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Alameda is one of the most economically diverse counties in California, with a strong base of traditional manufacturing complemented by a growing multitude of established and emerging high-tech industries. The Bay Area's second largest county with close to 1.4 million people, it is also the region's transportation hub, and home to a rich academic and research base.
Several of the nation's largest public companies call Alameda home, including supermarket giant Safeway Inc., shipping company American President Lines, and Clorox Co.
At the same time, there are hundreds of software, high-technology and biotechnology companies making Alameda a nexus of …