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- Raider & 49er Greats to Be Honored at Seva Charity Golf Tournament to Restore Sight to the Blind
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Mervyn Fernandez of the Raiders and Darryl Pollard of the 49ers will be honored at The inaugural Seva Charity Golf Tournament to Restore Sight to the Blind, Monday, April 20, 2015, at the Sequoyah Country Club in the Oakland Hills, 4550 Heafey Road, Oakland CA. 100% of the proceeds go towards financing eye surgeries in the poor countries of the world....
- Drummond: A spike in Oakland killings recently
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:52:48 GMT
Oakland police investigate the scene of a homicide in the parking lot of Mosswood Park in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. A 23-year-old man was taken to Highland Hospital where he was pronounced dead after being fatally shot at about 12:19 p.m. Wednesday....
- Oakland police: We had no idea CHP officers dressed as protesters
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 03:23:08 GMT
An undercover California Highway Patrol officer points a gun at a crowd of protesters and photographers while his partner subdues a demonstrator who struck him in the head in Oakland on Dec. 10. Although California Highway Patrol officials said they had planted plainclothes officers within recent demonstrations in Oakland and Berkeley with the approval of the cities' respective police departments, Oakland police officials said Wednesday that they were unaware that the CHP had undercover officers...
- Alternative to school suspension explored through restorative justice
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:46:45 GMT
One by one, in a room just off the gym floor at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif., seventh graders go on the interview hot seat. "What is the biggest challenge for middle school girls?" he asks....
- Abolishing restaurant tips harder than expected
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 04:15:56 GMT
Camino and Duende were among the handful of restaurants that made national headlines last month when they decided to take tipping off the table in favor of implementing a 20 percent service charge. The move was inspired in large part by widening staff salary discrepancies and increasing minimum wage requirements....
- Oakland nonprofits to battle asthma with $600,000 EPA grant
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:13:21 GMT
The EPA awarded a $600,000 asthma prevention grant to an Oakland nonprofit Wednesday that will help schoolchildren and their parents identify and avoid indoor triggers like dust and cleaning products. The grant will go to the Public Health Institute and its partner, California School-Based Health Alliance, to produce educational materials and train workers at school-based health clinics in California, Michigan, New York and Connecticut....
- Practice Recap - December 17
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:28:45 GMT
The Raiders returned to the practice field on Wednesday afternoon to begin their on-field preparation for their Week 16 match-up with the Buffalo Bills. Armstrong made his first career start Sunday against the Chiefs and recorded four combined tackles....
- Athletics rumors: Asdrubal Cabrera drawing interest from Oakland, per report
published on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:11:05 GMT
The Oakland Athletics are still among the teams interested in free agent infielder Asdrubal Cabrera, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Heyman mentions that Cabrera can also also play second and third in addition to shortstop, and reports that the Giants, Mets, Cardinals and Twins are also in the mix....
- Bills WR Sammy Watkins Discusses Match-Up
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:15:16 GMT
Bills WR Sammy Watkins answered questions from the Bay Area media via conference call about his rookie season and the upcoming match-up with the Raiders. Q: During the draft process, did you have a lot of contact with the Raiders? Did you think there was a possibility you might end up in Oakland? Watkins: "I thought it was possible, but you never know going through that whole process....
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