2014-08-20 22:25:43

Looking Back to De La SalleFOXSports.comOn Friday, “When the Game Stands Tall” will be released in theaters nationwide, a lookback on the Concord (Calif.) De La Salle football team, owners of one of the most impressive winning streaks in American sports history, a 151-game winning streak … …read more Source:: Oakland Fox Theater News...

Newark school board member resigns under public pressureContra Costa TimesBy Chris De Benedetti and Doug Oakley Oakland Tribune … Stadler announced his decision early Wednesday after a Tuesday night meeting in which several speakers lambasted the school board for chasing away Superintendent Dave Marken, credited by many … and more …read more Source::...

Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Israeli oppression is what’s really hatedSan Jose Mercury NewsOakland. Candidate Parker looks good for city. Recently, I had an opportunity to listen to some candidates for Oakland mayor. Bryan Parker was one of them, and I was impressed. Finally, not a politician. Well educated, has a law and business management … and more ...

We Wanna Be Friends With Bocanova’s Rick Hackett7×7Michigan native Rick Hackett graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York and learned the principles of nouvelle cuisine at acclaimed Washington DC restaurant Le Pavillon before moving to the Bay Area in 1979 and leaving his mark on the … …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant...

Warriors Announce 2014 Preseason ScheduleWarriors.comThe Golden State Warriors are hosting Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry Bobblehead Nights at home games against the Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena as part of an eight-game preseason schedule that begins on October 7 in … …read more Source:: Golden State Warriors News By...

Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Israeli oppression is what’s really hatedContra Costa TimesRecently, I had an opportunity to listen to some candidates for Oakland mayor. Bryan Parker was one of them, and I was impressed. Finally, not a politician. Well educated, has a law and business management background, and he is a member of the Oakland … …read...

South San Francisco Unified School District JoinsHSUS NewsThe new program earned praise from The Humane Society of the United States. The school district joins other Bay Area school districts including Oakland Unified, West Contra Costa Unified, Novato Unified, and Mt. Diablo Unified in joining the Meatless … …read more Source:: Oakland USD News...

Golden State Warriors: Three Key Stretches on the 2014-2015 ScheduleGolden Gate SportsAs our own Angelo Mendoza pointed out the Golden State Warriors are looking like more of an underdog this season, as ESPN projects the Warriors to finish with two less wins than last year at 49-33. While the Dubs seem to thrive with their us against … …read more Source::...

Two Bay Area chefs to appear on new season of Top ChefSFGate (blog)The Boston Globe has some details on the cast of guest judges, which include the great former Oakland Athletic Dennis Eckersley. There are two Bay Area hopefuls among the chef competitors. However, neither currently works in a restaurant, and both come … and more …read more Source::...

O-line stability could pay off big for RaidersESPN (blog)A year ago in the second preseason game, we had made three changes into the second preseason game,” Oakland offensive coordinator Greg Olson said Tuesday. “When you have five guys working together and the communication that’s required to play up … …read more Source:: Oakland Raiders...

Hollywood ReporterThe $1.6 billion plan to curtail runaway production is headed to California Gov. Jerry Brown. Whether he will sign the proposal or...

Traveler survey: Oakland still No. 2 among ‘unfriendliest’ US citiesSFGate (blog)Condé Nast Traveler readers still have it in for Oakland, according to the results of their 2014 Readers’ Choice survey, in which it ranked No. 2 among the “unfriendliest cities in the U.S.,” just as it did in 2013. But if it’s any consolation, readers … ...

Oakland Raiders Need to Move Back to Los AngelesJust Blog Baby (blog)I remember being a little kid growing up in the Bay Area and hating Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis for moving to Los Angeles. Now older and wiser, I understand the situation that owner Mark Davis is in opposed to my not understanding his father as a kid.San Antonio Raiders will work, Cisneros saysSan...

San Jose Mercury NewsSACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014...

