Located just south of Oakland, San Leandro offers residents the quiet, charm and character of a community that was established more than 100 years ago. Here you will find lush landscapes, balmy weather, bay views, good schools and friendly neighbors and numerous cultural amenities including a 450-berth Marina, two golf courses and a large community library.
Ranked the sixth largest city in California, Oakland is the transportation, education, cultural, recreational and shopping center of the East Bay, a dynamic city with an international flavor. Proud of its heritage Oakland combines tradition with progress as major corporations and government offices find the city not only a prosperous business center, but a desirable place to live. One of Oakland's many strengths is its many distinctive neighborhoods, each with its own history. From the bustling Fruitvale District to the trendy shops and cafes along College Avenue in Rockridge. Beautiful Lake Merritt offers outstanding picnic sties, jogging trails and boating opportunities.
Castro Valley is located in the Bay Area of California. Nestled in a quiet valley surrounded by tree covered rolling hills, Castro Valley residents, businesses, and visitors enjoy a rural atmosphere at the hub of California's cultural, economical and recreational heartland.
Castro Valley boasts such natural amenities as an extensively developed park system, swimming lagoon, 315 acre lake, and a beautiful 18 hole golf course.
Alameda is a quaint island city emanating warmth and community from the first visit. Known for its beautiful shoreline, darling shopping districts, and well defined classic neighborhoods such as the Gold Coast and the East End, Alameda is also close to San Francisco and Oakland.
San Lorenzo was part of a large Spanish land grant prior to the United States' takeover of California in 1848. San Lorenzo was mostly farmland from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century. Many of the original inhabitants have been laid to rest in Pioneer Cemetery, including Moses Wicks, who brought oysters to San Leandro Bay (by boat around the cape) from Patchogue, Long Island.