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13 Movies You Didn't Know Were Filmed Oakland, CA

Whether you live and breathe Oakland, are a newbie to our Town scene, or just a movie fanatic, learning that some of your favorite movies were filmed close by is always fun. Here are a few of our favorites, feel free to add these places to your where to take a selfie list…

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30 Incredible Places Less Than 4 Hours from Oakland, CA

By Karin Swanson / Matador Network THERE'S SO MUCH GOING ON IN OAKLAND that using it as a mere stopover en route to somewhere else doesn't make much sense. But you can't look at a map without noticing the city's proximity to a whole host of pretty amazing places. Here are some ideas for which way to point yourself when you're finally ready to leave town, or just looking for an epic day trip…

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Yoshis Oakland: Where Sushi & Jazz Collide

By Carol Canter With its rich repertory of jazz from straight-ahead to cool, some sizzling Afro-Latin rhythms, down-home blues, R&B, folk and funk, Yoshis is not just Oaklands pride and joy but one of the nations and the worlds premier clubs.   Fans seek out the venue for its warm, intimate vibe, sleek design and superb acoustics. And, of course, the top-notch musicians…

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