Oakland News for May 14th 2013

Warriors send series back to San Antonio tied 2-2
San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker, left, is defended by Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson during overtime of Game 4 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 12, 2013. Golden State won 97-87 in … More…

Oakland HIV/AIDS housing the focus of meeting
The meeting was organized by Rosa Davis ??? the Medical/Lead Case Manager for Eat Oakland Community Project ??? and Darice Bridges ??? the AIDS Housing Information and Referral Coordinator for Eden I&R, also known as Alameda County 211. Both women … More…

Oakland A's Josh Reddick not ruling out wrist surgery
OAKLAND — Josh Reddick remains hopeful that his sore right wrist will recover through proper rest and rehab. If not, surgery is a realistic option, the A's right fielder said Monday. Reddick was placed on the 15-day disabled list last Wednesday one More…

End may be near for Oakland evangelical radio network used by preacher to
SAN FRANCISCO — The end may be near for a California evangelical radio network used by a preacher to predict — incorrectly — the apocalypse, a newspaper reported. Oakland-based Family Radio has sold its three largest radio stations, and tax records More…

Metro & state: Oakland's Jason Hager named Summit League pitcher of the week
BASEBALL: Oakland left-hander Jason Hager was named Summit League pitcher of the week. Hager pitched his first complete-game shutout in a 3-0 win vs. Omaha on Friday. He finished with five strikeouts and allowed four hits in OU's 3-0 victory. More…

Movie House of Worship: Oakland's The New Parkway | Film School
Photo by Steve Boland (SFCityscape on Flickr) “Movie Houses of Worship” is a regular feature spotlighting our favorite movie theaters around the world,
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End may be near for Oakland evangelical radio network used by preacher to
The Contra Costa Times reports (http://bit.ly/17hPOrP ) Oakland-based Family Radio has sold its three largest radio stations and laid off longtime staff members. Tax records show Harold Camping's nonprofit network saw its net assets drop to $29.2 More…

Could Tyler Wilson push to start for Oakland Raiders?
Judging rookies off their minicamp performance seems premature at best, and quite possibly foolish. That’s not going to stop the Tyler Wilson bandwagon from starting to form in Oakland. Steve Corkran of the Oakland Tribune writes that Wilson looks … More…

Extra Bases: Rangers return to Oakland
Washington, who coached in Oakland for 11 years before being hired as Rangers manager, also reiterated before Sunday's game in Houston that he doesn't have any lingering bitterness about last year's final series in Oakland. The Rangers were in each More…

Longtime Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask resigns
Oakland Raiders Chief Executive Amy Trask, who joined the Raiders in 1987 and became CEO in 1997, resigned from the team on Saturday. "Earlier today, I informed Mark Davis of my decision to leave the Raiders," she said in a statement. "Having honored More…

End may be near for Oakland evangelical radio network used by preacher to
Oakland-based Family Radio has sold its three largest radio stations, and tax records show the nonprofit network saw its net assets drop to $29.2 million by the end of 2011, from a net worth of $135 million four years earlier, The Contra Costa Times More…

Iwakuma, Ibanez lead M's to 6-3 home win against Oakland, game
Final — Tom Wilhelmsen closes out the win for his 10 saves in as many opportunities. Hisashi Iwakuma goes seven strong (retiring 16 in a row at one point) to More…

Laughter and meows at Oakland's Internet Cat Video Festival | The
From the blog The Lookout: OAKLAND, Calif.–Teddy usually spends most weekends lounging around the house, drifting in and out of long luxurious naps. More…

The 5 Biggest Takeaways from Oakland Raiders' Rookie Mini Camp
This past weekend, the Oakland Raiders’ newest draft selections and undrafted free agents got their first dose of the NFL in the team’s rookie mini camp. While too much is often made of rookie camp impressions, this is the first on-field activity fans … More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
The A's, meantime, also are a bit different, having lost team leaders such as Jonny Gomes and Brandon Inge. Oakland enters the series Monday with four key players — outfielders Coco Crisp, Josh Reddick and Chris Young and starter Brett Anderson — on More…

Oakland Athletics get back-to-back home runs in 5-1 win over Texas Rangers
Josh Donaldson, Seth Smith, Brandon Moss. From left, Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20), Seth Smith (15) and Brandon Moss (37) celebrate a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers during a baseball game on Monday, May 13, 2013 in Oakland. Calif. More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Good news for the A's: Crisp did run the bases Monday before Oakland's 5-1 victory over Texas, and, barring any setback, he will likely be activated from the disabled list Wednesday. Young (quad) is expected also to come off the DL on Wednesday after More…

LOL and squeeee! It's Oakland's Internet Cat Video Festival
An estimated 2,500 cat lovers gathered in Oakland on Saturday for the Internet Cat Video Festival. Yes, you read that right???Internet Cat Video Festival. The street festival, described on its website as ???celebrating felines and exploring the low art of … More…

Oakland police chief steps down – San Francisco Chronicle
Jordan's departure comes at a critical time for the city, which has been plagued by plunging tax revenue, escalating employee retirement costs, layoffs and More…

Mummified body of Chicana author-former Oakland teacher found in New
The Santa Fe New Mexican reports (http://bit.ly/13UpG2k ) that Salinas-Norman founded and ran a publishing company called Pinata Publications in the office of her then-husband, Sam Norman, an Oakland lawyer. She began writing, illustrating and More…

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