Oakland News for June 7th 2013

Oakland A's use five-run seventh to beat Milwaukee Brewers
MILWAUKEE — A's right-hander Bartolo Colon paused in front of one of the many TVs in the visitors' clubhouse Wednesday morning. He appeared to be more than a little interested in the program on ESPN. The network was broadcasting a report about Major More…

Oakland County judge censors some crime scene photos prior to Tucker
Tucker Cipriano arraigned on June 19 Tucker Cipriano was arraigned on June 19 for crimes related to an alleged attack on his family in Farmington Hills, MI. Gus Burns | MLive.com. PONTIAC — A jury will not see multiple crime scene photos depicting the More…

Oakland First Friday in jeopardy over funding shortfall
Oakland's nationally acclaimed monthly street festival is at risk because the city will soon stop subsidizing it, and a depleted volunteer organizing committee hasn't figured out how to make it pay for itself. After pumping $500,000 into Oakland First More…

Colon wins 4th straight, Oakland beats Brewers 6-1 – TODAY'S TMJ4
Bartolo Colon won his fourth straight start and Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer to lead the Oakland A's to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
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Oakland family members celebrate graduation
The intimate space in Shreve Residence Hall evoked a strong sense of family as 17 Oakland High School graduates walked the stage, each followed by cheers and encouraging words. Principal Clare Lutgen didn't stop short in celebrating each student's More…

Oakland resident charged with murder in November 2012 fatal shooting of
OAKLAND — A man arrested in San Jose for threatening a security guard with a gun has been charged with murder in the November 2012 fatal shooting of an acquaintance in East Oakland, police said Thursday. Jaime Alejandre, 22, of Oakland, is accused of More…

Oakland: Judge grants embattled American Indian Model Schools temporary
OAKLAND — More than a thousand American Indian Model Schools pupils will be able to start summer school later this month after a judge Thursday prevented the embattled charter school from being shut down by issuing a temporary restraining order More…

Oakland charter school seeks court order to stay open
An Oakland charter school that has high-achieving students but allegedly engaged in financial improprieties has gone to court to try to keep its doors open. The Oakland school board voted by a narrow 4-3 margin on March 20 to revoke the charter for the More…

Ask.com's new VP of product talks tech, mentors Oakland Local
And yet, we're in Oakland, not in San Francisco's South of Market strip or Mountain View's tech campuses, and the woman sitting across from me, early 40s, casually dressed, is the new VP of Product for Ask.com, the international tech
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Oakland Victorian built in 1896 may be demolished after second fire
OAKLAND — A vacant three-story downtown Victorian house built in 1896 could be demolished after it was badly damaged by fire Wednesday morning for the second time this year, officials said. The suspicious two-alarm fire at the wooden home at 621 More…

Oakulture: Oakland's spicy Afro-Caribe vibe; Sambafunk owns Indie Awards
Much is being said these days about Oakland’s flavor. Over the past few months, the media buzz around Oakland has gone from ???gritty??? to ???exciting,??? whatever that means. On the cultural tip, what’s been holding that down is the Afro-Carib element which … More…

Oakland Athletics: 5 Things We Learned During Series vs. Milwaukee Brewers
For the first time since 2002, the Oakland Athletics and Milwaukee Brewers squared off in a regular-season series. Additionally, the last time the Brew Crew played host to the A’s was in 1997, at the old County Stadium???as a member of the American League. More…

Oakland A's beat Chicago White Sox 5-4 in 10 innings
CHICAGO — Four weeks after he'd hit the most controversial home run of his career, Adam Rosales hit one that carried further, both figuratively and literally. Rosales' 383-foot blast down the left field line in U.S. Cellular Field snapped a tie More…

Oakland: Brubeck tribute concert epic, intimate
OAKLAND — It was an evening of elegant flourishes Saturday at the Paramount Theatre as the Oakland East Bay Symphony and a sparkling roster of guest artists celebrated the music of the Bay Area's homegrown jazz master Dave Brubeck. From the "dad More…

Oakland Athletics (36-25) at Chicago White Sox (25-32), 8:10 pm (ET)
Lefty Jose Quintana makes his second start against Oakland in a week on Thursday night when the Chicago White Sox host the Athletics in the opener of a four-game series at U.S. Cellular Field. The 24-year-old was shelled for 10 hits in 5 1/3 innings in More…

Oakland Non-Profit Fights for Financial Rights of Abuse Survivors
One out of every three women in the world will be raped, beaten, trafficked, or abused in her lifetime. In California alone, law enforcement receives one domestic violence related call every three minutes. Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas founded the Alipato … More…

Oakland picks Virginia Tech's Pinder 71st overall in baseball draft
The Oakland A's chose Virginia Tech infielder Chad Pinder with the 71st overall pick in the major league draft Thursday night. Pinder was chosen in the supplemental round which followed the second round. The All-ACC pick became the highest Tech player More…

Oakland Victorian Burns, Second Time This Year | NBC Bay Area
An Oakland Victorian home burned Wednesday morning, the second time this year, and firefighters suspect that squatters are to blame.
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Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Oakland Athletics – INSIDE PITCH What's wrong with Sean Doolittle? The hard-throwing lefty reliever has pitched three straight clunkers, yielding two or more runs each time. Before that, he had given up two runs in his first 23 outings. More…

Oakland Police Headquarters Literally In The Crapper: SFist
All day Tuesday, the Oakland Police Department's headquarters on Seventh Street in downtown Oakland were closed to the public due to severe flooding from an overflowing toilet on the third floor. An employee "discovered" the overflowing
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