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Join Small Business Trends Founder Anita Campbell for this Upcoming LinkedIn Webinar

What is one of the biggest challenges small businesses are facing in a tight labor market? Finding qualified talent. A new webinar from LinkedIn titled, “How to Tackle Top Small Business Hiring Challenges” looks to provide insights into attracting and hiring top talent. Small Business Trends Founder and CEO Anita Campbell and Alice Bredin of Bredin, Inc. will be sharing their experience and discussing ways to recruit candidates and plan for long-term success. They will be addressing, tips for a...
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Stephen Curry scores 41 points as Warrior hold off Pelicans

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 41 points with nine 3-pointers to become the first player in NBA history to make eight or more 3s in three straight games, and the Golden State Warriors held off the New Orleans Pelicans 147-140 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win. Pelicans star Anthony Davis went […]
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Coliseum Authority to get update on Raiders lease

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Coliseum Authority will meet Friday to get an update on the possibility of whether the Raiders could stay in Oakland another year. Authority executive director Scott McKibben said he will update the board in closed session on where things stand between the Raiders and the Coliseum following a lawsuit filed […]
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What’s Really at Stake in the Los Angeles Teachers’ Strike

Can California provide sufficient resources to support an effective public education system? Or will charter schools cripple it?
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Judge Blocks Trump Effort To Roll Back O’Care Birth Control Rules In 13 States

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and Washington, D.C. The plaintiffs sought to prevent the rules from taking effect as scheduled on Monday while a lawsuit against them moved forward. But Gill...
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Sources: Bulls adamant about not negotiating buyout with center Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez is in his third season with the Bulls. OAKLAND, Calif. – The Chicago Bulls are adamant that they will not negotiate a buyout with center Robin Lopez, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez's representation has been in discussions with the Bulls' front office about an exit strategy since late December, sources told Yahoo, but the franchise intends to stand firm.
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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. Judge Haywood Gilliam granted a request for a preliminary injunction by California, 12 other states and […]
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AP Source: A’s, MLB meet with Heisman Trophy winner Murray

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback’s deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the meeting was not […]
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Master the Art of Digital Brand Building at Social Media Marketing World

The integration of social media with digital commerce has transformed the way businesses operate. From March 20 to 22, 2019 there will be 7,000 marketers and influencers heading to San Diego for a three-day event to learn and teach the best techniques at Social Media Marketing World. More than 100 of the world’s top professionals specializing in different aspects of social media will be sharing their knowledge. Discussion will include marketing with Facebook, Instagram, Messenger bots, live vid...
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Klay Thompson torches Bulls again in Warriors 146-109 win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson picked up where he left off on his record-setting night in Chicago earlier this season, making seven more 3-pointers and scoring 30 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 146-109 victory over the Bulls on Friday night. Thompson set an NBA mark in the first meeting between […]
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Slugger Khris Davis, A’s reach agreement on one-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis, last season’s major league home run leader, reached agreement Friday with the Oakland Athletics on a $16.5 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. The A’s also said Friday they had agreed to one-year deals with left-hander Sean Manaea, infielders Jurickson Profar and Marcus Semien and outfielder Mark Canha […]
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The Latest: Judge: Women could lose birth control under rule

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on California's attempt to block new birth control rules by the Trump administration (all times local):11:30 a.m.A U.S. judge in California says new rules by the Trump administration... [Author: [email protected]]
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Buchter, Athletics agree to $1.4 million, 1-year contract

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. Buchter more than doubled his 2018 salary of $555,000. The team announced the deal Thursday, one day before salary figures are exchanged between arbitration-eligible players and their clubs. Buchter, a key […]
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DeMarcus Cousins will start when he returns with Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins will start immediately for coach Steve Kerr when the All-Star center makes his long-awaited Warriors debut in about a week following a lengthy recovery from surgery on a torn left Achilles tendon. Cousins has targeted Golden State’s game Jan. 18 at the Clippers as his return date and first […]
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Hubble team has bad news for aliens: Red dwarfs seem to wipe out life’s necessities

Red dwarf stars have been seen as the biggest potential frontier for alien life, in part because they’re the most common stars in our galaxy. But observations made using the Hubble Space Telescope suggest that the frontier might turn out to be a desert. “We may have found the limit to habitable planets,” said Carol Grady, a co-investigator on the Hubble observations from Eureka Scientific in Oakland, Calif. She laid out the research team’s findings today at the American Astronomical Society’s wi...
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What Jerry Brown Means to California

