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My first tattoo: A short story

I started talking to this weirdo from the dating site OkCupid. He was strange, wrote in all caps, and had a bridge piercing. I instantly fell in love with him of course because he was so perfectly flawed. 176 more words

Moss Reaches Another Milestone As Athletics Win 13-1 Over Astros

OAKLAND (CBS/AP) — A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.

Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more run support than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday. 625 more words

Sports

Make-A-Wish Makes East Bay Teen's Dream Come True

If you are a regular BART rider, let’s take a break from the dirty seats, delayed trains, limited hours of service and expensive fares for a bit. 163 more words

Features

Watch Led Zeppelin's Final North American Show in 1977

By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff)

After sudden tragedy forced Led Zeppelin to cancel the remainder of their 1977 North American tour, the band performed at the Oakland Coliseum for the second of two shows on July 24, 1977, in what would be the band’s final two live performances in North America. 561 more words

Shows

Leo's Music Club, a New Music Venue, Opens in Oakland

Leo’s Music Club, a Temescal venue headed by the Parish Entertainment Group (who also owns The New Parish in Oakland and Brick & Mortar in San Francisco), has finally opened in the building that was once Leo’s Pro Audio building, at 5447 Telegraph Avenue. 62 more words

Features

Leo's Music Club, a New Music Venue, Opens in Oakland

Leo’s Music Club, a Temescal venue headed by the Parish Entertainment Group (who also owns The New Parish in Oakland and Brick & Mortar in San Francisco), has finally opened in the building that was once Leo’s Pro Audio building, at 5447 Telegraph Avenue. 62 more words

Music

Mark McGwire on Jose Canseco: 'I don't care to ever speak to him again.'

Oakland A’s sluggers Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco, once known as the “Bash Brothers,” combined to hit 200 home runs to help their club reach three consecutive postseasons from 1988-1990. 331 more words

MLB