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  • La Canada fields suggestions for park areas
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:47:00 GMT
    When a USC graduate program in public administration put out a call for projects students could address, the city of La Caada Flintridge answered. The result was a series of parks-related suggestions that will be implemented in coming months, particularly at heavily used Memorial Park....
  • Friday Practice Observations
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:30:48 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders hit the brand-new practice fields at their Alameda, Calif., facility one more time this week before hosting the Arizona Cardinals on NBC's Sunday Night Football. The Oakland Raiders hit the brand-new practice fields at their Alameda, Calif., facility one more time this week before hosting the Arizona Cardinals on NBC's Sunday Night Football....
  • The Week That Was: Raiders Open New Performance Center, Roy Helu Returns To Practice
    published on Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:38:00 GMT
    From the opening of a new performance center, to a running back returning to work, it was a busy week for the Silver and Black. The Raiders have been back at their Alameda, Calif., facility for about a week, and there has been a lot going on since their return from Training Camp 2015 in Napa....
  • Alameda: Two new teachers join Alameda Christian School
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    "We welcome Adeeshela Hannah, who will teach the combined third-fourth grade class, and Camille Smith, who will teach kindergarten," Principal Ron Postma said. "Camille is very warm and bubbly, and I know that the kids will just fall in love with her....
  • Alameda: School board hears about work on campuses
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:15:28 GMT
    Students at some Alameda schools will notice some changes on campus when they arrive Monday for the first day of class. Work crews have been busy over the summer, carrying out repairs and upgrades funded through Measure I, the $179.5 million facilities bond that Island voters passed in November 2014....
  • Oakland Raiders excited about upgraded facilities
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:46:11 GMT
    This Aug. 25, 2015, photo, provided by The Oakland Raiders, shows the Oakland Raiders Performance Center in Alameda, Calif. The team has brand new practice fields to go along with an 18,500-square-foot building that features four times as much equipment as the old weight room, along with a turf field for walkthroughs and other exercises and a fuel bar designed by Gatorade to help players with their performance and recovery....
  • Alameda letters: Thanks to all who supported library's Summer Reading Program
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:19:05 GMT
    The Alameda Free Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program was a huge success. With more than 3,300 kids, teens and adults participating in the Read to the Rhythm program, this was a very busy summer for Alameda readers....
  • Wednesday Practice Observations
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:51:14 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders took part in a full practice session on their new practice fields at the team's Alameda, Calif., facility Wednesday afternoon. The Oakland Raiders took part in a full practice session on their new practice fields at the team's Alameda, Calif., facility Wednesday afternoon....
  • East Bay What's Happening sports listings
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:55:42 GMT
    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line....
  • Concord to choose weapons station developer next month
    published on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:06:50 GMT
    The City Council is expected next month to choose one of two companies competing to develop the former Concord Naval Weapons station, and after tours of their work transforming military bases and other properties, confirmed that both appear well qualified for the job. This summer, Mayor Tim Grayson and Council members Edi Birsan and Laura Hoffmeister visited Oakland-based Catellus Development Corp. projects in Austin, Texas and Alameda; they also toured San Francisco-based Lennar Urban projects ...
  • Concord: Council to choose weapons station developer next month
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:39:56 GMT
    The City Council is expected next month to choose one of two companies competing to develop the former Concord Naval Weapons station, and after tours of their work transforming military bases and other properties, confirmed that both appear well qualified for the job. This summer, Mayor Tim Grayson and Council members Edi Birsan and Laura Hoffmeister visited Oakland-based Catellus Development Corp. projects in Austin, Texas and Alameda; they also toured San Francisco-based Lennar Urban projects ...
  • Oakland Raiders: 5 Must-Watch Rookies in Preseason Play
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:05:27 GMT
    May 26, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports When looking to fan bases who are starving for successful seasons in 2015, checking in with the Oakland Raiders might be a nice start....
  • Running in the a Meda: Taking action on a fitness routine
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 15:29:42 GMT
    I heard someone this past week refer to the old saying about accepting what you can't control and having courage to take action to control what you can. This is an important concept in physical fitness and comes up in many contexts....
  • Head Coach Del Rio Wraps Up Camp, Looks Ahead To Minnesota
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:07:47 GMT
    Following Thursday's practice, Head Coach Del Rio addressed the media and spoke about the conclusion of camp, as well as the team's upcoming matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. The team flies to Minnesota tomorrow to take on the Vikings, and upon their return will once again practice at their Alameda, Calif., facility....
  • 23-year coaching veteran Pickle steps down
    published on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Pitcher Rachel Wingler and coach Gary Pickle of Clear Lake High School were all smiles after being named most valuable player and coach of the year on the 2015 All-Lake County softball team. LAKEPORT >> When the 2016 softball season opens at Clear Lake High School next February, Gary Pickle will not be there to welcome back veterans and first-year players....
  • Neptune Pearl-Alameda wins championship
    published on Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:22:46 GMT
    The Neptune Beach Pearl, the Alameda-based collegiate summer league team, dramatically won the California Collegiate League title on Aug. 2 in San Luis Obispo. The Pearl won the championship with a walk-off double from Logan Marston , giving Neptune Beach a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Brewers....
  • 23-year coaching veteran Pickle steps down
    published on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 05:46:33 GMT
    Pitcher Rachel Wingler and coach Gary Pickle of Clear Lake High School were all smiles after being named most valuable player and coach of the year on the 2015 All-Lake County softball team. LAKEPORT >> When the 2016 softball season opens at Clear Lake High School next February, Gary Pickle will not be there to welcome back veterans and first-year players....
  • Clive Walford absent from Sunday practice, Smith returns
    published on Mon, 17 Aug 2015 01:22:00 GMT
    May 26, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders tight end Clive Walford catches a pass at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Raiders had one of their new tight ends return to the practice field on Sunday and had another miss practice after his NFL debut as the team saw two players interchange injury status on a day wher e Rod Streater's first practice appearance of camp stole the majority of the headlines in Napa....
  • Oakland Raiders-St. Louis Rams Preview: 5 things to watch
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:35:25 GMT
    May 19, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Preseason is upon us and FINALLY we get to watch some Raiders football or at least some mutant, watered down form of it....
  • Amari Cooper
    published on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Anyone hoping to get a look at first-round draft pick Amari Cooper on Friday night at O.co Coliseum shouldn't spend too much time tailgating in the parking lot. Coach Jack Del Rio hasn't divulged a playing rotation for the 7 p.m. exhibition opener against the St. Louis Rams, but the likely scenario is the first-team offense won't play past the first quarter, giving the wide receiver from Alabama limited time before the home crowd....