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Oakland Raiders honor 4-year-old girlSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Raiders second-year offensive tackle Menelik Watson and the Raiders went out of their way to make Sunday special for a 4-year-old girl who has undergone 14 surgeries. Ava Urrea’s memorable week began with a visit to the Raiders practice …Oakland Raiders, Menelik Watson give 4-year-old Ava Urreaa happy holidayFOXSports.comRaiders Player Donates $18K Game Check To Sick 4-Year-Old Fan For XMasNESN.comRaiders‘ Menelik Watson Donates Game Check To...

Sign honoring 4 slain Oakland officers knocked downSFGate (blog)Someone knocked down and vandalized on Friday a sign on Interstate 580 that honors the four Oakland police officers who were shot and killed in 2009, the deadliest day in the department’s history. The sign, which sits on the eastbound shoulder near the …Vandals Deface Freeway Sign Honoring 4 Oakland Police Officers Killed In The …CBS LocalOakland: Sign honoring slain officers torn down, vandalizedContra Costa Timesall 11 news articles …read...

CJ Spiller active for Buffalo Bills against Oakland Raiders in Week 16Syracuse.comSpiller was activated off injured reserve on Friday, and on Sunday the Bills declared him active for their Week 16 game against the Oakland Raiders. Spiller’s return pushed running back Bryce Brown to the inactive list. The Bills are actually somewhat …NFL Live Prediction: Bills-RaidersESPNRB C.J. Spiller back for Bills against RaidersThe Stateall 47 news articles …read more From:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News ...

This is a YouTube video (not mine as I wasn’t there) I had to post of the May 2014, 4th annual, UC Berkeley Naked Run that was held in the middle of the Doe Library steps to the underground part of the venue, and during finals. The event wasn’t a few students running around suddenly, no – it was about 100 and with an audience of thousands lining the steps, cheering them on. And look at the crowd of runners – all Asian and white. If they were black, someone would have called the UC Police years ago. Instead, it’s...

UC Berkeley effigies: It’s not art if it’s anonymousSFGateHours before a black student union-led protest against police brutality was scheduled to begin at the UC Berkeley last weekend, effigies of black lynching victims were found hanging on campus. The three cardboard effigies weren’t designed to be a secret.Berkeley effigies’ powerful racial message was hurt by unclear intentLos Angeles Timesall 3 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...

Golden State Warriors: 5 Keys To Life Without Andrew BogutHoops HabitIn the five games Golden State’s played without Bogut, the Dubs are 4-1, with the only loss coming against the league’s second-best team, the Memphis Grizzlies. So even though the Warriors‘ worst fears with Bogut’s health are coming true, and even …Bogut to have knee surgery, out indefinitelyMartinez News-Gazetteall 2 news articles …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News ...

Golden Nuggets: Were Jeff Tedford and the Golden Bears cursed?California Golden Blogs (blog)Because in no uncertain terms, Cal has taken over the NFL, with a decade’s worth of Holiday, Las Vegas, Armed Forces, and Emerald Bowl banners to show for it, leaving behind a solemn, lingering question: if the Bears couldn’t smell roses during the … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Oakland Raiders Film Room: Week 15 (Chiefs)Just Blog Baby (blog)After the huge victory over San Francisco in Week 14, Oakland traveled to east to play a team they’ve already beaten this year for the first time in the season. While everything broke Oakland’s way in their first matchup in Week 12, the luck switched … …read more From:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News ...

No move imminent — Raiders likely to extend Coliseum leaseSFGateTeam officials have met recently with Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf and several times with Floyd Kephart, who heads the New City Development LLC investment team, which wants to build a new stadium on the Coliseum site. The San Diego-based …and more …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Oakland’s ‘Girl Scout Barracuda’ ready to lead the citySFGateFor about 30 seconds on a recent weekday afternoon, Oakland’s “Girl Scout Barracuda” looked exhausted. The city’s mayor-elect, Libby Schaaf — given the barracuda nickname by a colleague — had been at a City Council meeting until 2:30 a.m. She was in … …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

Oakland Raiders Need Rex Ryan For ChristmasRantSportsThe 2014 season hasn’t been friendly to the Oakland Raiders. Led by rookie quarterback Derek Carr, the Raiders have had their share of ups and downs. Besides one run from Latavius Murray against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Raiders have gotten basically …Oakland Raiders have something at stakeSan Jose Mercury NewsBuffalo Bills vs. Oakland Raiders: Complete Week 16 Preview for OaklandBleacher ReportBuffalo Bills at Oakland Raiders PreviewNew York TimesSyracuse.comall...

