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  • Kids to parents: Unplug and talk to me
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:58:39 GMT
    Ten-year-old Sophia Cannon decided she'd had it. Her family was too distracted by cellphones....
  • Walnut Creek/Lamorinda What's Happening: Walnut Creek Soccer Club tryouts
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:00:54 GMT
    Walnut Creek Soccer Club -- Tryouts for girls and boys U8-U14 competitive teams. U15-U18 tryouts begin in April....
  • Raiders Free Agency 2015 Wishlist: Safety
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 03:05:42 GMT
    As is often the case, we wrap up this series with the Raiders last line of defense -- the safeties. The Raiders are in much need of adding a safety....
  • Oakland: Classmates, friends, family grieve for slain Davon Ellis, 14
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:21:33 GMT
    Fourteen-year-old Davon Ellis was his father's "pride and joy," an honor roll student and outstanding football player whose future was bright. But the dreams of Davon and his family were destroyed Feb. 28, when the teen with the dazzling smile was gunned down while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood....
  • Piedmont/Montclair Around The Horn: Charity bowling event hosted by former Cal star Lorenzo Alexander
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:45:57 GMT
    Lorenzo Alexander's ACES Foundation is holding its seventh annual celebrity bowling event on March 7 at Albany Bowl. Alexander is a former Cal and Saint Mary's High School football star who now plays for the Arizona Cardinals....
  • What's Happening
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:44:41 GMT
    ACES Bowling Fundraiser -- Lorenzo Alexander's annual fundraiser will be held on March 7 at Albany Bowl beginning at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit his ACES Foundation which provides programs for student atheletes in Oakland. To register visit acesbowling2015.eventbrite.com and for more information contact 415-305-6082 or www.lorenzoalexander.org Alameda Little League -- Hosting a Silent Auction and Pasta Feed Fundrasier on March 14 to help defray the cost of the lighting project on the field behind Wo...
  • Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Charity bowling event hosted by...
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:44:33 GMT
    ACES Bowling Fundraiser -- Lorenzo Alexander's annual fundraiser will be held on March 7 at Albany Bowl beginning at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit his ACES Foundation which provides programs for student atheletes in Oakland. To register visit acesbowling2015.eventbrite.com and for more information contact 415-305-6082 or www.lorenzoalexander.org Alameda Little League -- Hosting a Silent Auction and Pasta Feed Fundrasier on March 14 to help defray the cost of the lighting project on the field behind Wo...
  • MLB Cactus League: The annual disclaimer about spring training stats
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:51:08 GMT
    Brett Lawrie could hit .050 or .450 and he'd still be starting at third base on April 6. - Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Baseball is back. Before Tuesday, the Oakland A's hadn't played a game in over five months, and it was the worst....
  • Coliseum City vision suddenly in flux
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 21:50:58 GMT
    Lew Wolff's interest in acres of parking surrounding a newly built ballpark on the Oakland Coliseum site runs counter to prior visions for a dense, urban development surrounding the venue. For quite a while, one thing about the City of Oakland's vision for "Coliseum City" has been certain, at least in concept: its actual layout and physical characteristics....
  • Raiders think small with Coliseum
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Kidd sad to see old friend Shaw fired by Nuggets
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:31:09 GMT
    Jason Kidd and Brian Shaw , longtime friends from Oakland, Calif., had dinner together Monday night before their teams were set to meet Tuesday at the Pepsi Center. Denver general manager and vice president of basketball operation Tim Connell announced that Shaw had been removed as coach and replaced by Melvin Hunt as interim coach for the remainder of the season....
  • My Trip to HoHoKam
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:05:52 GMT
    A lot has happened since that trip to the tenth circle of hell that is watching a team blow multiple leads to lose an elimination game. Thankfully....
  • NBA news, March 4
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:49:26 GMT
    The Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw after 1A1 2 seasons Tuesday, with the team at 20-39 and on a six-game losing streak. Assistant coach Melvin Hunt will be the interim head coach....
  • Oakland May Have to Favor the Raiders Over the A's
    published on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Conventional wisdom states that it makes more sense for a city to pursue a professional baseball team than a football franchise. The reason is that Major League Baseball clubs play 81 home games a year, compared to just 10 for football teams....
  • Around Livermore: Woman works with Oakland group helping disabled
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:33:04 GMT
    I'm always inspired to learn about people who give back to their community. Rebecca Fortelka is just one example of such a person right here in Livermore....
  • Oakland: Comedy show set in memory of 14-year-old shooting victim
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:56:21 GMT
    A free comedy show to help offset funeral costs for a 14-year-old boy fatally shot over the weekend is set for Sunday, the boy's family members said. The 6 p.m. show will be held at Shadow Ultra Lounge, 341 13th Street in Oakland, said Christopher Ellis, father of Davon Ellis....
  • Oakland Schools Turnaround Initiative Advances With Expedited 2016 Timeline
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:59:00 GMT
    In an effort to overhaul five struggling public schools in Oakland, Superintendent Antwan Wilson has invited outside organizations to submit proposals to take over the sites as part of a controversial turnaround initiative he rolled out in January. The Oakland Unified School District's so-called " Intensive Support Schools Initiative " immediately sparked criticism from teachers who raised concerns about the potential for private charter school operators to take control of public, district-run s...
  • Top 10 Raiders Free Agent Signings of All Time
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:35:04 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders 2015 off-season is in full swing and the Raiders Report has you covered on what's been happening with the Silver and Black. The Oakland Raiders 2015 off-season is in full swing and the Raiders Report has you covered on what's been happening with the Silver and Black....
  • Athletics 2014 season review: Jim Johnson, $10M dumpster fire
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:50:37 GMT
    Here it is, folks. This is the one you've been waiting for. It's time for the roast of ol' No....
  • The team Raider fans deserve it
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:51:22 GMT
    I've been an Raider fan in Los Angeles for about 16yrs. I'm only in my early twenties...So most of my life....