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  • Bud Selig: Oakland A's situation 'complicated'
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:08:40 GMT
    Major League Baseball commissioner Allan "Bud" Selig, left, answers questions to members of the media as Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff looks on during Selig's visit prior to the Athletics and the New York Mets game at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014....
  • Letters for the Week of August 20, 2014
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:55:07 GMT
    Thank you for this article. Growing up and living here all of my seventy years, the issue of homeless in our society befuddles and disturbs me to no end....
  • MLB: Selig reiterates A's need a new ballpark
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:25:39 GMT
    Oakland, Calif. a Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."...
  • New policy clarifies 'female' for Mills College admission
    published on Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:05 GMT
    Mills student Sonj Basha lies in bed with partner Barbara Jefferson, who is gender neutral, at their home in Oakland....
  • OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson Visits First African Methodist Church
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:48:09 GMT
    New Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson spoke Sunday at Back to School Youth Covering Worship service held by the First African Methodist Episcopal Church at 3701 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland....
  • Jawanza Kunjufu: Educating girls
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:35:24 GMT
    For the past 40 years, Jawanza Kunjufu has dedicated his life to uplifting African Americans through education and empowerment....
  • Making Oakland better one Raiders tailgate party at a time
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The Godfather Griz Jones, 44, of Oakland, invites Salvador Chavarria, of Oakland and his girlfriend Perla Cantu, of Oakland, to grab some food while tailgating on Independent Road in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014....
  • An Oakland Nonprofit Wants to Change the Rap Paradigm
    published on Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Independent Hip Hop Day happens at Oakland Terminal Art Gallery on Saturday, Aug. 23. Noon - 7 p.m., free....
  • Violence Without Borders
    published on Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    In June 2010, undocumented immigrant Anastasio Hernandez Rojas died near the border between San Diego and Mexico a few days after being beaten and tasered by border patrol officers....
  • Two East Bay shows not to miss at the Bellevue and Yoshi's
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:46:05 GMT
    The East Bay jazz scene remains vibrant as we head toward the end of summer 2014....
  • Player Profile: Carlos Rogers
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT
    Meet Raiders Legend Lester Hayes at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Meet Raiders Legend Ted Hendricks at The Raider Image at Hegenberger in Oakland on Friday, September 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Oakland Raiders Back to Football 5K Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, will bring ... (more)...
  • In the Port, the Port of Oakland, the Zim Ship Sits Still Loaded and Unloved.
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:03:49 GMT
    The Zim cargo ship sat unloaded all day Monday at the Port of Oakland as Longshoremen refused to cross community picket lines....
  • Los Angeles schools make discipline less harsh
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:04:58 GMT
    Students at the nation's second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad behavior, Los Angeles Unified School District officials will announce Tuesday....
  • Militarism Is a Public Safety Crisis
    published on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:35:09 GMT
    Peace and justice organizations in St. Louis, Mo. and across the country are calling for collective action this Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1 p.m. They are proposing "nationwide solidarity actions in support of justice for Mike Brown and the end of police and extrajudicial killings everywhere."...
  • Hometown Hero: Making Oakland better one tailgate party at a time
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    For more than a decade, M.O.B. Charities founder Gregory "Griz" Jones has been throwing weekend-long tailgate parties across the street from the Oakland Coliseum's 66th Avenue gate that benefit local nonprofits, build community spirit and feed the homeless....
  • Teen shelter raising funds to stay open
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:46:50 GMT
    For more than 14 years, Alameda Family Services has been providing shelter to homeless, runaway and "thrown away" teens in an eight-bed Victorian in Oakland....
  • Bally's Atlantic City to host seminar on how to grow your own marijuana
    published on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:20:49 GMT
    Bally's Atlantic City will hold a seminal this weekend that teachers participants how to grow marijuana....
  • Cease and Desist: It Ends Today
    published on Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    We will gather at 5:00 pm in FOUR locations: - Oscar Grant OG Plaza - Oakland Main Library - African American History Museum - Jack London Square Over the last few weeks, police have murdered five Black men & women across the country: Mike Brown: Ferguson, MO Ezell Ford: South Los Angeles Eric Garner: New York Jacorey Calhoun: Oakland Unidentified ... (more)...
  • It Takes a Tech Village: Hacking the Hood in Oakland
    published on Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:00:07 GMT
    At the 2014 ESSENCE Festival, we hosted our first-ever #YESWECODE Tech Village, an all-day event featuring community leaders, thinkers and technical training and mentoring organizations working to fill the minority gap in Silicon Valley and beyond....
  • Pitts: Riots in Ferguson, and what they mean
    published on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:53:31 GMT
    It can be an act of communal madness, reflecting the emotional imbecility of those who believe the best way to express joy at their ball team's win is to overturn a car....