Officially named the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, this venue hosts entertainment sporting events, performing arts and community events. The Oakland Convention Center is within easy walking distance of the City Center, Chinatown and the Lake Merritt Business District.
While you're in town, why not catch a game? Oakland is the home of the Oakland A's, the Oakland Raiders and the Golden State Warriors. All of these teams and more can be seen at the Oracle Arena & McAfee Coliseum.
A central portal for all cultural activites in Oakland, OaklandArts.org features detailed informaton on Dance, Film, Literary, Music, Theater and Visual Arts. Art & Soul, Oakland's premier music and arts festival — now in its 10th year— draws tens of thousands of festival-goers to downtown. Regionally, 510Arts.com offers details on arts activities in the East Bay stretching from Oakland to Richmond.
The San Francisco Bulls will call the Cow Palace home. The Bulls become the 21st team in the premiere 'AA' hockey league, which serves as the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The San Francisco team joins the Pacific Division of the ECHL, which includes the Bakersfield Condors, the Las Vegas Wranglers, Ontario Reign, and the Stockton Thunder. Season tickets go on sale October 3, 2011. For more information visit www.sfbulls.com
With great food, great service from experienced professionals and an incredible location just 11 minutes from San Francisco International Airport, Crystal Springs is also the perfect choice for your next San Francisco golf tournament.
An outdoor sports and entertainment stadium located in San Francisco, California, in the Bayview Heights area. The stadium was originally built as the home of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants, who played there from 1960 until moving into Pacific Bell Park (since renamed AT&T Park) in 2000. It is currently the home field of the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League, who moved in for the 1971 season. The 49ers are scheduled to move to Levi's Stadium, currently under construction, at the beginning of the 2014 NFL season.
AT&T Park is a ballpark used for Major League Baseball. It is located in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, California, at 24 Willie Mays Plaza, at the corner of Third and King Streets.
The Oakland East Bay Symphony is a regional orchestra serving the diverse population of Oakland and the East Bay. The Symphony has gained regional and national recognition for its unique convergence of artistic excellence and community service.
Oakland's Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was one of the first Depression-era buildings to incorporate and integrate the work of numerous creative artists into its architecture and is particularly noteworthy for its successful orchestration of the various artistic disciplines into an original and harmonious whole.
After its initial brief blaze of "movie palace" glory in the 1930's, this remarkable auditorium suffered three decades of neglect and decline until its rescue by the Oakland Symphony, the City of Oakland and numerous private donors. The building was purchased by the Board of Directors of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra Association in 1972. A painstaking and authentic restoration was completed in 1973 and the theatre was entered in the National Register of Historic Places on August 14th of that year.
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is dedicated to the discovery, preservation, interpretation and sharing of historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and the West for present and future generations.
The mission of the Oakland Museum of California is to connect communities to the cultural and environmental heritage of California. Through collections, exhibitions, education programs, and public dialogue, we inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to think creatively and critically about the natural, artistic and social forces that characterize our state and influence its relationship to the world.
The mission of Chabot Space & Science Center is to be a place for students of all ages to learn and be inspired about the Universe and our Planet Earth.
Founded as an observatory in 1883, today Chabot offers visitors the very latest in hands-on, interactive exhibits, displays, and Planetarium shows that explore the mysteries of the universe and of life here on earth. Combined with a full program of activity-filled classes, workshops, Space & Science Camp, outreach programs and special events, Chabot Space & Science Center has become the Bay Area's go to destination for visitors of all ages who want to discover and learn about space and earth sciences.
The 13th Annual Art + Soul Oakland Festival will feature four stages of live music with R&B, Rock, Blues, Jazz and Indie sounds along with our diverse food offerings and myriad family activities including kid-friendly carnival rides.
Join us in downtown Oakland for art, music, dance, food and fun on:
Join us in downtown Oakland for art, music, dance, food and fun on:
Join us in downtown Oakland for art, music, dance, food and fun on:
oin us in downtown Oakland for art, music, dance, food and fun!
SFMOMA is dedicated to making the art of our time a vital and meaningful part of public life. For that reason we assemble unparalleled collections, create exhilarating exhibitions, and develop engaging public programs. In all of these endeavors, we are guided by our enduring commitment to fostering creativity and embracing new ways of seeing the world.
Founded in 1895 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the de Young Museum has been an integral part of the cultural fabric of the city and a cherished destination for millions of residents and visitors to the region for over 100 years.
South San Francisco Conference Center, an award-winning, full-service conference and convention venue in the San Francisco Bay Area, offers top-quality conference facilities with highly-competitive meeting rates and services. It is a venue designed exclusively to host meetings and events. Assistance with room blocks in South San Francisco hotels is also provided.
Moscone Center is the largest convention and exhibition complex in San Francisco, California. It comprises three main halls: Two underground halls underneath Yerba Buena Gardens, known as Moscone North .
