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Local News


  • Corporate exec says he's ready to lead Oakland
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 19:00:47 GMT
    The former health care industry executive is breaking a cardinal political rule by challenging an incumbent, Jean Quan, who two years ago appointed him to his most prestigious public post -- Oakland Port Commissioner. And he has loaned his campaign $70,000 in a bid to outpoll several of Oakland's top public officials despite having little name recognition, no political experience and mixed showings in mayoral polls....
  • Ivan Rabb Cuts List; Hoyas Out
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:49:27 GMT
    Disappointing news today on the recruiting trail as Ivan Rabb, a 6'10" center/forward and ESPN's top ranked player in the Class of 2015 , has cut Georgetown from his final list of schools. Rabb, an Oakland, CA native, has Cal, Arizona, UCLA, Kansas, and Kentucky on his final list....
  • Point Richmond Marine vet gets a second chance after time in solitary confinement
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:33:47 GMT
    Marine veteran Milo Imrie passed a note through his attorney to the man he assaulted, apologizing for his behavior and wishing he could take it all back. In the San Mateo County courtroom July 25, Imrie received a second chance, freed after serving 11 months in solitary confinement and returning to plead no contest....
Regional News


  • Jahi McMath: New tests may not be enough to declare her alive, experts say
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:17:44 GMT
    Her attorney calls her "Patient No. 1," a groundbreaking test of widely accepted standards defining brain death as a form of irreversible mortality....
  • Elite prep schools seek disadvantaged kids
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:51:35 GMT
    The line of parents and nervous middle-school students snaked down the hallway and out the door of the private school enrollment fair at a private school in the Presidio. The more than 150 families had come from across the region to check out some of the Bay Area's and the country's most elite private high schools and boarding schools....
  • Nation's First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 20:22:24 GMT
    A cat lounges at Cat Town Cafe, the nation's first permanent cat cafe, during the grand opening on Oct. 25, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. Dozens of Oakland residents queued up Saturday to get their paws on cats and drip coffee....
Sports News


  • Councilmember Desley Brooks to Give 1,000 Thanksgiving Baskets
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:49:54 GMT
    Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks is giving holiday baskets to 1,000 Oakland families again this Thanksgiving. Brooks, along with sports agent Aaron Goodwin and The Goodwin Family Foundation, started adopting Oakland families six years ago when they recognized a growing need in the community....
  • Questions in the Infield: Oakland's middle infield issues
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:28:23 GMT
    May 31, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics second baseman Eric Sogard flips the ball to shortstop Jed Lowrie while turning a double play during the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox at O.Co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox 3-0....
  • Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:08:08 GMT
    Only four months after he pitched in the College World Series, the 21-year-old reliever trotted into a troubling seventh inning, got two key outs and helped the Kansas City Royals hold off San Francisco 3-2 Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series. Finnegan made history with his rapid ascent, and later agreed to donate his cap to the Hall of Fame....

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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