Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Alameda
ALAMEDA, coextensive city and township in Alameda co., Cal.; on San Francisco Bay and the Southern Pacific railway; 11 miles E. S. E. of San Francisco. It is the seat of the College of Notre Dame (Roman Catholic); a popular summer resort, and the place of residence of many San Francisco business men. It has a State bank, electric light and street railway plants, the largest borax works in the world, extensive potteries, oil refineries, and ship-building yards. Pop. (1910) 23,383; (1920) 28,806.