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  • Fresh Food: Urban farms growing in West Oakland
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 12:44:55 GMT
    In most places in West Oakland, it's easier to get a 40-ounce bottle of beer and a candy bar than a fresh tomato. But urban gardens and small farms are experiencing a growth spurt on vacant lots and backyards, the product of a slow but persistent effort to bring in more fruits and vegetables and teach people much needed business skills and healthy eating....
  • Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade falls through
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 02:04:06 GMT
    A proposed multiplayer trade between the Dodgers and Braves that would have sent third baseman Juan Uribe to Atlanta and infielder Alberto Callaspo to Los Angeles has been vetoed by Callaspo. The deal collapsed because of collective bargaining agreement provision that any player who became a major league free agent cannot be traded without his approval until after June 15. Callaspo agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Braves in December after spending last season with Oakland....
  • News producer fired after tweeting Oakland police should use 'real bullets'
    published on Tue, 26 May 2015 18:55:14 GMT
    San Francisco: A freelance news producer at San Francisco Bay Area station KGO-TV has been fired after saying police should use "real bullets" on protesters demonstrating in Oakland, California. Carlos La Roche has deleted his account, @producerlos, since tweeting "Looks like the born losers, er "protestors" will b in #Oakland 2night....
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  • Fresh Food: Urban farms growing in West Oakland
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 12:44:55 GMT
    In most places in West Oakland, it's easier to get a 40-ounce bottle of beer and a candy bar than a fresh tomato. But urban gardens and small farms are experiencing a growth spurt on vacant lots and backyards, the product of a slow but persistent effort to bring in more fruits and vegetables and teach people much needed business skills and healthy eating....
  • Missoula Children's Theatre visits Oakland school
    published on Sat, 08 Jan 2011 08:00:00 GMT
    Niamh Collins, who plays the part of Mother, practicing her lines, as the Missoula Children's Theater holds rehearsals for the musical, Treasure Island at Hillcrest Elementary School in Oakland, Calif. on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011.The non-profit group, Missoula Children's Theater travels the country producing musicals using elementary school kids bringing a full production together in just 5 days....
  • Jesse Jackson to visit Oakland school to push diversity
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 12:14:59 GMT
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology....
Sports News


  • James, Cavs heading to NBA Finals after completing sweep of Hawks
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:52:12 GMT
    LeBron James pulled the conference championship T-shirt over his sweaty, weary frame and had enough energy left to dance. James scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and passed for seven assists to guide the Cavs past the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 Tuesday night and into the NBA Finals....
  • Oakland Raiders Third In NFL Jersey Sales
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 03:51:47 GMT
    Aug 9, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Fan in the Black Hole salutes during National Anthem in an preseason game between the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports It has been awhile since Oakland Raiders fans have had much to cheer about....
  • Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade falls through
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 02:04:06 GMT
    A proposed multiplayer trade between the Dodgers and Braves that would have sent third baseman Juan Uribe to Atlanta and infielder Alberto Callaspo to Los Angeles has been vetoed by Callaspo. The deal collapsed because of collective bargaining agreement provision that any player who became a major league free agent cannot be traded without his approval until after June 15. Callaspo agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Braves in December after spending last season with Oakland....

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