An Exceptional Transportation Hub

With a long history as a transportation hub, Oakland links the Bay Area to the nation and the world by ship, air, rail and six major freeways. Located in the center of the region's transit systems, Oakland is an ideal business location with easy bus, subway and ferry connections.

Annual Holiday Pottery & Craft Sale December 5, 2021

Happy Holidays from Studio One Art Center! Support your local arts center while buying holiday gifts for loved ones! Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Studio One (365 45th St. Oakland, Ca 94609) from 12pm - 4pm Live dance performance by Gamelan Sekar Jaya @ 1pm

Annual Report Ad Hoc

This Ad Hoc Committee is tasked with producing the Police Commission's 2022 Annual Report

Annual Report Ad Hoc

This Ad Hoc Committee is tasked with producing the Police Commission's 2022 Annual Report.

Anti-Discrimination Policy Ad Hoc

The Anti-Discrimination Policy Ad Hoc Committee was established to bring to the Commission to adopt a revised and enhanced internal Oakland Police Department (OPD) Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Policy that will contain guidelines and expectations related to all Department members.

Application Help

To help you succeed in the application process, we offer seminars and workshops.

Apply for Arts and Culture Funding

The City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program distributes over $1 million through a competitive grant-funding process to Oakland-based art and cultural activities that reflect the diversity of the city.


The City offers safe, fun and affordable swimming programs for residents.

Archive Page for former Oakland Redevelopment Agency

As of February 1, 2012, the City of Oakland Redevelopment Agency ceased to exist. The new Redevelopment Successor Agency, housed within the Public/Private Development Division, was created to wind down and complete the activities of the former Redevelopment Agency.

Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center

Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center (meaning Old Creek in Spanish) is located at one of the largest and most beautiful parks in the city. Our park features a lively creek, picnic areas, and a community garden. We are located next to East Oakland Pride Elementary School. Our center is equipped with a football/soccer field, tennis courts, play area for toddlers, patio area, social hall, craft and game room, computer lab, and newly renovated baseball field. We have bilingual staff members to help our Spanish-speaking community members. We are an ADA Inclusion Center.

Arts and Culture in Oakland

Learn about the City’s Cultural Funding Program, which provides approximately $1 million annually in grants to support the arts; the Public Art Program, which commissions and supports public art across Oakland; professional development programs for artists and arts organizations; and volunteer advisory bodies of the City.

Athletic Fields

We operate 66 sports fields ranging from football to soccer with turf or real grass.

Attend Onboarding Activities

All new full-time (FT), part-time partial (PTP), and part-time to temporary (PTT) should attend New Employee Orientation (NEO).

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