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Local News


  • Drummond: Joe Tuman takes off the gloves in Oakland's mayoral race
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:49:39 GMT
    Mayoral candidate Joe Tuman, right, and his campaign manager Gayle Akins, center, prepare for a neighborhood canvassing trip in their Telegraph Avenue headquarters on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. It's not the Uptown people have in mind when they rave about Oakland's renaissance....
  • Concord High offensive line behind Minutemen's success
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:18:36 GMT
    Malik Blackburn, Mitch Daniels and Mason Knight score the touchdowns and get the headlines, but they aren't the only ones to credit for Concord High's 7-0 start to the season. The unsung heroes of Concord's prolific and dynamic spread offense are the burly and experienced starters on the offensive line -- Robert Liu, Alex Vargas, David Valenzuela, Rembert Sison and Vaseem Shah....
  • Mark Jackson expects Warriors' Klay Thompson to get max deal
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:13:21 GMT
    Former Warriors coach Mark Jackson at a time when the team is negotiating a contract extension for Klay Thompson said he expects the guard will ultimately receive a maximum-salary contract. "He's a guy that will make a boatload of money and in my opinion the best two-way shooting guard in the world, and it's not even close," the ESPN analyst said Wednesday in a conference call with reporters....
Regional News


  • Hometown Huddle 2014 with Marcel Reece
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:39:52 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle. The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle....
  • Chancellor Sam Hawgood delivering his speech on September 30. Photo credit: Sam Lee, RN, FNP student
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:19:11 GMT
    Angela Castanieto Associate Editor "Universities in America are at a hinge of history - while connected to the past, they are swinging in new directions," said newly appointed UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, to a packed Cole Hall, quoting Clark Kerr, the first chancellor of UC Berkeley in the 1960s. This was true of UCSF in the sixties, and this is still true today....
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog to Visit Ready to Learn Fun Fair
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:05:01 GMT
    The ninth annual Ready to Learn Fun Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 960 - 10th St. in Oakland. The free Ready to Learn Fun Fair provides families with children birth to 5 years old with information about local community resources in the areas of education, nutrition, social services, exercise and the arts....
Sports News


  • Lawyers for Ed O'Bannon want more than $50 million from NCAA in attorney fees
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:59:13 GMT
    In this July 9, 2014, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert scratches his forehead as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing on the NCAA's treatment of athletes. At left is Dr. Richard M. Southall, Associate Professor, Department of Sport and Entertainment Management....
  • Picking up the pieces of our broken Athletics-fan hearts
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:42:04 GMT
    It's been three weeks since that fateful day, since the A's were royally flushed in the wildest of card games. I can honestly say that nothing in sports has ever hit me as hard as the end of the 2014 season....
  • Hometown Huddle 2014 with Marcel Reece
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:39:52 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle. The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle....

Local Area Videos


  • 2 8 12 Urban Promise Academy Students Recognized by Director Gallo

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  • Urban Promise Academy - OUSD Summer Projects 2010

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    In the summer of 2010, we created a series of short videos highlighting major projects of the Facilities Department of the Oakland Unified School District. T...
  • Urban Promise Academy (UPA) on The TODAY Show

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  • Urban Promise After School Programs

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    A day in the life of a student at our after school program Camp Faith in Camden, NJ.
  • Please Donate- Urban Promise

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    http://www.active.com/donate/UP2011PFP/ScottC Here's some detail and an attachment concerning the May 7 fundraising bike ride (Pedal for Promise) that we hav...
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    Urban Promise Academy, a middle school in Oakland, CA, is a part of a 12 team, 180 player soccer league. Matthew Linzer, the director of the soccer program a...
  • HCZ Promise Academy's First Graduation

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    Here are highlights from the commencement ceremony for the first graduating class from our Promise Academy Charter School, featuring remarks by our commencem...
  • URBAN PROMISE ACADEMY CLASS OF 2011 Esteban PART2

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  • The Mission of Urban Promise, by Dr. Bruce Main

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    Dr. Bruce Main, Director of Urban Promise in Camden,NJ, speaks on the the Nihilistic threat that is affecting many urban youth in under-resourced communities...
  • Kids singing "We are"- Urban Promise Toronto Kids March Break Camp

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    Kids from 3 different After School Program Camps with Urban Promise (Camp Freedom, Camp Victory, Camp Hope) singing 'We are the light of the world' during Ma...
  • Elements of Urban Expression Talent Show

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    This video is about the Charter Academy High School Talent Show 2014.

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