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  • Hurlbutt, Juanita Annabelle Dreier
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
    Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Juanita Annabelle Dreier Hurlbutt. Juanita Annabelle Dreier Hurlbutt Juanita Annabelle Dreier Hurlbutt passed away on Tuesday, February 24 at the Santa Teresita care center in Duarte, California....
  • Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Feb. 28 and beyond
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:01:05 GMT
    Family Nature Fun: Drop by Crab Cove to explore and learn about the Bay and its wildlife. New topics each week....
  • Obituaries for Feb. 27, 2015
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:08:37 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Sizing up the competition - San Diego Padres
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:59:34 GMT
    On Thursday, I drove to Peoria to eyeball the San Diego Padres. They are the most improved team in the NL West and could challenge the Giants and Dodgers for supremacy in the division....
  • Lake Merritt hotel among proposals for reopening Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:38:47 GMT
    Two proposals to reopen the century old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies....
  • Two proposals made for reopening Kaiser Convention Center
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Two proposals to reopen the century old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies....
  • Advancing Girls' Education, Empowerment and Women's...
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:08:09 GMT
    Asante Africa Foundation is excited to announce two panels discussing Girls' Education, Empowerment and Prosperity, which will be held in the Bay Area and New York City in honor of International Women's Day. Oakland, CA, February 27, 2015 -- -- On Tuesday, March 3rd, Bay Area thought leaders will come together in San Mateo, California, for the second event in Asante Africa Foundation's "Intersection" thought leadership series....
  • Oakland: Lake Merritt hotel among proposals for reopening Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:48:07 GMT
    Two proposals to reopen the century old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies....
  • Remones carry on legacy of namesake's punk spirit
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:00:53 GMT
    Though the buddies from Forest Hills, Queens, N.Y., never climbed above No. 66 - “Rockaway Beach,” 1977 - their bratty, slightly goofy legacy endures....
  • Taking African American Male Achievement to the next level
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:57:01 GMT
    Young African-American men in Alameda County face a lot of serious challenges - things like high rates of incarceration, homicide, poverty, and low academic achievement....
  • Eric Chavez, A's former third baseman, returning to Oakland
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:52:59 GMT
    Former A's third baseman Eric Chavez is returning to the team this season as a color commentator for Comcast SportsNet California, the network announced on Thursday. Chavez, who spent 13 of his 17 major-league season with the A's, will be on 20 telecasts, beginning April 24, when Oakland hosts the Houston Astros....
  • Con: Time to sever fiscally irresponsible Greece from its EU lifeline
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:33:01 GMT
    EDITOR'S NOTE: The writer is addressing the question, "Is the Greek government right in asking the EU for more relief?" Instead of extending Greece's credit line for another four months, European officials should have cut Greece off from the financial lifeline it's been abusing. It would have sent the right message to other spendthrift governments, such as Italy, Portugal and Spain, and would have forced Greece to reform its economy and get its finances in order....
  • Review: Pentatonix can carry a tune, but not a full show
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    It performs a cappella music, which is hardly a traditional avenue for reaching superstardom. But it had the top-selling album by any group in 2014....
  • Israel equality advocate speaking here
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:24:23 GMT
    Rabbi Uri Regev, long an activist for civil rights and religious pluralism in Israel, says the upcoming elections bring a critical question to the forefront: whether Israel can "truly be Jewish and democratic." Regev, former executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center and president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, is now president and CEO of Hiddush, an Israeli group advocating for religious freedom and equality in the Jewish state....
  • He's an Israeli "rabbi who sings" in Oakland
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:24:15 GMT
    Yonatan Regev has joined the family business. But instead of serving in Israel, where his father, Rabbi Uri Regev, has long promoted civil rights and religious pluralism, the son's path took him to California....
  • Vallejo A&E Source: Activities
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:16:36 GMT
    Thursday: Poetry by the Bay, 7-9:30 p.m.; Poetry by the Bay is a Spoken Word/Open Mic Event on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each Month, bringing artists together to share their work. Acapella performances are encouraged....
  • Ten-year-old Oakland girl becomes best-selling author
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:54:17 GMT
    Ten-year-old author Abbey Richter has some advice for other aspiring authors: "Write about something that you love in your life." That's exactly what Richter did in her four best-selling books -- true stories about her two cats and two dogs that she and her family rescued from various perilous predicaments....
  • Teachers, Coaches and a Winning Vision
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:27:21 GMT
    With a combined 165 years coaching in the NFL resulting in 62 playoff berths, Jack Del Rio and his coaching staff are ready to teach the Raiders in 2015. After Jack Del Rio was hired as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders on January 15, he set to work forming his staff of assistant coaches....
  • School District Officials Say Albany Middle Schoolers Who Ingested Pills Released from Hospital
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:55:16 GMT
    The Superintendent of Albany Unified School District released a statement this morning after five middle school students were taken to the hospital yesterday. According to school officials, the students were taken to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland after they took pills on Wednesday morning....
  • Could squirmy livestock dent Africa's protein deficit?
    published on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:00:00 GMT
    The capacity of insects like mealworms to convert feed to body mass exceeds that of traditional livestock such as beef by orders of magnitude. Mealworms are 100 percent edible, whereas only about 40 percent of a cow or 55 percent of a chicken can be consumed....