Oakland B-Side by ShapiroA

Question 4

A 2014 New York Times article stirred local annoyance and derision by referring to Oakland as "_____ by the Bay" -- not a completely unreasonable analogy to make, if one thinks mainly in terms of rent prices and resulting migration patterns. Coincidentally, the name that goes in the blank really was the name of a former town annexed to Oakland in 1872. What is it?