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Orinda Theatre
Orinda, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

The Orinda Theatre opened in 1941 as an art deco palace and a city landmark. After going through some tough times in the 1980's, including possible demolition, the theatre was refurbished and opened back up to the public in 1989. The Orinda Theatre is now the centerpiece of the Orinda Theatre Square shopping complex. 10-05



Parkway Theatre
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

The Parkway Theatre in Oakland was built in the 1920's and features a rooftop sign that can be seen for miles. 10-05



Granada Theatre
Morgan Hill, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

This old neighborhood theatre is located in the town of Morgan Hill. The Granada Theatre was built in the mid-1900's and still proudly displays its blade marquee out front. 02-06



Novato Theatre
Novato, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

The Novato Theatre in the Northern California town of Novato was built in 1948 but has been closed since the 1990's. 09-06



Uptown Theatre
Napa, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Here's the Uptown Theatre, located in Napa, CA. Word is the theatre, built in 1937, is being renovated. The marquee looks like it's been recently restored, though the theatre is still closed. More info at Cinema Treasures. 01-07



Del Oro Theatre
Grass Valley, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Check out the Del Oro Theatre, located in Grass Valley. The Del Oro opened on May 29, 1942 as a single screener. The theatre evolved into a triplex in 1993 and was subsequently renovated in 2003.



Presidio Theatre
San Francisco, CA
Photo and info courtesy Gorb70

Here's the Presidio Theatre in San Francisco. The owner of the 4 Star Theatre took over the Presidio, saving the theatre from closing in November 2003. Former owner was Century Theatres. 02-07












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