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- Thompson: Oakland Raiders fans party like it's 2015
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:30:09 GMT
No team will be moving to Los Angeles in 2015. Which likely means at least one more year in Oakland for the Raiders, and more time for fans to convince all parties that the franchise belongs nowhere else....
- Raiders will remain in Oakland one more year, but anxiety still remains
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 05:15:11 GMT
Raiders fans are happy about a one-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, but the team's future is still very uncertain. OAKLAND >> As recently as early Saturday morning, Ed Young was preparing to attend a wake on Sunday at O.co Coliseum....
- Forget Mashed Potatoes, This Root Vegetable Mash is the Bomb
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:25:00 GMT
Don't get me wrong, I love mashed potatoes. It's the perfect foundation for all the lovely braised meats and stews of the season....
- For police reformers, California city shows a rough road
published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:50:50 GMT
OAKLAND: In 2000, police in Oakland, California became a symbol of the worst of American law enforcement after a band of rogue officers known as "The Riders" were accused of beating suspects, planting evidence and falsifying reports. Today, as an outcry over police killings and excessive force spreads across the country, Oakland's police are becoming known for something else: restraint and reform....
- Valley Beth Shalom Rabbi Harold M. Schulweisa funeral to be held today
published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:57:35 GMT
Funeral services will be held today for Valley Beth Shalom Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis , who was considered one of the most influential synagogue leaders in the country. Schulweis, 89, died Thursday after an extended battle with heart disease....
- The mystery of Little Ty, solved
published on Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:25:15 GMT
He didn't keep in touch with friends from the Army, didn't bother to declare his veteran's status when he got a new identification card. He died young, only 56 - never knowing that a contingent of historians, news reporters, and fellow soldiers would labor to unravel his connection to an enduring mystery of the Vietnam War....
- Oakland has suddenly become trap for playoff hopefuls
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:28:51 GMT
If I were to tell you a little more than a month ago that no one in the NFL would want to make a trip to Oakland, you would probably laughed in my face. You would have been justified in doing so....
- Tony Sparano told Greg Olson to "stay the course" with run game, paid off
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:28:40 GMT
There are probably a great many who follow the Bills who are wondering what the hell just happened to them in Oakland. How does a team go from shutting down two of the most dominant passing attacks in the NFL led by the two best quarterbacks in the NFL to getting worked over by one of the NFL's worst offenses led by a rookie quarterback? In case you weren't watching, the Bills faced Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers in the past two games....
- Streaks Collide at O.co
published on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:52:18 GMT
The two longest fan streaks for consecutive games attended collided in Oakland on Sunday when the Raiders hosted the Buffalo Bills. Kenny Johnson, more commonly referred to as "Pinto Ron," attended his 340th consecutive Buffalo Bills game and spent time before the game with Ron Rickard who was attending his 246th Raiders game in a row....
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