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  • Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry will compete in 3-point contest
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:40:20 GMT
    Klay Thompson won't learn until Thursday if he'll make the All-Star team as a Western Conference reserve, but the Warriors guard will be making the trip to Madison Square Garden regardless. Thompson and fellow backcourt mate Stephen Curry will participate in the Three-Point Contest, with coach Steve Kerr calling the two the co-favorites....
  • The East Bay's Cutest Book and Music Store Pets
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:10:37 GMT
    The plot of Michael Chabon's 2012 novel Telegraph Avenue hinges on a familiar scenario: A local record store - clubhouse and confessional to a colorful crew of passionate music lovers - is threatened by the dark hand of development, textbook displacement of a neighborhood institution in the guise of urban renewal. The book is set in a North Oakland record store called Brokeland....
  • Oakland Aa s have backing of MLB but stadium deal far from done
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:07:37 GMT
    OAKLAND >> On his first day as Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred made clear that he wants to keep the A's in Oakland, but a new ballpark at the Coliseum complex still faces many hurdles, including the city's desire to also retain the NFL's Raiders. A's co-owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that the election of Libby Schaaf as mayor had “re-energized” him on Oakland and that San Jose's lawsuit against Major League Baseball had left him focused solely on stadium oppor...
  • Blake Baggett Earns Best Result of the Year in Oakland
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:50:41 GMT
    OAKLAND, CA The progress of series rookie Blake Baggett continued Saturday night, where he finished ninth on his Yoshimura Suzuki RM-Z450 at round four of the 2015 AMA/FIM Supercross Series, in front of 47,671 fans at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. Baggett was initially classified seventh, but later learned he'd been assessed a two-position penalty for jumping a triple at the site of a medical flag....
  • Overland: The Bay Area's New Country Music Hub
    published on Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
    A new bar and restaurant in Oakland's Jack London district is aiming to become the new home for Bay Area country music fans - and to serve a lot of massive stuffed burgers in the process. Overland , a 4,000-square-foot restaurant located in the space formerly occupied by Centouno, will feature live music three or four nights a week, no cover charges, and regular country line dancing lessons....
  • Gary Payton to Warriors: 'Playoffs are a lot different'
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:43:07 GMT
    Gary Payton, the basketball Hall of Famer and Oakland native, returned to his hometown Monday to warn kids about the perils of eating unhealthy food. Noting the Warriors' hot start, Payton recalled how his Seattle SuperSonics went 63-19 during the 1993-94 regular season - only to be ousted in the first round by the Denver Nuggets....
  • Guest commentary: Union, school district should keep matters at the table
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:10:31 GMT
    "When the elephants fight, the grass gets trampled" goes the African proverb, and as the teachers union and the Oakland Unified School District negotiate a much-needed raise, some elephants are raising their feet, and already the children are feeling it. I was here when the last teachers strike occurred....
  • NBA All-Star Weekend: Curry, Thompson To Headline 3-Point Contest
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:34:00 GMT
    January 2, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates with guard Klay Thompson against the Toronto Raptors during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Raptors 126-105....
  • New MLB Commish Hopeful For New Ballpark In Oakland
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:33:49 GMT
    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News....
  • The Atlanta Braves will take the fun out of Jonny Gomes
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:39:24 GMT
    Aug 23, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Home plate umpire Chad Fairchild signals Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson as out at home against Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta as Oakland Athletics designated hitter Jonny Gomes signals safe during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum. The call stood as out after review....
  • Tuesday Must Reads: New Baseball Commissioner Pushes for A's...
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:45:00 GMT
    Manfred also said he was "hopeful" that that Oakland's new mayor Libby Schaaf would be able to make progress on a ballpark project. Manfred's comments also appear to close the door on any chance of the A's moving to San Jose....
  • Dungey Carries Monster Energy Supercross Points Lead into...
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:04:45 GMT
    This Saturday night in Anaheim, California, Red Bull KTM's Ryan Dungey will lead the world's best racers back to the third and final Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race at Angel Stadium in 2015, just one week after taking over the points lead in at the previous race in Oakland, California. In the Western Regional 250SX Class Championship, Yamalube/Star Racing Yamaha's Cooper Webb maintains his hold on the points lead and will lead the field into Anaheim....
  • Review: Oakland's Plank is a boisterous affair
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:33:53 GMT
    Oakland has a lot to love. A beautiful lake. Three major sports franchises. A thriving cultural scene with artists, musicians, poets and more....
  • shotsie commented on once banned twice shy's blog post Morning Fix - Happy Australia Day
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:19:47 GMT
    I have to chime in on the bulletproof glass at the self serve center........ The best bulletproof glass I ever saw was in Oakland California a few blocks from the Coliseum. It was at the Church's Fried Chicken place where a friend and I would pick up food to go before some A's baseball games....
  • Granjero commented on once banned twice shy's blog post Morning Fix - Happy Australia Day
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:39:11 GMT
    I have to chime in on the bulletproof glass at the self serve center........ The best bulletproof glass I ever saw was in Oakland California a few blocks from the Coliseum. It was at the Church's Fried Chicken place where a friend and I would pick up food to go before some A's baseball games....
  • Manfred knows he'll get hit as commisha "his name is on ball
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:49:51 GMT
    Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner - his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball. "Probably good if I get hit hard," he said, smiling and laughing, during an interview with The Associated Press....
  • Julius Thomas was 'Big time Raiders fan', says signing with Oakland a possibility
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:04:01 GMT
    One of the most intriguing free agents-to-be for any team this off-season is Broncos tight end, Julius Thomas . The former two-sport athlete in basketball and football has all the making of a super star NFL tight end talent....
  • 2015 Supercross on to Anaheim for Round 5
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:19:00 GMT
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  • Klay Thompson's record night: So wild people thought their apps were glitching
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:43:59 GMT
    Perhaps lost for some snow-frightened East Coasters was a stunning bit of history that went down out in Oakland, California, late on Friday night: Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors caught fire and set an NBA record by scoring 37 points in the third quarter of his team's game agains the Sacramento Kings. Now, a few days later, we have a funny little anecdote that's emerged since: Thompson racked up so many points in so little time - going 13-13 from the field and 9-9 from three-point ran...
  • Athletics rumors: Oakland in the mix for Hector Olivera signing after showcase
    published on Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:43:51 GMT
    The Oakland Athletics were one of four teams with the largest presence at the two-day showcase for Cuban defector Hector Olivera held in the Dominican Republic last week, writes Baseball America's Ben Badler . More than 200 scouts attended the showcase held at the San Francisco Giants ' Dominican Republic facility, according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez ....