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  • AUSD Board of Education Trustee Nielsen Tam Dies at Age 69
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:13:17 GMT
    Alameda Unified School District is saddened to announce that Nielsen Tam, an AUSD Board of Education member since 2008, died on Sunday. He was 69 years old....
  • Emery sprinter thrives with team on the road
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 03:56:51 GMT
    Emery High School senior boys track and field athlete Elijah Lucy has improved his 200-meter time progressively since his freshman year, until now he has the North Coast Section's best time in the event this season. That hasn't been easy to do....
  • Amari Cooper Calls Los Angeles "His Favorite City"
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 01:33:29 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 Oakland Raiders fourth overall draft pick Amari Cooper is already popular amongst fans, but heading to Los Angeles to attend the NFLPA Rookie Premiere the star wideout from Alabama tweeted something that may not be too popular in the Bay Area when it came to his excitement to head down south....
  • Around The Horn: O'Dowd nabs No. 1 softball seed
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 23:41:58 GMT
    The Bishop O'Dowd High School softball team earned the No. 1 seed in the North Coast Section Division III playoffs at the NCS at-large and seeding meeting on May 24. It had a first-round bye and will host the winner of the first-round game between No....
  • Alameda calendar: S.F. Giants' ex-catcher Molina to appear at Books Inc.
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 23:31:36 GMT
    Baseball Legend Bengie Molina. Former San Francisco Giants catcher, and holder of two World Championship rings and two Gold Glove Awards, Bengie Molina shares his inspiring memoir, "Molina: The Story of the Father Who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynasty."...
  • Oakland Raiders Have Right Coach In Del Rio, Says John Madden
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 20:36:07 GMT
    May 26, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio at press conference at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Despite being retired for nearly four decades and being more known for his broadcasting than his time on the sidelines, John Madden is still arguably one of the greatest Oakland Raiders head coaches in franchise history....
  • Amari Cooper to Attend NFLPA Rookie Premiere Event
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 02:12:05 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 A few weeks after each NFL Draft, the NFLPA holds an annual event in which a select group of rookies attend a weekend in Los Angeles to learn about becoming a pro football player....
  • Oakland Raiders Draft Pick Andre Debose Impressing at OTAs
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 01:46:36 GMT
    May 8, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders receiver Andre Debose catches a pass at rookie minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports When the Oakland Raiders drafted Andre Debose in the late rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft it was expected that the team would be getting a player with plenty of speed to burn....
  • OTAs: Observations from the Start of Week 2
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 22:59:38 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders were back on the field at their Alameda, Calif., facility for the start of Week 2 of Organized Team Activities. The Oakland Raiders were back on the field at their Alameda, Calif., facility for the start of Week 2 of Organized Team Activities....
  • Derek Carr Taking Snaps, But Not Throwing At Raiders OTAs
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 18:44:59 GMT
    May 19, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterbacks Derek Carr and Cody Fajardo at organized team activities at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Derek Carr's finger injury has been the hot button topic surrounding the Oakland Raiders since the 2015 NFL Draft came and went....
  • NFL Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 03:16:59 GMT
    May 8, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders receiver Amari Cooper at rookie minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports In most people's eyes Amari Cooper was the clear-cut number one wide receiver in this year's NFL Draft....
  • Notes From AUSD: Alameda schools in the busiest season
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 01:09:39 GMT
    This is a busy, busy time of year at school sites, what with end-of-the-year testing, performances, award ceremonies, graduations and open houses. I can't list everything exciting that is happening at our sites this month, but here are a few highlights: Events: Many schools are holding "open houses" this month....
  • James Logan coach Teri Johnson savors 600th win
    published on Thu, 21 May 2015 01:09:43 GMT
    Johnson became the first North Coast Section softball coach to earn 600 career wins with a rousing victory over visiting American Tuesday night, and she achieved the feat in the company of family and friends, on a pretty surreal senior day. "It's exciting," Johnson said....
  • Special tribute to honor fallen soldier, Flintridge Prep alum Sgt. Scott Studenmund
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 21:03:00 GMT
    This year's Memorial Day service in La Caada Flintridge will hold special meaning for a local family Monday, as the city honors Army Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund, a 2008 Flintridge Preparatory School graduate who died during military engagement last June....
  • What's Happening: Oakland Velocity Travel Ball tryouts
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 16:53:32 GMT
    Oakland Velocity Travel Ball -- Forming 13U-18U USSSA travel teams for the summer league, running June-August. Tryouts May 26 and May 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Bishop O'Dowd High, 9500 Stearns Ave., Oakland....
  • Raiders owner Mark Davis reiterates desire to keep team in Oakland, but will prepare for alternative
    published on Wed, 20 May 2015 06:37:04 GMT
    Not a lot new in the Raiders "stay or go" saga as it played out Tuesday at the NFL owners spring meeting at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Raiders owner Mark Davis made sure to stop in the lobby to talk with reporters and even mingled with Raiders fans outside the hotel who were in their usual garb and carrying "Stay in Oakland" signs....
  • Jack Del Rio Wants Oakland Raiders Mystique to Return
    published on Sun, 17 May 2015 01:39:15 GMT
    May 8, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio at rookie minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports It has become a time honored tradition for newly hired coaches for the Oakland Raiders to talk about restoring the history of a once proud franchise that has come upon hard times since Jon Gruden were running things on the sidelines....
  • Alameda: 'High School Musical' comes to Island
    published on Thu, 14 May 2015 00:16:06 GMT
    Alameda's Tomorrow Youth Repertory in association with Alameda Children's Musical Theatre is bringing "High School Musical" to the Alameda stage from May 22-24. The musical is based upon the 2006 smash hit Disney film, "High School Musical."...
  • College Notes: Meet Peralta Colleges' exceptional grads
    published on Wed, 13 May 2015 22:31:05 GMT
    Graduation is here. All across the Bay Area, students are celebrating the end of classes and their academic success....
  • Oakland Raiders Rookie Profile: Clive Walford
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 21:17:21 GMT
    May 8, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders tight ends coach Bobby Johnson with tight ends Terrell Pinson , Gabe Holmes and Clive Walford at rookie minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports After surprising more than a few people at the top of the first round by passing on an available Leonard Williams and selecting Alabama wideout Amari Cooper 4th overall, the Raiders made another surprise move at the top of the 2nd round by taking Florida State ...