The USS Hornet—berthed at Pier 3 at the former Naval Air Station Alameda—has a haunting presence. The ship resembles a hulking ghost, the exterior painted steel gray and not the camouflage colors used during combat. Known as the Gray Ghost, her radio call sign, she was decommissioned for the final time in June 1970. On […]
To find the Best Real Estate Agents in Oakland and the East Bay, we survey the people who know them best: local homebuyers, Oakland Magazine subscribers, and their peers in the industry (mortgage, insurance, and real estate agents). The winning realtors are those who have shown exceptional customer service and dedication to helping Oakland residents […]
The Oakland Magazine Winner in the category of Best Mortgage Brokers in Oakland and the East Bay in 2021 is: Faramarz Moeen-Ziai CrossCountry Mortgage 2987 College Ave Berkeley, CA 94705 Website: www.fmzteam.com/ Facebook: facebook.com/fmzloans Here are the 2021 Top 5 Best Mortgage Brokers as voted for by residents in Oakland and throughout the East […]
The Oakland Magazine Winner in the category of Best Insurance Agents in Oakland and the East Bay in 2021 is: Farmers Insurance – Ruth Stroup Agency 3560 Grand Ave Oakland, CA 94610 Website: www.stroupins.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/StroupInsurance/ And, here are the 2021 Top 5 Best Insurance Agents as voted for by residents in Oakland and […]
Here are the 2021 Top 6 Best Dental Practices as voted for by residents in Oakland and throughout the East Bay: Alameda Pediatric Dentistry 401 Grand Ave #150 Oakland, CA 94610 Dr. Barry G. Kami, DDS 1811 University Ave Berkeley, CA 94703 Dr. Laurie E. Shepherd, DDS 2089 Mountain Blvd Oakland, CA 94611 Hai Huang, DDS 1900 […]
Home & Garden
The DeRome house near the Emeryville border is quite a compound.
To determine the best time to sell, you can’t really time the market, but you should use it as your guide.
Lots of glass features give this multi-level super-mod Berkeley hills home an airy feel as it hugs the rim of the canyon stretching below.
Lumber baron Charles Appleton Hooper’s estate is on the market.
In the East Bay, it’s difficult by not impossible to find a starter home.
Arts & Culture
One book upends fires and one rethinks democracy while a new CD puts a kink in common sense.
You might want to brush up on Dante, Twain, and Old Testament tales to get the most out of the feminist humorist’s latest memoir and essay collection.
Oakland artist WolfHawkJaguar, aka Adimu Madyun, makes music, film, and art that moves, connects, reflects, and inspires the receiver to greatness.
The East Oakland artist touches viewers through 3D immersive installations.
Adam Harrington, who grew up in Oakland, has parlayed his voice into a successful voice-over career. Lately, you’ll hear him a lot on gaming platforms.