Welcome to Oakland
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States.
Oakland has a mild, Mediterranean-type climate with warm sunny summers and cool winters with rainy spells. Like its neighbor to the west, it experiences morning fogs in summer, though these typically burn off by noon. It offers first-class restaurants, support for the arts and small business, and reasonable cost of living.