systems

Your peace of mind is important to us. That's why we take time to offer so many services. Gulf Moving Systems offers: • Flexible pricing options. We...

US DOT: 2256609

Intra: 005203008C

MC: 770031

Muscular Moving Men, LLC

Movers Oakland CA, 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

West Coast Movers LLC

Thank you for considering West Coast Movers as your moving company. We know and understand that moving is not an easy task, therefore, we are...

US DOT: 2086298

MC: 728073

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

American Choice Van Lines LLC

Life is full of heavy stuff. Why add moving to your load? Let us carry it. At American Choice Van Lines our experience, training and above all our...

US DOT: 1732844

Intra: MTR0190490

MC: 634819

Upline Moving & Storage

If you are looking for first-class, full-service California Movers, Upline Moving will provide you with the best relocation package that California...

US DOT: 1881933

Intra: MTR0191033

MC: 678648

Allied & North American Van Lines

Oakland CA, 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

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

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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