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Warriors‘ stop on last play upstages James Harden brilliance for 2-0 leadESPNNow the Golden State Warriors have the Western Conference finals in their grasp. Stephen Curry scored 33 points before Harden lost the ball in the closing seconds to end a spectacular duel between the NBA MVP and runner-up, and the Warriors held off …Golden State Warriors hold off Houston Rockets to take 2-0 lead in Western …FOXSports.com Watch: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets Game 2 previewSan Jose Mercury NewsWhat’s at...

EDITORIAL: Moderate Democrat’s win a loss for unions statewidePress-EnterpriseIn a race with statewide implications, Steven Glazer handily won a special election Tuesday for state Senate District 7, an area east of Oakland. Mr. Glazer, mayor of Orinda, defeated Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, 55 percent to 45 percent. The seat …Glazer victory represents suburban sentimentVallejo Times Herald all 14 news articles …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Oakland Raiders‘ Derek Carr’s finger injury ‘very minor situation,’ according …FOXSports.comCarr suffered an injury to his right ring finger, which reportedly might have required surgery. But Carr’s agent debunked that report. “I don’t know where this idea came up that he’s going to be having surgery,” agent Tim Younger told the Chronicle.Agent: Derek Carr’s finger injury ‘very minor,’ won’t require surgeryESPN Early Predictions for Oakland Raiders‘...

Curry continues to cook in Warriors winESPN (blog)Stephen Curry had another hot shooting performance as he helped lift the Golden State Warriors to a Game 2 win over the Houston Rockets Thursday night. Putting together a postseason worth remembering, Steph Curry carried the Warriors to a Game 2 … …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Grandmother: Berkeley deputy shooting suspect predicted he would die by law …Charleston Post CourierBerkeley County sheriff’s investigators are still looking to speak with a person of interest depicted in a sketch from last week’s shooting of a deputy. Anyone with information about that person is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 843-719-4424 or …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

5 Oakland Raiders Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2015Bleacher ReportThe last quarter of the Oakland Raiders‘ 2014 season set the tone for an optimistic outlook for 2015. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller categorized the team as pretenders for the upcoming season, which is an accurate statement, but there are some bright …Around the NFL – Oakland Raiders Edition: Building Blocks David Carr & DJ …AllMediaNY Raiders salary cap built for 2016 spending splurgeSportingNews.comThe Raiders‘...

Police: Man who shot Berkeley County Sheriff’s deputy killed in standoffABC NEWS 4CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Police say they shot and killed a man who was wanted for the attempted murder of Berkeley County Sheriff’s Lt. Will Rogers Thursday after the man emerged from a downtown apartment and opened fire at officers. Charleston …Suspect in Berkeley County Deputy Shooting KilledWLTX.com Officials: Berkeley County shooting suspect dead after firing at police during …WPDEAuthorities: DNA match led police...

Four Bears Win Thursday at NCAAsCal AthleticsWACO, Texas – California won all four of its matches on Thursday at the NCAA Championships, with both Golden Bears winning in singles and both Cal pairs winning in doubles at Baylor’s Hurd Tennis Center. Zsofi Susanyi added a fifth All-America honor to …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Jerry Brown almost forgets to endorse Ed LeeSan Francisco Chronicle (subscription)Lee shrugged off the nearly-forgotten nod afterward Thursday, noting that Brown’s 11th-hour endorsement helped Libby Schaaf emerge from a crowded field of candidates in the Oakland mayoral race last year. Lee faces little formidable opposition so far …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

5 ways Oakland Raiders improved: New-look backfieldoak.247sports.com (blog)After a third straight losing season and 12th straight year with a record of .500 or worse, the Raiders had room for improvement across the board. Whether it was through free agency, the draft or otherwise, Oakland appears to have made positive strides …Raiders salary cap built for 2016 spending splurgeSportingNews.com The Raiders‘ salary cap is built for a spending spree in 2016FOXSports.comall 2 news articles …read more From:: Oakland...

