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  • Despite dangers, downtown Oakland still home for nesting birds
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 06:46:53 GMT
    The snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons nesting this time of year in ficus trees along 14th Street are no friends of motorists. When their young fall or are pushed by competitive siblings out of the trees, there's a good chance a car could finish them off, if the concrete below doesn't first....
  • Oakland mayor, police to crack down on violent, destructive
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 02:21:11 GMT
    A protester stands next to a burning car during a May Day march in solidarity with Baltimore in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, May 1, 2015....
  • Pro&Con: Private rail, unlike Amtraka s monopoly, must emphasize safety to win customers
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 00:45:59 GMT
    When you look at America's transportation network broadly, there can be little doubt that getting government out of the passenger train business would likely improve safety. If you want proof, consider the U.S. Department of Transportation's fuel-economy standards for cars and light trucks....
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  • Despite dangers, downtown Oakland still home for nesting birds
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 06:46:53 GMT
    The snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons nesting this time of year in ficus trees along 14th Street are no friends of motorists. When their young fall or are pushed by competitive siblings out of the trees, there's a good chance a car could finish them off, if the concrete below doesn't first....
  • The Next Gen: Meet the Bay Area's Most Promising MFA Grads This Year
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 01:07:26 GMT
    The Bay Area is home to some fine masters programs for artsy types, all working to be the next generation of masters in their fields. Each Spring, we get a look at the best and brightest graduates via fashion shows and various exhibitions....
  • Why Oakland, Alameda County aren't clamoring to keep the
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 22:36:24 GMT
    Raiders owner Mark Davis and his colleagues at the NFL might have to wait a long time to hear from Oakland and Alameda County on a plan to help finance a new $900 million stadium. That's because elected officials are in no hurry to help the team close a $400 million funding gap partly because taxpayers in Oakland and Alameda County are still paying millions of dollars a year for the coliseum renovations that lured the team back in the mid-1990s....
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  • Stephen Curry is a NBA shot-making wizard, but what about the biggest one he never took?
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 04:53:31 GMT
    As the ball hung in the air, spinning toward its fate inside cavernous Ford Field, Davidson's Jason Richards had one thought: That's in. He could see it....
  • Why Oakland, Alameda County aren't clamoring to keep the
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 22:36:24 GMT
    Raiders owner Mark Davis and his colleagues at the NFL might have to wait a long time to hear from Oakland and Alameda County on a plan to help finance a new $900 million stadium. That's because elected officials are in no hurry to help the team close a $400 million funding gap partly because taxpayers in Oakland and Alameda County are still paying millions of dollars a year for the coliseum renovations that lured the team back in the mid-1990s....
  • Tim Brown to receive Hall of Fame ring at Raiders week 8 home game vs Jets
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 20:39:56 GMT
    Raiders legendary wide receiver Tim Brown will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this August. That's when he will take to the podium in Canton to receive his bust and yellow jacket....

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