History UsefulNotes / Oakland

29th May '17 2:26:02 PM Dramatic
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* ''VideoGame/WatchDogs2'' features Oakland as part of it's Bay Area setting, where it is also the hometown of the game's protagonist.
21st Jan '17 5:15:01 AM coopers
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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams[[note]]One of which, the Golden State Warriors, will move across the Bay to San Francisco in 2017[[/note]], high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams[[note]]One of which, teams[[note]]Soon to be one, as the Golden State Warriors, will Raiders have filed for relocation to Vegas, and the Warriors move across the Bay to San Francisco bay in 2017[[/note]], high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.
29th Oct '16 12:20:55 AM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' on [=HitRECord=] is a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]] who lives there. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang in despair after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"

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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' on [=HitRECord=] is a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]] who lives there. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang in despair after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"
29th Oct '16 12:20:10 AM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is posted on [=HitRECord=]. It's a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]]. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang anyway after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"

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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' on [=HitRECord=] is posted on [=HitRECord=]. It's a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]]. gangster]] who lives there. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang anyway in despair after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"
21st Aug '16 1:25:57 PM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is posted on [=HitRECord=]. While the main story is a script, there are short prose stories and concept art as well. It's a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]]. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang anyway after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"

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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is posted on [=HitRECord=]. While the main story is a script, there are short prose stories and concept art as well. It's a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]]. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang anyway after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"
21st Aug '16 1:24:46 PM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is posted on [=HitRECord=]. While the main story is a script, there are short prose stories and concept art as well. It's a {{Deconstruction}} of the SuperheroOrigin that follows Cord Cai, [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang an Asian-American gangster]]. Oakland's unfortunate reputation as a WretchedHive features heavily, since the twenty-something Cord spent his life [[StopBeingStereotypical trying to get out of the streets,]] [[TragicVillain only to start a gang anyway after his fiance dies]]. WordOfGod says that Cord is supposed to be a superhero but can't acknowledge it due to InternalizedCategorism, and the tagline states that "Despite his own beliefs, he is in fact [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre a hero.]]"
11th Aug '16 9:19:36 PM NitrousThunder
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* "iii. Telegraph Ave ("Oakland" by Lloyd)" by Music/ChildishGambino is about The Boy, the main character of ''because the internet'', driving from Los Angeles to Oakland to visit his ex-girlfriend while the fictional song "Oakland" plays on the radio.
11th Aug '16 4:05:54 AM Morgenthaler
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The population currently stands at a little less than 400,000, making Oakland the 47th-largest city in America. It is a major West Coast port, in fact one of the five most important ports in the country.

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The population currently stands at a little less than 400,000, making Oakland the 47th-largest city in America. It is a major West Coast port, in fact one of the five most important ports in the country.country.

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!!Media set in Oakland

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* The later seasons of ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy'' are often set in Oakland away from the eponymous motorcycle gang's homebase of Charming (a fictional town located 50 miles from Oakland).

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26th Sep '13 8:14:48 PM Doryna
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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams[[hottip:*: one of which, the Golden State Warriors, will move across the Bay to San Francisco in 2017]], high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams[[hottip:*: one teams[[note]]One of which, the Golden State Warriors, will move across the Bay to San Francisco in 2017]], 2017[[/note]], high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.
6th Sep '13 9:05:11 AM KYCubbie
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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams, high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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Oakland is often described as "The City Across the Bay," "the Town," and various other names comparing it as to be basically UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco's younger brother. Oakland is most well-known for its three sports teams, teams[[hottip:*: one of which, the Golden State Warriors, will move across the Bay to San Francisco in 2017]], high crime rate, and for being the ending-point of the Transcontinental Railroad.
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