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Judge rules against NCAA in federal antitrust lawsuit

A judge has ruled against the NCAA in a federal antitrust lawsuit, saying football and basketball players should be permitted to receive more compensation from schools but only if the benefits are tied to education. The ruling Friday night from U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken in Oakland, California, said the NCAA cannot “limit compensation or … Continue reading Judge rules against NCAA in federal antitrust lawsuit

OAKLAND, Calif | Hayward, Celtics run away from Warriors for a 128-95 win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gordon Hayward scored 30 points off the bench, Kyrie Irving had 19 points and 11 assists, and the Boston Celtics ran away from the Golden State Warriors early on the way to a 128-95 win Tuesday night in a game that turned testy with the two-time defending champions down big. DeMarcus … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Hayward, Celtics run away from Warriors for a 128-95 win

Teachers in Oakland approve contract ending strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland teachers will be back in their classrooms Monday after union members voted to approve a contract deal with district officials. The Oakland Education Association voted in favor of the deal on Sunday after postponing the vote for a day. The agreement must also be ratified by the Oakland Unified School … Continue reading Teachers in Oakland approve contract ending strike

OAKLAND, Calif | California news crew robbed, guard shot; suspect arrested

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested a man suspected of shooting the security guard of a news crew that was robbed while covering the Oakland teachers strike, according to a statement by the CBS affiliate. KPIX said a reporter and a photographer were gathering interviews Sunday about the strike at the Oakland Library when a … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | California news crew robbed, guard shot; suspect arrested

SAN FRANCISCO | California news crew’s camera stolen, guard shot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A news crew was robbed and a security guard was shot while covering the Oakland teachers strike on Sunday, according to a statement by the CBS affiliate. KPIX said a reporter and a photographer were gathering interviews about the strike at the Oakland Library when a car pulled up and the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California news crew’s camera stolen, guard shot

SAN FRANCISCO | Oakland teachers get ready to strike over pay, class sizes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Teachers in Oakland, California, prepared Wednesday to walk off the job in what could be the nation’s latest strike over classroom conditions and pay. Oakland’s 3,000 teachers planned to pack up personal items from classrooms and say goodbye to students then begin the strike Thursday, “barring an unlikely change from the … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Oakland teachers get ready to strike over pay, class sizes

OAKLAND, Calif | California teachers say announcement on strike coming

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The union representing teachers in Oakland, California, says it will make an announcement Saturday about a potential strike, a day after a neutral fact-finding report was to be issued. The Oakland teachers’ union could announce Saturday whether its 7,000 members will strike after negotiating with the Oakland Unified School District for … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | California teachers say announcement on strike coming

Public school strikes revive clash with Teach for America

Young teachers are caught up in a possible strike in Oakland, California, that’s giving new life to the long-simmering tension between traditional public schools and the education reform program Teach for America. The push by career educators for better pay and conditions in the classroom is clashing with the influx of temporary teachers who lack … Continue reading Public school strikes revive clash with Teach for America

OAKLAND, Calif | Cousins’ late free throws lead Warriors past Heat 120-118

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 39 points and DeMarcus Cousins made two free throws with 5.4 seconds to play that helped the Golden State Warriors cap a comeback from a 19-point deficit in the first quarter to beat the Miami Heat 120-118 on Sunday night. Cousins rebounded a missed 3-pointer by Durant and … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Cousins’ late free throws lead Warriors past Heat 120-118

OAKLAND, Calif | Durant lets loose after Warriors beat Spurs 141-102

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant wants everyone to forget the free agency chatter and speculation about where he might play next season, calling it “unnecessary.” That’s still months away and he is trying to win another championship with the Golden State Warriors. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP wants no part of any association … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Durant lets loose after Warriors beat Spurs 141-102

LOS ANGELES | LA teachers union, school district team to seek state money

LOS ANGELES —January 23, 2019—Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after contentious negotiations ended with a new contract and a commitment by the union and the district to work together to get more state money for schools in part by pushing to overhaul California’s property tax system. Teachers greeted students with smiles, hugs and … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | LA teachers union, school district team to seek state money

OAKLAND, Calif | Lakers lose LeBron James to groin injury, rout Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers lost LeBron James in the third quarter to a strained left groin then went out and beat the two-time defending champions without him Tuesday night, getting King James’ 17 points, 13 rebounds and five assists before the injury in a surprising 127-101 rout of the Golden State Warriors. … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Lakers lose LeBron James to groin injury, rout Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif | LeBron James leaves game with strained left groin

OAKLAND, Calif. — LeBron James left Tuesday’s game against Golden State midway through the third quarter with a strained left groin and was listed as questionable to return. The Lakers star grabbed at his left groin after slipping under the Warriors basket at the 7:51 mark of the third trying for a loose ball. Members … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | LeBron James leaves game with strained left groin

OAKLAND, Calif | LeBron James leaves game with apparent left groin injury

OAKLAND, Calif. — LeBron James left Tuesday’s game against Golden State midway through the third quarter with an apparent left groin injury. The Lakers star grabbed at his left groin after slipping under the Warriors basket at the 7:51 mark of the third trying for a loose ball. Members of the training staff came out … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | LeBron James leaves game with apparent left groin injury

OAKLAND, Calif | Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

OAKLAND, Calif — Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders’ 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger returned from a rib injury to lead a … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Carr’s late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

