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  1. Food Bank For Westchester Names Ayesha Khan Its Director Of ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Greenburgh Daily Voice

    ... of programs and services offered to children, families and seniors living in affordable housing projects in Oakland, Calif. "Ayesha's work in serving the needs of vulnerable seniors, families and children through community service organizations in ...

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  2. Advancing Girls' Education, Empowerment and Women's...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR.com

    Asante Africa Foundation is excited to announce two panels discussing Girls' Education, Empowerment and Prosperity, which will be held in the Bay Area and New York City in honor of International Women's Day. Oakland, CA, February 27, 2015 -- -- On Tuesday, March 3rd, Bay Area thought leaders will come together in San Mateo, California, for the second event in Asante Africa Foundation's "Intersection" thought leadership series.

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  3. Oakland author, vet talks about researching Vietnamese side of warRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    ... Delta in 1968 and 1969 where he was wounded twice, and on the experiences of those he interviewed. Levin, now an Oakland resident, spoke Thursday afternoon about his writing and his research in Vietnam during a meeting at Paradise Valley Estates of ...

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  4. Oakland: Lake Merritt hotel among proposals for reopening Henry J. Kaiser Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Two proposals to reopen the century old Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, one of which includes an adjoining high-rise hotel along the western edge of Lake Merritt, are under review by city officials. The proposals from Oakland-based Creative Development Partners and Emeryville-based Orton Development offer the possibility of a second act for the 215,000-square-foot structure, which has hosted everything from the Grateful Dead to school pageants and graduation ceremonies.

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  5. Oakland: Memorial services set for Dori MaynardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Memorial services for Dori J. Maynard, longtime champion of diversity in news coverage and president of the Maynard Institute, will be held Monday at Chapel of the Chimes. Services begin at 11 a.m. She was the daughter of Publisher Robert C. Maynard, the former owner of the Oakland Tribune and the first African-American man to own a major U.S. newspaper.

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  6. Raiders release Tyvon BranchRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride

    ... year of about $3 million. After becoming the Raiders' fourth round pick in the 2008 draft, Branch spent 7 seasons in Oakland. He took over as the full time starter in his second season and never looked back. Prior to the past couple seasons, he was ...

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  7. Remones carry on legacy of namesake's punk spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | RecordNET

    ... the heap for me,” said Steve Mason, a graduate of Stockton's Lincoln High School who drums in the Remones, an Oakland-based band that plays Ramones songs. “They influenced so many bands. They just never had that hit. They were a ...

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  8. Taking African American Male Achievement to the next levelRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... challenges - things like high rates of incarceration, homicide, poverty, and low academic achievement. In 2010, the Oakland public school district became the first in the country to create an office dedicated to addressing some of these issues.

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  9. 2 convicted killers to get new hearing on jury bias claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    A federal appeals court granted a hearing Thursday to determine whether two Oakland men who were convicted of murdering an armored-car guard during an attempted robbery two decades ago should get a new trial based on their claims that the prosecutor unfairly removed African Americans from their jury. Keelon Jenkins and Robert McDaniels were both convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jeffrey Spencer , 32, a guard in a Brinks truck that was delivering about $86,000 to a Wells Fargo bank at San Pablo and University avenues in Berkeley in September 1994.

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  10. The Forgotten Trades in Arizona History: Oak-Town EditionRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    ... chicken to be declared the winner. [see below: appendix b] 2001 was a tale of two strategies for the Arizona and the Oakland. The D'backs won a World Series but the A's won a Brad Pitt movie. Am I still the only one who counts Bernard Gilkey's cameo ...

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  11. Eric Chavez, A's former third baseman, returning to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Former A's third baseman Eric Chavez is returning to the team this season as a color commentator for Comcast SportsNet California, the network announced on Thursday. Chavez, who spent 13 of his 17 major-league season with the A's, will be on 20 telecasts, beginning April 24, when Oakland hosts the Houston Astros.

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  12. Con: Time to sever fiscally irresponsible Greece from its EU lifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    ... ssor in public choice at Utah State University's Huntsman School of Business. Readers may write him at 100 Swan Way, Oakland, CA. 94621.

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  13. Public funds shouldna t be used for stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    Like many, we would be sad to see the Raiders leave Oakland. It would be a cruel blow to the loyal East Bay fan base and particularly painful, not to mention galling, if the team again leaves for Southern California.

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  14. Review: Pentatonix can carry a tune, but not a full showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... from left, Scott Hoying and Kirstie Maldonado of the a cappella group Pentatonix perform at the Fox Theatre in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, the first stop on their On My Way Home tour. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group) ( D. ROSS ...

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  15. Mercury News editorial: Oakland would be crazy to put up public money for Raiders. AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Oakland loves the Raiders, but the city would be crazy to put up more public money to keep the team. It would be like paying an abusive partner not to leave you.

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  16. Highway 4 to go hi-techRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    ... through our strategic investments and management of this corridor." CCTA, in collaboration with Caltrans District 4 (Oakland), Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), local cities, and transit agencies in Contra Costa County, has developed a ...

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  17. Israel equality advocate speaking hereRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... 7:30 p.m. dinner and talk. RSVP for dinner to (415) 479-3441. Sunday, March 1: Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 9:30 a.m.; and Beth Chaim Congregation, 1800 Holbrook Drive, Danville. 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3: Congregation Beth Israel Judea and ...

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  18. He's an Israeli "rabbi who sings" in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... long promoted civil rights and religious pluralism, the son's path took him to California. The assistant rabbi at Oakland's Temple Sinai grew up immersed in Israel's Reform movement, but he didn't set out to become a rabbi. "I thought I wanted to be ...

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  19. Vallejo A&E Source: ActivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... youth organizations such as Little League's Softball program and Bay Area entities such as Children's Hospital Oakland. If you have items or services to donate for our Crab Feed Silent Auction, please contact one of us below: For tickets or Event ...

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  20. Get Bay Area real estate news 5 days a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... to elevate your business. You'll get news from top reporters such as: Cory Weinberg . He writes about San Francisco, Oakland and Peninsula real estate for the San Francisco Business Times, mining the latest news in these sizzling markets. He shares ...

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