Oakland News for June 17th 2013

Oakland boy, 11, shot while he slept, hospitalized
Oakland Police were searching for a white car Sunday that was possibly involved in an early morning shooting that wounded an 11-year-old boy while he slept. Police said that at about 5 a.m., several rounds were fired at an apartment on Seventh and More…

Oakland: Sleeping child shot in drive-by early Sunday
OAKLAND — An 11-year-old boy was shot as he slept in his bed during a drive-by shooting early Sunday off Adeline Street in West Oakland, authorities said. Police received a report that a sleeping child had been shot in the shoulder at 5 a.m., about a More…

Oakland police search for missing man with dementia
Police in Oakland are searching for a 64-year-old man who went missing from his care home on Saturday. James Moten, who suffers from dementia, apparently walked away from his residence at about 6:30 a.m. and has not been seen since, according to More…

Toilets, Sewage Flood Oakland Athletics O.Co Stadium, Locker
June 12, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss (37) celebrates in the dugout with teammates after hitting a home run agains.
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Recap: Oakland vs. Seattle
Josh Reddick finished 4-for-5 with a homer and two RBI, while Josh Donaldson, Seth Smith and Brandon Moss also went deep as the Oakland Athletics avoided the sweep with a 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners in the finale of a three-game series. More…

Oakland A's: Billy Beane's Mix & Match Masterpiece is Best in MLB over Past Year
Following the A's marathon 18-inning win and sweep over the New York Yankees, the national media is finally starting to take notice of the Oakland A's and what they have accomplished over the past 12 months of baseball. Earlier this week there was an More…

Oakland boy, 11, grazed by bullet while sleeping
OAKLAND, Calif. — An 11-year-old boy is recovering from a bullet wound he received while he was sleeping when someone shot into his family's Oakland apartment. Oakland television station KTVU reports ( http://bit.ly/12OYDJn) that a bullet grazed the More…

Oakland Army Base Billboards, Called Blight By Critics, Inch Closer To Reality
The contentious plan to erect billboards on the soon-to-be redeveloped Oakland Army Base is heading into its final stages. The council next week is set to approve a swap of a portion of the property later to be site of one of the 70-foot lighted More…

Oakland's Budget – Worth Fighting For (Community Voices)
As the City puts together our budget, the resounding message I’ve been hearing from Oakland’s residents is that we love our town. I’m also hearing???and it should come as no surprise???that crime and City finances are the greatest challenges to … More…

Child Shot While Home Sleeping in West Oakland Drive-By: SFist
handgun-2012-400×300.jpg An 11-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet while at home sleeping in his bed around 5 a.m. Sunday morning in Oakland. The shot came from a passing car on the 1100 block of 7th Street near Adeline, in the Acorn
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Oakland Police Searching for Missing Dementia Patient | NBC Bay
James Moten, 64, has been missing since Saturday morning.
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Oakland A's get rough send-off to Texas as sewage seeps into home stadium
OAKLAND, CA – JUNE 16: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a home run in the seventh inning of their game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland, California. More…

Oakland Athletics Vs. Seattle Mariners 6/16/13 Tyrone's Free MLB Baseball Pick
The 31-38 Seattle Mariners are the Kryptonite to the 41-29 Oakland Athletics apparently. Seattle bested Oakland again on the road due to a four-run sixth inning as 8-4 Felix Hernandez with a 2.32 went seven frames. 5-6 A.J. Griffin with a 3.93 ERA had More…

Colon wins 6th straight as A's rout Mariners 10-2
Oakland Athletics’ Seth Smith, right, is greeted by teammate Adam Rosales, left, after scoring the A’s second run in the fourth inning of their baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. ERIC RISBERG ??? AP Photo. More…

Oakland A's sellout crowd leaves bad smell
OAKLAND — A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday's game. The pipes backed up on the lower levels of the stadium during Oakland's 10-2 victory, creating a stink and More…

Oakland A's beat Seattle Mariners 10-2
OAKLAND — As welcome a sight as four Josh Reddick hits were during the A's 10-2 romp over Seattle, the right fielder made his biggest impact Sunday with his gold glove. With the A's trailing 2-0 in the second inning and Bartolo Colon in his stickiest More…

Oakland Raiders Training Camp Battles – Tight End
Of all the positions on the Oakland Raiders Roster for the 2013 season, who will get the starting role at tight end remains the most difficult to predict. With the loss of Brandon Myers (to the NY Giants), the Raiders have no clear starter, in fact … More…

Iwakuma loses 1st game in 10 starts as A's top M's
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of their baseball game Sunday, June 16, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. ERIC RISBERG ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Mariners Athletics Baseball ?? MARINEROS-? … More…

Blanco backs up Felix with rare slam
By RYAN DIVISH — ryan.divish@thenewstribune.com. OAKLAND — After too many horror stories this season concluded with the Seattle Mariners as primary victims, Saturday's game for once gave them a happy ending. The working title could be, “The Old More…

Oakland's Budget – Worth Fighting For (Community Voices
As the City puts together our budget, the resounding message I've been hearing from Oakland's residents is that we love our town. I'm also hearing–and it should come as no surprise–that crime and City finances are the greatest challenges
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