Dude, no one ever mentions the Laurel area!!! Thank you! I used to live there when I was a kid, and I explain it as “kinda the hills, but kinda East Oakland.” No one really knew what I was talking about. Thanks for the nostalgia! Patterson Avenue, son! lol

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