Berkeley police investigate man found dead outside homeabc7news.comBerkeley police are investigating the suspicious death of a man found outside his home early this morning, a police spokeswoman said. Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive male in the 2500 block of Piedmont Avenue shortly before 4 a.m., …20-year-old man found dead in Southside BerkeleyBerkeleysideBerkeley: Death of 20-year-old deemed suspiciousContra Costa TimesBerkeley Police Investigating Death of Young Man Found Outside His ResidenceKRON 4SFGateall...

Port Of Oakland Rejected Over Million Pounds Of Rice, Soybeans Due To Beetle …CBS LocalOAKLAND (BCN) — Agriculture specialists at the Port of Oakland sent 1.2 million pounds of soybeans and 88,000 pounds of rice back to India in November, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday. CBP returned the food because it discovered …Port of Oakland: Beetle infestation forces rejection of thousands of pounds of …Contra Costa Timesall 10 news articles …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google...

Deadline missed on Raiders stadium in OaklandSanta Cruz SentinelNew City Development, headed by San Diego-based businessman Floyd Kephart, will fail to submit a binding agreement with the Raiders for a new football stadium on the grounds of the O.Co Coliseum by Sunday as required under its contract with the city to …and more …read more From:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News ...

Oakland A’s release veteran Nick PuntoSFGateThat means that Oakland will be on the hook for all but the pro-rated major-league minimum of Punto’s $2.75 million salary for 2015, once he is signed by another club. The fact that the A’s chose to remove an experienced utility infielder from the team …A’s deal C Derek Norris to PadresESPNOakland A’s trade Derek Norris to San Diego PadresSan Jose Mercury NewsAthletics trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to PadresSI.comUPI.com -Call to the Pen -numberFireall...

Family, friends of Bill Bonds reflect on his lifeThe Detroit NewsAs longtime friend and former WXYZ news director Al Upchurch quipped, unlike the stories swapped at the “Table of Wisdom” Bonds presided over at Oakland Hills Country Club, there would be “No off-color remarks, jokes about sex, religion, race or …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News ...

California Head Coach Cuonzo MartinCal Athletics“It is a good win for our guys. I am happy for our guys to be 10-1 at this point. It’s one of the best starts in 55 years. I always tell the guys, “You never know when you are going to get the next win. You have to appreciate them, value them and … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

BART, Oakland Police Offer Escorts To Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers At …CBS LocalOAKLAND (KCBS)— BART and Oakland police are offering escorts at the MacArthur Station to passengers doing some last-minute Christmas shopping. Police say the goal is to connect with the community while offering safety tips. A BART coordinator said … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

2014-15 NBA Power Rankings: Memphis ends Golden State’s reign; Washington …Washington PostThe Western Conference is unfair. So, so unfair. How else can you explain the Golden State Warriors losing for the first time since Nov. 11 and only being a half-game ahead of the Memphis Grizzlies for the league’s best record? Memphis ended Golden … …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News ...

Man died after Berkeley protests delayed helpSFGate (blog)BERKELEYSIDE: A man who collapsed while waiting for the arrival of Berkeley paramedics later died at the hospital, city employees have told Berkeleyside, after large protests throughout town delayed first responders. Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong …Exclusive: Man died after protests delayed helpBerkeleysideall 3 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...

Man dies in East Oakland home after assaultSFGateA man died at his East Oakland home a day after being attacked nearby, police said Friday. Ronald Coelho Jr., 50, was found dead in his home on the 1500 block of 79th Avenue on Sunday morning. Coelho had been attacked on Saturday near 79th Avenue …Police: Man found dead inside East Oakland home Sunday was assaultedContra Costa TimesMan Found Dead in His East Oakland Home on Sunday is IdentifiedPatch.comall 10 news articles …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google...

Exclusive: Man died after protests delayed helpBerkeleysideA man who collapsed while waiting for Berkeley paramedics to arrive later died at the hospital, city employees have told Berkeleyside, after large protests that wracked the city earlier this month delayed first responders. Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong …Man died after Berkeley protests delayed helpSFGate (blog)all 3 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...

