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Dodgers’ Mookie Betts, Kiké Hernandez win Fielding Bible Awards

Fresh off their World Series victory, the Dodgers’ Mookie Betts and Kiké Hernández have been named two of baseball’s best defensive players with Fielding Bible Awards from Baseball Info Solutions. A panel of 12 sabermetrically-inclined analysts named one winner at each defensive position, plus a mutli-position winner, in their annual award announcement on Thursday. Betts, acquired from the Boston Red Sox in a blockbuster trade last winter, was the right field award winner for the fourth time in ...
Tags: Colorado, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Boston Red Sox, Oakland, Los Angeles Dodgers, Alexander, Dodgers, Hernandez, Whicker, Betts, Justin Turner, Clayton Kershaw, Jason Heyward


UC Davis Study: COVID-19 Concerns Causing Spike In Sales To First-Time Gun Owners

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Tags: Business, News, Guns, California, Local, Gun Control, UC Davis, Oakland, Bay Area, Owen, KPIX, Castro Valley, Montclair, Consumer, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company


Seven Dodgers among players who become free agents following World Series

The Dodgers waited 32 years to win a World Series. But the business side of Major League Baseball waits for nothing. Seven Dodgers were among the 147 players who became free agents the morning after the conclusion of the World Series – third baseman Justin Turner, outfielder Joc Pederson, infielder/outfielder Kiké Hernandez and pitchers Blake Treinen, Alex Wood, Pedro Baez and Jake McGee. More players will become free agents in the next two months as options are exercised or declined and teams c...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Washington, Boston, Angels, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Philadelphia, Houston, Pablo Sandoval, Oakland, Kansas City, Seattle


Seven Dodgers among players who become free agents following the World Series

The Dodgers waited 32 years to win a World Series. But the business side of Major League Baseball waits for nothing. Seven Dodgers were among the 147 players who became free agents the morning after the conclusion of the World Series — Joc Pederson, Kiké Hernandez, Blake Treinen, Alex Wood, Pedro Baez, Jake McGee and Justin Turner. More players will become free agents in the next two months as options are exercised or declined and teams choose to non-tender others. Here is the full list as of We...
Tags: New York, Washington, Boston, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Philadelphia, Houston, Pablo Sandoval, Oakland, Kansas City, Seattle, Cleveland, Rays


Dodgers’ long journey to first World Series title in 32 years

ARLINGTON, Texas — Thirty-two years is a long time. Long enough for Dodgers fans to wonder if this day might never come. And it nearly didn’t. From Oct. 20, 1988 when Orel Hershiser threw the last pitch of the Dodgers’ five-game World Series victory over the Oakland A’s until Tuesday night, when Julio Urias did the same against the Tampa Bay Rays – a franchise that didn’t even exist in 1988 – the Dodgers and their fans went into the winter year after year feeling disappointed – or cheated. But 2...
Tags: Florida, Texas, California, France, Sports, Sport, Fox, Soccer, Arizona, Mlb, Dallas, San Francisco Giants, Monaco, Boston Red Sox, Oakland, Rays


Verily's COVID Testing Program Halted in San Francisco and Oakland

Amid fanfare in March, California officials celebrated the launch of a multimillion-dollar contract with Verily -- Google's health-focused sister company -- that they said would vastly expand COVID testing among the state's impoverished and underserved communities. But seven months later, San Francisco and Alameda counties -- two of the state's most populous -- have severed ties with the company's testing sites amid concerns about patients' data privacy and complaints that funding intended to bo...
Tags: Google, California, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Oakland, Gavin Newsom, Alameda, Alameda County, Libby Schaaf, COVID, Office of Emergency Services About, California Secretary of Health Mark Ghaly Oakland


Dodgers 1 win from title after 32 years and more than $3.6B

Since Orel Hershiser struck out Oakland’s Tony Phillips for the final out of the 1988 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have played...
Tags: Oakland, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dodgers, Orel Hershiser, Tony Phillips


32 years since their last championship, Dodgers are a single win away from an elusive 7th World Series title

