Oakland News for June 11th 2013

Oakland Township board may be in violation of Open Meetings Act
A YouTube video put together by a resident in Oakland Township is gaining attention because of details surrounding the concessionaire's agreement of the Paint Creek Cider Mill. The video was created by Richard Michalski, resident of 35 years and a More…

Oakland: `Tablets 101' class teaches how to get the most out of your tablet
This free course will offer attendees an introduction to tablets produced by numerous manufacturers. Attendees will learn what tablets are, why they might want one, what to look for when shopping for one, whether the device is right for their needs More…

Oakland Tribune editorial: Oakland leaders cannot continue ignoring financial
With crime increasing as the East Bay's largest city slowly slides toward insolvency, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has buried her head in the sand, the City Council president is neck-deep, and some council members are completely engulfed. For years now More…

Oakland killer of 7 still unfit for trial
(06-10) 16:45 PDT OAKLAND — The criminal case against a man accused of murdering seven people at a small Oakland college remained suspended Monday after psychiatrists found he was still mentally unfit to stand trial due to paranoid schizophrenia. More…

Oakland Athletics at it again
OAKLAND, Calif. — Third baseman Josh Donaldson sees plenty of similarities between this Oakland team and the one that stunned the Texas Rangers on the season's final day last fall. A year after the Athletics made their remarkable turnaround and push More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
–RHP Bartolo Colon is lined up to make his 13th start of the season for the Oakland A's on Tuesday against the New York Yankees and ace LHP C.C. Sabathia. The A's are 9-3 in Colon's 12 starts thus far and 23-13 in games he's started for Oakland the More…

Oakland Social: Queer contra dance's balance and swing
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Predicting Oakland Raiders' Depth Chart, Post OTAs
With the initial voluntary OTAs now wrapped up, the Oakland Raiders will move into their mandatory minicamps. As these offseason programs continue, we will get a better idea of just how the Raiders’ depth chart will shake out heading into the regular … More…

Oakland Activists Holding 'National Hoodie Day' Rally In Support Of Trayvon Martin
Revolutionary Communist Party members protest outside the Seminole County Courthouse during the first day of trail for George Zimmerman – charged with the second-degree murder of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin – on June 10, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. More…

Oakland police headquarters building opens to public after flooding
OAKLAND — Police headquarters, closed to the public since last Tuesday because of flooding, reopened Monday morning at 8 a.m.. Restoration and cleanup crews had worked continuously since the flooding, caused by a broken toilet in a third-floor More…

Oakland Athletics: 5 Lessons from Series vs. Chicago White Sox
Last Thursday, the Oakland Athletics marched into Chicago as the hottest team in the American League. The red-hot A’s had won 16 of their previous 19 games entering a four-game set against the White Sox, a team that was swept by the Athletics in … More…

Oakland celebrates Lake Merritt – San Francisco Chronicle
What was once little more than wetlands – a tidal lagoon that in 1870 became the first wildlife refuge in North America – has been transformed into a lake that has More…

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Three-alarm Oakland fire started in building courtyard
A three-alarm fire on the 2500 block of 73rd Avenue in Oakland that spread to two nearby buildings started in a pile of belongings left over from a rummage sale held on Saturday, according to a fire official. The fire was first reported in a commercial … More…

Oakland teen pleads not guilty to killing San Jose paramedic, father says son
OAKLAND — A 16-year-old Oakland High School student accused of killing a San Jose paramedic during an attempted carjacking in the Oakland hills pleaded not guilty to the crime Monday as his father claimed the teenager was framed. Christian Burton is More…

Oakland: Police arrest suspected serial bank robber dubbed 'Button Down Bandit'
OAKLAND — A serial bank robber authorities dubbed the "Button Down Bandit" for the collared, long-sleeve shirts he fancied was arrested Monday morning, ending a nearly three-month investigation into eight East Bay heists, according to the FBI. More…

Oakland Athletics – PlayerWatch
C Derek Norris has been getting the bulk of starts behind the plate lately for the Oakland A's, even though he's struggling offensively. The reason is matchups. The A's have faced a lot of left-handed pitching recently. They're about to face a lot of More…

NFL Debrief: Chicago and Oakland just can't escape the past
The Raiders and the Bears are both trying to give the team a new look and feel, but legacies aren't so easily unwritten.
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Oakland sputters in Chicago
After racking up wins and storming to the AL West lead, Oakland now trails Texas by a half-game thanks to a second straight clunker. The Athletics again failed to get much going at the plate, managing just five hits after collecting four in a 4-1 loss More…

MLB Power Rankings: Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics make move
MLB Power Rankings: Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics make move up, but have they caught the St. Louis Cardinals?,USA Today Sports unveils its MLB Power Rankings after 10th week of 2013 season. Did the Cardinals keep their hold on
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