1. A place to go to die- see be killed
2. Home of the raiders (football) and the riders (police), both closely associated with illeagal activity, drug use, and rioting.
3. If there was there, it would be dead. and so would Gurtrude Stein.
"You don't know me bitch I'm from Oaktown
"I was skateboarding in Berkeley when these 2nd graders from Oaktown jumped me for my board"
-unknown Southern Californian attending UC Berkeley