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  1. Drummond: A disaster to lose Oakland emergency readiness groupRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Unfortunately, goodwill doesn't cover the bills. But the organization now finds itself in need of an SOS. If the Oakland nonprofit doesn't raise $100,000 it will have to close, which would be a big loss. According Jones, the current funding troubles ...


  2. Where Is Hope: The Art of Murder New Police Brutality Documentary ReleasedRead the original story

    55 min ago | PR.com

    ... open forums within the community to discuss the topic of police brutality against people with disabilities. Oakland, CA, October 04, 2015 --( PR.com )-- Wabi Sabi Productions Inc will be screening its new documentary entitled "Where is Hope: The Art ...


  3. Can the Texas Rangers avoid another late season letdown?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    ... but twice. However, this failure to win reminded me of a more recent collapse by the team in 2012. October 3, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; A ball hit for a double by Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick (not pictured) bounces off the wall between ...


  4. Man Suspected of Violently Killing His Own Mother In Neighboring FremontRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... man with brown eyes and black hair standing roughly 5 feet 11 inches tall. He's known to frequent the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, according to police, and may have access to guns. Anyone with information about Pettigen's whereabouts is ...


  5. Non-profit news: Week of October 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Item

    The Children's Therapy Center will host a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the construction of its David F. Bolger Campus, from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 7 at 125 Bauer Drive, Oakland. Light refreshments and site tours will follow the groundbreaking.


  6. Arthroscopic surgery possible for A's Drew PomeranzRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    A's starter Drew Pomeranz walks off the field after giving up the lead on a Jake Marisnick two-run homerun. The Oakland Athletics played the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, April 26, 2015.


  7. Incomes rise across S.F., except for African AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... city's shrinking black population saw its median household income fall by close to 5 percent to a meager $29,500. In Oakland, the African American household median is $36,000; in Los Angeles County the median is $40,000. In San Francisco - one of ...


  8. Teaching Biblical HebrewRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... rimer , Third Edition, by Ethelyn Simon, Irene Resnikoff, and Linda Motzkin. It's published by EKS Publishing Co. in Oakland, California. The students seem to like using it nearly as much as I do.


  9. Black cowboys ride again in 41st annual Oakland paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SFGate

    Johnny Dollar of the Brotherhood Riders of Stockton makes his way down the street during the parade part of the annual Black Cowboy Parade and Heritage Festival Oct. 3, 2015 in Oakland, Calif. A woman watches the parade part of the annual Black Cowboy Parade and Heritage Festival as a vendor walks by selling relevant merchandise Oct. 3, 2015 in Oakland, Calif.


  10. San Leandro community lends support to stricken softball playerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... the spring. But after she fainted at home in early June, the 16-year-old went to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland the next day. The initial diagnosis was a virus, said her mother, Cathy Mamiya. But on June 29, Mamiya-Lopez was told she ...


  11. Welcome to Game Day: Raiders at BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silver And Black Pride

    Three weeks into the season and the Oakland offense has seemed to hit it's groove - a good thing considering they're playing a Bears defense that is a mess. So with that in mind, which fantasy players should you consider this week? In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience.


  12. Oakland television crew robbed of $60,000 cameraRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    Police say a crew working for an Oakland city television station was robbed at gunpoint for a video camera worth an estimated $60,000. It's the latest of at least a dozen robberies of television news crews and still photographers that has plagued the San Francisco Bay Area since 2012.


  13. Police Search for Suspect in Connection with Grisly MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... for his arrest and are now trying to locate him. Pettigen is a Fremont resident who has been known to visit the Oakland and San Francisco area, police said. People are advised not to approach the suspect as he he may be carrying firearms, they ...


  14. Leverett Peace Pagoda celebrates 30th anniversaryRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... trainer who conducts trainings with youth and incarcerated populations and is founder of East Point Peace Center in Oakland, California, will be the keynote speaker.


  15. Arrest Made in Death of Person Found Plastic-Wrapped in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Anyone with information about the alleged killing is being asked to get in touch with Richmond police at 620-6860. Police arrested a suspect in Richmond today they believe is responsible for the killing of a person found wrapped in plastic on a West Oakland street Tuesday morning, police said.


  16. Environmentalists file lawsuit to stop coal being shipped through OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Environmental groups filed a lawsuit to try to put a wrench in an Oakland developer's plans to ship coal through the city. Earthjustice, on behalf of groups like Communities for a Better Environment, the Sierra Club and the Asian Pacific Environmental Network filed an action in Alameda County Superior Court to call for a new California Environmental Quality Act review before the project continues, the groups announced Friday The groups are protesting a proposal to ship Utah coal by rail through the new maritime bulk terminal being developed by Phil Tagami for the city at the former Army Base, a cornerstone project for the city.


  17. Twitter joins an elite group of companies pioneering a radical perk new moms loveRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... must provide a place, other than a bathroom, for the employee to breastfeed. Katrina Alcorn, a Web consultant in Oakland, California, told Bloomberg her company didn't have a lactation room, so she sat in a toilet stall to pump and stored her breast ...


  18. Guns seized, 5 gang members arrested in East Bay and SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Sunnyvale Sun

    A crackdown by police on a violent West Oakland gang resulted in the arrest of at least five people and the seizure of a number of guns, drugs and cash as search warrants were served Friday morning from Oakland to Sacramento. The raids began early Friday at locations in Oakland, Antioch, Vallejo and Sacramento and involved local police and the FBI.


  19. Oakland: City television crew robbed of $60,000 cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a gray hooded sweatshirt with red trim and jeans. KTOP-TV is a public access station with a studio in downtown Oakland. The two employees were not injured. No personal items were taken. The robbery occurred two blocks away from where in August 2014 ...


  20. Should kids in sports get trophies for just participating?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... will hand out trophies, medals or other awards to celebrate each kids' participation on the team. David Petti, 8, of Oakland said it was "exciting" to get a medal after the first season he played soccer. David, who's playing again this year, keeps ...


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