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Officials Believe Gas Leak Sparked Fire At Oakland Glass Factory

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A fire in the basement of an Oakland factory Wednesday afternoon might have been fueled by a gas leak, fire officials said. 87 more words


Astros Jump on Hammel Early to Top A's 8-1

By Matthew Harrington

For the fourth time in as many outings, the Oakland Athletics lost a game started by trade acquisition Jason Hammel. In need of a win to keep the Los Angeles Angels over a game back entering play Wednesday afternoon, the A’s instead fell to the Astros 8-1 at Minute Maid Park. 431 more words

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Oakland Mayor Quan Files Papers For Re-Election Bid

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, “Our city is rising overall.”

Surrounded by a group of supporters at a news conference on the steps of City Hall, Quan said she has developed “momentum” in improving Oakland’s economy and reducing its crime rate and would like to “finish the job.” 238 more words


Sierra Club: "Oakland Zoo's Proposed Expansion Goes From Bad To Worse"

The most recent edition of the Sierra Club Yodeler includes an article titled: “Oakland Zoo Proposed Expansion Goes From Bad To Worse.”

“The Sierra Club believes that the public’s right to full and complete access to land in Knowland Park is unequivocal. 64 more words


MALL WALK s/t Cassette EP out October 14th.

The MALL WALK tour only cassette EP will see a wider release via Vacant Stare on October 14th. In the meantime, you can pick up a limited edition purple copy at their shows starting tonight at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco.



We’ll be slingin’ our LIMITED EDITION TOUR ONLY CASSETTE in beautiful transparent purple for the 1st time tonight at the Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco. Only 50 copies made. 18 more words


Great book for Bay Area sports fans

Hey Bay Area sports fans! This book is a must-read, especially for those who grew up in the era of Bill King’s broadcasting. Even if you didn’t, as a modern day Bay Area sports fan, it was great to gain some insight into the history of our teams. 45 more words