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FRANCESCO'S RESTAURANT CLOSING

FRANCESCO'S RESTAURANT CLOSING

Lisa Mendoza, right, who has been waiting tables at Francesco's restaurant since 1972, takes the order of Vesta Breilh of Castro Valley, Calif., left, and her son Bob, Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Breilh, 90, said she's been coming to the eatery since it opened in 1968. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)

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