Oakland News for May 29th 2013

Oakland Museum to Reopen California Natural Sciences Gallery
Oakland Museum associate preparator Jaime Lakatos wields armatures for models of marine hydroids in the Cordell Reef diorama prior to the reopening of the California Natural Sciences Gallery. Photo credit: Oakland Museum of California/Terry Lorant. More…

Jarrod Parker pitches A's to fifth straight victory, Oakland beats Mike
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics began the month of May in quite a funk. Now, they are right back on track thanks to solid starting pitching and timely hitting. The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants, meanwhile, are searching More…

Oakland Athletics beat San Francisco Giants for fifth straight victory, plus
OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Norris hit a two-run homer in the second, Jarrod Parker pitched seven strong innings and the Athletics beat the Giants for their fifth straight victory. Adam Rosales homered in the eighth for the A's to snap an 0-for-24 funk More…

Recap: Oakland vs. San Francisco
Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run to back six strong innings from Dan Straily as the Oakland A's took the first of a two-game set with the San Francisco Giants, 4-1, on Memorial Day. Straily (3-2) scattered just four hits and a run while tossing 52 More…

Oakland man found guilty for brutal 1998 kidnapping, rape of Oakland High
OAKLAND — A 32-year-old felon has been found guilty of a horrific sexual assault that he and at least two others committed 14 years ago against two Oakland High School girls. Last week, a jury found David Haqq guilty of two counts of gang rape and one More…

Giants fall 4-1 to A's in Bay Bridge Series opener
0 Comments E-mail Print. Giants Athletics Baseball. San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval (48) reacts after striking out against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 27, 2013. Tony Avelar More…

Oakland University: 'Hot For Teacher' essay was…
DETROIT (AP) — Oakland University is defending the suspension of a 57-year-old student, saying his lustful writings about a teacher violated the school's policy against harassment and don't deserve First Amendment protection. The university More…

Donaldson, Straily lead A's past Giants 4-1
Oakland Athletics’ Josh Donaldson scores after hitting a 2 run home run against San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 27, 2013. Tony Avelar ??? AP Photo … More…

Oakland to get citizen-driven website
OpenOakland, which recently built a website demystifying Oakland's budget, is presenting ReWrite Oakland — an all-day event to create a site where residents can type questions and get immediate answers instead of trolling through the city's website. More…

Oakland A's finish two-game sweep of San Francisco Giants with 6-3 win
OAKLAND — The A's reached the 30-win mark faster than any Oakland team in a decade Tuesday night, completing a two-game minisweep of the San Francisco Giants behind seven strong innings from starter Jarrod Parker, 6-3. Parker allowed five hits, one More…

Oakland Athletics defeat San Francisco Giants, 4-1
The usual sprinkling of green-and-gold clad fans mixed with San Francisco's orange-and-black following that traveled from across the bay to pack the Oakland Coliseum. The announced sellout crowd of 36,067 traded chants of “Let's go Oakland!” and “Let's More…

Colon pitches past Astros for the sweep
Colon threw seven shutout innings and the Oakland Athletics swept the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win, in the finale of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Colon (5-2) allowed nine hits and had nine strikeouts in his outing to help the Athletics win More…

Oakland Athletics beat San Francisco Giants 4-1 in Bay Bridge Series at O.co
The Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 during their Bay Bridge series at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 27, 2013. The A's Dan Straily got the win as Josh Donaldson led the way with a two-run homer in the fourth inning. More…

Oakland Raiders CB DJ Hayden hospitalized with abdominal injury
(AP) — Oakland Raiders first-round draft pick D.J. Hayden's comeback from a near-fatal practice injury last year was dealt a setback when he was hospitalized with an abdominal injury that is expected to keep him sidelined until at least training camp. More…

Oakland A's had close association with Dr. Lewis Yocum
OAKLAND — Batting coach Chili Davis walked into the A's clubhouse Tuesday and got word that trainer Nick Paparesta needed to see him. Davis thought it "was probably something about how Josh Reddick was doing" on his injury rehabilitation assignment. More…

Oakland: Montclair banker charged with stealing $2 million from elderly clients
OAKLAND — A Bay Area banker and president of the Montclair Village Association faces criminal charges for allegedly swindling at least five of her banking customers out of nearly $2 million, prosecutors say. Linda Sue Foss, 62, was charged with 20 More…

DJ Hayden has stomach surgery
Oakland Raiders first-round draft pick cornerback D.J. Hayden will be out until training camp after undergoing abdominal surgery to have scar tissue removed. A team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that Hayden's injury was related to a More…

Young Oakland O-lineman has competition
The Raiders drafted Bergstrom as a fit for the zone-blocking scheme Oakland used on offense last season — an unsuccessful approach the team has since scrapped in favor of a more traditional power-blocking scheme. In February, I asked McKenzie, who More…

Oakland Raiders Training Camp Profile: Charles Woodson
The prodigal son has returned. After eight years away from the Bay Area, veteran Charles Woodson has re-signed with the Oakland Raiders and is ready to help the silver and black return to relevance. The first thing on his to-do list will be to provide … More…

Prominent Oakland banker charged in thefts
When confronted about missing funds from one alleged victim's account – which held $353,000 instead of the expected $972,000 – Foss "claimed that one elder was paying the other elder back for monies borrowed during the Oakland hills fire" in 1991 More…

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