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Kicking off ‘Recessionomics’

on February 9, 2009

Howdy, Oakland North readers!

My name is Melanie and I’ll be your faithful recessiononomics blogger here on the site.  I’ll be taking a look at how Oakland is dealing with these crazy economic times–where we’re getting hit the hardest, creative ways to save money, you name it.  This blog will be 150% better with comments and feedback from you all.  What are you seeing in your neighborhoods?  What penny-pinching tips do you have?  Leave your comments below or feel free to shoot me an email at

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