Oakland News for June 1st 2013

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Why Tyler Wilson Could Be the Starting Quarterback
COMMENTARY | The second week of OTAs is in the books, and there is still no clear-cut decision on who will be under center for the Oakland Raiders when Week 1 rolls around. Sure, Matt Flynn is the favorite in the minds of many, but why? After all, the More…

Oakland's 'Remember Them: Champions for Humanity' is finally complete
OAKLAND — More than a decade and millions of dollars after the first glimmer of inspiration, the massive "Remember Them: Champions for Humanity" memorial was completed Friday with the installation of the fourth segment, which bears the likeness of More…

Video Captures Racing Trailer Theft in Oakland Park | NBC 6 South
Man's dreams of opening race car business crushed by theft of trailer, parts: BSO.
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Fitch Affirms Port of Oakland, CA Senior & Intermediate Lien Revs; Outlook Stable
O&D Traffic Base with Exposure to Competition: A favorable geographic location for the maritime and aviation divisions that serve a large economic area. Concentration risk from Southwest's dominant presence is somewhat offset by Oakland International More…

Oakland A's players fume over tweet ripping Coliseum
Print Email Font Resize. Oakland A's players fume over tweet ripping Coliseum. By Steve Corkran, Bay Area News Group. Posted: 05/30/2013 01:17:26 PM PDT. Updated: 05/30/2013 01:19:22 PM PDT. Oakland A's players fume over tweet ripping Coliseum More…

Oakland: Competing budget plans would fund OPD or raises
OAKLAND — The battle lines were drawn in Oakland's budget fight Friday when council members drafted competing proposals that would either pay for employee raises or 15 new jobs in the police department. Council President Pat Kernighan's plan would More…

Oakland Athletics – PlayerWatch
RHP Grant Balfour pitched in each of the first three games of the Bay Bridge Series against the San Francisco Giants, so A's manager Bob Melvin was hoping to get him a day off Thursday. Actually, Melvin was hoping to see his team build a big lead More…

Can Oakland plan its way to safety? (Community Voices) << Oakland
Over the last weeks, Oakland unveiled two important public safety plans on improving the police force and fighting crime, as well as, evaluation results for yet another plan on violence prevention. Will sticking to these plans get us to a safer
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Juxtapoz Magazine – Norton Factory Open Studios Party, Oakland
This weekend, Norton Factory Studios in Oakland is having an Open Studios Even in conjunction with the opening for the Historical restoration of their…
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Oakland man sent to prison for life after killing his half-sister's neighbor
OAKLAND — Donald Britton was sent to prison for the rest of his life Friday for killing his half-sister's neighbor in the middle of a Saturday afternoon on a busy High Street. Britton, 39, shot Leo Dunson, 50, in the back of the head as Dunson stood More…

Oakland council question $1.1 million consulting deal
OAKLAND — Council members are upset that after spending $1.1 million on a consultant to boost competition for Oakland's next garbage and recycling franchise agreement, the only two bidders were companies that are already doing the work. "We were told More…

Reaching for bats: an Oakland Athletics preview – South Side Sox
The White Sox finally get to play the A's and dear lord Hawk will not stop talking about Moneyball.
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Oakland A's beat Chicago White Sox on Bartolo Colon's shutout
OAKLAND — For the eighth time in 11 starts Friday, Bartolo Colon didn't walk a man. Why is that important? By not walking anyone, Colon had just 95 pitches after eight innings, and A's manager Bob Melvin was able to let Colon finish what he'd started More…

Former Oakland Raider recounts LDS conversion | Deseret News
In 1982, Oakland Raider safety Burgess Owens and his wife joined the LDS Church, thanks to the help of a Mormon teammate. Three decades later, Owens More…

Oakland council question $1.1 million consulting deal
Oakland is seeking a tenfold reduction in waste sent to landfills as part of a 10-year garbage and recycling franchise agreement that will go into effect in 2015. To accomplish the goal, the city anticipates paying to have some collected waste sorted More…

The Best Oakland Raiders Draft Picks Since 2003 – Yahoo! Sports
From Yahoo! Sports: COMMENTARY | Not every Oakland Raiders draft pick is an airhead or ineffective player (which can be hard to believe). More…

Oakland A's welcome back Josh Reddick from disabled list
OAKLAND — Josh Reddick has lofty goals now that he's back on the A's roster and, as of Friday, in the Oakland starting lineup. "I hope I don't screw anything up,'' Reddick said, looking at a team that has won 11 of its last 13 games entering a series More…

Pablo Sandoval helps Giants take finale from Athletics
SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy envisioned a disappointing flight to St. Louis that might have been if San Francisco's mistake-filled funk had extended into another day against the Oakland Athletics. Pablo Sandoval hit a go-ahead two-run single in the More…

Oakland Raiders castoff Tommy Kelly enjoying new lease on life in New England
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tommy Kelly feels like a rookie again. After spending his first nine seasons with the Raiders — starting every game the past five years and six of the last seven — and even earning a captain's badge in the process, Kelly now is More…

Oakland man sent to prison for life after killing his half-sister's neighbor
Britton, 39, shot Leo Dunson, 50, in the back of the head as Dunson stood in his driveway in the 2900 block of High Street in East Oakland on June 4, 2011. The shooting occurred after Britton's half-sister complained to him that Dunson had been More…

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