Fruitvale: The Town's Gem

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Fruitvale: The Town's Gem

With its thriving businesses and large immigrant population, Fruitvale is uniquely Oakland: diverse, welcoming, family-oriented, community-minded — and too-often overlooked.

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Fruitvale: The Town's Gem

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Fruitvale: The Town's Gem

With its thriving businesses and large immigrant population, Fruitvale is uniquely Oakland: diverse, welcoming, family-oriented, community-minded — and too-often overlooked.

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