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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 18:03:04 -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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Posted by: penandsword

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-23 13:38:33 -0800 | political-news

As my mom tells it, one day when I was five years old, I marched straight up to her, put my hands on my hips and announced in no uncertain terms that I was never going to get married and...
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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 2014-03-22 23:17:36 -0700 | political-news

An angry local woman whose car was totaled by a vehicle fleeing police after a sideshow in East Oakland early Saturday morning called on authorities stop the dangerous gatherings. East Oakland when she happened upon the sideshow at 106th Avenue...
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Source: East Bay Express

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 17:15:04 -0700 | political-news

Organizers of the  Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival  are gearing up for another big year and they're looking for bands to book. The sixth annual event will be a "jam-packed, ... multidisciplinary arts festival taking place in venues,...
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Source: East Bay Express

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 00:36:45 -0800 | political-news

A couple of years ago, I began having severe pain in my arms and wrists due to excessive computer work. Months of doctor's visits, physical therapy, acupuncture, and various "alternative" treatments did little to quell the numbness, tingling, and stabbing...
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Source: East Bay Express

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-25 18:25:41 -0800 | political-news

There is something initially disarming about having a nonchalant conversation with a stranger who is half-dressed. The young woman stood there in her bra as we talked about how hot it was, and indeed, it was reaching saunalike levels inside...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-01 23:43:44 -0800 | political-news

Neighbors are on edge Saturday after pranksters sent a stolen SUV with a flagstone on the gas pedal speeding down a residential street in Oakland before it crashed into garage Saturday morning. The white Chevy Tahoe travelled downhill Coolidge Avenue...
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Source: The Boston Globe

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 05:22:46 -0700 | political-news

Maine (AP) A mini version of Fenway Park in Maine is getting a $600,000 makeover that will give even more youth the opportunity to use the field. The renovations include new all-purpose artificial turf for the Harold Alfond Mini Fenway...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-18 15:04:33 -0800 | political-news

A Bay Area News Group photographer was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday while on an assignment in West Oakland. The photographer was held up about 11:25 a.m. near 29th and West streets, according to police...Veteran photographer Ross Cameron was leaving his...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 23:23:46 -0700 | political-news

Police Chief Sean Whent says Oakland has seen a 15 percent reduction in so-called Part 1 crimes so far this year is down compared to the same period last year. Part 1 crimes include murder, assault with a firearm, rape,...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-03 22:10:18 -0800 | political-news

The Oakland police department is turning to social media and other measures to attract young, home-grown police recruits.  Currently the department has 616 members and Interim Police Chief Sean Whent says they have the money to hire 91 more this...
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Source: Sacramento Bee

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-04 06:52:49 -0700 | political-news

An array of elected officials will be in Oakland today for an economic summit sponsored by the left-leaning Greenlining Institute, among them the California Energy Commission's David Hochschild, the California Public Utilities Commission's Catherine Sandoval and Sen. Kevin de Len...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 12:47:15 -0700 | political-news

A former chief of staff to mayors Jean Quan and Jerry Brown has made it official that she is giving up her school board seat to run for Oakland City Council. Anne Campbell Washington filed papers Monday to run in...
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Source: The Berkeley Voice

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-18 01:49:58 -0800 | political-news

Treasure Island, 'magic city' risen from the waters of San Francisco Bay as a new and lustrous gem in Northern California's diadem, glistened in the sunlight today in anticipation of its world-heralded premier," the coverage began. Once admitted to the...
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