How's Oakland? (1 Viewer)

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...Is it as dangerous as I've heard? How's the spange? How're the laws regarding homelessness? If Oakland is not a great idea, are there any better places in NorCal you'd reccomend, and why?
 
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My friend Red lives in Oakland. He says its not as bad as people think. Then he told me that a few days ago he watched a pizza delivery guy get shot over a large sausage pizza.
 

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I thought Oakland sucked. I mean, it lacks the coolness of San Francisco and is way shittier than Berkeley or Union City

But why don't you find out yourself and come back to tell us how you liked it? We are, after all, a bunch of strangers from the internet
 

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Last year I only passed through Oakland on my way to Pacifica. My son wanted to see Raider Nation. I'm not in the Bay Area much. Too many people. I'm going down to Santa Cruz in a couple weeks to pick up a friend. Hayward is good when Day on the Green is going on.
 

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My friend Red lives in Oakland. He says its not as bad as people think. Then he told me that a few days ago he watched a pizza delivery guy get shot over a large sausage pizza.
Sounda about right. Its like new orleans kind of. Good people there lots of exploring to do but shit can go south real fast and guns are usually involved. One of the times i was in oakland we were waiting for a friend to get home and some dude sitting in a car across the street hollered at my boy for a lighter so he walks over and when he gives the dude the light he raises his shirt and shows him a pistol in his lap. Why? No fuckin clue.
 

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I'm a small town veteran in northern California. My opinion is I'd avoid Oaksterdam at all costs. But that's just my opinion.

If you were traveling why not head further north where there's less people and less violence?

But again my opinion. The only large cities I actually enjoyed were Portland and Seattle in the late Summer.
 

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lake merritt and desert yard are dope! oakland is mellow for the most part , way more relaxed than san francisco i thought.
 

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