Port of Oakland delays: ‘Absolute madness’ threatens businessSFGate57°F San Francisco. antioch; concord; fairfield; hayward; livermore; mill valley; mountain view; napa; oakland; palo alto; richmond; san carlos; san francisco; san jose; santa rosa. Sign InRegister. Sections. SFGatevisit|Home|navigation-www|1.and more …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Berkeley: Town hall meeting will address police reaction to local protestsContra Costa TimesBERKELEY — The City Council will hold a town-hall meeting Jan. 17 to address issues underlying recent protests over the killings of unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York that prompted accusations of unnecessary violence by Berkeley …Buy the ticket; take the rideOpEdNewsall 3 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...

Port of Oakland: Beetle infestation forces rejection of thousands of pounds of …Contra Costa TimesThis photo shows the larvae of the Khapra beetle, one of the world’s most destructive pests. Officials at the Port of Oakland rejected a shipment of more than 1 million pounds of soybeans and rice last month after finding the larvae inside. (U.S …and more …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Citywise: Deadline missed on Raiders stadium in OaklandContra Costa TimesAs for the Raiders, they have been meeting with Kephart, but the team, whose lease expires at the end of this season, still hasn’t committed to staying in Oakland. Raiders officials did not respond to interview requests this week. Deena McClain, who … …read more From:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News ...

Looking back,looking forwardAlameda SunAs for John Russo, I understand that there may be an opening for City Manager in Oakland. One can hope, although I don’t blame him for fleeing the Quan administration. Oakland’s new mayor Libby Schaaf may be a shaft of light for that beleaguered city. …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Top 25 Matchup: #24 Cal Hosts #10 Louisville SundayCal AthleticsAnother Top 25 matchup is set to be played at Haas Pavilion when No. 24/23 California hosts No. 10/10 Louisville on Sunday, Dec. 21 in what will be the first meeting between the two teams since the Cardinals knocked off the Golden Bears 64-57 in the …Cal beats Eastern Washington 78-67 for seventh straight winCBSSports.comChristian Behrens from Tahoma High scores 20, helps Cal improve to 10-1The Seattle Timesall 32 news articles …read more From:: California...

NBA Finals 2015 Betting Odds: Are Golden State Warriors And Toronto Raptors …International Business TimesThe Cleveland Cavaliers remain the favorite to win the 2015 NBA Finals, but the young and hard-charging Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors are quickly rising up Las Vegas sports books. LeBron James and the Cavs began the season as 5/2 …Klay Thompson: Weibo Q&ANBA.com (blog)Is Stephen Curry a Superstar?FanSidedEvery NBA Team’s Chance Of Winning A Title By 2019FiveThirtyEightall 7 news articles ...

Oakland Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ leaps into Paramount TheatreSFGateThe Oakland Ballet has struggled since its founding director, Ronn Guidi, retired in 2000, but for five years it has consistently presented new Artistic Director Graham Lustig’s “Nutcracker.” This weekend the sumptuous production returns to the …and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Oakland restaurants nix service charge idea, look to new tipless modelsSFGate (blog)Oakland’s Measure FF, which will raise minimum wage to $12.25 per hour beginning on March 2, contains a sentence that could curtail the service charge idea. It reads, “This measure would require that hospitality employers in Oakland who collect service … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Getting to Know: Tyrone WallaceCal AthleticsCal’s leading scorer this season Tyrone Wallace is off to a hot start in 2014-15 and CalBears.com caught up with him to give fans some insight into the budding star. Catch Ty and his teammates tonight at 7 p.m. when the Golden Bears take on Eastern … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Stephen Curry rallies Warriors to win over Thunder; KD sprains ankleESPNGolden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of his young season in the first half. Kerr and the Warriors were a lot happier they didn’t have to deal with Durant in the second …Thunder at Golden State Warriors Game Recap – Dec. 18, 2014NBA.com (blog)OKC Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score, Highlights and AnalysisBleacher ReportGolden State Warriors beat Oklahoma...

City’s hungriest real estate investor plans grocery store in West Oakland food …San Francisco Business Times (blog)Tom Henderson, who owns the Tribune Tower and is one of Oakland’s most active real estate investors, now expects to fill West Oakland’s supermarket hole within a year. He’s pumping $25 million into the property and into launching the store. His company … …read more From:: West Oakland News By Google News ...

3 charged in robberies in Berkeley hills above UC campusSFGateAbout 3:45 a.m. that same day, Oakland police arrested Padilla and Holtzclaw for a robbery near College Avenue and Broadway, UC Berkeley police Det. Brendan Tinney wrote in a court affidavit. The suspects and their vehicle were also identified through …UC Berkeley police release names of suspects in Grizzly Peak carjacking, robberyParadise Postall 2 news articles …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News ...