Oakland News for May 4th 2013

Oakland A's rock New York Yankees, CC Sabathia
From that point Oakland starter A.J Griffin outdueled the Yankee ace in leading the A's to a 2-0 victory in the first of a three-game set in Yankee Stadium. The shutout was the first of the season for the A's and the second time the Yankees had been More…

Pope names Jesuit to lead Oakland diocese – Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis has appointed Jesuit Father Michael C. Barber the next bishop of the Oakland, California diocese. Bishop-designate Barber is currently the Director of Spiritual Formation at Saint John's Seminary in Brighton, Mass. and has been
CNA Daily News More…

Oakland U. golfer gets holes-in-one on two straight par-threes
Oakland University's Kassandra Komma did the impossible Wednesday afternoon at R&S Sharf Golf Course. The rising senior from Niddatal Hessen, Germany, tallied her first career hole-in-one on No. 3, then followed that up with an ace on the very next More…

Game 6 Nuggets at Warriors recap: Denver gets Stiffed out in
Tough way for the season to end. Another first-round exit from the playoffs and just a crazy game.
Denver Stiffs – All Posts More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Oakland Athletics – INSIDE PITCH Several A's players had career years in 2012, and many baseball experts felt that one or more of them might see their numbers fall back this season. So far in 2013, third baseman Josh Donaldson has More…

Oakland County executive compares Jase Bolger to Adolf Hitler
LANSING — Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson likely widened the divide over the no-fault insurance reform debate, calling Speaker of the House Jase Bolger “Adolf Bolger.” He went a step further during his appearance on public television's More…

1st Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival – San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland has something that will leave moviegoers purring for more: the first Oakland Internet Cat Video Festival. Cats playing the piano, cats pouncing on More…

“Free Comic Book Day 2013? comes to Oakland – Saturday, May 4
Oakland-area Dutch Bros. Coffee, will give customers a free copy of the custom comic book Dutch Bros. ???Freedom Fighters #4??? to celebrate National ???Free Comic Book Day 2013.??? ???Comics are a way of storytelling and Dutch Bros. love stories,??? Brant … More…

Oakland County executive compares Jase Bolger to Adolf Hitler
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson appeared Friday, May 3, 2013, on public television's 'Off the Record,' where he called Speaker of the House Jase Bolger 'Adolf Bolger.' / WKAR. Written by. Kathleen Gray. Detroit Free Press. Filed Under More…

Much at stake for Oakland students in governor's education funding proposal
For Oakland, this could mean as much as much as $3,860 more per student in seven years from now, according to state figures ??? half again as much as Oakland receives per pupil now. If it gets passed by the legislature before June 30, it could mean a … More…

Beane admires Cashman's moneyball
Yes, the Yankees have a payroll that more than doubles Oakland’s, but the money also strips Cashman of any excuses. “There are a lot of teams that have a lot of money but they don’t always win,” Beane told ESPNNewYork.com. “Nobody, during my tenure, … More…

Oakland mourns loss of eighth-grader who died of brain aneurysm
OAKLAND – The community this week is mourning the passing of a "great kid" with an "unquenchable spirit" who was in the eighth grade at Valley Middle School. Michael Altana suffered from a brain aneurysm and died on Sunday, April 28, "peacefully More…

Oakland Local: Much at stake for Oakland students in governor's
May 3, 2013 By Barbara Grady Underpaid teachers, kids wishing they had counselors to talk with and crowded classrooms where students learning English don't.
KQED American Graduate More…

5/3-5/5 Series Preview: Oakland Athletics | River Avenue Blues
The Athletics haven't had much success at the latest incarnation of Yankee Stadium. Since the building opened in 2009, the reigning AL West champs have won just five of 19 games in the Bronx, winning just one of six total series. Oakland
River Avenue Blues More…

Jesuit priest appointed bishop of Oakland Diocese
The Rev. Michael Barber will become bishop of Oakland, ending a seven-month stretch without a permanent diocese leader and becoming the first Jesuit priest appointed by Pope Francis. Barber, who has family roots in the Bay Area, will be ordained May 25 More…

Jesuit priest appointed bishop of Oakland Diocese
Father Michael Barber will become bishop of Oakland, ending a 7-month stretch without a permanent diocese leader. Barber, whose family has roots in the Bay Area, will be ordained May 25, taking the reigns of an ethnically and politically diverse More…

Oakland Raiders upgrade roster by ignoring need, building depth
When it comes to the Oakland Raiders, the needs are everywhere. For a franchise without a winning season since 2002, without a first-round draft pick in the 2011 and 2012 drafts, there's just no debating that. Thanks in part to the 2011 trade for More…

Oakland Co. official apologizes for Hitler comment
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Oakland County's outspoken Republican executive apologized to Jews after likening GOP House Speaker Jase Bolger to Adolf Hitler on Friday, saying he was commenting on Bolger's leadership style. "To those offended I apologize," More…

"Free Comic Book Day 2013" comes to Oakland – Saturday, May 4
While there may be plenty of comics and stores to choose from, Oakland Local has compiled a list of local shops in your area. Dutch Bros. Coffee. Oakland-area Dutch Bros. Coffee, will give customers a free copy of the custom comic book
Oakland Local – News & Community Voices More…

Oakland raid nets several arrests, cache of drugs and assault weapons
Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said in a statement, "This is part of an ongoing effort to impact violent crime in our community. We want the community to know that we appreciate their help, and that we will continue our efforts to make Oakland safe More…

Tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.