Welcome to Alameda
Alameda is located on Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island and is adjacent to and south of Oakland and east of San Francisco across the San Francisco Bay. In addition to local attractions and a robust park system, Alameda offers excellent restaurants, shopping, recreation, health and fitness services.The city has two primary entertainment districts, the historic Park Street area, known as the Downtown Alameda Business District, and the Webster Street area, also known as the West Alameda Business District. These two centers of activity are linked by another retail cluster along Lincoln Avenue. The College of Alameda, a two-year community college in the West End is part of the Peralta Community College District. The city has numerous private primary schools, and one private high school, St. Joseph Notre Dame High School, a Catholic school.