city W California on San Francisco Bay N of Oakland pop 112,580
geographical name(Concise Encyclopedia)
City (pop., 2000: 102,743), west-central California, U.S. Located on San Francisco Bay, the city was founded as Ocean View in 1853 and selected as a campus site by the College (later University) of California. The campus, named for the philosopher George Berkeley, opened in 1873. See also University of California.