Oakland News for May 8th 2013

Oakland Raiders not expected to take AFC West
Despite having a great general manager at the helm of the organization, the Bleacher Report released an article on Sunday stating that Oakland will have a hard time winning the AFC West this next coming NFL season. Last year, the Raiders offense needed … More…

Mechatronics orientation: Oakland students to begin training for future jobs
Students will leave Oakland midday and be transported to the manufacturing facility without it interfering with other coursework. The equipment and classroom space were fully funded through grants for which both entities applied, totaling upwards of $3 More…

Recap: Cleveland vs. Oakland
Asdrubal Cabrera cracked two of Cleveland's four home runs behind a strong outing from Ubaldo Jimenez as the Indians beat the Oakland Athletics, 7-3, Monday to start a four-game set at Progressive Field. Jimenez (2-2) pitched 5 2/3 innings of two-run, More…

Should Oakland Raiders pursue punter Chris Kluwe? – ESPN
The Oakland Raiders do not have an experienced punter on their roster. Chris Kluwe is an available punter with eight years of NFL experience. Kluwe h. More…

Oakland: Mother mourns son, 17, slain Sunday night
OAKLAND — Olajuwon Clayborn was named after an NBA star, and it was his dream to one day play professional basketball and make enough money to move out of Oakland and take his mother with him. Clayborn wasn't a star player at Castlemont High More…

Limo driver, survivor views differ on fatal fire
OAKLAND, Calif. ??? From the privacy of their bedrooms to the public bustle of busy hospital wards, families and friends Tuesday struggled with the heartbreak of losing five loved ones, all nurses, who died Saturday in a burning limousine. Outside the … More…

Athletics-Indians Preview
After struggling with the Oakland Athletics last season, the Cleveland Indians have fared well against them in 2013. While the surging Indians try for a third straight victory over the A's, Justin Masterson hopes to avoid a third consecutive rough More…

Oakland OF Josh Reddick sidelined against Indians with injury to right wrist
CLEVELAND — Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick is expected to be sidelined for a few days with a sore right wrist. Reddick is out of Tuesday's lineup against Cleveland and Oakland manager Bob Melvin says he will likely be unavailable for the More…

Horizon League adds Oakland – USA Today
Oakland University's Board of Trustees formally accepted an invitation from the Horizon League on Tuesday, putting the Golden Grizzlies in a Midwest-based conference instead of the far-flung Summit League. The move for the school in Rochester, Mich., More…

Oakland voters follow Town Meeting recommendation, OK $4.2M budget
OAKLAND — On Tuesday night, Oakland's voters approved a $4.2 million municipal budget recommended by town leaders during the annual Town Meeting at Messalonskee High School. The budget, which is about $100,000, or 3.37 percent, less than last More…

Oakland U. accepts invitation to join Horizon League
The Horizon's current schools are Cleveland State, Detroit Mercy, Green Bay, Milwaukee, Illinois-Chicago, Valparaiso, Wright State and Youngstown State. Loyola (Chicago) is leaving the conference for the Missouri Valley, which opened the spot for Oakland. More…

Oakland joining Horizon League
ROCHESTER, Mich. — Oakland University is moving to the Horizon League, giving the conference a second school from the state of Michigan. Oakland announced Tuesday that it will leave the Summit League on July 1. Oakland will compete in its new league More…

Indians 1, Athletics 0
CLEVELAND — Zach McAllister and two relievers combined on a shutout and the Cleveland Indians scored an unearned run in the fifth inning for their eighth win in nine games, 1-0 over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. McAllister, Rich Hill and More…

Oakland A's get good news on injury front
CLEVELAND — The A's could see Brett Anderson back with them in the next few days, although the disabled pitcher won't be starting. Anderson has been in Oakland working on his injury rehab, which has another week to run. The A's think he's ready to More…

Bell Investment Advisors Supports Rebuilding Together Oakland Through Two
For 20 years, Rebuilding Together Oakland (formerly known as Christmas in April), the local affiliate of the national nonprofit association, has performed home repairs and upgrades free of charge for low-income seniors and the disabled, who own their More…

Projecting Oakland Raiders' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason
With the young roster that GM Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen have to work with, the Oakland Raiders will have plenty of positional competition throughout offseason programs and training camp. As with any team, this type of competitive … More…

Oakland starter Jarrod Parker roughed up as Indians hit 4 homers and beat
Parker gave up four solo homers, two to Asdrubal Cabrera and a 460-foot shot by Mark Reynolds that nearly cleared the left-field bleachers, to help Cleveland pound the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Monday night for its seventh win in eight games. Parker (1 More…

Boston priest named bishop of Oakland – SFGate
Pope Francis named a Boston priest with longtime ties to the Bay Area as the bishop of Oakland, where the future bishop emphasized that he would lead a path More…

Oakland: Robbery capital of America
Oakland is the robbery capital of America. In a city where the murder rate is tracked like a stock index, robberies are actually the crime that sets Oakland apart from other violent cities, putting everyone at risk. Oaklanders endured one robbery for More…

Limo driver, survivor views differ on fatal fire
Victims Jennifer Balon, a 39-year-old mother of two, and Anna Alcantara, 46, both worked at Fruitvale, while Felomina Geronga, 43, also a mother of two had been working at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Oakland. John Balon, whose wife Jennifer … More…

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