Oakland celebrates 160th birthday

May 4, 2012 8:53:09 PM PDT
Oakland police are holdin an open house Friday as part of a citywide birthday celebration.

Celebrations have taken place all week, culminating with Friday night's Art Murmur, which is held on the first Friday of every month.

There was a sing-along and plenty of cake for a birthday celebration. Mayor Jean Quan calls it a renaissance.

"We are economically and culturally diverse; this is a city where families can afford to live, it s a real city," Quan said.


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