Oakland News for May 5th 2013

Oakland's Young on Disabled List
The Oakland Athletics put Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps and recalled outfielder Michael Taylor from Class AAA Sacramento. Young was batting .172 with 4 homers and 15 runs batted in. Taylor, 27, was hitting .329 More…

Oakland's Eilers arm shuts down Bulldogs
Oakland's Sam Douglas is greeted at the dugout by teammates after hitting a solo home run against Smyrna in the fifth inning during the District 7-AAA tournament at Riverdale on Friday. Oakland won 9-3. / John A. Gillis/DNJ More…

Oakland Athletics (17-13) at New York Yankees (17-11), 1:05 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics shoot for their fifth win in the last six outings on Saturday afternoon as they tangle with the New York Yankees in the second of a three-game series in the Bronx. A streaky team to say the least the A's, who began the campaign More…

Oakland County home sales
Oakland County. Berkley. 1099 Eaton Rd., $104,000. Beverly Hills. 16280 Wetherby St., $212,000. Bingham Farms. 23060 Britner Ct., $305,000. 30755 Ivy Glen Ct., $285,000. Birmingham. 159 Baldwin Rd., $495,000. 1429 S. Bates St., $399,000 More…

5/3-5/5 Series Preview: Oakland Athletics | River Avenue Blues
The Athletics haven't had much success at the latest incarnation of Yankee Stadium. Since the building opened in 2009, the reigning AL West champs have won just five of 19 games in the Bronx, winning just one of six total series. Oakland
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Police: Man with gun arrested after First Friday event in downtown Oakland
OAKLAND — Problems hit the popular Oakland First Friday festival again Friday night when a man with a gun was arrested following the Uptown district event that is meant to highlight the city's art, music and creative resurgence, but has seen violence More…

New Oakland Bishop Has Long History in Bay Area
Michael Barber, SJ to become the fifth Bishop of Oakland. Bishop-elect Barber will be ordained to the episcopate and installed as bishop on May 25 at 11:00 a.m. in the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland. Apostolic Administrator Archbishop Alex J More…

Boston priest named bishop of Oakland
The message is a notable contrast to that of his predecessor in Oakland, Salvatore Cordileone, the current San Francisco Archbishop. Cordileone has made the politics of marriage a central part of his leadership stretching back to his advocacy of … More…

"Free Comic Book Day 2013" comes to Oakland – Saturday, May 4
While there may be plenty of comics and stores to choose from, Oakland Local has compiled a list of local shops in your area. Dutch Bros. Coffee. Oakland-area Dutch Bros. Coffee, will give customers a free copy of the custom comic book
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Oakland police take large amount of heroin off streets
Related Content. more: CRIME MAPS: Track crime in your neighborhood. In a series of early morning raids that produced multiple arrests, members of the Oakland Police Department’s Special Operations Team confiscated weapons, ammunition and drugs. More…

City homicide, FBI search Oakland home of doctor whose death remains mystery
Both city homicide investigators and the FBI were at Klein's home in Oakland Friday evening and could be seen combing through several rooms on both floors of the house for roughly two hours. Aside from a few bags that investigators had filled with More…

New York City snubbed from ' most exciting city ' list . . which was won by
Oakland-born playwright Chinaka Hodge told local hip hop blog 38th Notes. ‘I take issue with the idea that Oakland is worth visiting only because new has supplanted old…That notion supposes that everything I’ve loved about my city for the last 27 … More…

Pope names Jesuit to lead Oakland diocese – Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis has appointed Jesuit Father Michael C. Barber the next bishop of the Oakland, California diocese. Bishop-designate Barber is currently the Director of Spiritual Formation at Saint John's Seminary in Brighton, Mass. and has been
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Phil Hughes Shuts Down Athletics
"It doesn't really matter what else goes on when you get seven shutout innings from your starter in this ballpark and you've got a fresh bullpen behind you," Oakland manager Bob Melvin told MLB's official website. Lowrie, who has posted consecutive More…

Oakland Local: Much at stake for Oakland students in governor's
May 3, 2013 By Barbara Grady Underpaid teachers, kids wishing they had counselors to talk with and crowded classrooms where students learning English don't.
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Game 6 Nuggets at Warriors recap: Denver gets Stiffed out in
Tough way for the season to end. Another first-round exit from the playoffs and just a crazy game.
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Oakland A's rock New York Yankees, CC Sabathia
Griffin's singing and guitar playing (but no dancing) might not be tolerated in many clubhouses, but his Oakland teammates seem ready to take him for what he is. "I think it's great," shortstop Adam Rosales said. It was Rosales' first-pitch home run More…

New York Yankees beat Oakland Athletics
NEW YORK — Phil Hughes pitched eight shutout innings of four-hit ball for his first win of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday. Chris Stewart and Lyle Overbay homered against Bartolo Colon, sending the A's More…

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Oakland
Phil Hughes threw eight shutout innings for his first win of the season, leading the New York Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics. Hughes (1-2) limited Oakland to four hits and two walks while striking out nine in his best outing of the More…

A's put Chris Young on 15-day DL
NEW YORK — The Oakland Athletics have placed Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps and recalled fellow outfielder Michael Taylor from Triple-A Sacramento. The team says Taylor took a redeye flight to New York and is More…

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