Oakland is bracing for possible violence in the wake of Ferguson decision
Oakland is warning residents and merchants to prepare for possible riots when the Missouri grand jury announces its decision over whether a white Ferguson police officer will face charges in the shooting death of a black man. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan advised Tuesday that anyone living or working downtown should park in a secure, off-street location, move trash cans to a secure site, double-check ...
Oakland Raiders Vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Prediction, Betting Odds, Preview For Week 12 Thursday Night Football
In a league that is now dominated by high-powered offenses that can pass the ball with ease, the Kansas City Chiefs are winning in a different way. As they prepare to face the Oakland Raiders on ?Thursday Night Football,? the team has become a Super Bowl contender with a dominant running game and an elite defense.
Oakland?s Cat Town Cafe a creative, humane space for adoption
It?s arrived in the form of a local cafe that serves up cappucinos, teas and lattes alongside a variety of pastry delights. [...] there in this comfortable and sprawling space filled with armchairs and rugs are the cats. The Cat Town Cafe is the first permanent cat cafe to open in the United States. Since the cafe opened Oct. 25 in a storefront on 28th Street and Broadway, patrons have adopted ...
Raiders skid reaches 16 straight losses
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Ever since Al Davis arrived in Oakland more than a half-century ago to build his beloved Raiders into one of pro sports' most successful franchises, his team has been closely associated with Davis' favorite saying, ''Just win, baby.''
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick
The Kansas City Chiefs will ride a five-game winning streak into Oakland and look to extend it to six in an AFC West matchup with the winless Raiders Thursday night. The Chiefs are coming off a 24-20 win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks last week as one-point home favorites and covered the spread for the eighth time in nine games, including five straight. Point spread ...
5 Reasons The Winless Oakland Raiders Will Beat The 1st Place Kansas City Chiefs On Thursday Night
The winless Oakland Raiders are headed into week 12 of the NFL season and facing their bitterest rival, the Kansas City Chiefs, on short rest for a Thursday night showdown at O.co Coliseum. So why do the Raiders have a chance to win Thursday? Here?s why:
Oakland Dubbed 2nd Most Dangerous City In The United States
Despite s slowdown in violent crime over the last year or more, Oakland remains the most violent city in California, according to the latest numbers from the feds.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders: Breaking Down Kansas City's Game Plan
The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders meet for the first time this season on a national stage on Thursday Night Football . The Chiefs have a very short week, being given just two days to practice as the team prepares to fly to Oakland on Wednesday. For the first time since 2006, the Chiefs swept the Raiders in the season series last year and look to build on their winning streak against ...
EVB Making Move from SF to Oakland
Prominent Bay Area Ad Agency Sees Creative Opportunity in Oakland Uptown Resurgence SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Independent advertising agency EVB today announced plans to move its headquarters ...
Oaklanders Understood Ranked Choice Voting
Final results show that 99.2 percent of city voters in this year's mayoral election cast valid RCV ballots. by Robert Gammon In the weeks before the November 4 election, numerous news stories in the mainstream press focused on whether ranked choice voting (RCV) was too complicated for Oakland voters to understand. At one point, Governor Jerry Brown, an Oakland resident and a longtime opponent of ...