How to Be a Yankee Fan In Detroit — 2014 EditionBleeding Yankee Blue (blog)He rebuilt the city’s historic Fox Theater, put Little Caesar’s headquarters in the building above it, and had Comerica Park built across the street. He, and many others, including Pistons Hall-of-Famer turned major area businessman Dave Bing, who … …read...

Recap: Oakland vs. NY MetsModesto BeeOakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Scott Kazmir struck out six over six innings strong innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing skid with a 6-2 win over the New York Mets. Kazmir (14-5) set a new career-high in wins and helped the A … …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics News By Google...

ESPNOAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he had been...

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan youth job program helps curb violenceabc7news.comThe mayor says the usual summer spike in violence just is not happening this year. “It’s really gone down significantly and this is one of the most peaceful summers. It looks like we’re going to have a record low of homicides this summer and all of … …read...

Rant SportsThe AL West got a little shift in power when the Los Angeles Angels jumped the Oakland Athletics in the standings and in Rant Sports Power...

Yahoo! VoicesGovernors Jerry Brown of California and Brian Sandoval of Nevada, U.S. Sens. Harry Reid and Dean Heller of Nevada, and Barbara Boxer of...

Allen has high hopes for Khalil MackESPN (blog)ALAMEDA, Calif. — Khalil Mack hasn’t been dominant yet in the preseason, however Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen is not one bit concerned about the No. 5 overall draft pick. Mack. There has been some grumbling that the outside linebacker hasn’t … …read more Source:: Oakland Raiders...

East Bay ExpressBefore Fivetenburger owner Roland Robles became the Bay Area’s food-truck burger king, he was just another San Francisco restaurant...

Oakland’s New Dining DestinationEast Bay ExpressIn the mornings, the restaurant will serve coffee (courtesy of a well-regarded Bay Area “third wave” roaster, still to be determined), house-made pastries, and some other light breakfast fare. The lunch menu will feature interesting sandwiches made … …read more Source:: Oakland Restaurant...

East Bay ExpressIn March, the grocery chain Foods Co opened a new store in East Oakland in a neighborhood that had long lacked a convenient supermarket....

East Bay ExpressKensho Kuma, an Oakland Unified School District educator and bilingual MC born in Japan, thinks the course is effective. “Many...

Bud Selig: Oakland A’s situation ‘complicated’San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — In his last scheduled visit here as Major League Baseball commissioner, Bud Selig lamented Tuesday that the A’s quest for a new stadium remains an unfinished item on his to-do list. “Do I wish it would have been solved? Of course I do. I … and more ...

Buffalo News… second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a...

Los Angeles schools decriminalize disciplineColumbus Ledger-EnquirerLOS ANGELES — Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform of the way school police respond to bad behavior, Los Angeles … and more …read more Source::...

Schutting, Manasse Win Doubles Title in MoragaCal AthleticsBERKELEY – While California women’s tennis doesn’t officially open the season until next month, a few of the Golden Bears have kept busy on the courts this summer. The duo of Cal sophomore Maegan Manasse and alumna Anett Schutting won the doubles … …read more Source:: California...

Inside the Lair – All TogetherCal AthleticsThe movie was the documentary about the career and life of Joe Roth, Cal’s quarterback from 1975-76 who passed away from melanoma in 1977. That event was one … As Goff put it, every time the Bears step out on the field, Ted is still with them. “Ted … …read more Source:: California Golden...

Rant SportsLast week, the Golden State Warriors released their preseason matchups schedule. The schedule consists of eight games during the first three...

Bakersfield Now“We are glad the governor has accepted this debate invitation and we sincerely hope it will be the first of many opportunities...

FanSidedAfter a fantastic run in the 2013 playoffs, it looked like Golden State Warriors‘ forward Harrison Barnes was ready to take the next step...

SFGateThe mayor was expertly aided in this historic quest by Another Planet Entertainment CEO Gregg Perloff, the music impresario who produces Outside...

Amazin’ AvenueAfter a four game split with the Chicago Cubs, the Mets face a much tougher task as they head out west for a pair of games with...

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