Violence In East Oakland

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East Oakland is the southeastern portion of Oakland, California, and takes up the largest portion of the city's land area. It stretches between Lake Merritt in the northwest and San Leandro in the southeast. Many areas of East Oakland have been plagued by high crime in the postwar period and are known for violence and drug activity. These 4 sets are also part of East Oakland's notoriously violent heart. Intersected by the major arteries of 73rd/Hegenberger, Macarthur, San Leandro St., and International, this, as well as the 60's, is in the heart of Oakland's drug trade. Although heavily patrolled by the Oakland Police, little has been done to stop the violence in these neighborhoods. Eastmont mall can be found here. 73rd and 98th are the main
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