Images of Oakland

West Oakland Skate Park

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Skaters enjoying the opening of a new West Oakland skate park.

Photographs courtesy of The OakBook

Oakland Hills at Dusk

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The view from Oakland Hills just before nightfall.

Tanya Holland

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Chef Tanya Holland, a former Food Network star, on the opening day of her restaurant, Brown Sugar Kitchen.

Hamilton Valdez

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Hamilton Valdez, a native of Guatemala City, participated in the Mr. Gay Vaquero contest at Oakland's Bench and Bar.

Chinatown Oak

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Yung Kee in Chinatown stays open late.

Joyce Gordon

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Joyce Gordon was one of the first on Oakland's art scene. Her eponymous gallery has been a fixture in downtown Oak-town for seven years.

Halal Butchers

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Oakland's halal butchers provide some of the best lamb in the East Bay.

Bocanova Oakland

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Bocanova, located in Jack London Square, is one of Oakland's most popular restaurants.

Oscar Grant Mural Detail

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This mural was painted after the trial of the police officer who killed Oscar Grant.

Flora

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Flora, a restaurant in Uptown, is right across from the Fox Theater.

Out With The Old

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During the housing boom/bubble, old homes either got out of the way or got torn down.

Da Sung Sa

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Da Sung Sa is a restaurant in Oakland's Koreatown.

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