2014 NFL Preseason Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders – Rant Sports

Rant SportsOn Friday, the Detroit Lions and Oakland Raiders will square off at the O.co Coliseum in each team’s second preseason game. After lackluster performances by both teams in their…

Burlingame to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event – SYS-CON Media (press release)

Burlingame to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive EventSYS-CON Media (press release)OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The “Experience Electric – The Better Ride” campaign will offer free test drives…

Lineup tidbits for A’s at KC; Royals acquire Josh Willingham – SFGate (blog)

Lineup tidbits for A’s at KC; Royals acquire Josh WillinghamSFGate (blog)Some interesting movement in the A’s lineup tonight against the Royals’ Yordano Ventura, reflecting the fact that some guys are…

The Bar Honolulu opens inside the Honolulu Club – Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

The Bar Honolulu opens inside the Honolulu ClubPacific Business News (Honolulu)The Bar Honolulu has recently opened on the seventh floor of the Honolulu Club upscale fitness center at the corner…

Man charged in East Oakland drive-by fatal shooting – San Jose Mercury News

Man charged in East Oakland drive-by fatal shootingSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder in the Aug. 1 killing of another man during a…

San Antonio government seeks to withhold Oakland Raiders documents – mySanAntonio.com

San Antonio government seeks to withhold Oakland Raiders documentsmySanAntonio.comSAN ANTONIO — The city of San Antonio has asked the Texas attorney general for permission to withhold a bevy of documents…

Oakland Athletics Week 19 Review – Athletics Nation

Oakland Athletics Week 19 ReviewAthletics NationNow that was the week that the Oakland Athletics needed. After hitting a bit of a snag at the end of July, the A’s put…

Oakland gets $2M state grant to reduce recidivism, improve policing – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoSkinner, joined by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, police Chief Sean Whent and Assemblyman Rob Bonta, hailed Oakland’s “positive momentum” in reducing crime but said that the city still…

Avison Young taps into East Bay leasing growth, opens Oakland office – San Francisco Business Times (blog)

Avison Young taps into East Bay leasing growth, opens Oakland officeSan Francisco Business Times (blog)“Opening an Oakland office is another strategic move for Avison Young to become a dominant player…

Golden State Warriors Were the Ultimate Losers in the Kevin Love Deal – Rant Sports

Rant SportsJust a couple of months ago before LeBron James’ re-decision transpired, it appeared all but certain that Love would be with the Golden State Warriors before the fall. As…

Golden State Warriors Star Harrison Barnes Scores Internship At Facebook – The Post Game (blog)

Golden State Warriors Star Harrison Barnes Scores Internship At FacebookThe Post Game (blog)Just like the rest of Facebook’s interns, Harrison Barnes shadowed full-time employees, sat in on meetings and gained…

Dallas Cowboys ready to practice against Oakland Raiders in training camp … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)OXNARD, Calif. – The Dallas Cowboys’ defensive backs didn’t do the Oakland Raiders any favors Sunday. In turning in their best training camp practice yet, Cowboys defensive…

Palm Restaurant to close in West Hollywood, reopen in Beverly Hills – Los Angeles Times

Palm Restaurant to close in West Hollywood, reopen in Beverly HillsLos Angeles TimesThe restaurant will reopen at a location in Beverly Hills in early November. The classic steakhouse with its…

Oakland gets $2 million grant to fight crime – SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent speaks Monday alongside Mayor Jean Quan (Photo: Henry K. Lee). The city of Oakland has received a $2 million state grant to help fight…

Oakland Raiders give Keith McGill first team reps in Chimdi Chekwa’s absence – Just Blog Baby (blog)

Oakland Raiders give Keith McGill first team reps in Chimdi Chekwa’s absenceJust Blog Baby (blog)The Raiders returned to Napa for a short stop in the tail end of their short…

A’s Waste Hammel’s Strong Start, Lose 6-1 To Twins – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND, CA – AUGUST 10: Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland Athletics waits for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the seventh inning of…

2-Car Collision In East Oakland Sends Pedestrian To Hospital With Life … – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (KCBS) — Police Monday morning are investigating a serious crash Sunday involving two vehicles and a pedestrian in Oakland. Two Car Crash Collision Injures Pedestrian In East Oakland.…

