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  • Cheryl North: Bay Area musicians go on busman's holidays
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:35:22 GMT
    Oakland East Bay Symphony Flutist Alice Lenaghan, harpist Natalie Cox and cellist Dan Reiter perform together as the Pacific Arts Trio. The answer to the first question is "to make music."...
  • From Red "A" to Oakland "A"
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:34:17 GMT
    Nineteen years old and sitting front row behind the plate, using the season tickets my parents have had to the Arkansas Razorbacks for years. Batting leadoff in the bottom of the first inning of Arkansas' opening day game in 2005 is junior center fielder Craig Gentry....
  • NFL's new safety rules don't alleviate Jack Del Rio's pet peave
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:53:04 GMT
    During the recent NFL owners meetings there were several new rules passed. These are those five rule changes as laid out by Pro Football Talk : 1. Bans defensive players from pushing teammates at the line of scrimmage when the offense is in punt formation....
  • Christian Media Must Be a Light to This Dark World
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:13:41 GMT
    In a world where technology is allowing instant communication, it seems the role of the media is heightened in the conflict between the Kingdom of the world and the Kingdom of God. The Kingdom of this world has a voice through the secular media, which has an ungodly worldview and bias....
  • Brother Reunited with Ill Sister
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:59:56 GMT
    A Rockford man and his sister get to spend what could be the last days of her life together, as she battles cancer. After a more than 30-hour journey, the siblings are finally reunited....
  • Patricia Jane Harrison
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:17:03 GMT
    Patricia Jane Harrison passed away peacefully on the evening of March 22, 2015, at her home in Durham, North Carolina. David, her husband of 47 years, was by her side....
  • Music training narrows the achievement gap
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:48:06 GMT
    From time immemorial, parents have been happy when children's music lessons yielded piano keys plunked in some semblance of "Greensleeves." So news last year of research showing that schools with graduation rates hovering around 50 percent raised those rates to 93 percent with something so simple as music lessons was just more music to their ears....
  • Bay Area leads Dance Anywhere event Friday
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:00:13 GMT
    Stop and dance will take on a new meaning at noon Friday with the 11th annual Dance Anywhere. The simultaneous public art performance will bring people of all ages and occupations together to dance around the world, from Buenos Aires to Estonia....
  • Urban Financial Services Coalition to teach at Community Financial Empowerment event March 28, 2015
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:30:46 GMT
    Urban Financial Services Coalition to teach at Community Financial Literacy/ Empowerment event March 28, 2015 in Oakland California. Please RSVP and attend! PRLog - March 27, 2015 - OAKLAND, Calif....
  • Can Jewish Transgender Teen's Successful Coming Out Provide Model for Others?
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Tom Chai Sosnik stood in front of his eighth-grade class, flecks of rainbow colored hair visible beneath his blue yarmulke, as he was wrapped in a tallit for the very first time. His classmates stood and chanted together, " Baruch HaBah ["Welcome"]" three times, and then ran forward, enveloping him in a big, messy hug....
  • Oakland Running Festival attracts thousands
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:20:14 GMT
    Oakland resident Jesse Cherry set a course record in the men's marathon, powering through the 26.2-mile course in two hours, 25 minutes and 14 seconds, beating the previous record by about three minutes. The 10-year-old runner from Campbell unofficially broke the world record for his age group in the half-marathon, beating the previous record for the 13.1-mile race by just under two minutes, finishing at one hour, 29 minutes and 14 seconds....
  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:47:09 GMT
    Long popular as a recreational activity, cycling has taken off as a competitive sport for North Americans since the 1980s. But it has gained little traction in the high schools....
  • Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security Guards
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:46:20 GMT
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  • Witness says she smoked crack with Randy Alana the night Sandra Coke went missing
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:41:55 GMT
    Hours after Sandra Coke was strangled, her accused killer, Randy Alana, spent the night with woman in a motel room smoking crack cocaine, according to trial testimony Wednesday. A 40-year-old homeless woman testified that on a Sunday in early August 2013, Alana drove her in "his wife's" Mini Cooper to a motel on the Oakland Embarcadero and to smoke "a lot" of crack and have oral sex....
  • Oakland: Rep. Lee holds town hall meeting at Bret Harte
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:40:53 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, returned home to speak to crowd of about 200 people Saturday at Bret Harte Middle School. The topics covered by Lee included racial equality, local violence and community policing, the economy, the drought, war and education....
  • Pinole: Memorial service Saturday for veteran fire department captain
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:35:32 GMT
    A memorial service for longtime Pinole Fire Capt. Richard Voisey will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 837 Tennent Ave. Friends and colleagues rallied in support, holding events under the name Hope for Our Hero to help cover medical costs as he received specialized treatment not covered by his insurance....
  • Town Crier: Hills author's book an eye-opener on faith
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:08:24 GMT
    You think you know a person. I've seen Barbara Falconer Newhall many times over the years, usually in her gym clothes at the Hills Swim and Tennis Club....
  • Drummond: Oakland killings down in 2014 but still way too many
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    When Frank Denard played for the East Bay Wolverines, a Pop Warner football team, in 2002, his nickname was "Scrappy." That's because even though No....
  • Vallejo A&E Source: Vallejoa s Woodson in a Purple Haze
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:11:32 GMT
    Ralph Woodson was really into baseball as a 10 year old. Then he heard his older brother play Jimi Hendrix's “Band of Gypsies” album....
  • Way Back Wednesday: The Verve, Souls Of Mischief
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:41:43 GMT
    Hello fellow music lovers and welcome to Way Back Wednesday; where I cover some jams from way back....