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  • Warriors' center Marreese Speights not discussing pending legal issue
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:44:10 GMT
    Speights, 27, had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf Tuesday to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence in Tampa. The next court date is scheduled for October while the team is wrapping up its preseason schedule....
  • The August Mid-Autumn Festival Box. Image Courtesy of Red Bean Box
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:53:30 GMT
    Radez is the founder of Red Bean Box, a food subscription service that aims to bring delicious, natural and gourmet Chinese snacks to its subscribers each month, along with photos and information on Chinese culture. The August box celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept....
  • A much needed boost
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:48:07 GMT
    Welcome the stranger. Heal trauma. Foster self-sufficiency. That's the mission of Catholic Charities of the East Bay, the social services arm of the Diocese of Oakland....
  • Standing-room-only at farewell Mass
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:48:01 GMT
    Many priests of the diocese joined for the retirement Mass. Many tears of sadness and joy were in evidence from Father Joyce and parishioners....
  • Forum
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:47:57 GMT
    Contributions to Reader's Forum should be limited to 250 words. Letters must be signed and must include the writer's address and phone number for verification purposes....
  • Around the Diocese
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:47:43 GMT
    Holy Spirit Parish in Fremont is having its second One-Day Congress, featuring workshops, five speakers and religious vendors, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 18, followed by a closing Mass at 5 p.m. Holy Spirit's congress last year drew 200 participants. The theme this year is "We are one body," witnessing our faith as community....
  • Piedmont briefs: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on Friday
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:43:26 GMT
    The Piedmont Asian American Club and the Piedmont Language School are hosting the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on Friday at Havens Elementary with an evening of fun, Moon cake tasting, arts and crafts and storytelling. The event will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the school's Ellen Driscoll Playhouse, 325 Highland Ave., Piedmont....
  • Oakland Mayor: Siegel or Kaplan, please
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:49:27 GMT
    Here in Oakland, CA we've got an important Mayoral race going on right now, with a good chance of ejecting an incumbent that deserves to be ejected. We're fortunate to use "ranked choice voting" here, so we don't have to stress out quite so much about strategic voting, so I respectfully suggest submitting the ballot: An informal poll among my lefty friends has Dan Siegel as their pick where more moderate people seem to like Rebecca Kaplan....
  • In South Africa, OneWorld Futbol Delivers 1 Millionth Unbreakable Soccer Ball
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:46:41 GMT
    A young company with a one-of-a-kind technological innovation is celebrating a milestone that's enabling tens of millions of children worldwide to better access the power of play. OneWorld Futbol, founded in 2010, produced and delivered its millionth ultra-durable soccer ball at a school in South Africa with the help of Chevrolet, its founding corporate partner, the companies announced on Monday....
  • Why Facebook's real name requirement is bad for businesses
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:12:35 GMT
    But for many of the performers, their chosen names are their real names. And those names are brands associated with their businesses, every bit as much as Joan Rivers' name was synonymous with her money-making comedy shtick....
  • "Small Man, Big Heart, Bigger Dreams" The Story of UC-San Diego's Michael Nguyen
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:10:38 GMT
    SAN DIEGO, California, September 19. THE average physique of the 100 fly finalists at the London Olympics was 6ft 2in and 188 lbs. The average physique of the 2014 NCAA Division I 100 fly finalists was 6ft 1in and 174lbs....
  • Fairfield Delicatessen became Joe's Buffet
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:47:21 GMT
    For many Solano County locals, the mere mention of two words can make their mouths water like Pavlov's dogs. Those two words are "Joe's Buffet."...
  • Oakland mayor candidates talk plans for city
    published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:53:31 GMT
    Cops, crime and affordable housing were on the table Thursday night at Temple Sinai where over 500 people listened as seven mayoral candidates tried to make their case in a race that one poll shows 40 percent of voters are still undecided. The forum featured incumbent Jean Quan, City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland Port Commissioner Bryan Parker, Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby, Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, civil rights attorney Dan Siegel and San Francisco State University le...
  • Community to celebrate with Peetz Sake Days
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT
    It's the town of Peetz's turn this weekend as they celebrate their annual fall festival, For Peetz Sake Days, Friday and Saturday. "They are proud to follow in Wayne's parents footsteps, who also served as parade marshals for Peetz Sake Days," says a press release....
  • Boyd, Will C. Wood High School football ready to tackle Antioch
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00 GMT
    Will C. Wood linebacker, Jordan Boyd fights through a block of a teammate during a recent practice as the Wildcats prepare for their homecoming game tonight against Antioch High School. Boyd leads Wood's defense with a whopping 44 total tackles through three games....
  • A great start to practice: Free play
    published on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    I have often wondered what goes on in the minds of 6-year-old American children who are told they've been signed up for soccer. I imagine they think that means they're going to be playing soccer....
  • Fading sight and sound turn Oakland native into a fighter
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:49:29 GMT
    After getting her bachelor's degree, she earned two graduate degrees from Columbia University, then built a thriving psychotherapy practice in New York City. She's extremely fit, teaching spinning and high-intensity training at a NYC gym....
  • Oakland schools to borrow $50 million from Alameda County
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:47:28 GMT
    The Oakland School board will vote on a request by district administrators to borrow up to $50 million from Alameda County at its Sept. 23 meeting to pay bills while it is waiting for state money to come in....
  • Former NBA Player Adonal Foyle Hosts Hi Caribbean White Reunion
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:42:21 GMT
    Former NBA player Adonal Foyle hosted the 10th annual Hi Caribbean in White Reunion last Saturday at the Snow Building in Oakland. The fundraiser benefitted Foyle's Kerosene Lamp Foundation, founded in 2005 to empower youth and revitalize communities....
  • Re: New Poll Shows Kaplan With 15-Point Lead Over Quan, Schaaf Is a Close Third
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:29:58 GMT
    A new poll released today shows that Oakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan leads Mayor Jean Quan by fifteen percentage points - 57.5 percent to 42.5 percent - in a ranked choice voting scenario. The poll also shows Councilmember Libby Schaaf in a close third place....