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California marijuana market poised to explodeThe Willits NewsPre-rolled medical marijuana is purchased by David Lyons, of Oakland, at Blum Dispensary in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group) ( Dan Honda ) … “We also have mansion parties in L.A. with chefs from five-star … and more …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google News ...

Revisiting Latrell Sprewell And The WarriorsBlue Man HoopPerhaps one of the most polarizing but memorable players in Golden State and NBA history, Sprewell was a talented swingman known for his high-scoring output, tenacious defense and rim rattling finishes. When coming across a player with explosiveness … …read more Source:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News ...

Oakland Athletics (78-55) at LA Angels of Anaheim (80-53), 10:05 p.m. (ET)Merced Sun-Star(SportsNetwork.com) – Oakland will rely on Jeff Samardzija on Saturday when it continues a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium. The Athletics originally had Scott Kazmir lined up for this start, but Oakland manager …Oakland Athletics – TeamReportReutersA’s tweak rotation; Evan Scribner called upSFGate (blog)Oakland Athletics – PlayerWatchGlobalPostOaklandAthletics.com -Tri-Valley...

Silver and Black PrideRemember when Denarius Moore was a possible bubble player that had fallen way down on the Oakland Raiders initial depth chart? That feels so long ago already. Denarius has played well all preseason long, no matter who was at quarterback. He has …Raiders‘ Moore Has Earned a SpotNBC Bay AreaRaiders receiver Denarius Moore makes strong...

VarietyA bill to more than triple California’s film-TV tax credit program from $100 million to $330 million a year has cleared its final legislative hurdle and is headed for the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The State Assembly approved AB 1839 late Friday night …Historic California groundwater regulations head to Gov. Jerry BrownFresno BeeGroundwater regulations...

MUSIC NEWS: EXODUS Reveal “Blood In, Blood Out” Track Listing & Pre-SaleZoiks! OnlineThe Scion-sponsored leg of this U.S. tour launches on November 11th with two shows at The Fox Theater in Oakland, California. The 26-show trek includes nine headlining off-dates with additional performances to be announced soon. Tickets are on sale now … …read more Source:: Oakland Fox Theater News By Google News ...

Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)It also says that the shift in traffic lanes around boarding islands, resembling those on Market and similar streets, will be a dangerous “wiggle,” and likens these deflections to the “S-curve” that was built for the Oakland approach to the Bay Bridge … …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google...

Sacramento BeeCalifornia lawmakers narrowly approved a sweeping plastic bag ban Friday, leaving Gov. Jerry Brown to decide the fate of the controversial bill in an election year. The ban, the subject of years of debate, was one of the most heavily lobbied issues in …California lawmakers send governor a ban on single-use plastic bagsLos Angeles TimesCalifornia...

Lawmakers send Gov. Jerry Brown bill for more university fundingLos Angeles TimesOn Friday night, the Legislature approved $50 million each for the University of California and Cal State University systems. The money is intended for projects like overdue maintenance work. State taxes have generated nearly $500 million more than … …read more Source:: California Governor Jerry Brown News By Google News ...

Game Thread #134: Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels (3)Athletics NationEverything that could have gone wrong for the A’s has lately, and tonight is just no exception to that rule. An error on a routine ground ball and a &%$# walk has extended the deficit to 3-0. We’re going to the seventh inning, and the A’s non-existent … …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics News By Google News ...

Athletics Streak Ends at Angels StadiumSwingin’ A’sThe Oakland Athletics of Oakland versus the Los Angeles Angeles of Anaheim Near Fullerton: A match-up destined for legend. After a stressful, protested game last night, the Athletics were eager to move on and begin a comeback for supremacy in the … …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics News By Google News ...

Oakland Ends 80-Year Ban On PinballWBURThe city council in Oakland, Calif. recently passed a measure lifting a ban on one of the most evil and corrupt undertakings that community had ever seen: the playing of pinball. Now West Coast wizards can beat all the bumpers, play it clean and … …read more Source:: Oakland City Council News By Google News ...

SFGate (blog)Coco Crisp made a tremendous effort to get Chris Ianetta’s drive to center in the fifth inning, crashing into the wall – and he had the ball in his glove before the impact jarred it loose. The ball fell on the other side of the wall, a two-run homer …Coco Crisp Injury: Updates on A’s Star’s Neck and Return After Wall CollisionBleacher...

Silver and Black PrideSaturday is the deadline for the Raiders to get down to 53 players on the roster. They already made 15 moved to get down to the mandated 75 player roster which means 22 players will be cut from the team by tomorrow’s deadline. Here is who I predict …UFC 177 ‘Embedded’ video blog, Ep. 2: Watermelons, Oakland Raiders...

Athletics NationUm. Good thing that Lester is good, since the A’s offense has done nothing against Weaver. We’re heading to the top of the fifth; we’re scoreless. LET’S GO OAK-LAND! Small_athleticsnation.com.minimal …Series Preview: Oakland AthleticsHalo’s Heaven all 392 news articles …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics...

Bleacher ReportWith the preseason now at an end, the Oakland Raiders have until Saturday to pare the roster down to 53 players. Some of the cuts are obvious, but there are several that will remain a mystery until the official announcement is made by the team. Oakland … …read more Source:: Oakland Raiders News By Google News ...

Historic California groundwater regulation heads to Jerry BrownSacramento BeeIt moved in tandem with a related measure, Senate Bill 1168, that on Friday passed the Assembly 45-26 before the Senate sent it to Gov. Jerry Brown on a 24-10 vote. The bills are structured so the governor must sign both for either to take effect … …read more Source:: California Governor Jerry Brown News By Google News ...

