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- Emotional letter from Jahi McMath's mom to keep daughter 'warm'
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 04:04:58 GMT
The mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath, who has been declared brain dead by doctors at Children's Hospital Oakland following a tonsil surgery Dec. 9, released an emotional letter to the public Saturday....
- Oakland honors fallen landmark tree
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 00:44:40 GMT
The Manna Gum Eucalyptus tree, estimated at 150-years-old and 120-feet-tall, lies on ground at Lake Merritt, in Oakland, Calif., as the Oakland's Public Works Agency holds a public ceremony of appreciation on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013....
- Judge orders hospital to keep girl on support
published on Sat, 21 Dec 2013 22:23:03 GMT
Douglas C. Straus, attorney for Children's Hospital, left, speaks to Judge Evelio M. Grillo during a hearing in Department 31 in the Post Office Building Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 in Oakland, Calif....
- This Week in the War on Women
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:12:41 GMT
This week I was reading a paper by friend and fellow kossack Dirkster42, which included Dale Spender's observation that patriarchy strives to make women's resistance invisible, so that feminist action always seems to spring from nowhere....
- The best films of 2013 you may have missed
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 01:12:32 GMT
The Best Films of 2013 You May Have Missed -- You can tell it's close to the end of the year when the quality of movie releases starts to rise faster than those holiday cookies and eggnog shoot up your cholesterol level....
- Let's Eat: Depressed at the Olive Press
published on Sat, 21 Dec 2013 22:32:48 GMT
The man who answered the telephone at the Olive Press paused when I told him I wanted to book, as if wondering whether I was trying to put one across him....
- Season over for Browns' receiver Bess
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:46:01 GMT
The wide receiver was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list Saturday, ending his season with two games left and after he missed practice time this week for "personal reasons."...
- Michael Morse, Giants outfielder
published on Sun, 22 Dec 2013 02:02:17 GMT
Seattle Mariners' Michael Morse, right, is congratulated after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' A.J. Griffin in the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Oakland, Calif....
- UK 41 Belmont 43 At The Half
published on Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:48:02 GMT
You expect Belmont to come out firing from downtown, since they are No.2 in America for most 3's made since they joined Division One in 1996-97....
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