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences
The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California, on an 8,180-acre campus near Palo Alto.
The University of California, Berkeley is a public research university located in Berkeley, California, United States. The university occupies 1,232 acres on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay with the central campus resting on 178 acres.
Treasure Island is an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay between San Francisco and Oakland, and an emerging neighborhood of San Francisco. The island is entirely within the City and County of San Francisco, whose territory extends far into San Francisco Bay and includes a tip of Alameda Island. Treasure Island is connected by a small isthmus to Yerba Buena Island.
The preeminent voice for educators in California’s public schools and colleges, CTA is also a powerful and passionate advocate for students and public education. Our 325,000 members not only make us strong, they make us the state’s largest professional employee organization.
What began as a rented building with just two staff members has grown into a major campus with multiple buildings that house an advanced research center, manufacturing operations and various business functions. The South San Francisco campus continues to serve as Genentech's corporate headquarters and is also the headquarters for Roche's pharmaceutical operations in the United Sates.
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. Our 167,000 people are united by our shared values, which inspire our people worldwide and guide them to do the right thing, and our commitment to quality, which is embedded in who we are and everything we do. Ernst & Young is committed to doing its part in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
In the United States, Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries have 57,000 professionals with a single focus: serving our clients and helping them solve their toughest problems. We work in four key business areas — audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting — but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients’ needs. Fortune and BusinessWeek consistently rank our organization among the best places to work, which is good news for our talent and our clients alike. When the best people tackle the most compelling challenges, everyone wins.
Though no two Google offices are the same, visitors to any office can expect to find a few common features: murals and decorations expressing local personality; Googlers sharing cubes, yurts and "huddles"; video games, pool tables and pianos; cafes and "microkitchens" stocked with healthy food; and good old fashioned whiteboards for spur-of-the-moment brainstorming.
Thank you for visiting Francesco's Restaurant. Francesco's is an Oakland tradition for over 43 years. We are the meeting place for lunch or dinner when attending sporting events or concerts at the Coliseum or New Arena.
If you are traveling, we are located just one block from the Oakland International Airport. We have five banquet rooms available to serve groups of 10 to 225 people for birthdays, receptions, showers, and business meetings.
Each Kincaid's restaurant is uniquely local. Explore how your Kincaid's brings local to life.
Please join our longtime friends who have enjoyed many fond memories over the years as our guests.
Only Kincaid's recalls the simpler place and time of the Great American Fish, Chop and Steakhouses. Since opening in 1999, visitors become lifetime guests because Kincaid's recalls the warmth, memories and flavors they know and love.
For more than 30 years, Scott's Restaurant has been the standard by which fresh seafood, professional services and commitment to quality have been known in the East Bay. Originally opened as a traditional seafood restaurant in San Francisco, Scott's has continued to serve its guests in Oakland.
Located in the heart of Jack London Square, Scott's serves only the finest freshly prepared cuisine, with a professional, courteous staff ready to make your dining experience a memorable occasion. Whether you visit us for Lunch, Dinner or Champagne Jazz Brunch, your dining experience is promised to be as delicious as it is pleasurable.
Scott's in Jack London Square has seven different Banquet Rooms to choose from. In addition we also offer exclusive Off-Site and Kosher Catering.
La Collina Ristorante is located in Millbrae, California and has been in business since 1996. An upscale Italian restaurant with a full bar, we specialize in authentic Northern Italian cuisine and feature exquisite seafood dishes, pasta, veal, organic salads and more.
The Thai Stick restaurant in Millbrae is one of the favorite Thai restaurants in the area. We serve healthy and authentic Thai food, and have a great casual atmosphere. Additionally, we are conveniently open late; until 1 AM Monday-Saturday and 10 PM on Sundays.
Hong Kong Flower Lounge Restaurant is proud to be part of the tradition of fine dining in the San Francisco Bay Area for 20 years. It is renowned for its sumptuous Dim Sum lunches and fresh seafood specialties, with a balance between traditional and contemporary Chinese dishes.
We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven. We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest and genuine. We are a life story told over dinner. We are a long lunch with an old friend. We are your weekday morning ritual. We are the kindest gesture of neighbors. We are home. We are family. We are friends.
Indulge in a seductive dining experience in our newly opened Medallion Steakhouse au Naturel. We’ve created a soothing yet fresh and hip setting for your intimate dinner, business meeting, family gathering or get-together among friends.
For home style dining with atmosphere to spare, you'll sing the praises of O' Sole Mio. Named after the original 1954 business launched by Burt Apice, current owners John Hizy and Mario Macias are long-time employees of the family who started it all. Original features from the legendary San Francisco locale at the corner of Chestnut and Filmore have been salvaged to decorate the second coming in Millbrae. Their version is a loving tribute to the past, complete with original fixtures, hearty food, and a taste for nostalgia worth traveling for.
