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  • How a parent's drive to help athlete son went too far
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:13:19 GMT
    You've got to wonder what investigators thought when they were asked to believe that a Bay Area family had willingly moved out of their $1.3million, 2,800-square-foot house in Danville so that they could make a new home out of a 1,300-square-foot rental in West Oakland worth $360,000. That's what Robert Davidson claimed when he transferred his son Kevin Davidson from San Ramon Valley High School in Danville to McClymonds High School in Oakland, where he became the starting quarterback this year....
  • Boy Writes Post, Remote Control, Heidi, & Raiders,
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:36:19 GMT
    Within my diatribe you won't find me spewing forth stats about the Raiders or football in general. Heck, many of you know what they mean better than me anyway....
  • Coach Sparano Breaks Down Loss to Arizona
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:28:01 GMT
    Head Coach Tony Sparano spoke to the media Monday afternoon and discussed the raiders 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Coach Sparano: "Professional, good, players came in and got a good work day in, good lift, good run....
  • Has Brandon Moss Become Trade Bait?
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:45:56 GMT
    September 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss hits a sacrifice fly to score left fielder Sam Fuld against the Houston Astros during the third inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports With the departure of Chili Davis as hitting coach, I have begun to speculate if Brandon Moss will be the same player that he has been since 2012....
  • Taijuan Walker Leaves Arizona Fall League
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:49:25 GMT
    Sep 1, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports After just two starts in the Arizona Fall League, Seattle Mariners right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker has ended his season and is returning home according to multiple reports....
  • UCLA's Marcus Rios recognized for key interception by Coach Jim Mora
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:02:00 GMT
    UCLA defensive back Marcus Rios, left, celebrates with teammate Ishmael Adams after intercepting a pass during the fourth quarter of the Bruins' 36-34 win over California on Saturday. UCLA defensive back Marcus Rios, left, celebrates with teammate Ishmael Adams after intercepting a pass during the fourth quarter of the Bruins' 36-34 win over California on Saturday....
  • The A's Should Sign Hanley Ramirez
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:41:43 GMT
    The smartest thing the A's can do this winter is throw big money at one of the best hitters on the free agent market. The A's offense, as currently constructed, is lefty-heavy and has nothing in the middle infield....
  • Jerry Brown's investments belie monastic image
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:04:04 GMT
    A pedestrian walks past a building at 4395 Piedmont Ave. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. Throughout his political career, Jerry Brown has cultivated an almost monastic image, famously sleeping on a mattress on the floor during his first go-round as governor and flying for peanuts on Southwest during his current term....
  • Cal receiver released from hospital after injury in UCLA game
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:43:10 GMT
    Cal football player Trevor Davis, injured during the Bears' loss to UCLA on Saturday afternoon, was released from the hospital around midnight after undergoing tests, a team spokesman said Sunday morning. Davis, a native of Martinez, stayed on the turf for more than 10 minutes after being hit by UCLA's Ryan Hofmeister with 3:34 seconds left in the Bears' 36-34 loss at Memorial Stadium....
  • Oakland Raiders Interim HC Tony Sparano Having Immediate Impact
    published on Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:30:49 GMT
    There was a palpable difference in the Oakland Raiders last weekend when they battled the San Diego Chargers - and nearly pulled off the upset. You could feel the difference....
  • Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum City
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:24:53 GMT
    A new investor has agreed to take the lead on Oakland's Coliseum City project, offering fresh hope for at least a new Raiders football stadium and additional development at the site of O.co Coliseum. Sources refused to disclose the investor's name, saying he would not come forward until the City Council agrees to extend an exclusive negotiating rights deal with a development team that has been drawing up redevelopment plans for the Coliseum site and seeking investors for over a year....
  • Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum City [Contra Costa Times]
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:56:09 GMT
    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Oct. 18--OAKLAND -- A new investor has agreed to take the lead on Oakland's Coliseum City project, offering fresh hope for at least a new Raiders football stadium and additional development at the site of O.co Coliseum. Sources refused to disclose the investor's name, saying he would not come forward until the City Council agrees to extend an exclusive negotiating rights deal with a development team that has been drawing up redevelopment plans for the Coliseum site an...
  • The Real Reasons for Telecommuting
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:38:50 GMT
    I'm writing this from my house on a workday. I didn't get stuck in traffic. I didn't have to eat a soggy peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich for lunch....
  • Oakland Tech's 100 years detailed in new book
    published on Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Evelyn Avidano Clevenger graduated from Oakland Technical High School in 1948, and when the straight-A student got together with friends to talk about their years at the school, they would always repeat one refrain: When Clevenger, who has always lived within just a few blocks of the school, heard that students' stories were being collected for a book marking the centennial of the school, she jumped at the chance to share her story about being a Tech grad. She loved her time there....
  • McClymonds quarterback Kevin Davidson ruled ineligible
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:28:21 GMT
    McClymonds High quarterback Kevin Davidson has been ruled ineligible by the Oakland Unified School District for the rest of the football season, according to Oakland Unified School District spokesperson Troy Flint. Flint told this newspaper Friday afternoon that the investigation was conducted by the California Interscholastic Federation, and it determined that the West Oakland address that the Davidsons submitted with their paperwork was not the family's primary residence....
  • Memories of the Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 years later
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:13:25 GMT
    Memories of the Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 years later I was 9 years old then. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1wbs4Qn In this Oct. 19, 1989 file photo, workers check the damage to Interstate 880 in Oakland, Calif., after it collapsed during the Loma Prieta earthquake two days earlier....
  • worldseries
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:33:39 GMT
    Runners participate in the Chicago Marathon in Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 12. Chicago's 37th annual race included a field of 108 elite men, women and wheelchair athletes. There were also 45,000 amateur runners registered and more than 1 million people were expected to watch along the way....
  • Delta Associates Awards for Excellence Recognize KTGY Multifamily Communities
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:53:55 GMT
    PRLog - Oct. 17, 2014 - TYSONS, Va. -- Award-winning national firm KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture + Planning announces that two rental communities, Cornerstone at Monroe Street Market inWashington, DC,and Paragon at Columbia Overlook in Elkridge, MD,were honored by Delta Associates at the firm's 18th Annual Washington/Baltimore Multifamily Market Overview & Awards for Excellence program....
  • Teacher says suspicions that classmate killed Tina Faelz haunted him
    published on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Steven John Carlson, a suspect in the 1984 murder of 14-year-old Tina Faelz of Pleasanton, Calif., awaits a pre-trial hearing at Alameda County Superior Court, Monday, June 18, 2012 in Oakland, Calif. Faelz was stabbed to death on her way home from school....
  • Photo by Ken Epstein
    published on Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:53:28 GMT
    Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is our voice in City Hall. And we're pleased to say: the smart, dedicated and energetic Kaplan would make a great mayor....