Alameda is known for its small-town charms and historic architecture. The city is famous for its many Victorian-style homes and has been a celebrated leader on environmental issues.
Albany has enjoyed a small-town ambience for more than a century. This spirit can be seen up and down the celebrated Solano Avenue and at the Albany Mudflats, which the city has worked to preserve and protect.
Berkeley is a globally recognized center for the arts, political activism and scientific innovation. The city is home to 3 campuses of higher education, including the flagship University of California at Berkeley, and countless cultural, scientific and historic institutions.
Located on the San Francisco Bay's east shore, Emeryville is a hub for bio-tech, advanced manufacturing, film and health food industries; it is also a key link in the transcontinental railroad system.
Oakland is one of the largest and most diverse cities in California, steeped in history and culture. The city boasts scenic Lake Merritt, several colleges and universities, 3 professional sports teams, and one of the nation's largest ports.
Piedmont is nestled in the picturesque Oakland Hills. The city boasts five city parks and an unparalleled view of the San Francisco Bay.
A historic hub for agriculture and food processing operations, San Leandro's gigabit municipal broadband has helped it become a haven for 21st century advanced manufacturing, including 3D printing. The city is also home to the world-famous Cherry Festival.