No. 21/13 Cal Routs LIU Brooklyn, 3-0Cal AthleticsSAN FRANCISCO – No. 21/13 California’s depth was in display Friday evening as the Golden Bears cruised past the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds with a 3-0 shutout at the University of San Francisco Tournament. Cal (3-0) used goals from three different Bears, … …read more Source:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

OUSD addresses bus system after special-ed students are left strandedKTVU San FranciscoHundreds of Bay Area special education students were left stranded their first week of school. The Oakland Unified School District says they take responsibility for the “colossal crisis.” The school district hired a new bus vendor this year but says it … …read more Source:: Oakland USD News By Google News ...

Cal AthleticsThe California football team is chomping at the bit to start the 2014 season. The Golden Bears are eager to prove the naysayers wrong in that the 2013 season is behind them and that things are going to be different this season. The coaching staff was …Can Northwestern tame Cal Bears again?Chicago Daily HeraldCal vs. Northwestern: Game time, live...

Meet Oakland’s 15 mayoral candidatesSFGate (blog)A community organizer who loves Tequila and motorcycles. A Navy veteran who was a spokesman for Occupy Oakland. A gun-toting Army vet who wants everyone to carry guns. Meet some of the 14 people challenging Oakland Mayor Jean Quan for her seat … and more …read more Source:: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan News By Google News ...

California marijuana market poised to explodeSan Jose Mercury NewsBy Peterson’s estimate, the overall legal Bay Area pot market is roughly equal in size to Colorado’s, which analysts predict will be about $253 million this year. Even though California’s current medical-marijuana industry is riddled with conflicting … and more …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google News ...

Chicago Daily HeraldCalifornia went 1-11 last year, its first under Sonny Dykes. The lone win was against lower-division Portland State after losing the season-opener to Northwestern. The Golden Bears lost their final 10 games and have dropped 16 straight to FBS opponents.Cal vs. Northwestern: Game time, live stream, TV coverageSI.comQ+A with Northwestern Sites...

Protect diversity of voicesSFGateTwo reporters were arrested for not leaving a McDonald’s restaurant as quickly as police demanded. A TV crew was hit … The Bay Area has experienced similar incidents, a glaring example being the arrest of reporters covering the Occupy Oakland protests. and more …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google News ...

SFGate (blog)Below is a list of black-owned restaurants in San Francisco and Oakland, provided by Templeton. The event’s organizers want to especially highlight the support needed at the Fillmore’s six-year-old soul food spot Gussie’s Chicken and Waffles, which is … …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google News ...

SFGate (blog)Owner Josh Margolis, who opened his first East Bay Rosamunde in Old Oakland’s Swan’s marketplace last year, confirmed he’s taking over the Good Bellies Café space at 4659 Telegraph Avenue, a stone’s throw from popular restaurants such as Burma … …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant News By Google News ...

Back In Camp: Cross CountryCal AthleticsOn the men’s side, the Bears return the majority of their roster from last season, including a strong group of veterans in their top-seven. Despite the graduation of standout J.P. Slater from last year’s squad, Cal welcomes back the nucleus of Thomas … and more …read more Source:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

MiamiHerald.comCalifornia is on the verge of regulating its groundwater supply for the first time, as the worst drought in a generation pushed state leaders to overhaul the state’s longstanding “pump-as-you-please” policy. The state Assembly on Friday voted 44-27 to …The California Oil Industry Is Now Required To Disclose Its Water UseHuffington...

Groundwater regulations headed to Gov. Jerry BrownThe San Luis Obispo TribuneSACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is on the verge of regulating groundwater for the first time under legislation headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. The state Assembly on Friday approved AB1739 on a 44-27 vote. It is one of three bills overhauling the state’s … …read more Source:: California Governor Jerry Brown News By Google News ...

On Wednesday, the City of Oakland, and that part of the city itself that watches mainstream media, was rocked by news that someone put a hangman’s noose in a City of Oakland Public Works truck that was being used by two black employees at the time. According to reports, the news of the incident came at 5 PM, and via the Oakland Police, who are now charged with managing an investigation. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan made a comment that’s only seemed to fan the flames of anger: “There’s the general stuff around who gets promoted,...

Oakland A’s drop protest against AngelsContra Costa TimesANAHEIM — The A’s have dropped their protest of an obstruction call in the ninth inning against first baseman Brandon Moss. So the Angels’ 4-3 win stands and the A’s (78-55) head into Friday’s game with a two-game deficit to the Angels (80-53) in the … …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics News By Google News ...

San Jose Mercury NewsANAHEIM — The A’s have dropped their protest of an obstruction call in the ninth inning against first baseman Brandon Moss. So the Angels’ 4-3 win stands and the A’s (78-55) head into Friday’s game with a two-game deficit to the Angels (80-53) in the …A’s fall to Angels in 10 innings, protest gameSFGate...

A’s drop protest of obstruction call on Brandon MossSFGate (blog)As The Chronicle reported first on Twitter this morning, the A’s decided against filing an official protest over last night’s ninth-inning obstruction call on first baseman Brandon Moss. Assistant general manager David Forst told me that he, general …Why August Shouldn’t Worry Athletics FansSwingin’ A’sAthletics drop protestHartford Courant all 3 news articles …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics News By Google News ...

Coaches Corner: Kevin GrimesCal AthleticsBERKELEY – Kevin Grimes enters his 15th season at the helm of the Golden Bears men’s soccer program after coaching Cal to arguably its best season in program history last year. The Bears were ranked number one in the country by the NSCAA (National … …read more Source:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Thunder Threat: Golden State WarriorsThunderous IntentionsIn three games between the Thunder and the Golden State Warriors during the 2013-14 season, we were treated to some of the best basketball of the year with two of the games ending on buzzer beating game winners. On November 14th in Oakland, the … …read more Source:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News ...