OAKLAND, Calif | Mahomes throws 4 TDs to lead Chiefs past Raiders 40-33

OAKLAND, Calif — Patrick Mahomes threw four touchdown passes Sunday to join Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the only QBs to reach the 40 TD mark through 12 games. The Kansas City Chiefs won their first game since releasing star running back Kareem Hunt, 40-33 over the Oakland Raiders. The Chiefs (10-2) cut ties … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Mahomes throws 4 TDs to lead Chiefs past Raiders 40-33

Cal/OSHA Cites Construction Company for Fatal Trench Accident

  OAKLAND, Calif./ Nov. 19, 2018 (STL.News) Cal/OSHA has cited general contractor Bay Construction Co. for dismantling a trench box while an employee was still working inside. Investigators found the employer committed willful-serious safety violations by unsafely removing a linear support rail that fell and fatally crushed the worker. “Shield systems are designed to protect … Continue reading Cal/OSHA Cites Construction Company for Fatal Trench Accident

Pennsylvania news: Munhall Man, Christopher Eric Carr Pleads Guilty in Shadyside/North Oakland Stolen Packages Scheme

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Munhall, Pa., pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy and mail theft, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Christopher Eric Carr, 46, pleaded guilty to four counts before United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon. In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised that … Continue reading Pennsylvania news: Munhall Man, Christopher Eric Carr Pleads Guilty in Shadyside/North Oakland Stolen Packages Scheme

Raiders bench safety Reggie Nelson; Rams without Cooper Kupp

Raiders safety Reggie Nelson was benched by coach Jon Gruden for Oakland’s game against the visiting Indianapolis Colts. Nelson had played in 82 consecutive regular-season games before being a healthy scratch on Sunday. Left guard Kelechi Osemele also was inactive for Oakland, missing a third straight game with a knee injury. Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri … Continue reading Raiders bench safety Reggie Nelson; Rams without Cooper Kupp

OAKLAND, Calif | Police applicants asked to disclose if sex assault victims

OAKLAND, Calif  — The Oakland, California, police department asks officer applicants to disclose whether they have been sexually assaulted, which appears to be a rare and potentially problematic inquiry, a newspaper reported Sunday. The San Francisco Chronicle queried police in the state’s 10 most populous cities and could not find another instance of screening for … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Police applicants asked to disclose if sex assault victims

OAKLAND, Calif | Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Stephen Curry is coming off an injury-plagued season and a summer he thought might be among his best yet. On a festive night of celebration as another championship banner went up, Curry brought his usual flair and dazzle. Kevin Durant did all of the little things, too. Curry had 32 points, nine … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Curry, Durant lead Warriors past Thunder in festive opener

Top 15 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oakland, California Area

Featuring the Top 15 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oakland, California Area Oakland, CA – The Oakland, California area is a city on the east side of San Francisco Bay, in California.  Jack London Square has a statue of the writer, who frequented the area.  Nearby, Old Oakland features restored Victorian architecture and … Continue reading Top 15 Real Estate Agents with Most Recent Sales in Oakland, California Area

OAKLAND, Calif. | Aaron Judge begins taking cage swings off tee in his rehab

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge took his first swings off a tee since breaking his right wrist July 26, a significant early step in what he hopes is a return to the field for New York in a couple of weeks. Judge, the reigning AL Rookie of the Year, took 25 dry swings … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Aaron Judge begins taking cage swings off tee in his rehab

ALAMEDA, Calif. | Gruden explains Raiders’ decision to trade Khalil Mack

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Jon Gruden didn’t mince words. As excited as he was to coach Khalil Mack in his second stint with Oakland, Gruden believes the right move ultimately was to trade Mack to give the Raiders the draft picks and salary cap room needed to rebuild a depleted roster. “It wasn’t my goal to … Continue reading ALAMEDA, Calif. | Gruden explains Raiders’ decision to trade Khalil Mack

RG3 hangs on in Baltimore, McCarron dealt to Oakland

RG3 is staying put while AJ is switching coasts. Robert Griffin III, the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year whose career has been disrupted by injuries since that season, remained with Baltimore as the Ravens cut their roster to the league maximum of 53 on Saturday. He’ll likely be the third-string quarterback behind Joe … Continue reading RG3 hangs on in Baltimore, McCarron dealt to Oakland

A-Rod and Jordy won’t be playing catch Friday night

If anyone really looks forward to exhibition football games, this is the week to pay attention. One good place to start is in Oakland. Not because Aaron Rodgers will see plenty of action for Green Bay; he won’t, might not play at all. And the Raiders’ best player, Khalil Mack, still is holding out. Such … Continue reading A-Rod and Jordy won’t be playing catch Friday night

OAKLAND, Calif | Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A’s 9-4 to avoid sweep

OAKLAND, Calif — Justin Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the Houston Astros hit five home runs, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Sunday to avoid a sweep and retake sole possession of the AL West lead. The surging A’s had won the first two games at the Coliseum to … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A’s 9-4 to avoid sweep

OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif— Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. Jean Segura had four hits to help the Mariners closed within 2 1/2 games of the A’s for the second AL … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. Paxton was facing the third batter in the first inning Tuesday night when Jed Lowrie lined a ball back up the middle, hitting the pitcher … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise