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Breaking News: 'Fruitvale Station' finding its audience as box office gross climbs to $10.952M
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:04 -0700 | political-news

“Fruitvale Station” won major film awards at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. After another weekend success at the box office, "Fruitvale Station" is seeking the biggest and most valued award of all: finding...
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Breaking News: 'Fruitvale Station' film story of racial profiling in true story of killing by BART police
 
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-08-05 09:57:00 -0700 | political-news

“Fruitvale Station” is a recently released film that raises public awareness of a "racial profiled" shooting and killing by the police officers of the Bay Area Transit (BART) police. The film humanizes the victim of the "racial profiling," Oscar Grant...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-17 10:09:45 -0700 | political-news

A woman walking alone at the dinner hour was jumped, beaten and robbed just around the corner from string of popular restaurants in Oakland's Temescal District Monday. Neighbors say the attack at 48 th Avenue and Shattuck has become symptomatic...
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Source: East Bay Express

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-05 22:18:32 -0700 | political-news

Standing on the corner of 92nd Avenue and International Boulevard with trash strewn on the sidewalk as a backdrop, Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan officially announced her candidacy for mayor this afternoon. The campaign chose the location because it was the...
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Source: The Berkeley Voice

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-16 14:23:22 -0700 | political-news

Fifty years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, several of the Bay Area's towering figures of the Civil Rights Movement are gathering this week to reflect on the road that led to the historic legislation. Keynoting the Wednesday event...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-10 18:59:50 -0700 | political-news

As 105 graduating eighth graders at Alliance Academy Middle School celebrated their promotion to high school, there was a profound sadness for one 13-year-old who wasn't there. Lee Weathersby III was gunned down as he walked home from the Boys...
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Source: Fox News

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 13:15:58 -0700 | political-news

Maine   Police in the Maine town of Oakland say a pig that menaced two children walking through the woods has scared another passer-by. They've now closed the walking trail near two schools where the pig has been seen. Police...
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Source: Fox

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 10:40:44 -0700 | political-news

Maine   Police in the Maine town of Oakland say a pig that menaced two children walking through the woods has scared another passer-by. They've now closed the walking trail near two schools where the pig has been seen. Police...
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Source: San Jose Mercury News

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 17:47:09 -0700 | political-news

After months of wrangling and public spats, the Oakland A's and the city they have called home for nearly a half-century agreed to a lease extension that could keep the team at O.co Coliseum through 2024. "I'm very pleased that...
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Breaking News: Group turns in more than 33,000 signatures supporting wage hike
 
Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:50:27 -0700 | political-news

Lift Up Oakland, a coalition working to raise Oakland's minimum wage to $12.25 an hour, turned in 33,682 signatures to the Oakland City Clerk Friday in an effort to get an initiative on the November ballot. Lift Up Oakland held...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-04 07:46:45 -0700 | political-news

Residents in an Oakland neighborhood were emotional as they described hearing an explosion Thursday night before seeing flames engulf a three-unit building. They reported hearing the blast around 8 p.m. at the building at Brighton and MacArthur...But neighbors say what...
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Source: Fox

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-11 10:33:52 -0700 | political-news

Calif.   A federal judge has sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28.3 million for a rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China a secret recipe to a widely used white pigment...District Court Judge...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-16 13:56:52 -0700 | political-news

Voters this November will get to decide the fate of Oakland's signature public safety tax, its chronically underfunded Public Ethics Commission and the base wages of thousands of workers. In a marathon session Tuesday night, the City Council placed three...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-06-23 23:57:28 -0700 | political-news

A development debate in Oakland Monday night drew dozens of protestors who said they don't want the Oakland Unified School District to move a high school and build a residential high rise in its place. District officials say they face...
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Source: KGO News

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-23 14:25:40 -0700 | political-news

Bay Area playground Construction crews tear down Concordia Park's old playground in Oakland...Concordia Park is in Oakland's Millsmont neighborhood at 62nd Avenue and Camden Street. On Tuesday, construction crews started tearing down the park's old playground.
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