Oakland is one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the world. We are a cosmopolitan city with friendly, distinct neighborhoods. Oakland produces a gumbo of cultures, arts, music, politics, language and cuisines with international impact. This is a city we should all be proud to call home.
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Our residents help make Oakland a Model City. The City of Oakland is here to serve you with a variety of programs ranging from after-school programs for youth to hot meals for seniors, and from job training to emergency preparedness.
To help you learn more, we have compiled a roster of helpful links.
Learn why Oakland is an ideal location for your business!
The City of Oakland welcomes your business and we want to help you flourish—whether your business is large, small or anywhere in between.
A great place to begin is the City's Business Assistance Center . Think of it as your one-stop shop for all types of business information. Our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you in every step, whether you're starting or expanding a business or need help in today's challenging economic times. Click here to begin your visit.
Below are additional links to help entrepreneurs and business owners start and grow a business in Oakland.