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Reverse Mortgage at Center of NBA Player Steph Curry’s Instagram Post

National Basketball Association (NBA) point guard Steph Curry has posted to his Instagram account in support of a man in danger of losing his home in a reverse mortgage foreclosure. The son of a reverse mortgage borrower who lives in a home with significance to fans of the NBA team the Golden State Warriors is at risk of losing the home, but has garnered the attention of Curry who has urged people to donate money to keep the son in the home. This is according to original reporting at local Fo...
Tags: Featured, Instagram, Finance, Fox, Nba, National Basketball Association, Oakland, Curry, Golden State Warriors, Warriors, Steph Curry, Bay Area, Lloyd, Oakland Calif, KTVU, Instagram Post


At-Home Fitness Experiences a Pandemic-Era Resurgence

(TNS)—Clad in black leggings and grip socks, Katy Winter strides into Vita, her Oakland, Calif.-based fitness studio. She’s all primed to teach a power Pilates class to a group of clients, only the place is completely empty. No worries. Winter unfurls a yoga mat upon the gleaming wooden floor, props her MacBook laptop on a cushioned stool and gazes into the screen. Twelve faces in little Zoom squares smile back at her. “How are you holding up?” she asks. “Go ahead and start your playlists, and l...
Tags: News, Fitness, San Francisco, Netflix, Radio, San Jose, Marley, Oakland, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Vita, Skype, Jane Fonda, Richmond, Bay Area, Latest News


Oakland A’s Looking To Fill Seats With Cardboard Cutouts

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics might have some fans at home games after all. Well, sort of. The A’s are selling cardboard cutouts with fans’ photos that they will put in the seats at the Coliseum this season. The team also plans to mix in images of former players and celebrities alongside the fan cutouts. Major League Baseball is looking to play a 60-game regular season this summer because of the coronavirus. There will be no fans at ballparks on opening day, but some markets are h...
Tags: News, Sports, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Oakland, Major League Baseball, Oakland Calif, Coliseum


Air Force Sergeant Indicted In Federal Guard Killing

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted an Air Force sergeant for murder and attempted murder after he allegedly killed a federal security guard in Northern California and wounded his partner amid protests against police brutality, a judge said Monday. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler told Steven Carrillo, 32, that the grand jury charged him in the indictment with first-degree murder of a person assisting an officer or employee of the United States and attempted murder of a person ass...
Tags: Crime, News, Ap, United States, Air Force, Oakland, Santa Cruz, Northern California, Justus, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Calif, BEN LOMOND, Underwood, Santa Cruz County, Millbrae, Travis Air Force Base


A’s Top Draft Pick Tyler Soderstrom Gets $3.3M Signing Bonus

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Left-handed hitting catcher Tyler Soderstrom, selected 26th by the Oakland Athletics in the amateur draft, has agreed to a minor league contract with a $3.3 million signing bonus. Soderstrom’s deal was above the slot value of $2,653,400. Oakland also announced Monday that it finalized a deal with fifth-round selection pitcher Stevie Emanuels. Soderstrom has been added to the club’s 60-player pool with workouts scheduled to begin later this week. The 18-year-old star from T...
Tags: Sports, Mlb, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Oakland, Illinois, Richmond, University of Washington, Oakland Calif, Soderstrom, Loyola Marymount, Turlock High School, Cooper Uhl, Tyler Soderstrom, Turlock High, Stevie Emanuels Soderstrom


7 Black-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Should Know About

7 Black-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Should Know About With protests around the world in support of Black Lives Matter, people are finally taking a hard look at the daily inequalities Black people face. Though we see the most serious and often deadly disparities played out in the news, there’s no part of our lives that remains unaffected. Did you know that even though Black people make up roughly 15% of the U.S. population, according to a 2016 Census study, only 17.5% of businesses in the...
Tags: Fashion, Black, Oakland Calif, Taylor Jay, Fashion and Style Trends, Black-Owned Businesses, Black-owned Style, Black-owned Style Businesses, Black Owned Fashion


Former Oakland Raiders Head Coach Joe Bugel Dies At 80

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP/CBS13) – Former Oakland Raiders head coach Joe Bugel, who is also regarded as one of the top offensive line coaches in NFL history, has died. He was 80. Bugel died on Sunday, according to a statement from the team, which did not disclose a cause of death. The Raiders Family is saddened to learn today of the passing of Joe Bugel. Statement: https://t.co/MTq70z6UD1 pic.twitter.com/7NE0FbXUIv — Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) June 28, 2020 The full statement from the Raiders ...
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Professor Who Asked Student To “Anglicize” Name Put On Leave

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A professor at a San Francisco Bay Area community college has been put on leave after asking a Vietnamese-American student to “Anglicize” her name because it sounds like a vulgarity in English, school officials confirmed. Laney College President Tammeil Gilkerson said that as soon as campus leaders learned of the comments, an unnamed faculty member was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, the East Bay Times reported. Freshman Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen told K...
Tags: News, Education, Associated Press, Vietnam, Oakland, San Francisco Bay Area, Hubbard, Oakland Calif, Nguyen, Community College, KGO TV, Laney College, Matthew Hubbard, East Bay Times, Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen, Tammeil Gilkerson


"A community college professor in Oakland, Calif., is on administrative leave after asking a Vietnamese-American student to 'Anglicize' her name because he felt it sounded 'offensive' in English."

