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  • Alameda Hgh baseball team shows winning formula
    published on Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:37:39 GMT
    Alameda High School's Michael Woodworth congratulates Kyle Averitt after he scored during their game against Hayward at Lincoln Park in Alameda on March 25. Alameda handily beat Hayward by a score of 19-2. The Hornets scored three runs in both the first and third innings before breaking the game open with six runs in the fourth and seven runs in the fifth....
  • Oakland Raiders Draft Picture Coming Into Focus After Free Agency
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:45:37 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 Slowly the dust settles on what was a very exciting free agency start, and as that happens reality begins to set in for Raider Nation....
  • Alameda: Warmerdam picked as interim city manager
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:01:47 GMT
    Liz Warmerdam will serve as interim city manager as officials search for a replacement for John Russo, who is leaving the city's top administrative post to become city manager of Riverside in Southern California. Warmerdam has been assistant city manager in Alameda for the past two years, helping manage budgets and overseeing parks and libraries, as well as the city's finance and human resources departments....
  • Guam to launch women's baseball
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:41:17 GMT
    College player will coach clinic: Oz Sailors, the only woman currently playing college baseball in the United States, will coach a women's baseball clinic on Guam in May. Sailors coached at a clinic at the College of Alamedan in Alameda, California, last year. Photo courtesy of Oz Sailors According to clinic coordinator Brad Hewitt, about 30 slots still are available....
  • Bette Jane Payne
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:26:00 GMT
    A daughter of the late Charles Edward Hill, Jr. and Llewellyn A. Huntingdon Hill, she was born Jan. 26, 1927, in Alameda, CA. Mrs. Payne was a graduate of Berkeley High School in Berkeley, CA....
  • Raiders Owner Mark Davis Proving Worth to the NFL
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:30:33 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis addresses the media during a press conference to introduce Tony Sparano as Raiders interim coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Being a ball boy should be an awesome job....
  • Was Greg Olson Really a Top Choice for the Jaguars?
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:39:13 GMT
    May 16, Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and offensive coordinator Greg Olson at rookie minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports For many of us, the announcement that Olson would be orchestrating the offense was a bit of a disappointment....
  • You can now preorder the amazing water bottle that wants to change the world
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:26:57 GMT
    After unveiling its clean water vision a few days ago by announcing a new filter capable of cleaning 99.99999% of germs and bacteria usually found in water as you drink it from a special bottle, Liquidity is going forward with its Kickstarter campaign. The company on Tuesday kicked off its crowdfunding project , looking to raise at least $40,000 in the following 30 days to make Naked Filter a real product....
  • Filmmaker Pendarvis Harshaw talks about graf legend Mike Dream in 'Dream Kontinues' doc
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:22:53 GMT
    In 1988, when I was 10 years old, I had my first run-in with the police. It was in an apartment complex I lived in in Alameda known as the Buena Vista apartments aka the BVs....
  • Oakland Raiders stadium plan in motion, but obstacles remain
    published on Tue, 24 Mar 2015 02:03:26 GMT
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to keep the team in the Bay Area. WHAT'S TO LIKE: If things go well, Raiders will get a new stadium near the site of their current home WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE: NFL has misgiving about local leaders granting an exclusive negotiating agreement to a single developer, jeopardizing their leverage PHOENIX >> Sometime Tuesday night, one of the primary hurdles standing in the way of the Oakland Raiders' long-term future in the Bay Area will finally be cleared....
  • Lady Dragons edged at Encinal
    published on Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:20:37 GMT
    It was a good pitching and hitting day for senior Hannah Herrick, but, unfortunately, she didn't get a lot of support and the Sonoma Valley High School varsity softball girls dropped a 3-1 nonleague decision to a good Encinal team Tuesday afternoon in Alameda. After a scoreless three innings, Encinal scored twice in the bottom of the fourth and added a run in the sixth, while the Lady Dragons attempted a top-of-the-seventh rally, but could plate only one run....
  • Alameda: City Council to tour Alameda Point
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:34:02 GMT
    The public can join the City Council on a walking tour of the area at Alameda Point where a new waterfront neighborhood featuring homes and businesses is planned. Called "Site A" by city officials, the 68 acres around what's known as the Seaplane Lagoon will also have parks and open space, bicycle and walking paths and a new ferry terminal....
  • Alameda: Winston Churchill's bodyguard to speak at USS Hornet
    published on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:33:47 GMT
    All Danny Mander knew was that his orders brought him to an airfield outside Tehran, Iran, and that he was to act as a bodyguard for someone aboard an aircraft about to land. It was an early August morning in 1942 and Mander, then 25, was a royal military police warrant officer with the British Army....
  • Report: S.D. Chargers Sign WR Stevie Johnson
    published on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:06:31 GMT
    A Penn State University fraternity is suspended and under investigation after they allegedly posted "highly inappropriate photographs" online on privat... -- The Lindt Chocolate Cafe in Sydney, which had been shut down since a December hostage situation and shooting that left two victims dead, will reopen this week, the... HAVANA _ Cuba says a third round of negotiations with the U.S. over the restoration of full diplomatic relations has ended after a day of talks....
  • Oakland Raiders Free Agency: Examining the Roster, One Week Later
    published on Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:59:35 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 Now a week into the open free agency period, most of the big names and a lot of the smaller ones are off the board, and teams have essentially added all the key players they intended to add using free agency....
  • Yelp's Top Irish Spots, Neighborhood Pubs Around East Bay
    published on Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:40:25 GMT
    Looking for a great place to dine and drink on St. Patrick's Day? Maybe one of these will please. Don't agree? Share your favorite with us....
  • COURTESY_DAWSON County Extension
    published on Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:15:43 GMT
    Five residents of Ferguson filed an affidavit seeking to recall Mayor James Knowles as the manhunt for whoever shot two police officers outside the city's p... -- Humanitarian workers reported "unbelievable destruction" in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after a powerful cyclone brought crashing waves and powerful winds to... Two Lexington 4-H'ers walked the runway during the 2015 Omaha Fashion Week - Student Night on Tuesday, March 10th....
  • Ferguson Residents File Affidavit to Recall Mayor James Knowles
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 22:35:39 GMT
    Five residents of Ferguson filed an affidavit seeking to recall Mayor James Knowles as the manhunt for whoever shot two police officers outside the city's p... -- Humanitarian workers reported "unbelievable destruction" in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after a powerful cyclone brought crashing waves and powerful winds to... Crops represent the worst bet in commodities over the next year, Goldman Sachs said, cutting forecasts for coffee and sugar values, and sticking with forecasts for corn and so... Johnn...
  • Kerry Warns Clock is Ticking on Nuclear Deal with Iran
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:33:18 GMT
    Five residents of Ferguson filed an affidavit seeking to recall Mayor James Knowles as the manhunt for whoever shot two police officers outside the city's p... -- Humanitarian workers reported "unbelievable destruction" in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after a powerful cyclone brought crashing waves and powerful winds to... Crops represent the worst bet in commodities over the next year, Goldman Sachs said, cutting forecasts for coffee and sugar values, and sticking with forecasts for corn and so... LAS V...
  • FDA: Three People Die From Foodborne Illness Linked to Ice Cream
    published on Sat, 14 Mar 2015 18:06:13 GMT
    Newly-released video from a police officer's body camera shows the dramatic efforts to rescue Lily Groesbeck, the 18-month-old found alive after spen... -- Humanitarian workers reported "unbelievable destruction" in Port Vila, Vanuatu, after a powerful cyclone brought crashing waves and powerful winds to... Rural policy can be a complicated topic that some think can only fully be understood by insiders. Not true, says American Agri-Women....