3.15.10: Oakland residents, 100 years ago
on March 15, 2010
The 13th U.S. census, taken a century ago, provided an interesting snapshot of the Bay Area, including that 415 of its residents were bartenders and 173 residents were employed as actors/actresses. With 2010 census forms arriving in homes, it’s an opportunity to reflect back on what historical information can be gleaned from looking at past census.
Oakland Police say a person was stabbed following a car accident Sunday night.
The recent collapse of the housing market put many people in a position to make a short sale on their home, in which the bank agrees to accept less than is owed on the mortgage. Former homeowners may have another surprise waiting for them when it comes time to pay their taxes.
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