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5/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 5/5

"The Real Scoop"

I don't know anyone who would organize Piedmont in the geographic fashion outlined here, so I'll just write about various neighborhoods, based on the past 17 years of living here with 3 school aged boys, and being heavily engaged in the community.

Piedmont is a town around which Oakland grew during the last century. It controls its own schools, rec department, and public services, and because it's only 10,000 people and 3500 homes, and 2 mi x 1 mi, no one is further than about a mile from t... Full review
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