SFGate (blog)A man was detained after he interrupted a Oakland City Council meeting and vaulted the dais as stunned councilmembers looked on. The incident...

Oakland City Council’s $12.25 minimum wage proposal shot downBay Area IndymediaOakland – Oakland’s July 29th City Council $12.25 minimum wage ordinance meant to sabotage and displace the Lift Up Oakland $12.25 minimum wage proposal placed on the November ballot was shot down, due to a lack of support by some of the council …Oakland nixes proposal...

Earth to Oakland: Mumia Is Not MLKBreitbart News“Be it resolved,” states the self-described union of unions, “that the Alameda Labor Council condemns [the Oakland Unified School District's] censorship of the Urban Dreams website and demands that it immediately restore access to all materials on the … and more …read more Source: Oakland Unified...

San Francisco Business Times (blog)The A’s would have the right to opt-out of the contract after the 2018 baseball season. The deal has been approved...

Rant SportsTraining camp is underway for the Oakland Raiders. And though it’s been said many times over the last 12 years, this time it really...

MLB Trade Rumors: Oakland Athletics Making A Play For Jon LesterDetroit Jock CItyThe Detroit Tigers are not the only team trying to tune things up before the playoffs. As after dealing for Jeff Samardzija just over a week ago, the Athletics could be trying to upgrade their rotation again by dealing for proven playoff performer Jon …Athletics Lingering Around...

Golden State Warriors: 5 Steps To Title ContentionHoops HabitDecember 11, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors small forward Draymond Green (23) is congratulated by point guard Stephen Curry (30) and center Andrew Bogut (12) for making a basket against the Dallas Mavericks during the fourth quarter … …read more Source: Golden State Warriors...

Oakland nixes proposal to gradually increase minimum wageSFGateCouncil members Libby Schaaf, Desley Brooks, Rebecca Kaplan and Noel Gallo joined Kalb to vote against the ordinance. Kernighan, Gibson McElhaney and Councilman Larry Reid voted in favor. The council’s decision elicited loud cheers from an … …read more Source: Libby Schaaf Oakland...

Oakland nixes proposal to gradually increase minimum wageSFGate(07-30) 06:47 PDT OAKLAND — The Oakland City Council voted late Tuesday to scrap a plan that called for a gradual increase in the city’s minimum wage for nonprofits and small businesses, instead leaving it up to the voters to consider a more … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant...

Oakland nixes proposal to gradually increase minimum wageSFGate(07-30) 06:47 PDT OAKLAND — The Oakland City Council voted late Tuesday to scrap a plan that called for a gradual increase in the city’s minimum wage for nonprofits and small businesses, instead leaving it up to the voters to consider a more … …read more Source: Oakland City...

ForbesCould the Oakland Raiders become the San Antonio Raiders? The San Antonio Express Express News reported yesterday the team is considering such...

The Straits TimesMen light candles at a vigil for victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Kuala Lumpur on July 22, 2014. Families of passengers...

Today’s Music Picks: Reunited Nickel Creek performs at Mountain WinerySan Jose Mercury NewsNickel Creek was in excellent form during a sold-out show in May at Oakland’s Fox Theater, delighting its fans with a superb set of nearly two dozen acoustic songs. The trio’s sound was fleshed out by some expert bass work by virtuoso talent Mark … and...

Water main break closes W. Emory in PowellKnoxville News Sentinel(AP) – Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer insists he isn’t mad at… … Losses by Texas Rangers felt by area businesses. MAX B. … For Obeid, whose restaurant is not far from the ballpark, the baseball team’s performance is hurting more than its win … and more ...

Reddick Shouldn’t Go AnywhereSwingin’ A’s… Jason Burke (The Athletics Could Get Similar Return for Josh Reddick as San Diego Has For Chase Headley) he made the point that, despite a slide from his 2012 greatness, Josh Reddick still maintains considerable trade value for the Oakland Athletics.A’s rally for six in the ninth to beat Astros...

Fox NewsMuch greater percentages of male applicants than female applicants passed the physical fitness tests going back to 2003, it said. As a result,...

More from the latest A’s comeback winSFGate (blog)“I’m glad he got to see that,” Bob Melvin said of Samardzija, who watched the final inning of Oakland’s 7-4 win over Houston while getting iced in the clubhouse. “We’ve beein doing that for a while here.” Samardzija knows. “They did it for me my second … …read more Source:...

Why Do African Americans Tend to Bike Less?Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)If bike lanes and other bike infrastructure are built preferentially in areas with high existing bike traffic, then it will be a rich-get-richer type scenario. In the Bay Area there are … But in the East Bay they have lots of bike lanes in West … …read more Source: Oakland...

Chevron Richmond refinery decision drags deep into nightSFGateMayor Gayle McLaughlin repeatedly warned factions of the audience about outbursts and at one point sparred with Councilman Corky Boozé. The split at the meeting was most pronounced between residents who praised Chevron for its job opportunities and … and more …read more Source: Richmond,...

KSAT San AntonioSAN ANTONIO – The owner of the Oakland Raiders has apparently met with San Antonio officials about the possibility of moving the...

WednesdayKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelLobster Trap Restaurant, 25 Bay St., Winslow. 872-0529. 5 p.m.. Cribbage, Spectrum Generations Muskie Community Center, 38 Gold St. www.spectrumgenerations.org. 12:30 p.m.. Women’s Initiative craft circle, bring a craft to share REM Center, 93 Main St. and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News...

America’s Cup challengers to support venueSBSAlameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … and more …read more Source: Alameda Mayor News...

San Jose Mercury NewsHOUSTON — The A’s might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race. At...

Boston.comAbout the Author. Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers...

Just Blog Baby (blog)The reports surrounding Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis and San Antonio city officials about the possibility of the Raiders relocating...

