Oakland News for June 5th 2013

Oakland, Hayward events to help residents, businesses prepare for earthquakes
Help may not arrive for hours after an earthquake or other disaster, which is why residents, businesses and nonprofit groups are being given information on how to prepare and respond to an emergency at events in Hayward and Oakland. The American Red More…

Oakland sideshows to be focus of police
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent with members of the community, California Highway Patrol, and other law enforcement leadership take questions from the media during a press conference addressing the increase in side shows at the Oakland Police More…

Oakland Raiders, Mark Davis shouldn't run from past – NFL.com
The Oakland Raiders fired their public relations director over a Sports Illustrated feature that painted the team in a poor light. Was it a good decision or a case of More…

Oakland sideshows to be focus of police
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent takes questions from the media during a press conference addressing the increase in side shows at the Oakland Police Department on Monday, June 3, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group) More…

Oakland police headquarters closed to public Tuesday due to water leak
The Oakland police headquarters building closed to the public Tuesday after a malfunctioning toilet in a third floor bathroom caused severe flooding overnight, officials said. The building in downtown Oakland, at 455 Seventh St., normally opens to the More…

Oakland Police to crack down on sideshows in wake of shooting
Oakland police Interim Chief Sean Whent said Monday that his department was going to crack down on sideshows in the wake of a shooting at one of the illegal events in East Oakland early Saturday that left a woman in critical condition. Whent said More…

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Oakland
Yuniesky Betancourt drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Milwaukee Brewers defeat the Oakland Athletics, 4-3, in the second of a three-game interleague series at Miller Park. Carlos Gomez's fielder's choice More…

Rates and Fees – Golf and Learning Center – Oakland University
Katke-Cousins Golf Course. Weekday, Weekend/Holiday. 9 Holes, 18 Holes, 9 Holes, 18 Holes. Students, Full Time Undergrad Students (12 credits fall/winter, More…

Oakland German shepherd abuse fires up support from around the world
OAKLAND — Advocates for animals are offering an $18,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person who dumped a severely abused and infected German shepherd at the city's animal shelter last week. The dog was so badly dehydrated and More…

CNN affiliate: Oakland video shows street shooting of pleading teen
(CNN) — A surveillance video captured a masked gunman on a rampage in broad daylight on an Oakland, California, street that includes the point-blank execution of a teenage boy cowering on a sidewalk, CNN affiliate KTVU said. Police are now searching More…

Suspect Wanted for Oakland Park Murder Apprehended: Authorities
Victor Ramos was taken into custody by Margate Police after they saw him walking through a parking lot at 4998 W. Atlantic Boulevard, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
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Oakland unions threaten to strike
OAKLAND — The city's two largest civilian unions say Oakland leaders are crying poverty to justify demands for employee givebacks and that their only recourse might be to strike for the first time in more than a half century. SEIU, Local 1021 and More…

Oakland Police Unveil Plan to End Sideshows | NBC Bay Area
Police look to stop an old problem from resurfacing on city streets.
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5 Raiders Whose Stock Is on the Rise After OTAs
As a week of OTAs has officially come to a close, the Oakland Raiders are inching closer towards the regular season as the roster continues to take shape. While the team didn’t make any major moves since signing Charles Woodson, it’s hard to believe … More…

Coach: Terrelle Pryor has work to do
ESPN.com news services. Recommend0 ? Tweet0 ? Comments0 ? Email ? Print ? Matt Flynn is the Oakland Raiders' quarterback of the present. Terrelle Pryor might be the team's future at the position but coach Dennis Allen said Monday "he's not there yet." More…

Oakland German shepherd abuse fires up support from around the world
The dog was so badly dehydrated and emaciated that her organs were beginning to shut down, according to David Cronin, the interim director of Oakland Animal Services. She also had a seven-foot chain and cord wrapped around her neck and legs so More…

Oakland unions threaten to strike
With Oakland recovering from the 2008 financial collapse, city negotiators have proposed ending furloughs that cost many workers roughly 9 percent of their annual salaries in recent years. But the city is not offering raises and wants the workers to More…

School leaders say Oakland's community school movement will
When Tony Smith became Oakland, Calif., schools superintendent four years ago, he vaulted the struggling district into the national spotlight with his vision of creating a “community school district” that would vastly expand the role of schools in
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Oakland Tribune editorial: Rules, spending at IRS clearly need reforms
Throughout world history tax collectors have been almost universally reviled, despised and demeaned. Never mind that, for the most part, they are just doing their jobs; making sure taxes that are due to the treasury are paid to the treasury. They don't More…

East Oakland: Armed man goes on shooting and carjacking spree Tuesday
OAKLAND — A man who police say shot his ex-girlfriend in the leg Tuesday morning in the Fruitvale district, then went on a violent carjacking spree and wounded another man he knows, was still at large Tuesday evening as police remained on high alert More…

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