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48 Hours in Oakland, California

by April Kilcrease. Posted Nov 14th 2013 10:47 AM
Fox Theater Oakland
Eric Rorer
Affectionately referred to as "the Town" by residents, Oakland has a surprisingly communal vibe despite being home to some 400,000 people. Diversity is one of the port city's strengths, as evidenced in its stellar international cuisine, eclectic local bands and vibrant arts scene.

Each month, thousands of folks celebrate this cultural creativity at First Friday, essentially an evening street fair with food trucks, artists' booths, a classic car show and seemingly impromptu performances by musicians, DJs and dancers.
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Ten Cheapest Places to Fly

by Danielle Contray. Posted Dec 19th 2009 11:29 AM

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There are a lot of mixed messages out there about airline prices. Some say they are up, some say they are down. Click ahead for the 10 least expensive places to fly in the US and start planning your trip. And don't worry, these are not boring out of the way destinations. The list includes everywhere from gambling hot spots to Florida beaches to California escapes.
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