Since Orel Hershiser struck out Oakland’s Tony Phillips for the final out of the 1988 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers have played...
Tags: Oakland, Los Angeles Dodgers, Dodgers, Orel Hershiser, Tony Phillips


Alexander: Roz Wyman is still the Dodgers’ No. 1 fan

If this were a normal World Series – like anything in 2020 is normal, right? – Roz Wyman would be at Dodger Stadium for Tuesday night’s Game 6 in her field level seat, on the third base side of home plate and adjacent to where the umpires enter the field. It is not in The Ravine, of course. The Dodgers have made Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, their second home during this neutral-site postseason, and that is where they will attempt to win the World Series and end 32 years of waiting. But ...
Tags: New York, Texas, Boston, Milwaukee, Sports, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Brooklyn, United States, Mlb, Philadelphia


Snippy over Trump-Biden, California voters unload in hair salons, barbershops

Barbershops and beauty salons have always been about more than the shave and a haircut, or the mani-pedi. They’ve often been a refuge from the stresses and divisions of the outside world, a place to settle into a swivel chair and exhale. After all, you can’t really doom-scroll during a French manicure. But just as California salons are finally reopening after a punishing pandemic lockdown, the race between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden is coming down to its final week — and...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Obama, California, Iraq, India, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Marine, Soccer, Gop, United States


An aggressive turkey named 'Gerald' that terrorized an Oakland neighborhood is safely relocated

A neighborhood in Oakland, California, can rest easy now that a turkey nicknamed "Gerald" was safely relocated to nearby hills.
Tags: Cnn, Oakland, Oakland California, Gerald


Prop. 23 plays politics with patients’ lives

Politics is a cynical business. You can’t help but be a bit cynical when you see how laws are really made. It is frequently based on power politics, special-interest influence and pettiness, not the sanitized, romanticized versions of democracy or how a bill becomes a law described in grade school social studies textbooks. But even for a cynic like me, who has covered California politics for about 20 years, Proposition 23 is among the worst examples I have seen of putting politics over people’s ...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, Oakland, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County, San Francisco Chronicle, Orange County Register, Centers for Medicare, Medicaid Services, Independent Institute, San Diego Union Tribune, Medi Cal, George Gascon, Legislative Analyst 's Office


Boogalooer Accused Of Firing Into MN Police Precinct During George Floyd Protests

A man connected to the so-called “boogaloo” movement has been charged federally with crossing state lines to participate in a riot, and is accused of firing rounds from an assault rifle into a Minneapolis police precinct as it burned to the ground. Charging documents released Friday detail the alleged activities of Ivan Harrison Hunter, 26, and also quote from alleged internet chats he had with Steven Carrillo. Carrillo, another alleged boogalooer, is accused of killing two law enforcement of...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, California, Fbi, Michael Solomon, Oakland, Hunter, South Texas, Teeter, Carrillo, Boogaloo, Federal Protective Service, District of Minnesota


Former NFL star Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years to life for rape conviction

Three-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dana Stubblefield played 11 years in the NFL for San Francisco, Washington and Oakland.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, NFL, Oakland, Usa Today, SAN FRANCISCO WASHINGTON, Dana Stubblefield


California Theme Park Closures Impacting Jobs, Shops, Neighboring Communities

(AP/CBS13) — California’s amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the coronavirus pandemic forced them to shut down. Now that state health officials announced strict new rules for reopening the parks, attractions spanning from Disneyland to Universal Studios are bracing for an even longer shutdown — and so are the surrounding communities lined with hotels, restaurants and shops that cater to visitors who no longer w...
Tags: Florida, California, Disney, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Cbs, Oakland, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios, Southern California, Mickey Mouse, Anaheim, Ferris, Universal Studios Hollywood


From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal

Experts say cities such as Detroit, Cleveland and Oakland, California, that were shedding years of decay and starting to turn a corner will have a harder time recovering because they don’t have an established base of large office tenants.
Tags: Oakland, Detroit, Oakland California, Detroit Cleveland


