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  • Ken Stabler was the real hero of real Oakland
    published on Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:18:04 GMT
    In the late 1980s, a few months apart, I had occasion to cover book signings by two of the East Bay's all-time greatest sports stars at a small bookstore in San Leandro. The first one was for Catfish Hunter, the legendary A's pitcher who had just been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame....
  • Snoop Dogg's Football League Presents "Snooper Bowl" at SJ City College
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:08:23 GMT
    All-star players from Snoop Dogg's Youth Football League will appear at a "Snooper Bowl" Saturday competition at San Jose City College on Feb. 6. Snoop's all-star players, who are 12 and under, will face off against a same-aged team called Bay Area Elite at 5 p.m. An opening game between San Jose and East Bay all-stars aged 10 and under kicks off the day at 3 p.m. Snoop's youth league has 15 teams in Northern California, including the San Jose Hit Squad, Richmond Steelers, Hayward Earthquakes, M...
  • High school basketball: De La Salle boys, Miramonte girls No. 1
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 22:03:22 GMT
    Logan Johnson, 21, of St. Francis dribbles around a Serra defender in his team's 52-44 victory on Friday. With the victory, the Lancers moved up to No....
  • North Marin United 04 Boys Green, State Champions
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 18:33:45 GMT
    The North Marin United U11 Boys Green team became State Cup Champions on January 24. This was a long and hard battle that came down to 11 determined boys giving all they have to the very end. The turning point towards victory came when they beat California Odyssey South 04 Black 7-2 on January 16 forcing a 3 way tie, and earning them a place in Norcal State Cup top 8. Six of the seven goals were made by Sebastian Carbajal and one by Elvin Maldonaldo....
  • Bay Area airports brace for Super Bowl air traffic
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 03:50:39 GMT
    In the days leading up to and immediately following next month's historic battle between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, our regional air space will become one big crowded dance floor like Northern California has never seen before. Forget the gridlock at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara -- the real action will be overhead, where a finely coordinated aerial shindig will feature private charter jets, Fortune 500 air limos, rock star jet-setters, news choppers, blimps and banner planes....
  • San Lorenzo Man Convicted of Attempted Murder a Second Time for 2009 Shooting
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 02:06:41 GMT
    A San Lorenzo man was convicted today of attempted murder for shooting a man at a drunken party in San Leandro six years ago after the victim argued with the shooter's girlfriend. The verdict after three days of deliberation marks the second time Jeremy Millbrook, who's now 25 but was only 18 at the time, has been convicted of attempted murder for shooting Sione Manoa, who was 20 at the time, when he shot him at the party on Dec. 19, 2009....
  • Bay Area airports brace for an onslaught of commercial, private and corporate aircraft for Super Bowl
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:29:02 GMT
    In the days leading up to and immediately following next month's historic battle between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, our regional air space will become one big crowded dance floor like Northern California has never seen before. Forget the gridlock at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara -- the real action will be overhead, where a finely coordinated aerial shindig will feature private charter jets, Fortune 500 air limos, rock star jet-setters, news choppers, blimps and banner planes....
  • Hayward park district general manager retires
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 21:58:29 GMT
    John Gouveia was only 14 when he went to work for the local park and recreation district, and after more than 40 years there, he's ready to retire. Gouveia, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District general manager since 2012, will retire Friday....
  • Jurors Deciding Fate of Gunman in San Leandro Shooting
    published on Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:10:02 GMT
    A prosecutor told jurors today that he believes there's sufficient evidence for a San Lorenzo man to be convicted of attempted murder for shooting a man at a party in San Leandro six years ago after the victim argued with the shooter's girlfriend. In his closing argument in the trial of Jeremy Millbrook, prosecutor Butch Ford said he thinks Jeremy Millbrook, who's now 25 but was only 18 at the time, intended to kill Sione Manoa, who was 20 at the time, when he shot him at the party on Dec. 19, 2...
  • Man in Hayward Sends Out Tennis Balls in Memory of his Best Friend
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    Dogs are truly a man or woman's best friend. Chris Sontag-Ratti of Hayward, California lost his dog named Everything two years ago....
