Oakland News for June 8th 2013

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Oakland Athletics – INSIDE PITCH One year after drafting promising shortstop Addison Russell in the first round, the A's again turned to the high school ranks for a position player, using the 24th overall selection for outfielder More…

Oakland keeps rolling with 17th win in last 20 games, this time in Chicago
The Oakland Athletics hit four solo home runs on Thursday, on their way to an extra-innings, 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field (still called Comiskey Park by those who remember the time). More…

Oakland American Indian Charter Schools Granted Reprieve
An Alameda County judge says three top-ranked charter schools in Oakland may stay in business, for now, as they fight accusations of mismanagement. On March 20, the Oakland Unified school board voted 4-3 to revoke their charters, after finding the More…

Oakland High School graduates 2nd class
Oakland High School used to be an elementary school. The Lafayette School Corporation re-opened Oakland in the fall of 2011 as an alternative high school, where students refer themselves if they want to learn in a smaller, more individualized environment. More…

Raiders sign more than half their 2013 draft class – Inside the – Blogs
Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 5:22 pm in Oakland Raiders. The Raiders on Thursday http://www.silverandblackpride.com/2013/5/31/4384146/how-much-will-it-cost-oakland-raiders-to-sign-their-draft-class. Raiders for life Says: June 6th, 2013
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Oakland elementary student shows off “superpowers” in DC Comics national
For eight-year-old Semaj Wright, a third-grade student at Allendale Elementary School, she knows exactly what kind of a hero and superhero her teacher, Antoinette Benford, or Mrs. Benford, is. “She is hard working,” Semaj said referring to her teacher More…

White Sox Fall to Oakland in 10 | WGN-TV
By Mark Gonzales, Chicago Tribune reporterJune 7, 2013 Jose Quintana helped preserve a weary White Sox bullpen Thursday night by throwing a season-high 72/3 innings. But after scoring four runs in the first five innings, the Sox offense.
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Big O Tires | Oakland CA, 94608 Tires, Oil Changes and Auto Services
Schedule appointments: Call us: (510) 653-0119. Email us: store005083@ bigostores.com. Address: 810 W. Macarthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 94608. Hours: More…

Oakland completes police command structure overhaul
The overhaul of Oakland's police command structure will be completed Saturday with the final three of the department's five policing districts up and running. At the recommendation of consultants, the department is dividing the city into five districts More…

Judge allows Oakland charter schools to stay open
OAKLAND, Calif. — A judge has allowed three of California's highest-performing public schools to remain open, as they fight the Oakland school board's decision to close them following allegations of financial mismanagement and fraud. Alameda County More…

Oakland A's go heavy on pitching during second day of draft
CHICAGO — The A's dabbled heavily in pitching during the second day of the Major League player draft Friday. Oakland made nine picks, and seven of those were pitchers. The two exceptions were third-round pick Ryon Healy of Oregon and outfielder Tyler More…

Golf dispute leads to stabbing with broken club shaft in Oakland Twp
Golf is supposedly a relaxing pastime but one man is in jail and his fellow golfer nursing injuries today following a dispute on a Metro Detroit golf course this More…

Oakland: Woman stabbed, robbed after refusing to let man use her cell phone
OAKLAND — A woman was stabbed and robbed of her purse near her downtown home Wednesday night by a man who was angry because she would not let him use her cell phone, police said. The 27-year-old woman was in stable condition at a hospital More…

Oakland Township man accused of stabbing golf partner with Callaway 5 iron
An Oakland Township man is in police custody after he allegedly stabbed a golfing companion with the shaft of a Callaway 5-iron he had broken on the victims' arm. A Thursday argument allegedly escalated after the Oakland Township golfer was asked a More…

Oakland police identify man fatally shot by officer
OAKLAND — A man police say was armed with a gun when he was fatally shot by an officer last month in East Oakland has been identified as Bernard Peters Jr., 22 of San Francisco. The officer's name has not been released. He was not injured. The More…

Oakland High School graduates 2nd class | WLFI – Lafayette, Indiana
Lafayette's Oakland High School graduates its second class ever.
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“superpowers” in DC Comics national writing contest – Oakland Local
Allendale Elementary School, located at 3670 Penniman Avenue in Oakland, is home to approximately 475 students in grades pre-K through 5. Not only is Semaj one of 475 kids at her school, but she was also one of 2,000 students from
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Oakland police promote two lieutenants, six sergeants
OAKLAND — Interim Chief of Police Sean Whent made his first promotions Friday, appointing two lieutenants and six sergeants who between them have more than 80 years experience at the department. Whent said promotions are "one of the very positive More…

CNN affiliate: Oakland video shows street shooting of pleading teen
A surveillance video shows a masked gunman on a rampage in broad daylight on an Oakland street that includes the killing of a cowering teenager on sidewalk. More…

Oakland Judge Allows American Indian Schools To Keep Operating, For Now
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A judge Thursday granted a temporary restraining order that allows an Oakland charter school that has high-achieving students but allegedly engaged in financial improprieties to keep operating for now. The Oakland school board More…

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