In 2017, Oakland banned flavored tobacco, but a loophole allowed fruit-flavored cigars and vape products to proliferate.
The Fruitvale institution is closing. Its longtime manager, Julian Villalobos Delgado, spent 24 years tending a seemingly limitless, useful, and strange collection of tools.
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