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  • Raiders thinking small Oakland stadium
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:51:01 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases are back a " but are they here to stay?
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:47:32 GMT
    As the number of measles cases in California over the past 2 1/2 months rose Friday to 130, the Golden State is still battling its worst whooping cough epidemic in seven decades. Since January 2014, California has seen more than 11,500 whooping cough cases in an epidemic that has hospitalized hundreds and killed four babies....
  • Cal basketball recruiting: Ivan Rabb, Caleb Swanigan, Davon Dillard visits could change program
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:42:49 GMT
    He currently has no committed recruits for the 2016 class, and while the offers have been sent out to the fallback options, it's clear that his goal is to land three commits this weekend and immediately ensure this program's return to national relevance. Ivan Rabb : Rabb has been target number one....
  • The 'Green Rush' hits D.C. as pot advocates, entrepreneurs flock to marijuana business expo
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:05:29 GMT
    Eric De Feo of Philadelphia-based Ohneka Farms his company's product at the ComfyTree expo in D.C. The device, called ROOT, was originally designed to grow plants for urban farming, he said. But business consultants kept telling him to pay attention to the marijuana market, so his company pivoted....
  • Talking baseball stories ... on phone with Lon Simmons
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:04:02 GMT
    There's the guy who calls every day asking when the Red Sox game comes on TV. Then come the degenerate gamblers, asking for last night's scores....
  • Raiders thinking small when it comes to Oakland stadium
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:41:49 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Put It On The Board...Yes
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:20:30 GMT
    For some reason, "Phegley" is always the first name my mom recalls from all the off-season acquisitions. - Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Each spring, when the A's major and minor league landscapes finally come into focus, I create two poster boards....
  • Fmr. Heat Player Anthony Mason Dead At 48
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:48:20 GMT
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  • Dixon PD: Stranger in Pool; Big Brawl Involving Baseball Bat; 'Stolen' Car Towed
    published on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Golf clubs taken from the trunk of the RP's vehicle within the last week. 1019 Civil standby in the 1300 block of West H St. RP wanted to get items from a previous residence....
  • Best places for fabric and supplies in the Bay Area
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 09:18:34 GMT
    What with the gem "Simply Fabrics" having moved to a new location, it seemed like a good time to touch base on our local supply houses. These are all outstanding fabric stores that cater to the Bay Area's tastes....
  • Oakland A's spring training: Brad Mills will start Hohokam Stadium inaugural
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:27:54 GMT
    Dollar Bills Mills will get the start in his hometown's newly renovated stadium. Plus, which team won the Athletics' situational hitting competition, Coco Crisp debuted his iPhone game, four more years at 95.7 The Game, and other news from Mesa and around the web....
  • Keidel: If Josh Hamilton Did Indeed Relapse He Needs Help, Not Your Judgments
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:56:32 GMT
    It's Amazing How Some People Continue To Look At Addiction As Anything But Sickness February 27, 2015 7:04 PM The Angels' Josh Hamilton, right, is congratulated by teammate Mike Trout after hitting a two-run home run against the Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. In honor of the great Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday , let's summon some Spock wisdom as it relates to the recent reports about Josh Hamilton....
  • Two men sentenced for Oakland home invasion murders
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:26:27 GMT
    A judge on Friday doled out life prison sentences for two of three men convicted of killing two people during an Oakland home invasion robbery. Judge Allan Hymer gave Joseph Tabron, 24, life without the possibility of parole, and Joseph Castro, 56, life with the possibility of parole after 50 years....
  • 5 Late-Round Sleepers the Oakland Raiders Should Target In 2015 NFL Draft
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:59:12 GMT
    Free agency and the early rounds of the draft draw the most attention in the NFL offseason, but one cannot underestimate the importance of harvesting the draft's sleepers. For the Oakland Raiders to turn the corner in 2015, they will need to grab contributors beyond Day 1 of the draft....
  • 2 get life for killing pair during Oakland home invasion
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:20:34 GMT
    Two convicted felons were sentenced Friday to life in prison for their roles in the slayings of a man and a woman during a 2013 home invasion robbery in East Oakland that netted items including a baseball bobblehead doll and flat-screen televisions. Joseph Tabron, 24, was sentenced by Judge Allan Hymer of Alameda County Superior Court to two consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole....
  • Bobby Brackins Says 'My Jam,' With Zendaya & Jeremih, Will Be One of the 'Songs of the Summer'
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:19:24 GMT
    If the music industry were a sports league, 2014 marked Bobby Brackins ' breakthrough season. The Oakland, Calif., native helped pen two of the year's most acclaimed R&B tracks -- Tinashe 's "2 On" and Chris Brown 's "Loyal" -- which both reached the top five on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart....
  • Jimmy Rollins adjusts to new uniform back home in California
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:47:55 GMT
    Jimmy Rollins savors a bite of bacon at his locker, then steals a quick glimpse at the bright blue No. 11 uniform hanging behind him....
  • The Forgotten Trades in Diamondbacks History: Oakland A's Part Deux
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:16:58 GMT
    Rumors are surfacing from TMZ, Harvey Levin, and his mysterious cup. The reports claim, the nation's #1 sports debauchery tabloid, "The Forgotten Trades", is on the verge a million dollar merger with Hustler magazine....
  • ZiPS Projections: Closer
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:06:46 GMT
    SEPTEMBER 16: Neftali Feliz #30 and Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers celebrates defeating the Oakland Athletics 6-3 at O.co Coliseum on September 16, 2014 in Oakland, California. Dan Szymborski's ZiPS projections are a good measure of what to expect from players in the upcoming baseball season....
  • My safari from Pelikkkan Bay
    published on Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:56:46 GMT
    On Jan. 29, 2015, my travels began with a wakeup call at 2:30 a.m. I was told by the first watch unit officer to be ready in 30 minutes. Myself and a total of 17 prisoners were all rounded up like chattel slaves and placed in the SHU's C-Facility visiting room holding cells 'til we boarded the bus at 6 a.m. As the prisoners leave Pelican Bay State Prison, they probably catch a glimpse of the town it lies in, Crescent City....