You may wonder, what was the student's name? It was Phuc. With experience, the professor now knows that he should have simply risen above any childish distraction and said the name forthrightly.The article is "Professor Who Asked Student to ‘Anglicize’ Her Name Is Put on Leave/Matthew Hubbard, a mathematics professor in Oakland, Calif., said his emails to Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American college freshman, were both a 'mistake' and 'offensive.'"Notice that he went beyond saying tell me...
Tags: Law, Names, Hubbard, Oakland Calif, Nguyen, Race And Education, Ann Althouse, Dirty Words, Matthew Hubbard, Phuc, Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen


Professor Who Asked Student to ‘Anglicize’ Her Name Is Put on Leave

Matthew Hubbard, a mathematics professor in Oakland, Calif., said his emails to Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American college freshman, were both a “mistake” and “offensive.”
Tags: News, Discrimination, Hubbard, Oakland (Calif, Nguyen, Laney College, Matthew Hubbard, Asian-Americans, Community Colleges, Matthew L, Phuc Bui Diem, Phuc Bui Diem Nguyen




One Bar. Twelve Weeks. Seventeen Lives in Lockdown.

Following an Oakland tavern and its staff — from the tattooed bartender to the undocumented cleaner — as they weather the economic and emotional fallout of the coronavirus.
Tags: News, Small Business, Unemployment, Oakland, Relief, Robin, Easterbrook, Lockdown, Labor and Jobs, Oakland (Calif, Bars and Nightclubs, The Hatch, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Stimulus (Economic, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


False Claims Of Antifa Protesters Plague Small US Cities

CHICAGO (AP) — In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors that the far-left-leaning group is transporting people to wreak havoc on small cities across America. The speculation was being raised by conservative news outlets and pro-Trump social media accounts, as well as impostor Facebook and Twitter accounts. Twitter and Facebook busted some of the instigat...
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‘Strategic’ Well-Orchestrated Heists Seen Amid Protest Chaos

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police in a small San Francisco Bay Area community were about to help authorities in neighboring Oakland keep the peace during a protest when a more pressing crisis hit home: groups of thieves were pillaging malls, setting fire to a Walmart and storming a car dealership. By the time San Leandro officers arrived at the Dodge dealership, dozens of cars were gone and thieves were peeling out of the lot in $100,000 Challenger Hellcat muscle cars. Nearly 75 vehicles were stolen...
Tags: New York, News, Minneapolis, California News, Los Angeles, Walmart, Ap, Chicago, Long Beach, Dodge, Oakland, Andrew Cuomo, Richmond, Southern California, San Francisco Bay Area, Walnut Creek


FL Rep. Demings Blames Gun Owners in Everytown Veepstakes

By Larry Keane Florida Representative Demings is quick to blame legal gun-owners for the acts of criminals. IMG Demings.House.Gov U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Florida Democratic U.S. Rep. Val Demings has emerged as a top-tier contender to be a running mate for presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s antigun ticket. During these worrisome times of the coronavirus pandemic and violent riots erupting in cities across the country, the former Orlando top cop has a lot to say abou...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Georgia, Joe Biden, Las Vegas, Biden, St Louis, Orlando, U S Department of Justice, Watts, Oakland Calif, NSSF, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Shannon Watts, Larry Keane


Tear gas and burning cars in US cities as unrest over George Floyd death continues

By TIM SULLIVAN and AARON MORRISON MINNEAPOLIS — Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black men grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country lurched toward another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns. The protests, which began in Minneapolis following Monday’s death of George Floyd after a police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for more...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Protest, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, La, White House, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport


Protests over police killings rage in dozens of US cities

By TIM SULLIVAN and STEPHEN GROVES MINNEAPOLIS — Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grew Saturday from New York to Tulsa to Los Angeles, with police cars set ablaze and reports of injuries mounting on all sides as the country convulsed through another night of unrest after months of coronavirus lockdowns. The protests, which began in Minneapolis following Floyd’s death Monday after a police officer pressed a knee on his neck until he stopped b...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Protest, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, La, White House, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Georgia


