9921 Walnut Street
Mike and Willie did their best.
5336 Walnut Avenue
On an early spring day in 1984, four kids from the block inscribed these four blocks on the sidewalk. Fabian, now age 41, happened to be there as I surveyed the block, and he shared memories of the day and his comrades Johnny, Kesha and Omar. As far as he could recall, all of them had stayed in Oakland.
542 Midcrest Road
These initials don’t match any maker I know, and the technique is poor, so for now I’ll consider this an amateur paving job.
1507 36th Avenue
We’ll see if Antonio Padilla shows up elsewhere.
621 Harrison Street
The forlorn property at this address will doubtless be torn down and remade into something else, and the anonymous person who marked this date will be remembered only here.