Oakland News for May 28th 2013

Dan Straily pitches Oakland A's past San Francisco Giants
OAKLAND — After watching Dan Straily dominate the World Series champion Giants for six innings of the A's 4-1 victory Monday, it would be difficult to make any connection with the Dan Straily who couldn't make it out of the fifth inning two starts ago More…

Dan Straily pitches Oakland A's past San Francisco Giants
OAKLAND — After watching Dan Straily show near-complete domination of the World Series champion Giants for six innings of the A's 4-1 victory Monday, it would be difficult to make any connection with the Dan Straily who couldn't make it out of the More…

Oakland turning into hot market for business, real estate
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — Those tracking trends say Oakland is getting hot. It may have started with the city’s emerging restaurant scene, or perhaps it was the buzz created by those First Friday at gatherings. Either way, Oakland has found itself on a … More…

Giants fall 4-1 to A's in Bay Bridge Series opener
0 Comments E-mail Print. Giants Athletics Baseball. San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval (48) reacts after striking out against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 27, 2013. Tony Avelar More…

San Francisco Giants (28-22) at Oakland Athletics (28-23), 4:05 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been on a roll of late and look to keep the momentum going when they start a two-game set Monday versus the San Francisco Giants at the Coliseum. The clubs will play two more games in San Francisco this week. The A's swept More…

Breaking Down How Josh Cribbs' Addition Benefits Oakland Raiders
The Oakland Raiders are rebuilding, ridding their roster of overpaid players and adding cheap but quality free agents. One of them was Josh Cribbs, a former return man and wide receiver of the Cleveland Browns. Cribbs signed a one-year deal in mid-May, … More…

Oakland University defends student's suspension, asks for suit to be dismissed
Oakland acknowledged that Joseph Corlett got good marks for earlier work with sexual themes. But Corlett was booted in 2012 when he turned his attention to writing instructor Pamela Mitzelfeld, whom he compared to the sultry starlet Ginger from the More…

Oakland Raiders OTAs: Latest Player Reports and Analysis
The first week of the Oakland Raiders’ OTAs proved to be more exciting than many anticipated, as the team capped it off by signing Charles Woodson to a free-agent deal. As is always the case with any of the first minicamps, very little should be put … More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
A's manager Bob Melvin said before Oakland won Monday's opener 4-1 at O.co Coliseum. "You could say all you want that it's just another team and another four games, and it is just another team and just another four games. But in the Bay Area, it's more More…

Donaldson, Straily lead A's past Giants 4-1
Oakland Athletics’ Josh Donaldson scores after hitting a 2 run home run against San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Monday, May 27, 2013. Tony Avelar ??? AP Photo … More…

Colon pitches past Astros for the sweep
Colon threw seven shutout innings and the Oakland Athletics swept the Houston Astros with a 6-2 win, in the finale of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Colon (5-2) allowed nine hits and had nine strikeouts in his outing to help the Athletics win More…

Colon K's 9 as A's finish off sweep of Astros
Oakland's Nate Freiman, who was with the Astros in spring training as a Rule 5 selection, homered, doubled and drove in three runs as the A's improved to 9-0 against the Astros this season. Colon, who was hitting 94-95 mph on the radar throughout the More…

BOLT THROWER: Footage Of Oakland Performance – May 27, 2013
Capital Chaos TV has uploaded video footage of British extreme metal pioneers BOLT THROWER performing the songs "The Killchain" and "Powder Burns" on May 26 at Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. Check it out below. BOLT THROWER has More…

Town Business: Oakland wins 4-1 over SF – Athletics Nation
Dan Straily, Josh Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes combined to lead the A's to a victory in Battle of the Bay Game 1.
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Michael Kickham to make major league debut
OAKLAND — As Michael Kickham prepares to face the A's on Tuesday night, Madison Bumgarner has some advice for a kid making his major league debut. "Slow down," the Giants left-hander said. "That's what I remember. It seemed like I was out of the game More…

Oakland University suspends student, 57, for 'Hot for Teacher' essay; he's
FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 file photo, Joseph Corlett of Lake Orion, sits with a copy of his writing assignment as the Van Halen video, 'Hot for Teacher' plays on his laptop computer in Lake Orion, Mich. Corlett, 56, was suspended from More…

Oakland University: 'Hot For Teacher' essay was harassment
Oakland University in Auburn Hills acknowledged that Joseph Corlett got good marks for earlier work with sexual themes. But he was booted in 2012 when Corlett turned to his attention to writing instructor Pamela Mitzelfeld, whom he compared to the More…

Donaldson's HR, Straily's strong start lead A's past Giants 4-1 in Bay Bridge
Donaldson connected against Madison Bumgarner (4-3) in the fourth, and Yoenis Cespedes added a two-run double against George Kontos in the seventh to extend Oakland's lead. Sean Doolittle pitched two perfect innings and Grant Balfour recorded his More…

What's the best way to make Oakland safe? (Community Voices
Earlier this month, the Oakland Tribune reported new FBI statistics showing that Oakland has more robberies than any other city in America. This is disheartening news, but there's one glaring omission from this kind of reporting – property
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Recap: Oakland vs. San Francisco
Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run to back six strong innings from Dan Straily as the Oakland A's took the first of a two-game set with the San Francisco Giants, 4-1, on Memorial Day. Straily (3-2) scattered just four hits and a run while tossing 52 More…

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