National Guard summoned to aid cities across U.S. amid police clashes

By SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press Protesters burned businesses in Minneapolis. They smashed police cars and windows in Atlanta, broke into police headquarters in Portland, Oregon, and chanted curses at President Donald Trump outside the White House. Thousands also demonstrated peacefully, demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed a knee into his neck. Police officers walk enveloped by teargas in Portland, Friday, March 29, 2020. After hours o...
Tags: Health, New York, News, Media, Minnesota, Minneapolis, White House, Virginia, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Georgia, Sport, Ap, Cnn, Soccer


A Flower Shop Reinvented to Reopen

How a small florist in Oakland, Calif., navigated a minefield of rules to sell on the make-or-break Mother’s Day weekend.
Tags: News, Small Business, Mother's Day, Elizabeth, Florists, Oakland (Calif, Shopping and Retail, Quarantines, Alameda County (Calif, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Wisteria Rockridge, Wardman




Matt Keough, former Oakland A’s pitcher and ‘Real Housewives’ figure, dies at 64

OAKLAND, Calif. — Matt Keough, the former Oakland Athletics pitcher and special assistant, has died. He was 64. Keough, who graduated from Corona del Mar High School in 1973, was also an occasional figure on the Bravo series the “Real Housewives of Orange County,” which featured his ex-wife Jeana Keough and their children, Kara, Shane and Colton. The Athletics announced the death Saturday night without providing details. “Matt was a great baseball man and a proud Oakland A,” Billy Beane, the tea...
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Matt Keough, Former A’s Pitcher And Executive, Dies At 64

OAKLAND, Calif. (CBS13/AP) — Matt Keough, the former Oakland Athletics pitcher and special assistant, has died. He was 64. The Athletics announced the death Saturday night without providing details. The A’s organization mourns the loss of former pitcher and special assistant Matt Keough. "He left an unforgettable impression on everyone he touched in baseball. Our sincere condolences are with the entire Keough family tonight." – Billy Beane pic.twitter.com/sEGaLiFLc7 — Oakland A's (@Athletic...
Tags: Japan, Sports, Ap, Obituaries, Oakland Athletics, Baseball, Athletics, Houston, Oakland, New York Yankees, Joe, Matt, Marty, Oakland Calif, Billy Beane, Keough


The Black Panther Files

As one of my favorite films of the last decade, Black Panther deserves more than the usual admiring review. So, instead, I compiled these quotes that explore many of the depths of this movie and the passion behind it:---"Despite the difference in style and practice of storytelling, my approach to comic books ultimately differs little from my approach to journalism. In both forms, I am trying to answer a question. In my work for The Atlantic I have, for some time, been asking a particular questio...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Hollywood, Movies, Danai Gurira, Nazis, Iraq, Boko Haram, Africa, Marvel, US, America, Herb, Afghanistan, Atlantic


Coronavirus Is Making School Harder for Immigrant Students

The parents of millions of American schoolchildren are not fluent in English, presenting an extra challenge to learning at home.
Tags: News, Immigration and Emigration, Education (K-12, Oakland (Calif, Shutdowns (Institutional, Language and Languages, Translation and Interpreters, Bilingual Education, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Tech Companies Step Up Fight Against Coronavirus Misinformation Online

CHICAGO (AP) — Potentially dangerous coronavirus misinformation has spread from continent to continent like the pandemic itself, forcing the world’s largest tech companies to take unprecedented action to protect public health. Facebook, Google and others have begun using algorithms, new rules and factual warnings to knock down harmful coronavirus conspiracy theories, questionable ads and unproven remedies that regularly crop up on their services — and which could jeopardize lives. Health offi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, News, Cdc, Ap, Chicago, Arizona, World Health Organization, Fox News, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Oakland Calif, Laura Ingraham


Zoom Technology and Choreography Combine Brilliantly in ‘Phenom’ Music Video (Watch)

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life all over the country, but Oakland, Calif. artist Thao Nguyen and her band, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, took the hardship as a challenge. The group set to film a music video for their new single, “Phenom,” in Los Angeles (where Nguyen currently resides) in late […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Zoom, Oakland Calif, Nguyen, Thao Nguyen


The Toilet Paper Had Armed Guards, and Other Coronavirus Stories

Small, striking moments from a pandemic.
Tags: News, New York City, Italy, Oakland (Calif, Washington (DC, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Pandemic won’t stop Impossible Foods – $500M new funding for Impossible’s R&D, retain expansion, next-gen products

“I’m Possible” is even in Impossible Foods name and right now when so many things seem impossible, they are proof that even in a global pandemic, good things can still happen. Having just secured $500 million dollars in fresh funding, despite the global turmoil triggered by the coronavirus, they are showing anything is possible indeed. In today’s Digest below, get the details on who’s behind the $500 million in new funding, what it will be used for, how the Impossible Foods CEO is managing the ...
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