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  1. Edward Cheserek and the Oregon women's team win Pac-12 cross country titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The Oregonian

    Oregon sophomore Edward Cheserek repeated as the Pac-12 men's cross country individual champion, and the UO women won the team title Friday at the Metropolitan Links Golf Course in Oakland, California. The Colorado men placed five runners in the top eight to claim the men's team title for a fourth consecutive time with 30 points.


  2. Oakland road-rage suspect charged with murdering Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | SFGate

    A suspect was charged with special-circumstances murder Friday in a road-rage shooting in East Oakland that killed a mother of four. Carl Dubose , 20, was charged with murdering Perla Avina , 30, and attempting to murder Avina's husband, Luis Lopez Gallegos , 32, who was driving the car when shots rang out Sunday.


  3. Councilmembers Endorse Prompt Payments to NonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Oakland Post

    The City Council's Finance and Management Committee this week endorsed an amendment to its Prompt Payment Ordinance that will ensure nonprofits that contract with the City of Oakland will receive payments for the work they do in a timely manner. The proposed ordinance will affect payments to many of the agencies in the city that work with youth, provide job training and reentry support for the formerly incarcerated.


  4. City Still Has No Plans to Beef Up Programs for Oakland's UnemployedRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Oakland Post

    ... for administration - to pay for its workforce development and other staff, according to Gay Plair Cobb, CEO of the Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC), which operates the downtown One-Stop Career Center that provides services for the unemployed. ...


  5. Oakland Waste Management Workers Back On The Job After Weeklong StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with local, national and world news around the clock, [] OAKLAND - Waste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.


  6. Yoshi's San Francisco reborn Saturday as The AdditionRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Examiner.com

    The erstwhile Yoshi's San Francisco will be reborn tomorrow with a new name, The Addition, according to The Chronicle. Opened in 2007 as the sister club of the more established Yoshi's at Jack London Square in Oakland, Yoshi's San Francisco has struggled for several years as it tried to carve out a niche on Fillmore Street and compete with other venues for bookings and audiences.


  7. CHP Officer Charged With Stealing PicsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... Vallejo where the division chief talked with reporters. (Published Sunday, Oct 26, 2014) "It's far from a game," Oakland-based DUI attorney Francisco Rodriguez previously told NBC Bay Area. "It's a betrayal of the public's trust." Attorney Rick ...


  8. Warriors and Klay Thompson reach dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson has agreed to terms on a four-year maximum contract extension, according to a report. The Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson celebrates a 3-point shot against the Los Angeles Clippers in the fourth quarter in game 6 of their Western Conference NBA playoff game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, May 1, 2014.


  9. Woman sues Oakland Mayor Jean Quan over traffic collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    A woman is suing the city of Oakland and Mayor Jean Quan over a minor traffic collision that the plaintiff claims was caused by Quan using her cell phone. The complaint filed in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday by Lakisha Lovely, 36, alleges that Quan was driving too fast before she ran a red light at 26th and Market streets and collided with her on June 8. Lovely further alleges that Quan was using her cell phone at the time of the accident and has a prior history of using her cell phone while driving.


  10. Warriors, too, might be giants on the court, in the standsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... a long-term tradition of winning. Yet the Warriors historically have netted a lot of fan support at Oracle Arena in Oakland, even in woeful seasons. The team, which on Wednesday beat Sacramento as the Giants won the World Series, plays the first of ...


  11. Re: Letters to Bay Area Media: KTVU, Stop Being a Shill for San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    KTVU in Oakland has been the biggest San Francisco Giants cheerleading station in the Bay Area. The pro-Giants coverage has been incessant and without any kind of impartial perspective.


  12. The Music Of Lunacie Addresses Difficult Topics Through Unapologetic Hip HopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WireService

    ... 2014/early 2015; is a testament to his unparalleled originality and dedication to forming his own artistic path. Oakland, California - Hailing from Oakland, California, Lunacie breaks modern hip hop conventions with his amazing vitality and eclectic ...


  13. A's, Giants to open Cactus League schedule with two gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... League debut on March 3 against the Giants, then they will visit the Giants at Scottsdale Stadium the following day. Oakland called Hohokam home from 1969-78. They are returning after a $26.9 million renovation to Hohokam and nearby Fitch Park minor ...


  14. Police Blotter: Man asleep in Jack in the Box drive-thru arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berryessa Sun

    ... 5:35 p.m. Tuesday Officers responding to a reported shooting found two men, 24- and 25-year-old San Francisco and Oakland residents respectively, with wounds that were nonlife-threatening. Juno Lane, 9:08 p.m. Monday A resident reported the theft of ...


  15. Strike Over: Recycling Workers Ratify ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Waste Management recycling workers are going back to work today after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility. Workers started their strike on Oct. 26, setting up picket lines in front of the recycling sorting center at 2615 Davis St. in San Leandro and at the company's Alameda County headquarters at 172 98th Ave. in Oakland.


  16. Piedmont Oakland Repertory Theatre presents A. R. Gurney's...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Piedmont Oakland Repertory Theatre presents A. R. Gurney's "What I Did Last Summer" November 1 - December 13 "PORT" Moves to Piedmont Avenue in Oakland-and hopes to STAY THERE. The Piedmont Oakland Repertory Theatre will present a full production of A. R. Gurney's "What I Did Last Summer" at 4137 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland.


  17. Theater Review: 'Redwolf'--Ragged Wing at the Flight DeckRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A classroom of students chanting the lesson as the Teacher points to a right triangle--and in the corner, wearing an intense frown, is Red, "bored," as the Teacher later puts it, though her malaise--or wish--is more intense than any boredom ... 'Redwolf' is Ragged Wing Ensemble's first full-length show in the black box theater at their new, self-built performance center, The Flight Deck, on Broadway at the western end of Uptown Oakland, across the street from the start of Telegraph Ave. A collaborative effort between Ragged Wing co-founder Amy Sass and noted playwright Anthony Clarvoe, 'Redwolf's' billed as a young woman's "journey from girlhood to wolfhood," including awakenings both sexual and to the world of "growth," the constant development that shuts out, obliterates the Wild.


  18. New West Oakland Business Center to Create Opportunities for Formerly Incarcerated - Post News GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oakland Post

    Oakland & the World Enterprises launched their new co-op business in partnership with the City of Oakland on Monday in West Oakland. Pictured: Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Grammy award-winning artist D'Wayne Wiggins, Elaine Brown, Mayor Jean Quan, CEO of Mo' Better Foods David Roach, Oakland Housing & Community Development Director Michele Byrd, representative from Congresswoman Barbara Lee's office, and board members of Oakland & the World Enterprises.


  19. Mid-Day Market Update: GoPro Jumps On Upbeat Results; Tempur Sealy Shares DipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Benzinga

    ... ), down 3.3 percent, and Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (NYSE: SBS ), off 2.4 percent. The Oakland, California-based company posted quarterly net income of $90 million, or $0.68 per share, versus $136 million, or $1.03 per ...


  20. Monster Mash: Three Halloween Shows to SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SF Appeal

    ... still feelin' that Halloween spirit; doors: 8pm, show: 9pm Where: Tonight's show: Leo's at 5447 Telegraph Ave, Oakland; tomorrow's show: Eli's Mile High Club at 3629 MLK Blvd, Oakland Cost: Tonight: $15-$17 at the door, tomorrow: $10 via ticketfly ; ...


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