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    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:05:00 GMT
    Mayor Ashley Swearengin 's biggest obstacle in her run for state controller might not be that she's a Republican in a deep-blue state or a woman where men often dominate politics. Instead, it's her Fresno address that could cause trouble....
  • Alameda: "Spirits Alley" christened on Island
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:01:44 GMT
    The City of Alameda is calling a half-mile stretch of Monarch Street on Alameda Point "Spirits Alley" thanks to the growing presence of wineries, distilleries and other beverage firms. Mayor Marie Gilmore and other elected officials joined with local businesses to officially launch the area's new name Oct. 17 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking event....
  • Oakland Raiders: The Case for Reggie McKenzie keeping his job
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:29:12 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie during a press conference to introduce Tony Sparano as Raiders interim coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports There has been speculation in abundance regarding the job security of Oakland Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie, who since taking over the team in 2012 has presided over an 8-30 record, including what has become the longest franchise losing streak since the ...
  • Alameda: 'Spirits Alley' christened on Island
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:10:41 GMT
    The City of Alameda is calling a half-mile stretch of Monarch Street on Alameda Point "Spirits Alley" thanks to the growing presence of wineries, distilleries and other beverage firms. Mayor Marie Gilmore and other elected officials joined with local businesses to officially launch the area's new name Oct. 17 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and networking event....
  • Alameda: Chan donates $6,000 to Island High basketball team
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:16 GMT
    Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presented a $6,000 check Oct. 16 to Island High School to help it pay for its after school basketball program. In the past, Island High School's sports programs, which also include indoor soccer and volleyball teams, were funded through a federal 21st Century ASSETS grant....
  • Alameda calendar: Teen haunted house at South Shore
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:59:26 GMT
    Library Book Sale. Friends of the Library's fall used book sale features thousands of gently used books in a wide variety of genres, and DVDs, VHS, LPs....
  • Alameda: Planning Board to review Del Monte parking
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:43:12 GMT
    The Planning Board may have greenlighted the plan to build homes at the landmark Del Monte warehouse on Buena Vista Avenue, but it still wants to review the project's parking plan and adjust proposed changes to nearby streets to help make them more bike- and pedestrian-friendly. Developer Tim Lewis Communities plans to build up to 414 apartments, lofts and townhouses and at least 30,000 square feet of commercial and retail space on the property, which includes two vacant lots between the 240,000...
  • Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team seeks riders
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:43 GMT
    Oakland Mountain Bike Team -- Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team is seeking boys and girls, ages 12-18, interested in riding and racing mountain bikes, no experience necessary. Season begins in December so Fun Ride is an introduction to the team and an opportunity to ride local trails with certified coaches....
  • Latest Ohio sports
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:35:00 GMT
    LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State. Irving had 20 points in the second half....
  • Wilma Chan Donates $6000 to Island High School Basketball Team
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:58:39 GMT
    Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan presented a $6000 check to Island High School today to help it pay for its afterschool basketball program. In the past, Island High School's sports programs, which also include indoor soccer and volleyball teams, were funded via a federal 21st Century ASSETs grant....
  • New coach Tony Sparano's first act was changing Raiders' culture
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:30:53 GMT
    Tony Sparano's impact was felt immediately in Oakland as the Raiders came close to upsetting the Chargers in Week 6. "We changed back and had to do a recharge," the current Oakland Raiders defensive tackle said on a conference call. "We won out through the playoffs all the way to the Super Bowl."...
  • Dixon's blazing effort
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:49:09 GMT
    Alameda High football player Derrick Dizon , shown above in a game against Miramonte on Sept. 19, rushed for a game-high 81 yards on only six carries in a 36-33 loss to Mt....
  • Vacaville land transaction complete for Jimmy Doolittle museum
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:23:23 GMT
    CT Realty announced Tuesday that it sold an 11.4-acre site in Vacaville to the Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum Educational Foundation for $1.5 million. The vacant site at 1691 E. Monte Vista Ave. sits between the Nut Tree Plaza shopping center and the Nut Tree Airport and will be the home of the new Jimmy Doolittle and Space Museum....
  • Kevin Damon Poole Memorial Scholarship
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:40:25 GMT
    Kevin Damon Poole, son of Surry Poole and Jernice Poole-Smith, was a 1982 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in Richmond. While at Kennedy, he was involved in drama and sports....
  • Oakland Raiders players impressed with Tony Sparano over bye week
    published on Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:40:02 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Tony Sparano is introduced as Oakland Raiders interim coach during a press conference at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Going into their Week 6 class with the San Diego Chargers the Oakland Raiders will have a new head coach manning the sidelines as after the disastrous 0-4 September former head coach Dennis Allen has made way for interim head coach Tony Sparano after owner Mark Davis and general manager Mark Davis were...
  • Coach Sparano expects D.J. Hayden next week
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 04:48:36 GMT
    May 20, 2013; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders cornerback D.J. Hayden at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Cornerback D.J. Hayden is eligible to practice next week....
  • Alameda: Interest growing over new housing project
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:04:53 GMT
    Jeff Frankel, with TRI Pointe Homes, left, talks with Steve Buster, with master developer Catellus, about the Alameda Landing development in Alameda, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. The 72-acre project on the former site of the U.S. Navy's Fleet Industrial Supply Center will eventually have 253 residences along with open space and commercial development....
  • Charger vs Raiders ~ I Know Their Plan
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:53:22 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Tony Sparano is introduced as Oakland Raiders interim coach during a press conference at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports There have been a few changes going on up in Oakland....
  • East Bay Athlete of the Week honorable mentions
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:11:02 GMT
    CAMERON BURSTON, Stellar Prep, football, Sr. -- The San Jose State-bound quarterback threw for 164 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for a team-high 42 yards and a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns as the visiting Thunder rallied from a 27-14 deficit to beat previously undefeated John Swett 34-27. JACOB WOOLDRIDGE, California, football, Sr. -- The Grizzlies quarterback was highly efficient in a 45-21 victory over Granada in EBAL play, completing 8 of 11 passes for 192 yards and four touchdown...
  • Police Blotter: Police arrest registered sex offender for removing monitoring bracelet
    published on Wed, 08 Oct 2014 19:09:12 GMT
    Homestead Road and Lawrence Expressway, Friday An officer arrested a driver who had expired license plate tags after finding out he had three misdemeanor warrants for his arrest totaling more than $200,000. 2100 block of The Alameda, 9:26 p.m. Saturday A bicyclist riding on the sidewalk, determined to be under the influence when contacted and in possession of a dagger, a controlled substance and burglary tools, was arrested....