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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...

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...

Chicago Daily HeraldCalifornia went 1-11 last year, its first under Sonny Dykes. The lone win was against lower-division Portland State after losing...

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...

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...

SFGate (blog)Owner Josh Margolis, who opened his first East Bay Rosamunde in Old Oakland’s Swan’s marketplace last year, confirmed he’s...

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...

MiamiHerald.comCalifornia is on the verge of regulating its groundwater supply for the first time, as the worst drought in a generation pushed state...

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::...

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...

San Jose Mercury NewsANAHEIM — The A’s have dropped their protest of an obstruction call in the ninth inning against first baseman Brandon Moss....

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...

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...

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...

Bears Beat SIU-Edwardsville In Season-OpenerCal AthleticsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Senior opposite hitter Christina Higgins had 10 kills and two blocks while freshman outside hitter Ashten Smith-Gooden had eight kills in her college debut as Cal’s volleyball team opened the 2014 season with a 25-18, 25-17, … …read more Source:: California...

Sheila E. to perform at Oakland Pride SundaySan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Oakland native Sheila E. — who this year has been frequently returning to her roots with appearances at the Oakland Running Festival, Yoshi’s nightclub and a school music fundraising show at the Fox Theater — headlines the city’s gay pride … and more ...

Sheila E. to perform at Oakland Pride SundayContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Oakland native Sheila E. — who this year has been frequently returning to her roots with appearances at the Oakland Running Festival, Yoshi’s nightclub and a school music fundraising show at the Fox Theater — headlines the city’s gay pride … …read...

Man shot in East Oakland attempted robberyContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday night in East Oakland after refusing to give a robber his money, police said Friday. The victim was able to get his own transportation to a hospital, where he was in stable condition. The … and more …read more Source:: East Oakland...

Passages: Hadi Monsef, 1933-2014The AlamedanMonsef served on Alameda’s Public Utilities Commission from 1975 to 1983 and was appointed to the City Council in 1983, to fill Anne Diament’s seat when she became mayor. He served on the council as a … He was also active in Girls Inc. of the Island … …read more Source:: Alameda Mayor...

Man shot in East Oakland attempted robberyThe ArgusOAKLAND — A 27-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday night in East Oakland after refusing to give a robber his money, police said Friday. The victim was able to get his own transportation to a hospital where he was in stable condition. The … …read more Source:: East Oakland News By Google...

ESPN (blog)We might not know the exact order of this group, but these are your three quarterbacks. RUNNING BACKS (3). Darren McFadden · Maurice Jones-Drew...

BLABBERMOUTH.NETThe Scion-sponsored leg of this U.S. tour launches on November 11 with two shows at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California. The 26-show...

Leandro Barbosa, Golden State Warriors Agree to DealGolden Gate SportsThe Golden State Warriors have agreed to terms with guard Leandro Barbosa on a one-year contract worth the veteran minimum salary on Thursday, as reported by ESPN’s Marc Stein. The Miami Heat were said to have also been interested in the 11-year … …read more Source:: Golden...

Fresno BeeOakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, right, celebrates with Menelik Watson after a Raiders touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks in an...

Oakland Athletics – TeamReportReutersWith left-hander Sean Doolittle on the disabled list because of a strained ribcage muscle on his right side, Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin decided to go with lefty Eric O’Flaherty as his closer. Melvin said the club tried to mix and match the closer’s … …read more Source:: Oakland Athletics...

Carr’s 3 TDs lead Oakland Raiders past Seattle Seahawks 41-31abc7news.comRookie Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes to make a case he should be Oakland’s starting quarterback. Carr was almost perfect in the start in place of Matt Schaub, completing 11 of 13 passes for 143 yards and led Oakland (2-2) to four touchdowns … …read more Source::...

Sacrifice fly in 10th gives Angels win over A’sSFGate (blog)Howie Kendrick provided the winning blow, a sacrifice fly off Ryan Cook that gave the Angels a 4-3 victory and a two-game lead over Oakland in the AL West. Cook walked Albert Pujols to open the inning and Josh Hamilton squeaked a grounder past second …Angels beat A’s, take two-game lead...

Observation Deck: Oakland RaidersESPN (blog)The rookie quarterback was brilliant (if that’s possible in the preseason) Thursday night as the Oakland Raiders blitzed the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Making his first start, the second-round pick led the Raiders to a three … …read more Source:: Oakland Raiders News By Google...

Observation Deck: Oakland RaidersESPN (blog)The rookie quarterback was brilliant (if that’s possible in the preseason) Thursday night as the Oakland Raiders blitzed the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Making his first start, the second-round pick led the Raiders to a three … …read more Source:: Oakland Raiders News By Google...

Courtesy: Cal AthleticsCal AthleticsSome of those freshmen will be on display Friday when the Bears open the 2014 season against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at the Air Force Tournament. Cal plays three matches during the tourney – the Bears also take on Winthrop on Saturday and Air … …read more Source:: California Golden Bears News By Google...

San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — An Oakland man was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for aiming a green laser pointer at a police helicopter...

Yahoo Sports (blog)Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, right, celebrates after throwing a 20-yard touchdown pass to Mychal Rivera against the Seattle...

Yahoo News(Reuters) – Death certificates in California would be changed to reflect the gender identity of people at the time of their death rather...

SFGateAn Oakland man was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges that he shined a green laser at a California Highway Patrol helicopter...

A’s tweak rotation; Evan Scribner called upSFGate (blog)The big series between the Angels and A’s opens tonight, Sonny Gray vs. C.J. Wilson. People in Anaheim sound excited just to have a meaningful series this late in the season – it’s been awhile for them. The A’s swapped Jeff Samardzija and Scott Kazmir …Pitching remains a concern...

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