Osho has been serving traditional Japanese cuisine in Millbrae for years. Located next to the Millbrae CalTrain station, Osho is a medium-sized restaurant with traditional Japanese architecture. The restaurant has a sushi bar, dining tables and private party dining rooms for large groups.
Everyday in Celia’s we make fresh salsa, our tortillas are prepared without lard, our chicken is presented skinless and trimmed, our steak and pork are lean, we prepare all our own salsas, we make fresh guacamole daily, our tamales are handmade daily, we serve both refried and whole beans, and last but not least our margaritas do not come out of a machine, instead our secret mix is made daily.
Here at Red Lobster we’re passionate about serving our guests great seafood. It’s why we go the extra mile to bring you the best dining experience possible. Our fishermen take pride in catching only the highest quality seafood, and the freshest fish. Our grill master’s expertly perfect flavors, cooking seafood and steak over a wood fire grill. And our servers pull out all the stops to make every dining experience feel extra special. It’s our passion. It’s our pride. Because at Red Lobster, we Sea Food Differently.
We are a family owned and operated business, and we are proud to have been among the first Thai restaurants in the San Mateo Area. We have been happily serving authentic Thai dishes to our customers since 1990. Whether you're a Thai cuisine connoisseur or are just trying Thai for the first time, we would love the opportunity to serve you!
Roti is about experiencing a feast - a celebration shared with family and friends in a warm modern setting a place where authentic Indian cuisine is prepared using high quality local and organic ingredients, and served in a refined style.
Located in downtown Millbrae, Fiddlers is the most tradional pub & restaurant you will find in the Bay Area. Not only by offering a variety of traditional food and berevages but also with our traditional Irish hospitality that will make you feel right at home.
We are continuously focused on bringing our guests globally inspired creations using high-quality ingredients. The result is a menu of bold global fusion flavors you are sure to crave. While we pride ourselves on creativity, we never lose sight of serving warm, tasty comfort food and signature cocktails.
“Welcome to BJ’s.” This is how you are greeted when you come into our welcoming, caring, dependable, high-energy and fun casual restaurants, and we promise to do whatever it takes to serve high-quality food and beverages to every guest consistently. We never forget that each person has a choice in where to dine and we feel privileged each time you choose BJ’s. Welcome! We are glad you are here.
Experience the natural beauty of Oakland’s waterfront jewel, Jack London Square. Discover innovative dining opportunities or return to well-loved favorites. Enjoy expansive lawns, picturesque piers and sun-drenched walking paths. Shop in some of Oakland’s unique local boutiques. Steps from downtown, but a world away.
Recently rejuvenated, this 594,000 square-foot open-air shopping destination features a variety of nationally known retailers and restaurants to serve the residents of Alameda. South Shore Center has become a gathering place for locals and their neighbors as a result of the center’s long-standing presence in the City of Alameda.
Our shopping environment provides an experience like no other. We offer breezy, sun-filled promenades with a central area that creates a relaxing atmosphere to shop, socialize, read a book, eat, or unwind.
South Shore Center is owned & managed by Jamestown. Jamestown also owns One Times Square and the Chelsea Market in New York City, as well as Pacific Place at 22 Fourth Street in San Francisco. Their experience in creating destinations that support the community will continue to be their focus with South Shore Center.
Lake Merritt is a unique saltwater tidal lake conveniently located in the center of downtown Oakland, adjacent to Lakeside Park. Boating programs are offered at Lake Merritt and the Oakland Estuary. Youth and Community Programs provide an entry point to gain skills to explore the wonders of Bay Area boating. Join the Green revolution—learn sailing and muscle-powered boating!
Fisherman's Wharf is a neighborhood and popular tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. It roughly encompasses the northern waterfront area of San Francisco from Ghirardelli Square or Van Ness Avenue east to Pier 35 or Kearny Street.
How do you recognize the full potential of your event? The San Mateo County Event Center’s team of professional events managers is ready to partner with you in planning and executing your event with innovative thinking, anticipation of special requirements and consistent, friendly service.
The amphitheater is a sizable outdoor venue that has a capacity of 22,000 seats, including lawn seats. It was built from 1985-1986 in a design that resembles that of Grateful Dead’s steal your face image.
Since 1955, we’ve been proud to serve the world some of its favorite food. And along the way, we’ve managed not just to live history, but create it: from drive-thru restaurants to Chicken McNuggets to college credits from Hamburger U and much more. It’s been quite the journey, and we promise this is just the beginning-we’ve got our hearts set on making more history.
From the first bite of your burger to your last french fry, quality is the most important ingredient of all at In-N-Out Burger. We don’t freeze. We don’t pre-package. We don’t over-process. We just make things the old-fashioned way.
Taco Bell is an American chain of fast-food restaurants based in Irvine, California. A subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc., they serve a variety of Tex-Mex foods including tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, other specialty items, and a variety of "Value menu" items.