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  • Maya Lin School Wins Bay Area-Wide NFL Play 60 Challenge
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 04:02:19 GMT
    ALAMEDA, CA: As a reward for winning the Super Bowl 50 edition of the Bay Area-wide NFL Play 60 Challenge , 5th graders at Maya Lin School had the chance to ask players with the Oakland Raiders about their careers Tuesday morning, as well as participate in a modified football work out with them. During the Play 60 Challenge, students commit to getting 60 minutes of exercise a day for four weeks....
  • Alameda letters: Trump would lose in November, benefit gun control
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:50:22 GMT
    Wayne LaPierre and his colleagues in the leadership team at the NRA must be having some sleepless nights about now. The increasing likelihood of a Trump nomination has to be their worst nightmare....
  • Alameda: Super Bowl to bring more air traffic
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:41:03 GMT
    Alameda residents may experience increased aircraft noise as a result of additional traffic at Oakland International Airport because of the Super Bowl, which will take place Sunday. The NFL and FAA have advised that more than 1,100 private jets are anticipated to fly into the Bay Area for the event....
  • Life on the Island: Plenty of post-Super Bowl events in Alameda
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:37:10 GMT
    If you haven't noticed already, Super Bowl 50 this Sunday in Santa Clara is bringing more air and road traffic to the area. According to local and national aviation groups, private jet activity will be peaking through Monday at Oakland International Airport, on both the north and south fields....
  • Substantial returning class bolsters Gators' baseball depth
    published on Wed, 03 Feb 2016 20:22:21 GMT
    With the 2016 season set to begin this Friday, the SF State baseball team is looking to some unfamiliar faces to help it bounce back from last year's disappointing 19-29 season, including new head coach Tony Schifano. This season will be Schifano's first as a head coach....
  • Maryland's Melo Trimble was 'kind of shaking' when he met Stephen Curry
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:00:00 GMT
    The Big Ten Network's stellar "The Journey: Big Ten Basketball 2016" profiled Maryland sophomore star Melo Trimble as part of its latest episode Sunday night, and it featured an unlikely co-star: reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry . The Golden State Warriors guard invited Trimble , along with other top college and high school players, to his Under Armour-sponsored SC30 Select camp last summer....
  • Little Argus: Feb. 2
    published on Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:42:22 GMT
    The Carlsbad Current-Argus offers the Little Argus as a complimentary service to non-profits and community organizations for the purpose of running public service announcements and/or publicizing community activities. Little Argus submissions may be sent to news@currentargus.com at least 24 hours in advance of the first day the announcement is desired to run....
  • Oakland Raiders: McKenzie confident JDR will bring success
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:46:46 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio poses with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie at press conference to announce his hiring as Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie is confident that head coach Jack Del Rio will bring success to the franchise in 2016....
  • Little Argus: Jan. 30
    published on Sat, 30 Jan 2016 08:38:29 GMT
    The Carlsbad Current-Argus offers the Little Argus as a complimentary service to non-profits and community organizations for the purpose of running public service announcements and/or publicizing community activities. Little Argus submissions may be sent to news@currentargus.com at least 24 hours in advance of the first day the announcement is desired to run....
  • Walsh's influence: Legends credit the master
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:59:50 GMT
    Shortly before he died, Bill Walsh called Al Davis and told one of his earliest mentors he wanted to watch a football practice. It was clear to all that what Walsh really wanted was to see one last practice....
  • Oakland Raiders: Ranking Roster Needs for 2016 Season
    published on Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:30:33 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders' offseason positional needs aren't exactly what you'd think when crunching the numbers and watching film. Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie at press conference at the Raiders practice facility....
  • Alameda letters
    published on Thu, 28 Jan 2016 00:39:23 GMT
    I would like to thank JP and Christine Parker of SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza at Alameda Landing for benefiting the Alameda Education Foundation with their "Dine & Donate" night Jan. 4. SPIN! generously donated a portion of the proceeds from this evening to AEF. These funds will be used to support AEF programs that benefit Alameda students, including enrichment programs, middle school sports and our brand-new college test prep program based out of Encinal High School....
  • Mark Davis: Now and forever
    published on Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:17:15 GMT
    Jack Del Rio, the new head coach of the Oakland Raiders, is introduced by general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, and owner Mark Davis during a press conference at the Raiders headquarters in Alameda, Calif., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. Whenever there's a rumor about someone like Larry Ellison buying the Raiders , the assumption is that Mark Davis will have to sell at some point to avoid a massive estate tax hit when his mother dies....
  • Davis heirs lose tax feud
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
    The estate of late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has been sacked for a loss in a long-running legal battle with the IRS. In a ruling Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that Davis was obligated to pay the government about $2.5 million in a feud with the IRS over three years of federal taxes dating back to 1990....
  • Late Raiders owner's estate loses tax feud
    published on Mon, 25 Jan 2016 21:55:03 GMT
    The estate of late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has been sacked for a loss in a longrunning legal battle with the IRS. In a ruling Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that Davis was obligated to pay the government about $2.5 million in a feud with the IRS over three years of federal taxes dating back to 1990....
  • Photos: NFL Super Kids Super Sharing project
    published on Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:19:16 GMT
    Bay Area school children donated more than 12,000 books, pieces of sports equipment, school supplies and games for distribution to other children in need, through the NFL Super Kids-Super Sharing project at Alameda Point gym in Alameda....
  • Oakland Raiders Quarterback Bound for 2016 Pro Bowl
    published on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:07:27 GMT
    ALAMEDA, CA: An injury sustained by Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has opened the door for Oakland Raiders Derek Carr to play in the upcoming 2016 Pro Bowl, Raiders officials said in a statement released this week. According to the Packers, Rodgers, a former Cal football player , did not play in the 2015 Pro Bowl following a calf injury....
  • Alameda: SJND senior praised for teaching English to new immigrants
    published on Thu, 21 Jan 2016 03:26:56 GMT
    Alexia Aranda, a senior at Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School in Alameda, recently wrapped up an eight-week "Faith in Action" project, teaching English to new immigrants at Oakland Catholic Worker. "I learned about the hardships they faced crossing the border, some different from my dad's experience," said Aranda, whose father crossed the border to the United States from Mexico when he was 20 years old....
  • Oakland Raiders win by 'losing' Los Angeles sweepstakes
    published on Sat, 16 Jan 2016 00:00:39 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis at press conference at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Team owner Mark Davis sounded less than thrilled that the Raiders won't immediately be moving to Los Angeles, giving a short and rather curt statement on behalf of the team after Tuesday's NFL owners meeting to vote on relocation....
  • Solano College mena s basketball team beats Alameda, improves to 3-1 in league play
    published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 05:03:24 GMT
    The Solano College men's basketball team beat host College of Alameda, 90-80, on Wednesday in a Bay Valley Conference contest. Hosea Barfield led the Falcons with 21 points....