Oakland News for May 27th 2013

Oakland Museum of Calif.: Grand reopening
For many years the Oakland Museum of California, with its brief to survey the state’s cultural, natural and social histories, seemed a mongrel among exhibiting institutions. But as its full May 31 reopening approaches, after nearly five years of … More…

A's finish sweep of Houston
Colon struck out a season-high nine in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win. Oakland's Nate Freiman, who was with the Astros in spring training as a Rule 5 selection, homered, doubled More…

Giants-Athletics Preview
The Oakland Athletics hope the confidence they've gained during their current surge will help them turn it around against their Bay Area rivals. Coming off a stellar road trip, the A's try to reverse their recent fortunes against the visiting San More…

Oakland CC graduates largest class in its history
Close to 2,900 students graduated from Oakland Community College Saturday, May 18 — the largest graduating class in OCC's 49-year history. An audience estimated at 12,000 crowded the Palace of Auburn Hills for OCC's 47th commencement, including More…

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Is Tyler Wilson the Projected Starting QB?
Rumors are already floating around about who will lead the 2013 Oakland Raiders, and the answer may not be what Raider Nation is looking for. The quarterback competition will be tight for the Raiders and the depth chart is expected to be as follows … More…

Oakland pounds Houston | Fox News
Josh Donaldson and Brandon Moss connected on back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros, 11-5, More…

Oakland A's: Why A's Going 19-0 Against Houston Is Necessary to Make Playoffs
That is important to note, because Oakland faces an upcoming schedule that, like Mount Everest, increases in difficulty the closer it gets. The A’s have teams like the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, Boston … More…

Oakland University: Student's 'Hot For Teacher' essay was harassment
A Detroit-area university says a student's "Hot For Teacher" essay was too hot to keep him on campus. Oakland University in Auburn Hills is defending the suspension of a 57-year-old man over his lustful writings about an instructor. The school says More…

Oakland turning into hot market for business, real estate
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Those tracking trends say Oakland is getting hot. It may have started with the city’s emerging restaurant scene, or perhaps it was the buzz created by those First Friday at gatherings. Either way, Oakland has found itself on a … More…

Oakland's Downtown Senior Center marks Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month nationwide, with the theme "Unleash the Power of Age," and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan marked it last week by holding a Senior Town Hall Meeting at the Downtown Senior Center on Grand Avenue, across from Lakeside Park. More…

Oakland Athletics (27-23) at Houston Astros (14-35), 1:10 pm (CT
Keuchel aims to prevent third sweep at the hands of Oakland.
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Josh Donaldson has 4 hits, Oakland beats Houston 11-5
Donaldson had four hits and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-5 Saturday night. “My goal every day is to go out there and put good at-bats together,” Donaldson said. “The last two games or so I have felt a little bit more overaggressive. More…

Athletics-Astros Preview
If Bartolo Colon can keep turning back the clock, the Oakland Athletics should have an easier time extending their dominance over the Houston Astros. Colon makes his first start as a 40-year-old Sunday when he attempts to lead the visiting Athletics to More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
He's just the fourth pitcher to start a game in his 40s in Oakland franchise history, and no way the other three were reaching the mid-90s at that age: Tommy John, Tom Candiotti and Don Sutton. "I saw Nolan Ryan back in the day, and he was pitching at More…

Oakland Hot Spot: Much was learned after 30 days in small pocket of East Oakland
OAKLAND — For the last 30 days or so I have had the privilege of living and working in East Oakland as part of a project called "Oakland Hot Spot." Our aim was to use this time to try to go a bit deeper into one part of the city — to understand it More…

Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie Records Hit in First Game Back
Oakland Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie recorded a hit in his first game back since sitting out three games with a foot injury. Even though he was not overly productive, the Athletics could not have asked for anything more from him after he missed … More…

Photos: Oakland Athletics top Houston Astros 11-5 at Minute Maid Park in Houston
The Oakland Athletics (26-23) beat the Houston Astros 11-5 during their game at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The A's A.J. Griffin faced Lucas Harrell on the mound. More…

Josh Donaldson helps Oakland A's beat Houston 11-5 and improve to 8-0
Josh Donaldson led an 18-hit Oakland assault with four hits, including a double and a home run, and every player in the lineup had at least one RBI. The A's have outscored the A.L. West's last-place team 62-29, but Melvin isn't buying the sad-sack More…

Oakland Raiders Training Camp Profile: Terrelle Pryor
The quarterback position is believed to be football’s most important area which has presented difficulty for the Oakland Raiders for about a decade now. There has not been a franchise caliber signal caller since Rich Gannon retired, and Carson Palmer … More…

State audit of Oakland school district finances highly critical
In a newly released audit of the Oakland Unified School District's finances from two years ago, the state Comptroller's Office questions the district's ability to continue “as a going concern.” Listing dozens of accounting flaws, the Comptroller's
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