The World of Charles and Ray Eames

Visitors only have a few more weeks to visit the popular exhibition on the life and designs of Charles and Ray Eames. The Oakland Museum is one of many stops the exhibition is taking on its three-year international tour.

Charles Ormond Eames, Jr. and Bernice Alexandra "Ray" Kaiser Eames were an American married couple who made significant historical contributions to the development of modern architecture and furniture through the work of The Eames Office. Among their most well-known designs is the Eames Lounge Chair.

The last day to see the exhibition is February 18th, don’t miss you chance to learn more about this special part of American architectural history!

Fore more information and tickets click here.


Friday Nights in Oakland!

No plans tonight? Get your Oakland groove on every Friday night from 5-9pm at the Oakland Museum with after-hours Museum access, Off the Grid food trucks, beer, wine, music, and more! 

  • After-hours gallery access.

  • Marketplace at OMCA: local makers selling handcrafted works and art.

  • Music, DJs, acoustic sets, and dance lessons.

  • A rotating list of Off The Grid food trucks and featured artists.

  • Family fun at Friday Nights: every Friday night, from 5 to 8 pm, features free hands-on art workshops for all ages, and select Fridays feature storytime with the Oakland Public Library from 6 to 6:30 pm.

Location: 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607

For more information click here!

It's that time again! Toys for Tots 2019 Collection

Pacific Union once again is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. The mission of Toys for Tots is to collect toys to distribute as holiday gifts to less fortunate children in our community. Boxes to collect donated toys from our agents and the community have been set up in the Berkeley and Montclair Pacific Union offices near the front desks.

Boxes will be picked up between December 9th and the 13th. If you would like to participate please drop your unwrapped and unused toys off before then!


Join our Virtual Food Drive!


Please join us in helping to alleviate hunger in our community by participating in our Virtual Food Drive supporting the Alameda County Food Bank.

The Food Bank serves 1 in 5 Alameda County residents, and nearly half of those served are children. For every $1 received, they distribute $7 worth of food to those in need.

Pacific Union has jump-started the Food Drive by contributing $7,500 from our Community Fund. Please help us reach our goal of $15,000 by December 31, 2018.

Participating is easy. Click the link below or go to, select our group- PacificUnion/Compass- and donate!

Every dollar counts! Your donation of: 

$7 provides 1 family meal

$35...............5 family meals

$70..............10 family meals

$175............25 family meals 

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Toys for Tots & Food Drive Collection

Pacific Union is participating in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. The mission of Toys for Tots is to collect new, unwrapped toys to distribute as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. Boxes to collect donated toys are at the Pacific Union Berkeley and Montclair front desks. Boxes will be picked up around December 8th through the 12th. If you are unable to donate toys, you can also participate by clicking here and donating!

Think College Now

Pacific Union has believed in and supported Think College Now Elementary School (TCN) for over a decade now. TCN is an innovative and ambitious public school in Oakland's Fruitvale District whose vision is to give students the tools they need to succeed in college—and help them think that way as early as kindergarten. This year we were able to raise almost $28,000 at our fundraiser pushing the total raised for TCN by Pacific Union beyond $200,000 over the last 12 years!

Pacific Union Economic Forecast 2020

On November 15th, 2017, Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin and esteemed economists John Burns and Selma Hepp teamed up to present the fourth in a series of live economic forecasts, providing proprietary research findings that gave investors, buyers, and sellers the knowledge they’ll need for success in their Bay Area real estate investments. Read the recap here. This is the third year this event has taken place at the SFJazz Center. 

Oral Lee Brown Walk

Pacific Union is a yearly sponsor for the The Oral Lee Brown walk raising money to provide educational assistance and scholarships to underprivileged children in the Oakland area.

The foundation not only gives scholarships for college, it is about enhancing the lives of the students with programs such as:

  • Mentoring & Tutoring Programs
  • STEM Programs
  • Computer Training & Coding
  • Recreational Activities
  • Monthly Meetings
  • School Visits
  • Grades & Attendance Monitoring