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  • Alameda: Wood students' 'pet project' aids animal shelters
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:32:00 GMT
    For an end-of-the-term project, Brown said, a group of students came up with an idea that was engaging, enlightening and also entertaining -- making toys for dogs and rabbits living in local animal shelters. "They talked with parents....
  • Alameda city briefs: Capone's Speakeasy donates toys to Alameda police
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:14:58 GMT
    Capone's Speakeasy, 1400 Park St., sponsored a holiday toy drive and toys were collected by the Alameda High School girls basketball team. The entire team participated: Joey Lu, Asia Chhon, Audrey SooHoo, Ayanna Jabari, Fiona Young, Hannah Ingebretsen, Nutjerra Sangria, Natalia Watson, Sammi Lui, Srijana Lohani and Thianda Smith-Ramsey....
  • Oakland Raiders Lineman Donates Game Check to 4-Year-Old with Heart Condition
    published on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:47:13 GMT
    Christmas came a little early this year for Ava Urrea a 4-year-old Oakland Raiders fan born with a heart defect. Ava who's already undergone 14 surgeries for hypoplastic left heart syndrome got to spend some time with her favorite team this week thanks to NFL insider Jay Glazer's Touchdown Dreams program....
  • No holiday ferry service
    published on Tue, 23 Dec 2014 01:01:52 GMT
    Regular ferry service will be available on Christmas Eve, the day after Christmas, New Year's Eve and Jan. 2. The San Francisco Bay Ferry serves the San Francisco Bay Ferry building, Pier 41/Fisherman's Wharf, Harbor Bay and Main Street in Alameda, and Jack London Square in Oakland....
  • NFL GM Mock Draft: Oakland Raiders Find Diamond In Rough
    published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:29:37 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 Head coaches usually garner the headlines when Black Monday comes for the NFL....
  • Rollins plans to lead, succeed with Dodgers
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:52:53 GMT
    The Dodgers announced the trade of Jimmy Rollins on Friday, calling him a shortstop, but Rollins said he has an additional role. In recent years, the Dodgers' clubhouse has been loaded with veterans sporting glowing resumes....
  • Despite new uniform, Rollins knows legacy is with Phillies
    published on Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:31:26 GMT
    Yet he carefully considered his time and tenure when Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. contacted him in November about potential trades with the Yankees, Mets and Padres. Rollins still planned to honor his contract with the Phillies, he said, but a short time later Rollins' agent texted Amaro and said the shortstop would accept a trade to the Dodgers....
  • Review: Capone's in Alameda struggles to live up to swanky theme
    published on Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Step into Capone's Speakeasy in Alameda, and you'll sense a bit of Prohibition-era glamour: giant chandeliers hang overhead, long leather couches line the windows, bartenders wear the black-shirt gangster look. Still, it's a space that feels more like a modern nightclub than a restaurant trying to throw back to an iconic era in American history....
  • West County Around the Horn: Yellowjackets edge Sacramento in Elite Shootout
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:35:40 GMT
    The Oakland Tech High School boys basketball team dominated Antioch 51-23 to win the Mt. Eden Tournament championship game on Dec. 13. Dejon Davis had a huge game for the Bulldogs, scoring a game-high 19 points and pulling down 13 rebounds....
  • St. Joseph Notre Dame boys basketball team finishes runner-up in...
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:34:20 GMT
    St. Joseph Notre Dame High's Jade' Smith left, tries to outrun Athenian's Dawson Reckers downcourt in the second period of their Frank LaPorte & George Chaix Island Classic first-round boys basketball game in Alameda on Friday, Dec. 12. Smith scored 10 points and teammate James Bramble added 11 as the Pilots won 63-27....
  • Alameda Around the Horn: Hornets win own tournament
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:33:59 GMT
    The Alameda High School girls basketball team edged San Ramon Valley 46-44 in overtime to win the championship game of the Lady Hornets Invitational on Dec. 13. Maddy Lewis scored a game-high 21 points, including a trio of three-pointers, and teammate Lisa Bertholdt added 12 points in the victory. In a 45-39 semifinal victory over California on the same day, Lewis scored a team-high 16 points and Bertholdt added 15. The Oakland Tech High School boys basketball team dominated Antioch 51-23 to win...
  • Review: Capone's in Alameda struggles to live up to swanky theme
    published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:06 GMT
    Step into Capone's Speakeasy in Alameda, and you'll sense a bit of Prohibition-era glamour: giant chandeliers hang overhead, long leather couches line the windows, bartenders wear the black-shirt gangster look. Still, it's a space that feels more like a modern nightclub than a restaurant trying to throw back to an iconic era in American history....
  • Bills on the road 2014: Oakland Raiders
    published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 02:40:36 GMT
    The Buffalo Bills visit the Oakland Raiders in California on Sunday, December 21st, their second-to-last game of the 2014 NFL season. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ....
  • Raiders Promote Dowling, Filimoeatu To Roster
    published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 23:53:39 GMT
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  • Practice Recap - December 12
    published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:20:37 GMT
    The Raiders wrapped up their on-field preparation today for their Week 15 contest with the Kansas City Chiefs. After heavy winds and rain forced the team to practice off-site on Thursday, the Silver and Black were back to work at their Alameda facility today....
  • Rapid change and congestion roils cozy Alameda
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:34:41 GMT
    The Bay Area's booming economy is reshaping residential communities throughout the region, but perhaps none so much as this cozy island town that managed to resist change for years. Drawn by Alameda's good schools, safe streets and trendy shops and restaurants, tech workers and others benefiting from the region's growth have helped drive the city's housing costs up 30 percent in two years, with the typical home fetching more than $766,000 now, according to research firm CoreLogic DataQuick....
  • Alameda: School board to fill Spencer's term with appointee
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:41:46 GMT
    Solana Henneberry and Gary Lym were sworn in as school board members Tuesday, when trustees also voted to appoint someone to complete board member Trish Spencer's term in the wake of her election as the city's mayor. As part of finding Spencer's replacement, staff with the Alameda Unified School District will review applications to verify that candidates meet eligibility requirements, which include being an Alameda resident, a registered voter and at least 18 years old....
  • East Bay girls tennis player of the year: Casey Chen, Alameda
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 02:12:15 GMT
    Alameda High freshman Casey Chen is exceptional on and off the tennis court. In winning the North Coast Section Division I singles championships as a freshman, she remained unassuming throughout the whole process....
  • Alameda: Cyclist attempts to flee traffic stop, police say
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:28:30 GMT
    A cyclist who an officer attempted to detain for a traffic violation refused to stop and continued riding before he was stopped and found in possession of narcotics, police said. The 23-year-old man, who was arrested about 1:20 a.m. on Dec. 5 in the 800 block of Marina Village Parkway, then allegedly lied about his identity....
  • Briefs: Alameda Community Chorus to present winter concert Friday
    published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:28:20 GMT
    The Alameda Community Chorus will perform its winter concert "Spirit Of The Season" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kofman Auditorium, 2200 Central Ave. During the concert, the chorus will host The Alameda Music Project, a choral group and free after-school program at Maya Lin Elementary School. The choir is under the direction of Joshua Boronkay and the program founder and director is Lorrie Murray....