Legendary Locals of Oakland

Legendary Locals of Oakland is a book from Arcadia Publishing, written by Gene Anderson. It features some of the amazing people, historic and contemporary, who have helped make Oakland the great city it is.

“@LibbySchaaf, this book should be issued to every OUSD student.”
–a reader on Twitter

You can buy it at Laurel Book Store online, Walden Pond Books on Grand Ave., Annie’s Hallmark in Montclair Village, the Oakland Museum of California gift shop, or order it from Arcadia.

Check out the new Oakland history timeline and where some of the legendary locals of Oakland fit in to the local and state history.

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