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Stateside with Rosalea Images: Dia De Los Muertos

Published: Tue 2 Nov 2004 02:07 PM
Stateside with Rosalea
Dia De Los Muertos Images - Part 2
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One of the loveliest things about Fruitvale is the architecture. This is a typical one-storey fancy brick shop facade from the 1930s.


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And here is a popular restaurant sign, probably from the 50s. Fruitvale was originally settled by German orchardists and walnut growers, but by the 1920s had been subsumed by the City of Oakland.


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It has a mix of ethnic groups - here, break dancing is still popular. A popular black station, KBLX, sponsored one of the five entertainment stages and has some shows catering especially for the Hispanic audience.


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Some like their radio hot...


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...and some like it romantic...


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... but there's only one game in town!


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