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  • Introduction to Social Media Marketing plus free Executive Portrait in Oakland
    published on Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:05:13 GMT
    PRLog - Jul. 28, 2014 - OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Social Politician, Kevin L. Nichols and Profesional Portrait Photographer, Gisele Bonds are combining skills to present a unique social media marketing event....
  • California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes
    published on Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:01:51 GMT
    Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise....
  • S.F. ranks No. 2 U.S. city for elephant-killing ivory imports
    published on Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:41:14 GMT
    Osh is one of the Oakland Zoo's African elephants, whose ivory tusks can be sold for $1,500 a pound on the global black market....
  • Filming a Beautiful Town in Decay
    published on Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:45:00 GMT
    Businesses closed, the town center turned ghost-like, homes had tarps on their roof and plastic over broken windows....
  • Former Foster Youth Sokhom Mao Is Making a Difference
    published on Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:47:34 GMT
    Sokhom Mao shows me the 11th floor of Oakland City Hall, where he chairs meetings for the Citizen's Police Review Board, an entity that works between community members and police officers to ensure police accountability and improve police services....
  • Former Fremont teacher sentenced for downloading child pornography
    published on Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:38:52 GMT
    A 44-year-old former Fremont high school teacher was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Oakland to 97 months in prison for downloading scores of child pornography videos....
  • David Little: Busted by the water cops
    published on Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:02:12 GMT
    I looked. There was indeed water in the gutter. It wasn't a torrent. If you put a tree frog on a small piece of driftwood and let it float down the gutter, it probably wouldn't even cascade down into the storm drain....
  • Days Gone By: Benicia, 1852: Young Ladies Seminary established
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:54:07 GMT
    It seemed like a very good idea at the time. Benicia had a strong chance to become the state's capital and had already constructed a building to house the Legislature....
  • 37 Years Ago: The Tragic Loss That Changed Led Zeppelin Forever
    published on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:26:32 GMT
    Led Zeppelin appeared to lead something of a charmed existence during the early part of their career, enjoying blockbuster success with fans in spite of negative reviews from critics and quickly earning a spot near the top of the rock 'n' roll pantheon....
  • 9 Things To Consider Before Telling Your Kids About The Divorce
    published on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:28:19 GMT
    Anyone who's been through a divorce will tell you that ending a marriage is painful -- even if it's the "right" thing....
  • Hodge signs with Holy Names University
    published on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:55:22 GMT
    That seems like the trend these days with Austyn Willis being drafted by the Chicago Cubs and Aaron Sanchez making his MLB debut for the Toronto Blue Jays....
  • Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning OUSD for censoring Mumia
    published on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:14:00 GMT
    Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning Oakland Unified School District for censoring Mumia Abu-Jamal Repost all of "Urban Dreams" Now! On Monday, July 14th, the Alameda Labor Council passed the following resolution in response to the banning of "Urban Dreams" by the Oakland Unified School District ....
  • Dramatic decline in California's teen birthrates over 22 years
    published on Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:58:04 GMT
    OAKLAND >> California's teen birthrate has plummeted 63 percent since 1990, the most dramatic drop of any state in the nation, according to an annual report released Tuesday....
  • Oakland: Alta Bates Summit's new Merritt Pavilion opens Aug. 3
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:13:11 GMT
    Alta Bates Summit's new Merritt Pavilion stands on a hodgepodge of former buildings and connects to the old Merritt building....
  • Guest viewpoint: Breaking California up would be uncool to do
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:04:05 GMT
    As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I'd like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the Golden State: Recently, Draper announced he is on track to gather enough signatures to get his ... (more)...
  • Campus security policies for citing drinkers vary widely: study
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:17:39 GMT
    At most colleges, campus police refer students involved in alcohol-related incidents to school officials for discipline rather than taking legal action, according to a study of 343 U.S. schools....
  • Queen Letizia Has Already Perfected Her Royal Wave
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:20:12 GMT
    King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain visited Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Friday, waving to onlookers from the balcony of the Raxoi Palace....
  • Death of a Homeless Man on 16th and Valencia
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:54:45 GMT
    I was eating a salad 15 feet away. He was lying on a cardboard mat, with his head sliding off a makeshift pillow made of some clothes in a plastic produce bag....
  • Judge Approves NCAA's $60 Million Video Game Settlement
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:46:44 GMT
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association and Electronic Arts Inc. won a judge's preliminary approval of $60 million in settlements of athletes' claims that their images were used in video games without permission....
  • East Bay Park It: Don't forget to bring water, especially now
    published on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:02:01 GMT
    I've mentioned it before, but in view of the recent hot and dry weather, it's worth repeating -- take plenty of water with you when you hike in the regional parks and other open spaces....