Oakland News for June 12th 2013

Oakland Raiders hold mandatory mini-camp in Alameda
The Oakland Raiders got started on preparing for the 2013 National Football League season as they held a mandatory mini-camp at their Alameda, Calif. training facility on Tuesday, June 11. Close. Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen watches his More…

Oakland university mass shooter still suffering from mental condition, doctors say
OAKLAND — The 44-year-old man accused of killing seven people during a mass shooting at a small East Oakland private college remains troubled by delusional thoughts and cannot comprehend the charges filed against him, attorneys said in court Monday. More…

Oakland Athletics – TeamReport
Cespedes appeared to be in discomfort after trying to beat out a grounder up the middle in the first inning of Oakland's 6-4 win over the Yankees. He went back out to his spot in left field in the top of the second, but he exited before the third More…

Oakland Athletics at it again
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. Photos. Oakland reliever Grant Balfour has 15 saves in 15 chance, the only American More…

Yankees 4, A's 6: C.C.'s struggles in Oakland continue – Pinstriped
Where's the beef? In the Oakland dugout, sadly. Hopefully this is just a byproduct of his lifelong slump at the Oakland Colosseum (5.02 ERA in 13 career starts coming into tonight). Hey, the U.S. Men's National team is beating Panama in
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Oakland Teen Who Confessed To Pulling Trigger In Paramedic
Accused triggerman Christian Burton, 16, stands accused in the murder along with five other juveniles, one as young as 13, who were all in a stolen car together on April 2 when they allegedly pulled up near Boyer, near Skyline Boulevard in
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Oakland teen pleads not guilty to murdering paramedic
A 16-year-old boy pleaded not guilty Monday to a murder charge stemming from the shooting death of off-duty paramedic Quinn Boyer in the Oakland Hills two months ago. Christian Burton, who is being prosecuted as an adult for allegedly shooting Boyer on More…

Oakland police issue statement on video of young boy, arrested in North
June 11??? 12 noon???What happened here? A North Oakland resident posted a video to Facebook yesterday that shows what appear to be 4 Oakland police officers engaged in tying up and restraining what turns out to be a very small boy, a young teen who … More…

Oakland A's beat New York Yankees 6-4
OAKLAND — The focus of the Oakland clubhouse after the A's pinned a 6-4 loss on the Yankees on Friday was a replay of the beanball brawl between Arizona and Los Angeles in Dodger Stadium. While players from those two teams were swarming each More…

Oakland teachers to vote on pay increase Friday
OAKLAND — The school district's 2,400 teachers have a tentative agreement for a new contract that gives them a raise for the first time in five years. It's the first time the district and the union have agreed on a contract since the 2005-08 contract More…

Oakland Tribune editorial: Crime stats are disturbing, but not reason to panic
Oakland police detain several men along MacArthur Boulevard near 75th Avenue in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, May 23, 2013. Oakland Tribune reporter Scott Johnson lived in East Oakland for one month to chronicle what it's like to live near a high crime More…

Oakland Raiders look to improve run defense
The gap integrity of which Allen speaks has been one of Oakland's big issues against the run over the past decade. A solid run defense is like fitting a puzzle, and all too often the Raiders had one or more pieces out of place, with players either More…

Oakland: Suspected gang member charged with murder in failed robbery
OAKLAND — A suspected gang member has been charged with fatally shooting a father of four last year in East Oakland and wounding three of his relatives during a failed robbery, police said Tuesday. Emilio Bibiano, 19, is awaiting extradition from Las More…

Quick recap: Oakland 6, Yankees 4 | It's About The Money
Hi, it's Stacey. It's 11:56 p.m. and I'm heading for bed. I know it's pretty lame of me but I couldn't stay up to watch the end of the game. I'm assuming from the score, which is 5-0 in the bottom of the sixth, that the Yankees will not be able to rally,
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Oakland downtown associations honored for improvements
OAKLAND — An international group has honored the city for its expanding tech and retail industries, public transportation and easy-to-use bike trails and walking paths in the downtown area. The International Downtown Association, a Washington, D.C More…

6/11-6/13 Series Preview: Oakland Athletics | River Avenue Blues
I think we're all still smartin' a bit from that four-game, two-walk-off loss sweep in Oakland last season. That was as bad a series as I can remember. Thankfully, that's in the past and the Yankees will only spend three games in the O.co
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Oakland Tribune editorial: Crime stats are disturbing, but not reason to panic
FBI crime statistics released last week confirm what has been clear from news reports for a while now. The FBI's report compared stats in cities of 100,000 or more residents and makes it abundantly clear that the rise was not confined to any one micro More…

This Week/End in the YaY! Area thru 6/16 << Oakland Local
Whew! I just came back from L.A. Pride and was thinking to myself, “Self, you need to rest up this weekend!” Then I started to put together this column and I was reminded why I hardly ever sleep… I live in the Bay! There is no way, no how, I am
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Oakland council will study plan that could fund city worker raises
Less than a week after Councilmembers Libby Schaaf and Pat Kernighan fought off an attempt to free up $3 million that could help fund employee raises, five council members have called a special meeting to reconsider it. At issue is a council policy More…

Oakland Public Library Again Serving Free Summer Lunches
After working at the Oakland Public Library for more than 15 years, branch manager Pete Villase??or has grown accustomed to kids hanging out in the library all summer long. For some, the library serves serve as ad hoc day care while their parents are at … More…

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