A Vegan Fast Food ScuffleEast Bay Express“When [Myers] hired me, we were going to expand concentrically out from the Bay Area, and then we were going to be in every town in America,” Daniel said. “If he was going to have a mom and pop restaurant on Solano Avenue, he should have done it all … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant...

East Bay ExpressWaste Management, a corporation headquartered in Texas, collects the city’s trash and residential compost and is responsible for...

Cup challengers say they’ll support venueSBSAlameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … …read more Source: Alameda Mayor News From Google...

Hawaii-born actor James Shigeta dies at 85Honolulu Star-AdvertiserJames S. Shigeta was born on June 17, 1929, in Honolulu, although some sources incorrectly say he was born in 1933. He was one of six children of a plumber. In addition to his brother Clarence, his survivors include a sister, Barbara Sato; and two … and more …read more Source: Honolulu...

East Bay ExpressOver its fourteen-year history, the festival, centered around Frank Ogawa Plaza (1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland), has evolved in terms...

Report connects Raiders to San AntonioESPN (blog)It is no surprise that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis was recently in San Antonio. In fact, the teams’s official website posted a photo of him there on July 20, along with former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros and former Raiders receiver Cliff Branch. …read more Source: Oakland Raiders News From...

Cup challengers say they’ll support venue choiceFresno BeeAlameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … …read more Source: Alameda Mayor...

CBS LocalOAKLAND (KCBS)— Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that...

Beverly Hills News – City of Beverly Hills Charged with Unfair Practices in …The Beverly Hills CourierIn a letter bearing a return address identical to The BHCourier’s own former address, an anonymous sender informed the paper that the Beverly Hills Confidential Employees Association and the Beverly Hills Supervisors Association have charged the...

Raiders executives sniff around San Antonio for new stadiumSan Francisco Business Times“Oakland Raiders officials were in San Antonio in July to attend the Prairie View Interscholastic League Hall of Fame induction of Cliff Branch and met with community representatives regarding the possible use of the Alamodome for future NFL games and … …read...

Cup challengers say they’ll support venue choiceHilton Head Island PacketAlameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … and more …read more Source:...

Cup challengers say they’ll support venue choiceMacon Telegraph (blog)Alameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … …read more Source:...

Yahoo Sports (blog)Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, upset with the stadium situation, met with San Antonio officials about possibly relocating his...

Lawyers for Hollywood sex-abuse accuser want outModesto BeeHONOLULU — Lawyers for a former child model accusing ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer of sex abuse said Tuesday they want to get off the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated. Attorneys Jeff Herman and Mark Gallagher filed a … and more …read more Source:...

ESPNOAKLAND, Calif. — The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland....

Wells eager to ‘get back to craft’ with BluefishCT PostOAKLAND, CA – SEPTEMBER 30: Casper Wells #33 of the Seattle Mariners is congratulated by teammates after Wells scored on an RBI single from Justin Smoak #17 (not pictured) in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on … …read more Source: Oakland News...

Cup challengers say theyll support venue choiceFOXSports.comAlameda mayor Marie Gilmore sent Coutts a letter last week inviting him to consider her city, located across the bay from San Francisco. She told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the city is awaiting a reply. The Kiwis are still expected to enter … and more …read more Source: Alameda...

East Oakland: Man shot in the leg during attempted robberySan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A man was shot in the leg outside his East Oakland home early Tuesday after telling some robbers he had no money, police said. The 43-year-old man was in stable condition at a hospital and will recover, police said. His name was not released.East Oakland: Man, woman wounded...

KCRA SacramentoOakland Raiders owner Mark Davis recently met with San Antonio officials to discuss moving the team to Texas, a San Antonio newspaper...

Newsworks.orgOne of the hopes when online gaming was introduced in New Jersey was that it would help revive the struggling casinos of Atlantic City....

The Crawfish BoxesScott Feldman takes the mound for the Astros today, he faced the A’s. Oakland rocked him for six runs over 5.1 innings. In general...

A’s in market for outfieldersSFGate (blog)So the A’s are in the market for outfielders. Susan Slusser on Twitter reported the A’s are looking at Fuld among numerous options, and you can bet the goal is to find a center fielder so Cespedes can stay in left and Reddick in right. Fuld is hitting …Twins Trade Rumors: Sam Fuld Back to Oakland?Puckett’s...

Oakland Raiders to San Antonio?: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsFootball fans around the Bay Area and beyond weighed in Tuesday after a newspaper report said city officials met earlier this month with team owner Mark Davis to talk relocation to south Texas. Click here if viewing on a mobile device · Click here to … …read more Source:...

Oakland Raiders owner in talks with SA to relocate NFL teammySanAntonio.comAn Oakland Raiders fan holds up a sign for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow during the second half of an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Detroit Lions in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma). and more …read more Source: Oakland...

Oakland Raiders: Keith McGill not impressing like TJ Carrie?Just Blog Baby (blog)While fellow 2014 NFL Draft pick TJ Carrie has been impressing during Oakland Raiders practices at 2014 Training Camp in Napa, fourth round selection Keith McGill’s first camp with the Raiders is starting off slower than expected as a player many have …Oakland Raiders TJ Carrie...

Discounted Oakland Raider tickets benefit Ruiz 4 KidsVisalia Times-DeltaRuiz 4 Kids, a non-profit organization formed in conjunction with Ruiz Foods, has once again been named a beneficiary of the Oakland Raiders NFL football team. This special partnership allows fans to buy NFL tickets and support Ruiz 4 Kids at the same … …read more Source: Oakland...

Oakland LocalBits and pieces of all these things can be found at Uptown Oakland’s Lost & Found, the newest installment to the East Bay’s...

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