Manchester United, Earthquakes to Play in BerkeleyCal AthleticsThis is the second consecutive year that Cal will host an International Champions Cup match in Berkeley. Last year, Real Madrid and Inter Milan played in front of a sold-out crowd of 62,583 fans, with Inter Milan prevailing 2-1 in penalty kicks. The …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

If Warriors win, expect parade in OaklandSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — San Francisco might soon steal the Warriors away to a fancy new house across the bay, but one thing is certain — if Stephen Curry and Golden State bring the city its first pro sports championship since the A’s won the 1989 World Series …Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Tells Developers that Boomtown Must Be EquitableEast Bay Express all 4 news articles …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Finance Career, Pro Tennis Beckon Gregory BayaneCal AthleticsThe Cal Athletics flagship magazine features long-form sports journalism at its finest and provides in-depth coverage of the scholar-athlete experience in Berkeley. Printed copies are mailed four times a year to Bear Backers who give annually at the … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Two die in East Oakland house fireContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A second person has died from injuries suffered in a fire Wednesday night at an East Oakland duplex, officials said Thursday. A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, which was reported at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block …Couple dies in East Oakland kitchen fireSFGate Two Dead in Kitchen Fire in East Oakland Home Wednesday NightPatch.comOne woman dead, two men injured in kitchen fire in East Oakland apartmentabc7news.comCBS Localall 27 news...

Officials: Berkeley County shooting suspect dead after firing at police during …WPDEA short time earlier, a series of loud bangs were heard and a SWAT team was seen firing canisters towards a building where a suspect in the shooting of Berkeley County deputy Will Rogers has been holed up since early Thursday morning. The standoff …Suspect in Berkeley County Deputy Shooting KilledWLTX.com Standoff with suspect in Berkeley County deputy shooting continuesWSPA.comDaughter of Berkeley deputy pleads for tips in shooting: ‘He...

Full stomachs and full hearts at Doughboy DashWarwick BeaconThe two-mile race, which looped around Oakland Beach, had a pitstop halfway where runners had to eat a dozen mini-doughboys before racing to the finish. … “Mayor Fung and I have enjoyed being part of both Doughboy Dashes,” Avedisian said. “Not only …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

UC regents approve additional funding for Berkeley Way West projectDaily CalifornianAt their Wednesday meeting, the UC Board of Regents Committee on Grounds and Buildings approved $35 million in funding to add about 95,000 square feet of leasable space to the building, called the Berkeley Way West project, on top of the existing $150 … …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Golden State’s Alvin Gentry ‘more than interested’ in Pelicans job, source saysNOLA.comThe New Orleans Pelicans might not have to do much courting with Golden State Warriors lead assistant Alvin Gentry, who has emerged as a leading candidate for the team’s vacancy at head coach. Gentry, who was interviewed by Pelicans executive vice …and more …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

18 things you didn’t know about the Golden State WarriorsSFGateIf you like trivia, the Golden State Warriors are your team. They’re one of just three charter members of the NBA still in existence, so they’ve got plenty of history. The franchise started out in Philadelphia, where they won the league’s first-ever …Golden State Warriors‘ Steph Curry says it was a last-minute decision to bring …National Post all 374 news articles …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google...

Feds: Baggage Handlers Sneaked Drugs Through Oakland AirportAviationPros.comThe scheme had been in operation since as early as 2012, according to investigators with the FBI, the Port of Oakland and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, which has a law-enforcement presence at the airport. In a statement, Southwest Airlines said …Drummond: Drug smuggling ring exploited weaknesses in Oakland airport securityOakland Tribune all 16 news articles …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

China may have edge in race to build California’s bullet trainswissinfo.chSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chinese state firms are poised to be strong contenders in the race to make high-speed trains that will sprint between Los Angeles and San Francisco, part of a $68 billion project to bring the service to the United States for …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Berkeley Poetry Review release party features local writers, student poetsDaily CalifornianBerkeley Poetry Review’s 45th issue published poems that investigate history and form, and the ways that language works within these systems. Though the featured poets work with very different styles and topics of choice, they demonstrate a unified … …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

NFL commissioner hasn’t heard new stadium proposal from city of Oaklandabc7news.comIf Oakland has been silent, the city of Carson — outside of Los Angeles — is openly courting the Raiders and San Diego Chargers with a proposal to build a joint stadium. A deal to purchase the land has already been finalized. One key NFL executive …Roger Goodell: No word from city of Oakland on stadium plan for RaidersSFGate all 149 news articles …read more From:: Oakland City Council News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Whites moving to Detroit, city that epitomized white flight12NewsNow.ComSimple math convinced music producer Mike Seger to move from adjacent Oakland County into a rented two-story house on Detroit’s east side that also houses his Get Fresh Studio. Seger, 27, pays $750 per month in rent, and said he wouldn’t have been …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

NFL Commissioner Slams Oakland Over Lack Of Progress For New Raiders …CBS Local“We share the NFL and the Raiders’ frustration that things are not moving more quickly,” Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf told KPIX 5. Schaaf said she just talked to the NFL on Tuesday and the new Coliseum City developers must release a financial plan by June.Oakland silent on proposal for Raiders stadium, NFL saysSan Francisco Chronicle (subscription) Time is running out for Oakland to keep Raiders, NFL officials saySan Jose Mercury Newsall...

