Oakland News for June 18th 2013

Series Preview: Oakland A's @ Texas Rangers – Desperately
If ever a testy team meeting after getting swept at home could pay off, this is the series for it.
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New push for early reading in Oakland schools – Contra Costa Times
Education officials and politicians discuss how to make sure that students entering the third grade are reading at their grade level. The new initiative is called Oakland Reads 2020.
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Federal agents search land linked to Hoffa case
Investigators look over the scene in Oakland Township, Mich., Monday, June 17, 2013, where officials search for the remains of Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa who disappeared from a Detroit-area restaurant in 1975. CARLOS OSORIO ??? AP Photo. More…

Feds Digging In Oakland Township Searching For Hoffa's Remains
Federal agents are digging up a field in Northern Oakland Township in hopes of finding the remains of Jimmy Hoffa.
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Oakland A's Pissed Off About Stadium Sewage Flood – SF Appeal
The Oakland A's have been looking to move out of the O.co Coliseum for years and the team is highlighting this weekend's sewage overflow as another reason why they need a new home.
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Exclusive: Feds to dig in Oakland Township today for remains of
Federal agents will begin digging up a field in northern Oakland Township today in hopes of finding the remains of Jimmy Hoffa. More…

Oakland A's sewage situation: MLB and Bob Melvin weigh in
The Oakland Coliseum suffered a plumbing main break Sunday that flooded both the home and visiting clubhouses with sewage. The A's and the visiting Mariners had to share the Raiders' second-floor lockerroom after the game, won by Oakland 10-2. More…

Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers: Online Betting Guide
May 22, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Leury Garcia (3) singles in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Rangers Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports. For a new slant on FanSided, Motown? … More…

Oakland A's are perplexing to Texas Rangers
Have the Oakland A's gotten into the heads of the Texas Rangers? Well, maybe. It's one thing that the A's took the American League West by storm last year, winning six of the last seven games against the Rangers to win the West title by one game. More…

Oakland man may face felony DUI after two children injured in Hayward crash
rhurd@bayareanewsgroup.com. HAYWARD — Two children were in stable condition Monday morning after suffering serious injuries in an overnight crash on Interstate 880, and an Oakland man driving the car may face felony charges of driving under the More…

Oakland A's owner on stadium: 'All a bunch of crap'
The Oakland Athletics stadium plight stinks to the high heavens, but, of course, A's owner Lew Wolff didn't need a massive raw sewage leak Sunday to realize that. Wolff was already at his Los Angeles office by sunrise Monday morning, answering the More…

Oakland man may face felony DUI after 2 children injured in Hayward crash
HAYWARD — Two children were in stable condition Monday morning after suffering serious injuries in an overnight crash on Interstate 880, while an Oakland man driving the car may face felony charges of driving under the influence,?? a California More…

MLB releases statement on Oakland Coliseum sewer fiasco
After a rather embarrassing incident Sunday in which the Oakland Coliseum's sewage flooded into the clubhouses, the MLB has released a statement on the issue. Due to the flooding, both the Oakland Athletics and the visiting Seattle
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Oakland A's fall to Texas Rangers 8-7 in series opener
ARLINGTON, Texas — Gift giving is for Christmas and birthdays. It's not for June 17 in Rangers Ballpark. That's what A's starter Dan Straily found so annoying in his performance in Oakland's 8-7 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday night. "I gave that More…

Warriors: Oakland's Will Cherry has pre-NBA draft workout
OAKLAND — Will Cherry grew up close to the Warriors' practice facility, attended camps at the facility as a youngster and served as a camp instructor there in the summer the last four years. On Monday, the former Montana star guard was again at the More…

Oakland: Officer injured in CHP car chase
hharris@bayareanewsgroup.com. OAKLAND — An Oakland police officer was injured Monday morning when an SUV being chased by the California Highway Patrol collided with his vehicle. The officer was treated and released at a hospital for his injuries. More…

Oakland Athletics (42-29) at Texas Rangers (38-31), 8:05 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics will try to pad their lead atop the American League West standings on Monday when they open a four-game series with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Oakland has taken advantage of Texas' recent woes and More…

Authorities hopeful search will turn up Jimmy Hoffa's remains in
Investigators from the FBI and the Oakland County Sheriff's Office are in northern Oakland County today, searching for the remains of Jimmy Hoffa. More…

West Oakland family considers moving after shooting injures 11-year-old boy
OAKLAND — Phuc Tran, 11, said he has heard gunshots ring out before near the West Oakland housing project where his family has lived for 12 years. He sometimes feels scared living in the neighborhood, he said. Sunday morning, he was awakened again More…

Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff says Coliseum sewage mess not unusual
OAKLAND — A's owner Lew Wolff said Monday he has no plans to talk to baseball commissioner Bud Selig about the urgency of the club's stadium situation in the wake of a plumbing issue that flooded the Coliseum's baseball clubhouses with sewage Sunday More…

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