From: The Oakland Tribune, 26 February 1912
WIDOW AND FAMILY WILL BE SENT EAST
Mrs. Anna De Costa, a widow, and her three children, who now reside at 1934 East Sixteenth street, will be provided with railroad transportation to Boston, upon recommendation of Supervisor Foss. It was shown that the family is now a public charge and that relatives in the East would care for them.
The application of M. A. Silva of Alvarado for a liquor license was set for hearing on March 13.