Oakland News for May 3rd 2013

Oakland Raiders: 3 Needs They Failed to Address During the 2013 NFL Draft
The Oakland Raiders filled some holes in the NFL draft, but their draft wasn’t perfect. Oakland selected D.J. Hayden with the 12th pick in the draft, and they got some potential stars in Sio Moore and Menelik Watson. However, they also failed to … More…

Oakland: Lakeside residents oppose plan for Snow Park dog area
For months, residents have argued whether Astro Park would be a good home for Oakland's next dog play area, and the council hasn't decided the issue. At the April 10 forum the city allowed time for residents to share ideas for the best location of a More…

Trumbo hits home run in third straight game to help Angels beat the A's, 5-4
Mark Trumbo hit a home run for the third consecutive day, Howie Kendrick and Mike Trout also homered and the Los Angeles Angels ended a four-game losing streak, beating the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Wednesday. C.J. Wilson (3-0) remained undefeated More…

Former Oakland city attorney selected as Mt. Diablo school district interim
Jayne Williams, an assistant to the city attorney in San Leandro who previously worked as Oakland's top lawyer for 13 years, will serve as interim general counsel for four months beginning Tuesday. Her contract is set to be approved at a meeting on More…

Oakland: Camron-Stanford House to celebrate new Victorian garden with gala
For the past 40 years, the Camron-Stanford House Preservation Association has had a plan to create what could have been a Victorian garden in 1880s Oakland but lacked funding to implement it. Receiving a grant last year put the project into active mode. More…

Angels bemoan 19-inning defeat at Oakland – latimes.com
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Washington's sequester cuts will hurt Oakland's poorest, long-term
Reduced unemployment payments. Fewer spaces in Head Start programs. A freeze on Section 8 housing vouchers. These are a few of the effects that Oakland residents will begin to experience over the coming weeks and months, if the
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Oakland A's: 5 Key Takeaways from Series vs. Los Angeles Angels
The Oakland Athletics finished off their three-game set with the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday with a 5-4 defeat that came down to the wire…again. It was a typical combative and competitive series between these intrastate rivals, highlighted by … More…

Oakland County woman avoids prison in NFL pension fraud
DETROIT (AP) — The daughter of an ex-Chicago Bears player from Oakland County has been sentenced to six months in a halfway house for collecting about $70,000 from an NFL retirement fund after her dad died. Detroit federal Judge
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Oakland: Piedmont native takes helm at Adopt A Special Kid
OAKLAND — Adopt A Special Kid recently announced the appointment of Doni DeBolt as its new executive director. In taking over this position, DeBolt is, in a sense, completing a journey that began in 1970 when Robert and Dorothy DeBolt married and over More…

Whispers in the Loggia: Oakland Eve
As veterans will know, long ago our crowd in Oakland dubbed their Cathedral of Christ the Light the "Space Egg"…and come Roman Noon tomorrow, the East Bay's postmodern seat will receive the third bishop of its less than five-year year
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Warriors eliminate Denver with 92-88 win in Game 6
Denver Nuggets’ Wilson Chandler, left, drives against Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 6 in a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 2, 2013. Marcio Jose Sanchez ??? AP Photo. Story … More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Crisp, Oakland's leadoff man and center fielder, strained his left hamstring running to first base during the A's 19-inning game Monday night. Anderson reinjured his sprained right ankle in that same game and because that is his landing leg, the A's More…

Oakland: More police = less crime, Cal prof argues
Also on hand were a series of local officials including Schaaf, Oakland City Councilmember Noel Gallo, state Assemblymember Rob Bonta and Oakland police Chief Howard Jordan. McCrary is the author of a recent study on the effectiveness of police More…

Oakland charter school a cautionary tale – San Francisco Chronicle
The pending closure of three Oakland charter schools that operate as part of American Indian Model Schools is a bona fide disaster for the institution's 1200 More…

RiO!BACKSTAGE: FOX THEATER – OAKLAND, CA
Backstage, we head to Oakland, CA and take you behind the scenes at the legendary Fox Theater. Opened in 1928 as a movie house, the Fox underwent renovations and reopened in 2009 to become one of the premiere music venues on the west coast. More…

The HUB is Coming to Oakland – Triple Pundit
A group of people inspired by working at the San Francisco HUB have come together to create a HUB Oakland that would be even bigger and offer more services, funded by a Kickstarter campaign.
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Thursday Halolinks: Angels Hold On In Oakland, Has Scioscia
The month of April is over, which means the Angels can start playing the type of baseball everyone expected them to play…winning.
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Oakland Mayor calls for increased police training, civilian oversight to
OAKLAND — Renewing her call for increased oversight of the police, Mayor Jean Quan on Thursday said better training, an updated computer system and a civilian watchdog similar to San Jose's would help Oakland address a troubling number of More…

10:30 ET ORACLE Arena – Oakland, California
They'll try to beat up Steph Curry. They'll try to set illegal screens. They'll try to chuck him when he goes down the lane,'' Jackson said before practice at the team's headquarters in downtown Oakland. “Other than that, I'm not sure what to expect More…

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