Pickup Towing Trailer Leads High-Speed Chase From El Dorado Hills To Oakland

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Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Roseville, Cbs, Oakland, CHP, Bay Bridge, El Dorado Hills, Willow Road, Silva Valley Parkway, Bay Bridge California Highway Patrol, Paws Missing Near Foresthill Caught On Camera


56. Pan Am in Vietnam

Crystal Cox/Business Insider During the Vietnam War, Pan Am flew troops in and out of an active war zone on rest and recuperation trips. The flight attendants on those planes didn't get any special training or preparation to deal with some of the horrors they would witness, and when the war was over, they didn't receive recognition from the U.S. government. But their role left a lasting impact, even if their contributions were largely forgotten. Listen on: Apple Podcasts  |  Stitcher  |...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, England, New York, Washington, France, Cbs News, Nbc News, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Department Of Defense, Rome, Karen, United States


Too much legislating and regulating hurt housing in California

Way back when humans lived in unlit caves – which it looks like we may do again soon in California – housing was fairly simple. No cave-dwelling dictator commanded which people, and how many, would live in each cave, and pay what rent, or carved out special treatment for “specified subcategories.” But such coercion is liberally applied these days in state lawmakers’ attempt to repair the damage they have for decades inflicted on California’s housing market with their version of Central Planning....
Tags: California, Opinion, Sacramento, Sport, Afghanistan, Soccer, Oakland, Gavin Newsom, LA County, UC Riverside, UCR, George Gascon, Lao, Greenlining Institute, Fernando Guerra, Opinion columns


Q&A With Oakland-Based Emcee/Educator Hip Hop Veteran Jahi

Meet Oakland-based emcee/educator Jahi, a veteran in this hip-hop game who is campaigning his new album Reasonings, and new video, “No More.” He’s part of Chuck D.’s group, Enemy Radio, and was featured on the “Fight The Power 2020” reboot that dropped during the summer, that also features Nas, Rapsody, Black Though and YG. Check out our exclusive Q&A with Jahi below! First of all, congrats on the new album, Reasonings. Before getting to the album, give our readers a brief background on yoursel...
Tags: Chuck, US, America, Paris, New Orleans, Jazz, Bob Marley, Public Enemy, Oakland, Quincy Jones, Ziggy Marley, CLEVELAND Ohio, Tuff Gong, Marcus Garvey, Kabaka, Q&A Interviews


Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series. The Rays will face either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Atlanta Braves in the World Series in Arlington, Texas, starting Tuesday night. Game 7 of the NLCS is Sunday night. Tampa Bay’s only other World Series appear...
Tags: Texas, Mexico, Sports, San Francisco, Atlanta, Sport, Ap, Soccer, San Diego, Mlb, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Oakland, Cuba, Rays, Yankees


Portland files suit against U.S. government, crews move fence out of downtown bike lane

Crews moving the fence Friday morning. (Photo: Iain Mackenzie) Crews working at the Federal Courthouse in downtown Portland have moved a concrete wall and fence that has illegally blocked two downtown streets for three months. The move comes as a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the City of Portland and City of Oakland against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security calls out the fence as an illegal incursion of our public right-of-way. A bicycle rider was forced to merge due to the blocked bi...
Tags: Sport, Dhs, Front Page, United States, Cycling, Wheeler, Portland, Warner, Oakland, Trump, Bloomberg News, City of Oakland, U S Department of Homeland Security, Iain Mackenzie, Billy Williams, Ted Wheeler


The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'Hubie Halloween' to 'Big Daddy'

"Hubie Halloween" Scott Yamano/Netflix Adam Sandler's "Hubie Halloween" and "Big Daddy" are among Netflix's most popular movies this week.  Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. A pair of Adam Sandler comedies, including the new Netflix original "Hubie Halloween," surge...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Streaming, Brad Pitt, Sherlock, Sony Pictures, Oakland, Rotten Tomatoes, Bennett Miller, Los Angeles Times


Southwest Airlines is adding 9 new leisure routes and expanding to major airports in Chicago and Houston – here's the full list

