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  • Bay Area tech innovators honored for helping the disabled
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:32:40 GMT
    The transcript of a spoken conversation appears on a smartphone as Transcense CEO and co-founder Thibault Duchemin works at the company's office in Oakland, Calif. on Monday, July 27, 2015....
  • Books by the Bay: Carolina De Robertis brings forth a silenced voice in 'The Gods of Tango'
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:21:55 GMT
    She describes herself as Uruguayan, although she never lived in Uruguay as a child: Her parents left South America while she was still in the womb. She was born in England, lived in Switzerland until she was 10 and grew up in Southern California, making her an immigrant several times over....
  • Outside Lands 2015: 10 must-see local acts
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:10:39 GMT
    Musician Xavier Dphrepaulezz, who performs as Fantastic Negrito, is photographed on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. THE SAME CHASE Singer-songwriter Sam Chase and his self-titled band brings a rough and lively edge top roots rock....
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  • States, U.S. must boost graduation rates, Duncan says in slamming college costs
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:58:00 GMT
    U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, says California and other states must begin to invest more in higher education and focus more on innovative programs that increase student outcomes and success -- especially for low-income and otherwise disadvantaged students. U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, says California and other states must begin to invest more in higher education and focus more on innovative programs that increase student outcomes and success -- especially for low...
  • Art + Soul: Sheila E., Lenny Williams and more top acts
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:22:07 GMT
    The 15th annual festival runs Saturday and Sunday in downtown Oakland, offering up plenty of good food, vibes and, best of all, music. Famed percussionist Sheila E., former Tower of Power vocalist Lenny Williams, the popular West Coast Blues Society Caravan of Allstars and the soulful Family Stone are among the hometown talents set to perform at this year's event....
  • Books by the Bay: Carolina De Robertis brings forth a silenced voice in 'The Gods of Tango'
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:21:55 GMT
    She describes herself as Uruguayan, although she never lived in Uruguay as a child: Her parents left South America while she was still in the womb. She was born in England, lived in Switzerland until she was 10 and grew up in Southern California, making her an immigrant several times over....
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  • Five Oakland Raiders Ready To Break Out In 2015
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:58:41 GMT
    General Manager Reggie McKenzie found a gem in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft when he selected Jackson out of Mississippi State with the 81st overall pick. After an impressive rookie training camp, Jackson earned the starting job at left guard and proceeded to make 12 starts in 2014, appearing in 13 total games for the Silver and Black....
  • New York Mets making progress on Tyler Clippard trade
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:08:06 GMT
    May 31, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Tyler Clippard pitches the ball against the New York Yankees during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-0....
  • Davis endorses Gentry plan for roster stability, new style
    published on Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:54:05 GMT
    In this April 17, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis speaks with the media during NBA basketball practice in Oakland, Calif. Davis sounds rather pleased that the New Orleans Pelicans have done virtually no tweaking to their roster since their first-round exit from last season's playoffs.Rather, it was the promise of roster stability, combined with the introduction of a new, fun-loving coach with an up-tempo scheme, which made him eager to commit long-term to New Orleans....

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