Oakland Athletics continue to lead AL West after flurry of trades – GiveMeSport

Oakland Athletics continue to lead AL West after flurry of tradesGiveMeSportThe big head-scratcher of the Athletics‘ trades this season has been all the potential they gave up for the present.…

Oakland Raiders: QB evaluation after preseason week 1 – isportsweb.com

isportsweb.comThe Oakland Raiders only put points on the board Friday on one occasion, which brings major QB concerns to mind. Especially because the touchdown that made up all six of…

Golden State Warriors: Aaron Craft’s Future In The NBA – Hoops Habit

Golden State Warriors: Aaron Craft’s Future In The NBAHoops HabitWhen Aaron Craft put on his Ohio State Buckeyes jersey, he had a long-standing reputation of being one of the most…

Oakland Athletics (72-45) at Kansas City Royals (63-53), 8:10 pm (ET) – Merced Sun-Star

Merced Sun-Star(SportsNetwork.com) – The Kansas City Royals eye an eighth straight win and perhaps the top spot in the American League Central on Monday when they begin a four-game set…

Oakland Athletics (72-45) at Kansas City Royals (63-53), 8:10 pm (ET) – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.com(SportsNetwork.com) – The Kansas City Royals eye an eighth straight win and perhaps the top spot in the American League Central on Monday when they begin a four-game set with…

10 things you need to know about Oakland’s garbage rate increase – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalWaste Management collects the city’s trash and residential compost, along with handling residential recycling in East Oakland. They also run a transfer station for waste processing and an East…

Warriors coach Steve Kerr: Andre Iguodala may come off bench – SI.com

Warriors coach Steve Kerr: Andre Iguodala may come off benchSI.comGreen scored 6.2 points per game last season to go with 5.0 rebounds per game. Barnes and Green were both members…

Updated Long-Term Plan for the Golden State Warriors – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe Golden State Warriors stood firm in their beliefs this offseason and shunned Kevin Love in favor of Klay Thompson. They’ve gone all-in with their current roster not just…

Raiders Camp Report: Day 12 – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)“Yeah,” said Raiders coach Dennis Allen. “As far as the timeline, I still [can’t] give you an accurate timeline, but I think it’s encouraging that he was out here…

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota Twins – Contra Costa Times

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota TwinsContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A couple of old friends did in the A’s on Sunday, Kurt Suzuki with a tiebreaking double and Josh…

Photos: Minnesota Twins avoid sweep, beat Oakland Athletics 6-1 – San Jose Mercury News media center

Photos: Minnesota Twins avoid sweep, beat Oakland Athletics 6-1San Jose Mercury News media centerThe Minnesota Twins broke open a tie game with the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning, Sunday,…

Pasadena social calendar: Aug. 11 – Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena social calendar: Aug. 11Pasadena Star-NewsL.A. Zoo in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Adults … The Pasadena Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Pasadena…

Oakland A’s Weekly Preview – Week 20 – Vavel.com

Vavel.comThe Oakland A’s enter the week with a MLB best 72-45 record after taking three of four from the Twins over the weekend at O.co. The A’s lead the AL…

Oakland A’s waste Hammel’s strong start, lose 6-1 to Minnesota Twins in series … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Oakland A’s waste Hammel’s strong start, lose 6-1 to Minnesota Twins in series …Minneapolis Star TribuneOAKLAND, Calif. — The other pitcher the Oakland Athletics acquired in the trade for Jeff…

Oakland Raiders Rumors: Should Team Upgrade TE Position With Jermichael … – Rant Sports

Rant SportsIt’s said that in the NFL, a quarterback can’t have too many weapons at his disposal. And it’s true. The more players a quarterback can utilize, the more multi-dimensional…

Twins snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland – KARE

KAREOAKLAND, Calif. – Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland…

Twins beat A’s 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland – CT Post

Twins beat A’s 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. OaklandCT PostMinnesota Twins’ Josh Willingham (16) is congratulated by teammates Kurt Suzuki, left, and Chris Parmelee (27) after hitting a two-run home…

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota Twins – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota TwinsSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A couple of old friends did in the A’s on Sunday, Kurt Suzuki with a tiebreaking double and…