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a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco

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Then we can come back into Oakland from the other side, sneak across on the ferry, and send the machine back around to-night with the chauffeur.
But Swiftwater Bill failed to see why he should not go into Oakland by way of Blair Park, and so decided.
Daylight was delighted; the purchase was immediately made; and Bob, with riding gear and personal equipment, was despatched across the bay forthwith to take up his quarters in the stables of the Oakland Riding Academy.
And to the end of the day, Bob continued to be up to one trick or another; after passing a dozen automobiles on the way into Oakland, suddenly electing to go mad with fright at a most ordinary little runabout.
Didn't I see you on the dock in Oakland the other day?
I had heard of the Sporting Life Gang before, a crowd of hoodlums and criminals that terrorized the lower quarters of Oakland, and two-thirds of which were usually to be found in state's prison for crimes that ranged from perjury and ballot-box stuffing to murder.
And Sherbourne died too, while Policeman Phillipps was shot in the leg and discharged from the Oakland police force.
He had stumbled upon the secret in his old electroplating shop on Telegraph Avenue in the city of Oakland.
Here for a year I delivered an evening paper, until my route was changed to the water-front and tenderloin of Oakland.
No longer was it team against team, but all Oakland against all San Francisco, festooned with a free-for-all fight.
More than 150 Oakland residents attended to support the project, highlight the positive economic impact it will have on Oakland and Oakland residents, and tell the City Council that all commodities will be shipped safely and responsibility without impacting the environment.
Oakland had previously gone on hiatus in 2004-05 in order to undertake a (successful) $500,000 fundraising campaign.
The Oakland Athletics, winners of 37 of their previous 45 games and surprising co-leaders of the American League West, bumbled through the opening innings like the team they supposedly left behind in May.
And the fact that the funds fled the Oakland public schools in the 1970s, at the same time that African Americans came into the majority both in student population and membership of the school board, ought to be considered less than coincidental.
Older teens and adults will find this reading expands their desire to explore Oakland and enjoy a city that usually is neglected due to its more famous neighbors, Berkeley and San Francisco.