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  • Fading sight and sound turn Oakland native into a fighter
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:51:28 GMT
    After getting her bachelor's degree, she earned two graduate degrees from Columbia University, then built a thriving psychotherapy practice in New York City. She's extremely fit, teaching spinning and high-intensity training at a NYC gym....
  • Rivercats have reached affiliation deal with Giants, officials say
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:03:39 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Five Questions with Bills FB Frank Summers
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:37:44 GMT
    Get to know more about your favorite Buffalo Bills. This week, we talked to fullback Frank Summers....
  • Headline Hall of Fame Nominees
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:09:06 GMT
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame's list of Modern-Era Candidates for the Class of 2015 has been released, and of the 99 players and 14 coaches nominated, 12 have worn the Silver and Black. The Pro Football Hall of Fame's list of Modern-Era Candidates for the Class of 2015 has been released, and of the 99 players and 14 coaches nominated, 12 have worn the Silver and Black....
  • A's, River Cats cut ties; Giants deal coming?
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:25:26 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Athletics magic number: 10, games to watch Thu. Sep. 18
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:53:13 GMT
    I truly wish I was presenting you with a picture of #9, Reggie Jackson, right now. Adam Dunn will have to do, however, as the Seattle Mariners lost to the Los Angeles Angels last night to move the magic number to clinch a berth in the American League Wild Card Game from 11 to 10. The Angels clinched the AL West with the combination of their win and Oakland's terrible ninth-inning defeat on Wednesday night....
  • Community to celebrate with Peetz Sake Days
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:36:10 GMT
    It's the town of Peetz's turn this weekend as they celebrate their annual fall festival, For Peetz Sake Days, Friday and Saturday. "They are proud to follow in Wayne's parents footsteps, who also served as parade marshals for Peetz Sake Days," says a press release....
  • Bob Melvin Needs to Reshuffle the Athletics' Lineup
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:22:02 GMT
    September 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson bats during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 2-1....
  • POLL: "We Suck!" Now, Hit The Road! The Lighter Side
    published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 02:18:48 GMT
    I have a confession. I had to wrestle with my emotions about writing this week's Fan Post....
  • Kings coach excited about season
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    RDC Kings basketball head coach Clayton Pottinger couldn't be more excited about the upcoming Alberta Colleges Men's Basketball League season. Despite having only four returnees, as of now, Pottinger feels the Kings could be even better when it counts and that's saying something considering they finished second at the CCAA championships last season, losing 88-86 to Langara College in the final....
  • Oakland: Sausal Creek group works for steelhead trout's survival
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:50:04 GMT
    The Friends of Sausal Creek will be hard at work on Creek to Bay Day 2014 Saturday to safeguard the steelhead trout, which is under threat of survival in the creek because of the state's severe drought. The creek runs through Oakland, passing through Dimond Canyon before it dumps into the Oakland Estuary near the Fruitvale Bridge....
  • "100 percent good to go"
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:22:32 GMT
    New Raiders WR Vincent Brown spoke to the media about joining the team and what he thinks he brings to the table. Brown: "Yeah, definitely....
  • Oakland Raiders more likely to go 0-16 than make playoffs according to ESPN's FiveThirtyEight
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:07:20 GMT
    Sep 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Andre Holmes runs with the ball after making a catch against the Houston Texans in the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The Texans defeated the Raiders 30-14....
  • FAME Helps Students a oePut Their Best Foot Forwarda
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:25:26 GMT
    Former Warriors Coach Al Attles and a volunteer give students new pairs of shoes at the Put Your Best Foot Forward Shoe Giveaway event on Sept. 13 at the Oakland Coliseum....
  • Keeping the A's in Oakland: An interview with Oakland mayoral candidate Dan Siegel
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:11:26 GMT
    AN speaks with Oakland mayoral candidate and civil rights attorney Dan Siegel regarding his stances on professional sports in Oakland. This is the third installment in an extended series featuring Oakland mayoral candidates in the upcoming November 2014 elections, discussing their feelings and positions most specifically regarding a new venue for the A's in the City of Oakland....
  • Texans RB Foster fires back at Anheuser-Busch
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:58:19 GMT
    Columbus High's Rafa Martinez hits a chip shot out of the sand trap on the 18th hole Tuesday, en route to a 69 to lead the Explorers to a 12-shot win at the Youth Fair Golf Tournament. "> To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com ....
  • Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: East Bay Flag Football Registration
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:47:18 GMT
    East Bay Flag Football -- Registration open for co-ed flag football league, for ages 7-15. Games take place Sundays at Oakland High School, 1023 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland....
  • Defensive lapses cost A's in 6-3 loss to Texas
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:25:08 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir, third from left, waits to be removed from the baseball game against the Texas Rangers by manager Bob Melvin, left, in the fifth inning Tuesday, Sept....
  • West County What's Happening: El Cerrito Futbol Club Spurs registration
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:02:51 GMT
    El Cerrito Futbol Club Spurs -- Fall registration open for boys and girls U6-U19 teams, ages 4-18. 510-414-1039, www.spurssoccer.com Orinda Adult Drop-in Soccer -- For men and women ages 30 and up, every Sunday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Wilder fields, Wilder Rd., Orinda....
  • Tuck Kicks Off Literacy Program in Oakland
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:01:55 GMT
    Veteran DE Justin Tuck and his wife, Lauran, kicked off the seventh year of their Tuck's R.U.S.H. for Literacy program. and his wife, Lauran, kicked off the seventh year of their Tuck's R.U.S.H. for Literacy program at Alliance Academy in Oakland Tuesday morning....