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Oakland. [NOTE: This is not the only community in California named Chinatown. For links to other places called Chinatown, CA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
Community residents come from a diverse pan-Asian background.
Many Chinese from San Francisco fled here following the 1906 earthquake.
The area experienced a resurgence in the 1970s, when Southeast Asian refugees, began to relocate here.
Note: Neighborhood names and boundaries may differ, depending on the information source.
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