Alert: An Air Quality Advisory has been issued for the entire Bay Area. The current air quality in Oakland is VERY UNHEALTHY. Stay inside. Limit outdoor activities.

About

Oakland's property taxes pay for:

  • Over 130 City parks and public grounds
  • More than 2,300 acres of street, park and plaza landscaping, including scenic Joaquin Miller Park, Lake Merritt, Mandela Parkway and Cesar Chavez Park
  • 25 recreation, community and interpretive centers
  • More than 36,000 street lights and more than 670 traffic signals
  • 52 multi-use fields