- State: CA
- Country: United StatesMajor Attractions and Locations:
University of California at Berkeley, Emeryville, Piedmont, Oakland Coliseum, home of the Athletics and Raiders.
Oakland Museum of California: 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Provides unique collections, exhibitions and educational opportunities designed to generate a broader and deeper understanding of California's history, art and people. Museum programs are responsive, accessible and meaningful to an increasingly diverse California population, including schools and other organizations. Wednesday to Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM ,Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, First Friday of the month open until 9:00 PM, $6-adults, $4-seniors (65+),$4 -students (with valid ID). Children under 5: free. Free: second Sunday each month. Closed: Mon. - Tues.
Oakland Symphony: 300 Lakeside Dr., Suite 1360, Oakland CA 94612. 510-444-0801 Fax 510-444-0863 Box Office 510-465-6400
Tilden Park: Berkeley, CA 94708 (510/652-1155). Located along Grizzly Peak Boulevard near Wildcat Canyon & South Park roads. 2000 acres of near-wilderness along the crest of the Berkeley Hills overlooking the S. F. Bay.
UC Berkeley Art Museum: 2626 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 510/642-0808. Changing exhibitions and a permanent collection. A fine example of Brutal Architecture. Wed-Sun 11am-5pm, Thus until 9pm;
Pacific Film Archive: 2625 Durant Ave, Berkeley, in the University Art Museum (510/642-1124). Perhaps the best cinema in California with showings of International and American films plus revivals and theme presentations. Two films nightly; $5.50 each, $7 for both.
INFORMATION San Francisco Visitor Information Center: Hallidie Plaza, between Powell/Market (lower level): 415-391-2000 (recorded daily events, 415-391-2001) Bay Area Weather: 831-656-1725 National Park Service (Pacific West info): 415-556-0561. S. F. has the largest urban national park in the U. S., Golden Gate National Recreation Area WEB INFO: www.sfvisitor.org TRANSPORTATION Three International Airports serve the San Francisco Metropolitan Area San Francisco International www.flysfo.com Airport Information Hotline (Recording): (650) 875-8575 General Info:650 876 2377 Oakland International Airport www.oaklandairport.com 1 Airport Drive Oakland, CA 94621 (510) 577-4000.
GENERAL INFORMATION Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of California and is located in Northern California…