  • Man sends unique gift to strangers as tribute to dog best friend
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    In remembrance of the 2-year anniversary of his dog's death, one California man is making it his mission to promote "quality time" with your pet by sending tennis balls to any stranger who wants one. "On Jan. 23 I'll mark 2 years without my best friend," Chris Sontag-Ratti, of Hayward, California, wrote on his Instagram post, which has amassed nearly than 8,000 likes in just one day....
  • Man's Touching Tennis Ball Tribute to Honor His Dog
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 17:20:13 GMT
    In remembrance of the 2-year anniversary of his dog's death, one California man is making it his mission to promote "quality time" with your pet by sending tennis balls to any stranger who wants one. "On Jan. 23 I'll mark 2 years without my best friend," Chris Sontag-Ratti, of Hayward, California, wrote on his Instagram post, which has amassed nearly than 8,000 likes in just one day....
  • Man Sends Tennis Balls to Strangers in Tribute to His Dog Best Friend
    published on Fri, 22 Jan 2016 02:51:47 GMT
    "On Jan. 23 I'll mark 2 years without my best friend," Chris Sontag-Ratti, of Hayward, California, wrote on his Instagram post, which has amassed nearly than 8,000 likes in just one day. "I purchased 100 tennis balls last week....
  • Treadway: Art of Living Black exhibit in Richmond turns 20
    published on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:52:36 GMT
    The major regional showcase for African American artists and their works is the annual The Art of Living Black Show, now open at The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave. "This is the biggest black arts show in Northern California," said Henri Schuyers, one of the organizers and supporters of the 20th anniversary exhibition. "This is the only one exclusively for black artists."...
  • San Antonio billionaire woos Raiders
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:51:21 GMT
    Guessing many of you have seen this ESPN report that former former Minnesota Vikings owner Red McCombs called Mark Davis Tuesday night to sell him on San Antonio. It certainly looks like San Antonio will be the Raiders primary leverage play in trying to get a better deal out of Oakland....
  • No. 14 Tritons Road Trip to Cal State East Bay, Cal State Monterey Bay
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 04:12:00 GMT
    THE SCHEDULE Game 15 at Cal State East Bay Friday, Jan. 15 7:30 p.m. Pioneer Gymnasium Hayward Live Stats Tickets UC SAN DIEGO, VIASAT LAUNCH ONLINE STREAMING PARTNERSHIP UC San Diego Athletics has partnered with local broadband services and technology giant ViaSat to create UCSDtritons.tv , an online streaming platform. Initially, the channel will carry all Triton home basketball, volleyball and water polo games, a majority of baseball and softball contests, and a selection of home events featu...
  • More
    published on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 21:11:24 GMT
    The Bay Area is a busy place and can be overwhelming to many, particularly to migrant workers who arrive here from other countries. The Hayward Day Labor Center seeks to ease this transition by offering employment opportunities and community services that help integrate displaced families into their new lives in America....
  • Milpitas Green Knights take PAL football title
    published on Mon, 11 Jan 2016 18:52:32 GMT
    To complete an undefeated 11-0 season, the Milpitas Green Knights junior midget youth football team won 27-14 against Eastside Youth Athletic Club in the San Jose Police Activities League championship game on Dec. 5 at Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward. After trailing 8-0 early in the second quarter, the Green Knights scored four straight touchdowns and led 27-8 midway through the fourth quarter....
  • Former East Bay youth soccer coach found not guilty of molestation
    published on Sat, 09 Jan 2016 13:52:09 GMT
    A 28-year-old former youth soccer coach from Livermore has been found not guilty of child molestation, stemming from a July 2014 arrest alleging he had inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl in a lunch area of a Livermore indoor sports business. It took an Alameda County jury in Hayward about 90 minutes to return the verdict for Jesse Schlicker after a four-day trial, said Patrick Clancy, Schlicker's attorney....
  • Former Livermore youth soccer coach found not guilty of molestation
    published on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 23:07:35 GMT
    A 28-year-old former youth soccer coach from Livermore has been found not guilty of child molestation, stemming from a July 2014 arrest alleging he had inappropriately touched a 10-year-old girl in a lunch area of a Livermore indoor sports business. It took an Alameda County jury in Hayward about 90 minutes to return the verdict for Jesse Schlicker after a four-day trial, said Patrick Clancy, Schlicker's attorney....