Oakland News for May 12th 2013

Oakland A's lose to Seattle Mariners 6-3
By that point the Mariners had built up a 6-0 lead, and the A's were never a threat as Oakland lost its fifth consecutive game and fell under .500 for the first time since the first week of the season. "That was the first time all year I've seen a More…

Kolpack: With Oakland gone, what is next?
Plus, they were a good team. So what's next for the Summit League? Taking Oakland and Oral Roberts out of the equation the last two years has been a hit and the suggestion was made this week that the Big Sky Conference should revisit North Dakota State. More…

Oakland Raiders: 3 Free Agents the Raiders Should Target
For the Oakland Raiders, the roster is slowly starting to crystallize with early free-agency netted players like Pat Sims, Tracy Porter, Nick Roach and Mike Jenkins, among others. The draft brought in 10 players with at least half being realistic bets … More…

Spurs unafraid of Warriors' raucous home court
As you might expect, the old guard of the San Antonio Spurs was undaunted by that upon the team's arrival in Oakland. That showed as Tony Parker and Tim Duncan came out with a little extra fire in Friday's Game 3 win over the Warriors at Oracle. The More…

Oakland A's: Ranking the 10 Greatest Pitching Performances in
Since the team moved from Kansas City to Oakland 45 years ago, the A's have largely been a team built on great pitching… More…

Oakland California FamilySearch Library | Learn | FamilySearch.org
The Oakland (California) Regional Family History Center is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California, with over More…

Oakland hires third police chief in three days | The Raw Story
The Oakland Police Department installed its third chief in three days on Friday, as members of the City Council complained they were being kept out of the loop on the tumult in the department. KNTV-TV reported that Deputy Chief Sean Whent,
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Oakland: Interim Police Chief Toribio out just two days after appointment
Jordan's sudden rush for the door set up Oakland's week of the three chiefs — an embarrassing chain reaction, which raised fears that the embattled and understaffed police department had descended into chaos and slipped even further from the city's grasp. More…

Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask resigns – USA Today
Trask spent 25 seasons with the Raiders starting during their time in Los Angeles and continuing after the move to Oakland in 1995. She became CEO in 1997 and was one of late owner Al Davis' most trusted advisers before his death in October 2011. More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
The Indians outhomered Oakland 9-2, including four solo shots in game one and three homers in the finale Thursday. The A's were 4-for-21 with runners in scoring position — and they didn't even get a man into scoring position in the second game of the More…

Oakland A's: Ranking the 10 Greatest Pitching Performances in Team History
Since the team moved from Kansas City to Oakland 45 years ago, the A’s have largely been a team built on great pitching. Whether it was Charley Finley’s Mustache Gang, the 1981 “Billyball” club, the Walter Haas owned/Tony LaRussa run team from 1988 to … More…

Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask Resigns – FanSided
Aug 11, 2011; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders chief executive officer Amy Trask watches practice before the game against the Arizona Cardinals at the O.
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Oakland continues to slump, drops season-high 5th straight in 6-3 loss to Seattle
Making just his fourth start, Oakland's Dan Straily (1-1) struggled to get through five innings, but didn't get help from his defense starting in the first inning that led to two runs. Kendrys Morales' chopper to left side bounced past both third More…

Oakland hosts 2nd Internet Cat Video Festival (and Grumpy Cat, too)
On Saturday, that place will be Oakland (which does not smell like a litterbox) where our feline overlords are holding their annual Internet Cat Video Festival. The videos are going to be shown on the Great Wall of Oakland, which is basically a really More…

Man shot in Oakland on life support – ContraCostaTimes.com
A man shot multiple times Friday night in North Oakland was on life support Saturday at a hospital and is not expected to recover, authorities said.
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Oakland's newest top cop steps down
(05-10) 11:51 PDT Oakland — Oakland again has lost a police chief. Anthony Toribio, the deputy police chief who was named acting chief just two days ago after Howard Jordan abruptly retired, stepped down Friday for reasons that were not immediately … More…

Oakland police brass in major shakeup
A week after a powerful new federal court overseer of Oakland police issued a scathing report about the department’s executive leadership, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna Santana replaced virtually all of those commanders. More…

End of the world for Oakland's Family Radio?
Two days before the date his boss had predicted as the Apocalypse, Matt Tuter made an auspicious decision: He canceled the skywriters. Family Radio, the Oakland-based evangelical network run by Harold Camping, had already spent more than $5 million More…

Fantasy Reaction: Oakland Raiders Select Sio Moore
IDP Senior Writer Mike Woellert looks at the fantasy impact of Sio Moore being selected by the Oakland Raiders. More…

Oakland hires third police chief in three days
The Oakland Police Department installed its third chief in three days on Friday, as members of the City Council complained they were being kept out of the loop on the tumult in the department. KNTV-TV reported that Deputy Chief Sean Whent, head of the … More…

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