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After 143 years, Oakland’s Lake Merritt Reunites with the Bay - Save The Bay Blog
A gem at the heart of Oakland, Lake Merritt has been many things – the nation’s first wildlife refuge, beloved waterway, sewage-filled cesspool, and even the rumored home to a lake monster. There’s one thing that Lake Merritt has never been, however – and that’s a lake. What we now call Lake Merritt has for …