Alameda County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors directly elected by voters in their respective districts. The Board of Supervisors is responsible for providing policy direction, approving the County budget, and representing the County in a number of areas including its special districts.
ALAMEDA , CA — Alameda has been named one of the safest cities in the state of California finishing just out of the Top 100 at 117, according to SafeWise, an online safety resource, which analyzed data from California .
This fact sheet lists the main investments in the TEP that would benefit Eastern Alameda County —an area that includes the Cities of Dublin, Livermore and Pleasanton and nearby unincorporated communities—as well as projects and programs that have countywide benefits.
The Oakland ghetto resides in Northern California’s most popular city located in the Bay Area and often referred as “The Town”.
With a population of 433,031 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area ; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America.
Education The Alameda County Office of Education oversees seventeen K–12 school districts and one K–8 district in Alameda County .
Compared to Oakland and most of San Francisco, Alameda is a safe haven, but is far from being a safe little town. According to NeighborhoodScout.com, Alameda has a crime index of 24 out of 100, 100 being the safest . In comparison, Oakland has a crime index of 1, San Francisco a 2, and Danville a 57.
The incorporated cities are Alameda, Albany , Berkeley , Dublin , Emeryville , Fremont , Hayward, Livermore , Newark , Oakland, Piedmont , Pleasanton , San Leandro, and Union City. The unincorporated communities are Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, and Sunol.
Overall it is a safe and nice area to live in. Castro Valley is a very diverse town and the schools are excellent. The town itself is quite safe and there are many small local shops and restaurants downtown.