Oakland News for April 26th 2013

Oakland man suing city after being shot by police sent to prison
OAKLAND — A 25-year-old man suing Oakland for $10 million after a police officer shot him in the back while he tried to escape a robbery was sent to prison for 15 years Thursday. Tony Ray Jones, who is a cousin of Oscar Grant III, showed no remorse as More…

Marrow, from the Jon's Street Eats Guy, Opens in Oakland — Grub
As reported in February, former Jon's Street Eats guy Jon Kosorek has returned to Oakland after a stint up in wine country. And this week he's opened a new whole-animal, meat-centric lunch spot called Marrow (325 19th Street). He's posting
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O's 10, A's 2: McLouth keys victory in Oakland – Camden Chat
Having to get on a plane and fly to Oakland, California just a short while after losing a baseball game in extra innings has to be difficult. That the guy who beat you was Maicer Izturis, and…
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Oakland Raiders Draft DJ Hayden, the Cornerback From Houston
When was the last time you said the Raiders made a smart pick?
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Oakland Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie Talks 2013 NFL Draft
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has gotten plenty of calls about trading the number three overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft. More…

Oakland's slide continues with 10-2 loss at home to Baltimore
Parker's rough start to the season continued when he gave up six runs in 5 1-3 innings, and Oakland went on to lose to the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 on Thursday night. “It's kind of embarrassing,” said Parker, who struck out five and walked three. “If I More…

Raiders draft rumors: Oakland looking to trade down, reportedly
The Raiders have long been rumored to covet Sharrif Floyd, but they've reportedly waned on him, and are now interested in either trading the pick or drafting someone else.
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Oakland Police Chief Tries to Comfort Boy Who Saw His Mom Get Shot
In this last month 355 gun shots were fired in Oakland. Jodi Hernandez talks about new plan that would have police sending letters to gun buyers informing them of their responsibilities and warning them if they fail to report when their weapons are … More…

Oakland Police Chief Tries to Comfort Boy Who Saw His Mom Get Shot
Oakland police Chief Howard Jordan said today that he tried to comfort a 4-year-old boy who saw his mother fatally shot in North Oakland Wednesday night. Jordan said the shooting near the corner of 54th Street and Shattuck Avenue at about 8:43 p.m. was … More…

Oakland, Md., marks 150th anniversary of Confederate burning of B&O railroad
Oakland at that time had about 300 residents. The Union had sent a small number of soldiers there to protect the bridge. Local historian John Rathgeb says they were overwhelmed when more than 600 Confederate troops marched into town with orders to More…

Oakland Raiders 2013 NFL draft filled with surprises, as well as 'not so
Entering the 78th annual National Football League player selection meeting, otherwise known as the 2013 NFL draft, the Oakland Raiders had a total of seven selections. However, as many suspected, the Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie traded … More…

FBI, Local Police Conducting Massive Sweep in Oakland Alex Jones
A massive law enforcement sweep was underway in Oakland Wednesday, with nine people having reportedly been detained an hour after it was first reported. More…

Oakland: Dr. Helene Gayle, Congresswoman Barbara Lee discuss health care
Gayle sat down with Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, to discuss "The State of Health in America," but the bulk of their conversation called for local "street heat" to light the path to better access, delivery, and understanding of health care. More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Lowrie has firmly grabbed the shortstop spot, and it's likely that Nakajima will need more time in the minors to improve his game and to learn other infield positions if he ever is to play with Oakland. The Athletics' key position player, cleanup More…

NFL Draft: Oakland Raiders fielding offers for third overall pick
Oakland apparently is looking to stock up on a few picks they don't have because they traded for Carson Palmer…who's no longer on the team.
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Oakland police, FBI arrest 5 in anti-gang sweep
OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland police and the FBI have arrested five people on drug and weapons charges during a series of late-night raids. Oakland Police spokeswoman Johanna Watson says SWAT teams served 16 search warrants in Oakland, Hayward, More…

Reggie McKenzie finally able to do his job
McKenzie, a career lifer in the front office in Green Bay, got the daunting opportunity to be in charge of the post-Al Davis Oakland Raiders in January 2012, three months after the legendary Oakland owner died at the age of 82. Hand-picked by several … More…

Raiders select Hayden at No. 12
The Raiders have struggled to find impact players in the draft in recent years, especially in the top of the first round. Running back Darren McFadden (2008) and kicker Sebastian Janikowski (2000) are the only of Oakland’s own first-rounders still on … More…

Dolphins shake up NFL draft by picking Dion Jordan – USA Today
NEW YORK – Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland pulled the first stunner of the 2013 NFL draft. Ireland traded up nine spots from No. 12 to the third overall slot, giving the Oakland Raiders Miami's 42nd overall pick to land former Oregon pass More…

Oakland Raiders' No. 3 pick draws 'red-hot' interest – NFL.com
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