One woman dead, two men injured in kitchen fire in East Oakland apartmentabc7news.comThe fire burned a home on 89th Avenue in the Webster neighborhood around 7 p.m. Wednesday. A woman in her 50s died. Two men are in grave condition, all overcome by smoke. Firefighters say it’s surprising because the home had three smoke detectors …and more …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Discovery By UC Berkeley Scientists May Lead To Home Brewing Of Life-Saving …CBS LocalBERKELEY (KPIX 5) — Imagine being able to home-brew drugs that could potentially save your life. A breakthrough at UC Berkeley could be paving the way, but the discovery could be a double-edged sword. Professor John Dueber’s research team has …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Manasse, Susanyi Win on Day 1 of NCAA SinglesCal AthleticsWACO, Texas – Two out of four California Golden Bears won in the NCAA singles opening round of 64 on Wednesday at Baylor’s Hurd Tennis Center, with senior Zsofi Susanyi and sophomore Maegan Manasse advancing to Thursday’s round of 32. Susanyi …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Where to pay your respects, hear music, eat on holiday weekendSFGateFremont Burger & Brew Fest Beer sampling from Bay Area craft breweries, wine, burgers and sliders from local vendors and restaurants, live entertainment, a kid zone, and bistro-style seating areas. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat … The New Parish, 579 18th St …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Teen shot dead in East Oakland — suspect heldSFGateA 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in East Oakland, and an 18-year-old suspect is in custody, police said Wednesday. Edward McGowan of Oakland was a passenger inside a sport utility vehicle parked on the 7500 block of Garfield Avenue when a dispute …Oakland: 17-year-old boy killed in shootingContra Costa Times Oakland: Two men plead not guilty in December fatal shootingSan Jose Mercury Newsall 6 news articles …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News Share...

Parolee guilty of killing Oakland investigator Sandra CokeSFGateThe anklet revealed that Alana traveled to the back of the Nights Inn parking lot on West MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, where McMahon said Coke was killed. Alana was wearing a tracking device because he was designated as a high-risk sex offender.and more …read more From:: West Oakland News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Purdy: Raiders and Oakland nearing end-gameSan Jose Mercury NewsMark Davis, the Raiders owner, joined team president Marc Badain in a meeting room. Upon request, they presented an update on Oakland’s stadium situation to the other NFL owners who are assembled here this week for the league’s spring meetings.Report: Cornerback Chimdi Chekwa signs with Oakland Raidersoak.247sports.com (blog) Raiders owner Mark Davis still considers Oakland top optionESPNOakland Raiders OTAs: Latest Player Reports and AnalysisBleacher ReportLos...

NFL says clock ticking on Oakland’s effort to keep RaidersSacramento BeeOakland continues to lag behind the other two cities hoping to retain their NFL teams and keep them from relocating to Los Angeles, an NFL official said Wednesday. In fact, the drive to keep the Raiders in the East Bay seems to be going in the wrong …Raiders proposed new stadium could be next up for Super Bowl bidSilver and Black Pride Time is running out for Oakland to keep Raiders, NFL officials sayContra Costa TimesNFL commissioner hasn’t...

Nonconference primer: California Golden BearsESPN (blog)Thoughts: The schedule sets up well for Cal, which will see a step up in competition each week leading into the Pac-12 opener against Washington on Sept. 26. With the Huskies and Washington State leading off the Bears‘ conference schedule, it’s not … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Time is running out for Oakland to keep Raiders, NFL official saysSan Jose Mercury NewsGrubman’s comments about Oakland dovetailed those of Raiders owner Mark Davis who on Tuesday said that he hasn’t seen any progress from Floyd Kephart, a San Diego-based businessman who Oakland and Alameda County have contracted with to put …SoCal Land Deal Closes For Planned NFL Oakland Raiders-San Diego …NBC Bay Area NFL exec: Oakland trails in race to keep Raiders, and time is running outSan Francisco Business Times (blog)Raiders...