Southwest Airlines is growing in new cities across the US. Associated Press Southwest Airlines just announced nine new leisure routes to cities across the country with a focus on Florida, Colorado, and California.  The almost non-existent demand for business travel has forced Southwest to adjust its flyers, serving airports it has historically avoided and operating seasonal services. The airline recently asked employees to take a pay cut to avoid furloughs, an unprecedented ask for the air...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Texas, Airports, Air Travel, Colorado, California, Planes, US, Trends, Chicago, Flying, George Bush, Dallas, Miami, Aviation


Oakland, Portland sue over use of federal agents at protests

The cities of Oakland and Portland, Oregon have sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department, alleging that...
Tags: Portland Oregon, Oakland, Justice Department, U S Department of Homeland Security, Oakland Portland


Project Homekey eyes Los Angeles County

On Wednesday evening at 6 p.m., Los Angeles City Councilman John Lee will hold a public meeting on Zoom to inform residents of Chatsworth and the surrounding area that a Travelodge hotel at 21603 Devonshire Street has been selected for conversion to homeless housing. This hotel backs up to a residential neighborhood. It’s next to a supermarket and across the street from a post office. It’s a few blocks away from Chatsworth Park Elementary School. If this project went through a normal approvals p...
Tags: California, Opinion, Washington, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Arizona, Oakland, Chatsworth, Gavin Newsom, Motel, Legislature, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, John Lee


Guest Post Lana

  This November my blog will be 16 years old. To celebrate I am asking you my readers to submit a Guest Post for my blog as a way of celebrating our connectedness as a community through social media.  I hope you will send me your story or at least a glimpse into your life (please send your story and JPEG photos to my email then I will post them to my blog. This will introduce you to one another. Many of you are feeling shy, or worse not worthy as if there is a prize for the best life lived....
Tags: Travel, Usa, England, France, Paris, Oakland, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Aso, Pebble Beach, Steve, Corey, Tiburon, Lana, Yann, Our Apartment in Paris


Oakland Man Convicted Of Mailing Bombs That Injured 2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP/CBS13) — An Oakland man was convicted of mailing bombs that exploded and injured two people in a botched revenge plot against a corrections officer and retired police sergeant, federal authorities said Wednesday. Ross Laverty, 59, is facing at least 20 years in prison, the U.S. attorney’s office announced. Prosecutors said DNA evidence tied Laverty to two package bombs that were mailed to homes in East Palo Alto and Alameda in the fall of 2017. “In addition to his intended vict...
Tags: Crime, Local, Syndicated Local, California News, San Francisco, Ap, Oakland, Alameda, San Mateo County, East Palo Alto, Laverty, David L Anderson, Oakland News, Alameda News, Ross Laverty


Alexander: Dodgers’ bullpen (shudder) makes news again

So maybe it’s not all Kenley Jansen’s fault after all. Blake Treinen appeared to be the next man up. Jansen’s problems with velocity and command had moved him out of the ninth-inning role, though Manager Dave Roberts declined to ever come right out and say so. Treinen, who had closed games before (38 saves, when healthy, for Oakland in 2018), seemed to be the first alternate, at least. The Dodgers might be auditioning a second alternate, because things exploded in the ninth inning in Game 1 of t...
Tags: Milwaukee, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Oakland, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Alexander, Riley, Blake, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers, Hindsight, Gonzalez


The Monday Roundup: Drivers as endangered species, women and the boom, African activists, and more

Welcome to the week. Here are the most noteworthy stories we came across in the past seven days… Enforcement is out: Stating that, “this summer served as an admittedly painfully long-overdue tipping point,” the League of American Bicyclists has dropped “Enforcement” from their framework for evaluating bicycle-friendly communities. First responder by bike: Paris is testing a fleet of electric-assist “emergency bikes” that will allow first responders to roll easily through city traffic to add...
Tags: New York City, Africa, Sport, Features, Front Page, Cycling, Paris, Portland, Oakland, Ny Times, Shimano, Anne Hidalgo, League of American Bicyclists, Jonathan Maus, The Monday Roundup