Alameda, California is located in Alameda County, on Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island just west of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay. Bay Farm Island is no longer an island, but an area of the mainland adjacent to the Oakland International Airport.
Even though Alameda's current population is approximately 76,000 the overall atmosphere to the island and the attitude of its residents makes one feel as though they're visiting a small hometown.
The island's moderately warm temperatures and dry climate is often compared to a Mediterranean climate.
This guide to Alameda, California is a must have for both visitors and residents of this island city. It features restaurants, lodging, shopping, business listings, coupons, photo galleries, event calendars, employment opportunities, weather, map and directions, government information, history and more.
Businesses represented include those that both are located in Alameda, California and the surrounding communities of the San Francisco Bay Area.