Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Report on Pro-Nun Rally in Oakland - Bay Area Indymedia


Report on Pro-Nun Rally in Oakland
Bay Area Indymedia
A report from today's Pro-Nun rally in Oakland, CA I was walking home from downtown this evening when I came upon an outside demonstration/meeting of Sisters for Peace & Justice. The rally was in solidarity with the nuns meeting in St. Louis where the ...

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Bay Bridge safety concerns trigger local scrutiny and Senate hearing - Alameda Times-Star


Bay Bridge safety concerns trigger local scrutiny and Senate hearing
Alameda Times-Star
A third wave of news reports about doctored concrete tests on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and other state bridges is generating sharp scrutiny but no major safety worries so far from Caltrans' legislatively mandated construction oversight ...

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Bay Bridge safety concerns trigger local scrutiny and Senate hearing - Oakland Tribune


Bay Bridge safety concerns trigger local scrutiny and Senate hearing
Oakland Tribune
A third wave of news reports about doctored concrete tests on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge and other state bridges is generating sharp scrutiny but no major safety worries so far from Caltrans' legislatively mandated construction oversight ...

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Stiff Competition in Oakland's School Board Races - KQED (blog)


Stiff Competition in Oakland's School Board Races
KQED (blog)
Education Blog August 5, 2012. Written By Katy Murphy. Two years ago, I wrote about how few people were running for school board in Oakland. It's much different this year. Below is a list of 13 candidates that have announced at some point that they ...

Grant extends Broadway Shuttle through 2014, expands weekday service - Oakland Local


Grant extends Broadway Shuttle through 2014, expands weekday service
Oakland Local
From the City of Oakland: The city of Oakland's popular Broadway Shuttle received a $723000 Lifeline Transportation Program grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Alameda County Transportation Commission, ensuring that the iconic ...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Angels' Weaver gets best of A's - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle

Angels' Weaver gets best of A's
San Francisco Chronicle
Aaron Callaspo#6 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim steals second base as the ball is thrown over the head of Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics in the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W.

BOSS has big hole to fill when Executive Director Boona Cheema leaves - Contra Costa Times


BOSS has big hole to fill when Executive Director Boona Cheema leaves
Contra Costa Times
BERKELEY -- Boona Cheema doesn't like the word retirement. So after 34 years as executive director of Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency, Cheema is, well, not retiring -- in February. But she is leaving the agency that serves. 1500 homeless ...

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