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  1. Kris Medlan and Royals agree to $8.5 million, 2-year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... in 29 years. After declining a $12.5 million option on designated hitter Billy Butler and watching him sign with Oakland, the Royals quickly filled his void by signing Kendrys Morales to a $17 million, two-year deal. The Royals also have a pending ...

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  2. Unwanted pets being dumped at vacant Oakland storeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Dana Fitzer of the East Bay SPCA encourages a stray dog that was brought in this week to drink water. Animals are being left at the loading dock of the vacated Pak 'n Save store in East Oakland even though the East Bay SPCA has a state-of-the-art facility nearby.

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  3. Influential Rabbi Harold Schulweis, 89, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    ... New York University and a doctorate from the Pacific School of Religion, he served in Parkchester, New York, and Oakland before joining Valley Beth Shalom. He authored a multitude of books, including "Evil and the Morality of God," "For Those Who ...

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  4. Oakland joins LA in banning circus elephant toolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The circus will stop coming to Oakland in a few years after a tool used by elephant handlers was banned in the city. The Oakland City Council earlier this week unanimously approved an ordinance outlawing bullhooks.

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  5. Oakland animal shelter offers free adoptions; holding open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The Oakland animal shelter has waived all adoption fees for the rest of the year, making healthy dogs, cats and rabbits free to qualified adopters. On Saturday, the shelter is holding an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. for people to meet adoptable animals and the new director of Oakland Animal Services, Rebecca Katz.

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  6. Oakland police unaware of CHP's plainclothes officersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Officials with the Oakland Police Department said this week that they were unaware the California Highway Patrol used undercover officers -- including one who pulled a gun on protesters after he said he feared for his partner's safety -- during recent demonstrations on Oakland streets. The undercover officers, called "plainclothes" officers by CHP officials, were monitoring a protest on Dec. 10 when their cover was blown by suspicious protesters.

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  7. Warriors' Bogut out indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut points during 4th quarter of Warriors' 121-104 win over Los Angeles Clippers during NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Andrew Bogut is out indefinitely after having platelet-rich-plasma therapy to treat his injured right knee, the team announced Thursday.

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  8. Page Turners: Tampa Bay's weekly literary happeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... will be provided by D.J. Shurefire. Proceeds from the event will go to the making of the film, which will be shot in Oakland, California this spring. Improbable Athenaeum presents a dramatic reading of A Child's Christmas in ...

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  9. CHP, Oakland in tiff over plainclothes officers at protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The California Highway Patrol says it notified a local police agency that plainclothes officers would mingle with protesters demonstrating against police brutality on the east side of the San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Oakland Police say the CHP never informed the department that officers wearing civilian clothes would attend the demonstrations held in their city over the last several weeks.

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  10. Innovative California Rabbi Harold Schulweis diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... rabbi five years later. After earning a doctorate in theology, he served at synagogues in Parkchester, New York, and Oakland, California, before coming to Valley Beth Shalom.

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  11. Police: Man found dead inside East Oakland home Sunday was assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    He was one of the most-liked people in his East Oakland neighborhood, known for his devotion to his ailing mother and for his willingness to help both relatives and others at "the drop of a hat." Those good memories of 50-year-old Ronald Coelho Jr. are all those who knew and loved him now have left.

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  12. Re: Knowland Park Advocates Launch Referendum to Block Oakland Zoo ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    Though the Oakland City Council last week finalized its approval of the Oakland Zoo's controversial expansion into Knowland Park, environmental groups say the fight is not over yet. The coalition that has long opposed the zoo's efforts to build new exhibits in the city-owned park in East Oakland announced today that it is launching a referendum drive aimed at overturning the council's approval of the final piece of the zoo's plan.

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  13. Burma Superstar Tail-Ends Valencia's Trendiness With New Mission OutpostRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Uptown Almanac

    ... This is the fourth location for the local chain, joining the original on Clement Street, in addition to outposts in Oakland and Alameda. [a ] The menu doesn't differ from their other locations, but there is the exciting addition of a full liquor ...

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  14. Bay Area public defenders stand up for Black Lives Matter movementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods led the first such demonstration Thursday morning on the steps of an Oakland courthouse overlooking Lake Merritt, where over 100 attorneys and support staff wearing "Black Lives Matter" T-shirts, chanted ...

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  15. Warriors' Andrew Bogut is out indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    ... battles with Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez (11) for a rebound in the first quarter of their game at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Nov. 13, 2014. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) The 7-foot Bogut averaged 7.1 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3 assists and ...

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  16. Award Winning Show '2 Women, 2 Stories' Comes to the East BayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

    PRLog - Dec. 18, 2014 - OAKLAND, Calif. -- What's What Productions presents 2 Women, 2 Stories -Two solo performances about rejection and reconciliation between a father and his queer daughter, and a hilarious take on various stages of womanhood in a 1-time only return engagement on January 10, 2015 at The Flight Deck in Oakland.

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  17. Reservations Open Dec. 18 for 5th Annual Oakland Restaurant Week,...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Reservations are now available for Visit Oakland's 5th Annual Oakland Restaurant Week . More than 70 Oakland restaurants will celebrate Oakland Restaurant Week, presented by Visit Oakland and Discover from January 15 through January 25, 2015.

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  18. NFL week 16 game picks: After stunning Packers, Bills head to OaklandRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Silver And Black Pride

    It's crunch time in our picks for the season. Just one more week after this one with the staff putting up some pretty solid picks each week down the stretch.

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  19. Bay Area public defenders speak out for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... Alameda County public defenders observe a moment of silence outside the Rene C. Davidson Superior Courthouse in Oakland on Dec. 18, 2014, as part of a nationwide demonstration to call for accountability in several recent police use-of-force cases. ...

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  20. Kronner Burger's Public Art Controversy in OaklandRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Bold Italic

    For obvious reasons, the temperature in the East Bay has been burning hot lately. Apart from national social justice issues , disguised CHP cops threatening protesters, and news that former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums is now a lobbyist for Walmart , there is now a controversy about public art.

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