Oakland News for May 31st 2013

Oakland Athletics (30-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-24), 10:15 pm (ET)
The Oakland Athletics have been the hottest team in the American League the past 10 days or so and look to keep climbing up the AL West standings Wednesday when they visit the San Francisco Giants. The Athletics won both games at home versus the More…

Oakland at San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland manager Bob Melvin leaned back in his clubhouse chair and exhaled — on the winning side of the Bay Bridge Series rivalry 3 hours, 43 minutes of intense baseball later. Tommy Milone won his second successive decision More…

Game Thread #54: Oakland Athletics at San Francisco Giants (5
Well, it's been….um…interesting. All you need to know right now is that we're going to the top of the 8th; the A's are clinging, and I mean clinging to a 2 run lead. We'll unpack everything…
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East Oakland: Police shoot, kill man; two others arrested
OAKLAND — A man was shot and killed by police after a foot chase Wednesday afternoon in East Oakland, marking the city's first fatal officer-involved shooting in more than a year, police said. There were no other reports of injuries. Police did not More…

Oakland Athletics (31-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-25), 3:45 pm (ET)
Playing at night hasn't been an issue for the Oakland Athletics this season; it's the matinee affairs that have taken a toll. The Athletics look to put an end to their afternoon woes when they shoot for a seventh straight win Thursday against the San More…

Matt Flynn's situation with the Oakland Raiders
Matt Flynn was once a back-up quarterback for the Green Bay Packers and did rather well with that organization when he had two starts two years ago. He later went to the Seahawks to start but his job was taken by a rookie called Russell Wilson. Now … More…

Live: Stories & Beer with 5M and HUB Oakland on "Creating Place"
Welcome to our live broadcast of this month's "Stories & Beer" event from The HUB in Berkeley California.
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Oakland A's Make Statement in Taking Series from Defending Champion Giants
The criticism of the Oakland A’s early season success was that it came against weak opposition, namely the Houston Astros. And that was a valid criticism before the series against the Texas Rangers from May 20th-22nd. Heading into that three-game set … More…

Sci-Fi author Jack Vance dies at Oakland home
OAKLAND — Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. He was 96. Vance died Sunday evening at his home in Oakland, his son John Vance II told The Associated Press. Jack Vance More…

Macomb, Oakland bars and breweries celebrate…
5, with many of those venues located in Macomb and Oakland counties. That's one of the reasons why June is Detroit Craft Beer Month with a number of bars, restaurants and breweries in Macomb and Oakland hosting special events for the celebration. More…

Oakland Athletics (30-23) at San Francisco Giants (28-24), 10:15 p.m. (ET)
Oakland took Monday's contest by a 4-1 score, then made it five straight wins with Tuesday's 6-3 triumph thanks to homers by Derek Norris and Adam Rosales. A's starting pitcher Jarrod Parker pitched pretty well, too, and limited the Giants to two runs More…

Raiding Oakland's Free-Agent Talent
For a franchise seeking the postseason, raiding Oakland for players may seem like a curious move. The Raiders finished with a 4-12 record last season, haven't made the playoffs since 2003 and have accumulated the second-fewest regular-season wins of More…

Dennis Allen: QB Matt Flynn is Oakland Raiders' starter – NFL.com
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Oakland Raiders' DJ Hayden home, resting after abdominal surgery
Hayden reported discomfort during Oakland's first organized team activity last week. Hayden, whose draft stock soared despite his miraculous recovery from a near-death heart vein rupture at the University of Houston last fall, will be unavailable at More…

Oakland NFTC: Manny Wilkins highlights
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AP Source: Malone reaches deal to be Kings' coach
OAKLAND, Calif. — Incoming Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive is already making moves to rebuild the fallen franchise. The Kings have an agreement in place with Golden State Warriors assistant Mike Malone to be their head coach, a person familiar More…

Oakland police shoot, kill suspect
OAKLAND, Calif. — An Oakland police officer is on paid administrative leave after shooting and killing a suspect following a foot chase. Deputy Police Chief Danielle Outlaw says the shooting occurred around 2 p.m. Wednesday when the officer More…

A's players fume over tweet ripping Coliseum
SAN FRANCISCO — Long-time baseball writer Jon Heyman riled up A's players and fans with a tweet that was critical of the Oakland Coliseum. Said Heyman's tweet: "A shame the a's and giants have to play these games at the coliseum while ATandT sits More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
In fact, Griffin was so good in the home start, allowing just three hits and two runs in six innings, pretty much everything he's done since then hasn't been a surprise. The fact he's matched the Oakland record for most wins (12) in his first 25 starts More…

Oakland: Five cars damaged in two-alarm blaze at transmission shop
OAKLAND — Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze Thursday morning at an auto repair shop in East Oakland that damaged five vehicles, authorities said. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 8:13 a.m. after witnesses saw fire inside More…

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