Tracing the strands of the retiring governor and his family offered a way to make sense of the Golden State.
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California woman arrested for allegedly biting jogger

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park. Nineteen-year-old Alma Cadwalader of Oakland was arrested Friday by police with the East Bay Regional Park District. Authorities say Cadwalader’s dog tried to attack the jogger Thursday on a trail […]
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James Harden rallies Rockets in OT to beat Warriors 135-134

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Harden hit a contested 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left in overtime and finished with his second triple-double of the week and fifth straight 40-point game, rallying the Houston Rockets past the Golden State Warriors 135-134 in a thriller between Western Conference powers Thursday night for their sixth straight victory. Kevin […]
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Doug Carn: Black Jazz

In 1969, pianist Gene Russell and percussionist Dick Schory founded a revolutionary record label in Oakland, Calif., that personified a new sophisticated approach to jazz that embraced the era's black power and pan-African movements. The Black Jazz label featured young black artists and jazz that wasn't entirely acoustic but certainly not fusion. The music was culturally rich, geared to the newly emerging FM radio dial and guided by a new sense of what it meant to be creative, intellectual and ...
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Joakim Soria gets closer bonuses in deal with Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Relief pitcher Joakim Soria gets $6.5 million this year and $8.5 million in 2020 as part of his $15 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. Soria can earn bonuses of $250,000 each for 35 and 40 games finished as part of the deal announced Dec. 21. He would get a […]
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California inmate takes unlikely path to freedom: Podcasting

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In California, inmates typically are granted parole by doing good deeds or showing they have been rehabilitated by becoming pastors, drug counselors or youth advocates. For Walter "Earlonne" Woods, the path... [Author: [email protected]]
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Ex-inmate to keep making podcast that helped him win freedom

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In California, inmates typically are granted parole by doing good deeds or showing they have been rehabilitated by becoming pastors, drug counselors or youth advocates. For Walter "Earlonne" Woods, the path... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: Dad says he's angry travel ban kept family apart

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a boy whose Yemeni mother fought the Trump administration travel ban (all times local):
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2-year-old Yemeni boy whose mom sued US to see him has died

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The 2-year-old son of a Yemeni woman who sued the Trump administration to let her into the country to be with the ailing boy has died, the Council on American-Islamic Relations announced. Abdullah Hassan died in UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where his father Ali Hassan brought him in the […]
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Lillard’s 3-pointer in OT lifts Blazers over Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Damian Lillard hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 6.3 seconds left in overtime and scored 21 points in his final regular-season game at home in Oakland, sending the Portland Trail Blazers past the Golden State Warriors 110-109 in a wild one Thursday night. Kevin Durant missed a 13-footer off the front rim […]
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Doctors to evaluate Oakland train station stabbing defendant

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A judge wants to know whether a parolee is mentally fit to stand trial on charges stemming from a fatal stabbing at a Northern California train station. Alameda County Judge James Cramer on Thursday suspended criminal proceedings against 28-year-old John Lee Cowell. According to the San Francisco Chronicle , Cramer said […]
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LeBron gets hurt in Lakers’ rout of Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers lost LeBron James in the third quarter to a strained left groin then went out and beat the two-time defending champions without him Tuesday night, getting King James’ 17 points, 13 rebounds and five assists before the injury in a surprising 127-101 rout of the Golden State […]
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Raiders win possible final game in Oakland 27-14 vs. Broncos

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Harris returned a punt 99 yards for a touchdown after Denver failed to down it, and the Raiders gave their fans plenty to celebrate in their possible final game in Oakland, beating the Broncos 27-14 on Monday night. The Raiders (4-11) are set to move to Las Vegas in 2020 […]
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Athletics bring back righty Fiers on 2-year, $14M deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent right-hander Mike Fiers agreed to a two-year contract worth more than $14 million to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this offseason to help lead a young rotation.
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Raiders starting cornerbacks miss game vs. Broncos

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders will be without their two starting cornerbacks against the Denver Broncos. Gareon Conley has been ruled out of Monday night’s game with a concussion and Daryl Worley was placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. Oakland also waived Damontre Moore. The Raiders signed safety Dallin Leavitt and […]
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