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    Tuesday Oct 14 | SFGate

    A former Oakland prep track star has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for robbing the same Montclair district bank three times last year and holding up a fourth in the Fruitvale neighborhood while wearing a Stormtrooper mask and latex gloves. Noah Blue , 22, of Oakland, who was one of the state's best hurdlers at Skyline High School and later competed at Cal State Northridge, pleaded guilty in July to four counts of bank robbery.

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    Tuesday Oct 14 | SFGate

    The A's lost a staff member to Oakland Southeast, the Diamondbacks , when bench coach Chip Hale was introduced as Arizona's manager on Monday. "I don't think he could be in a better spot," A's manager Bob Melvin said of Hale.

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  3. Complaint blows whistle on QB's Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | SFGate

    Head Coach Michael Peters talks to fellow coaching staff while the team are being addressed by another member of the coaching staff during football practice at Mcclymonds high school on Monday, August 05, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. The move raised more than a few eyebrows this summer: A white kid from the wealthy Danville suburb leaves his academically top-rated high school and moves to the scrappy, high-crime area of West Oakland to attend the academically bottom-rated McClymonds High School .

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  4. Jessamyn Lovell builds gallery show out of her ID Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | SFGate

    Jessamyn Lovell's show at SF Camerawork uses 34 framed images with descrip tions under each of the woman she says stole her identity. Five years ago, photographer Jessamyn Lovell was at SF Camerawork discussing her upcoming show when she put down her wallet just long enough for it to disappear.

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    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    The move raised more than a few eyebrows this summer: A white kid from the wealthy Danville suburb leaves his academically top-rated high school and moves to the scrappy, high-crime area of West Oakland to attend the academically bottom-rated McClymonds High School . The backstory: 6-foot-4-inch tall, 210-pound Kevin Davidson was a star quarterback for Danville's San Ramon Valley High School , but the incoming junior wasn't going to be the starter there.

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  6. Death on demand is not death with Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Brittany Maynard, who suffers from a terminal brain tumor, moved from Oakland to Oregon to take advantage of the death with Dignity Act. I'd like to think that if I got the bad news that Brittany Maynard received - terminal cancer with a prognosis of less than six months left to live - I'd be like her.

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  7. Fall rides: Cool time to learn tips, tricks for riding with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    Fall in the Bay Area is the perfect time for bicycling. The weather cools down a bit - or warms up, in San Francisco - and fall events provide ample excuses to get out and ride.

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  8. Chip Hale set to become Arizona's manager todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | SFGate

    A's bench coach Chip Hale, 49, will be announced as the Diamondbacks new manager later today, according to numerous reports this morning. This will be the first big-league manager's job for Hale, who will being enormous enthusiasm and energy to the job along with detailed preparation.

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  9. Oaklanda s Uptown named 2014a 2s best Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | SFGate

    Looks like former Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown's 10K Housing Initiative has really paid off. Oakland's Uptown neighborhood was recently named the number one "great neighborhood" in the country by the American Planning Association.

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  10. Expert rejects evidence of life in brain-dead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    A court-appointed expert has told a California judge he sees no evidence that a 13-year-old girl is alive 10 months after a coroner signed her death certificate. Jahi was declared brain dead on Dec. 12 after she went into cardiac arrest following surgery to treat sleep apnea.

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  11. Jahi McMath hearing postponed after doctor's Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    Attorney Chris Dolan looks at an MRI of Jahi McMath at a news conference where he showed video that he says demonstrates that McMath is not brain dead in San Franicisco on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2014. This undated photo provided by the McMath family and Omari Sealey shows Jahi McMath.

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    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    Many Oakland residents say they would like a mayor other than Jean Quan , but they're having a hard time settling on exactly who that should be. A surprising 39 percent of Oakland voters haven't made up their minds about who should run the city with less than a month to go before election day, according to a recent survey.

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    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    In 1964, Bruce Beasley , an energetic young sculptor who'd gone to UC Berkeley and already shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, bought an abandoned 1912 grist-mill building, for $12,000, on a desolate block in West Oakland by the wrecking yards and railroad tracks. The trains still ran where the freeway now stretches, and his neighbors were old-school hobos.

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    Wednesday Oct 8 | SFGate

    Jazz musicians typically break into two groups: Those who grew up with jazz, either via parental music collections or relatives who were working musicians; and those who have a watershed moment when hearing a certain performance or recording or coming under the tutelage of an influential teacher. Pianist Helen Sung falls firmly in the latter camp.

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    Wednesday Oct 1 | SFGate

    At Woods Bar & Brewery in Oakland, clockwise from top, try a taste sampler for $10, drink up a tall one like Zach Ahern or kick back and appreciate the still-evolving ambience on the outdoor patio, fireplace included. At Woods Bar & Brewery in Oakland, clockwise from top, try a taste sampler for $10, drink up a tall one like Zach Ahern or kick back and appreciate the still-evolving ambience on the outdoor patio, fireplace included.

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  16. Bay Area visual arts picks, Sept. Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | SFGate

    Jered Sprecher : Rock on. The Tennessee artist made his current show, "Stacking Stones," in the simple action of placing stones on stones, spurred by his residency last year at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas.

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  17. Asian Contemporary Art Week San Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | SFGate

    This weeklong series of events is meant to celebrate, promote and sustain interest in Asian contemporary art and design in the Bay Area. The nine-day affair features 30 events around the Bay Area, ranging from exhibitions and screenings to conferences, talks and performances.

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  18. Bay Area arts news, Sept. Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | SFGate

    Oakland artist Robb Putnam, who stitches together creatures using discarded materials, is showing sculptures and drawings at Rena Bransten Projects in San Francisco. Robb Putnam , an inventive Oakland artist known for big drooping bears, dogs and other playfully disturbing creatures stitched together from scraps of discarded stuff - blankets and baseball gloves, fake fur and plastic garbage bags - has made rats before.

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  19. To change the classroom, begin at the Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | SFGate

    It's 10:34 a.m. on a Tuesday. The teacher frantically tries to quiet 30 rambunctious high school freshmen.

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  20. Oakland mayor candidates participate in hunger and poverty roundtableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | SFGate

    "My father had just died, and the school knew that my family was very poor," Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said in front of approximately 60 Oakland residents at Thursday night's Mayoral Candidate Roundtable on Hunger and Poverty. "They put the poor kids to work in the cafeteria so that we could have a free lunch."

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