Albany, California

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Albany is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northwestern Alameda County, California.wikipedia
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Berkeley, California

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In 1908, a group of local women protested the dumping of Berkeley garbage in their community. Albany is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County cities of El Cerrito and Richmond to the north. In 1909, voters changed the name of the city, primarily to distinguish the city from the adjacent section of Berkeley which had previously been named Ocean View.
It borders the cities of Oakland and Emeryville to the south and the city of Albany and the unincorporated community of Kensington to the north.

Alameda County, California

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Albany is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northwestern Alameda County, California.
The Alameda County Library operates libraries in the cities of Albany, Dublin, Fremont, Newark and Union City and the unincorporated communities of Castro Valley and San Lorenzo.

Solano Avenue

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The principal shopping street in Albany is Solano Avenue, which cuts across the city from west to east. The Solano Avenue Stroll, an annual street festival held on Solano Avenue in Albany and Berkeley, attracts more than 250,000 visitors on the second Sunday of September.
Solano Avenue in Berkeley and Albany, California is a two-mile (3.2 km) long east-west street.

Richmond, California

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Albany is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County cities of El Cerrito and Richmond to the north.
Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Richmond borders the cities of San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole in addition to the unincorporated communities of North Richmond, Hasford Heights, Kensington, El Sobrante, Bayview-Montalvin Manor, Tara Hills, and East Richmond Heights, and for a short distance San Francisco on Red Rock Island in the San Francisco Bay.

El Cerrito, California

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Albany is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay, bordering the city of Berkeley to the south and east, and the Contra Costa County cities of El Cerrito and Richmond to the north.
El Cerrito is bordered by Albany and Kensington to the south, the Richmond annex to the west, East Richmond Heights to the north, and Wildcat Canyon Regional Park to the east.

Albany Hill

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Cerrito Creek takes its name from "El Cerrito de San Antonio", now known as Albany Hill.
Albany Hill is a prominent hill along the east shore of San Francisco Bay in the city of Albany, California.

Albany Bulb

Albany's waterfront has undergone significant man-made changes; the most prominent landform is now the Albany Bulb, a former garbage landfill jutting out into San Francisco Bay.
The Albany Bulb (also simply known as The Bulb) is a former landfill largely owned by the City of Albany, in California.

UC Village

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University Village, a housing unit of the University of California Berkeley, is located in Albany.
It is located within the city limits of Albany about two miles away from the main Berkeley campus, at an elevation of 26 feet (8 m).

Codornices Creek

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Albany's northern and southern borders are defined by two creeks, Codornices Creek on the south and Cerrito Creek on the north.
In its upper stretch, it passes entirely within the city limits of Berkeley, and marks the city limit with the adjacent city of Albany in its lower section.

West Berkeley, Berkeley, California

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In 1909, voters changed the name of the city, primarily to distinguish the city from the adjacent section of Berkeley which had previously been named Ocean View.
Ocean View was also, briefly (1908-9), the name of what is now Albany, California, just north of Berkeley.

California State Route 123

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Armed with two shotguns and a twenty-two-caliber rifle, they confronted the drivers of the wagons near what is now the corner of San Pablo Avenue and Buchanan Street.
Going north, it passes through the cities of Emeryville, Berkeley, Albany, and El Cerrito.

McLaughlin Eastshore State Park

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The bulb was the site of a small art colony and shanty town until it was cleared to turn the area into part of the new Eastshore State Park.
McLaughlin Eastshore State Park is a state park and wildlife refuge along the San Francisco Bay shoreline of the East Bay between the cities of Richmond, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland.

Cerrito Creek

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Albany's northern and southern borders are defined by two creeks, Codornices Creek on the south and Cerrito Creek on the north.
The creek is named for Albany Hill, formerly called Cerrito de San Antonio, a prominent (elevation 294 ft.) isolated hill on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay in Albany (The hill is now some distance inland due to Bay fill).

Golden Gate Fields

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Albany is the site of Golden Gate Fields, the only horse racing track in the Bay Area.
Golden Gate Fields is an American horse racing track straddling both Albany, California and Berkeley, California along the shoreline of San Francisco Bay adjacent to the Eastshore Freeway in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Saint Mary's College High School

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There are two private high schools in Albany: Tilden Preparatory School (formerly School for Independent Learners) on Solano Avenue and St. Mary's College High School, whose campus straddles the border with Berkeley, CA.
Saint Mary's is a coeducational Catholic school located in Albany, California, although its postal address is in Berkeley, California.

Albany Unified School District

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Public schools in Albany are operated by the Albany Unified School District, a special-purpose district whose borders match the city's.
Albany Unified School District includes seven schools in Albany, California, United States.

Albany High School (California)

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Albany High School is known as one of the best public schools of the San Francisco Bay Area for its academic excellence.
Albany High School (AHS) is a comprehensive public high school located in Albany, California in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Solano Avenue Stroll

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The Solano Avenue Stroll, an annual street festival held on Solano Avenue in Albany and Berkeley, attracts more than 250,000 visitors on the second Sunday of September.
The Solano Avenue Stroll, also known as the Solano Stroll, is an annual street fair held on the second Sunday of September on the Solano Avenue shopping district of Albany and Berkeley, California.

Tim Armstrong

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At the age of five, Armstrong met Matt Freeman while playing Little League Baseball in Albany, California.

Walter De Maria

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De Maria was born in 1935 in Albany, California.

Rancid (band)

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Childhood friends Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman grew up together in the small, working-class town of Albany, California, near Berkeley.

Edi Gathegi

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Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Gathegi grew up in Albany, California.

University of California, Berkeley

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University Village, a housing unit of the University of California Berkeley, is located in Albany.
University Village is located 3 mi northwest of campus in Albany, California, and Smyth-Fernwald is near the Clark Kerr campus.

Friends of Five Creeks

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Friends of Five Creeks is an all-volunteer group working hands-on for clean water and healthy watersheds.
The original five creeks were Cerrito Creek-Middle/Blackberry, Marin Creek, Codornices Creek, Schoolhouse Creek and Marin/Village Creek, however the organization's involvement has expanded to all the creeks in the area including the communities of Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, Kensington, Richmond, and the surrounding unincorporated areas.