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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

March 18, 2014 | 4:39 pm

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

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According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.

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Oakland Raiderettes Sue Team Over Alleged Wage Violations

February 4, 2014 | 1:31 pm

Oakland Raiderettes Sue Team Over Alleged Wage Violations

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Lawsuit says cheerleaders are paid less than $5 an hour and are required to cover some of their expenses.

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Fan Who Tried to Catch Coliseum Jumper: ‘Training Just Kicked In’

November 25, 2013 | 5:20 pm

Fan Who Tried to Catch Coliseum Jumper: ‘Training Just Kicked In’

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Stockton man tried to talk woman out of jumping, then lunged to break her fall. Both were injured.

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February 20, 2013 | 8:29 am

Morning Top 8: NFL Won’t Guarantee Raiders Stadium; 572 SF Workers Paid More Than Gov.; Young Immigrants Shut Out of Healthcare

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572 city workers paid more than governor (SF Chronicle) No fewer than 572 San Francisco city workers and executives made more than Gov. Jerry Brown last year. More than 1,500 city workers made more than state Attorney General Kamala Harris. And that’s without overtime. “That’s pretty staggering,” said Tom Dalzell, head of the California Citizens […]

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How Oakland Raiders Fans Feel About the San Francisco 49ers Losing the Super Bowl

February 4, 2013 | 2:33 pm

How Oakland Raiders Fans Feel About the San Francisco 49ers Losing the Super Bowl

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If you’re an Oakland Raiders fan, you probably feel one of three ways about the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl. You’re disappointed. Sure, the Raiders didn’t make the big game. But it would’ve been nice for the San Francisco 49ers to beat the Baltimore Ravens and bring the Vince Lombardi Trophy back to the Bay […]

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The Man Who Wrote ‘The Autumn Wind is a Raider’ Dies

September 18, 2012 | 1:29 pm

The Man Who Wrote ‘The Autumn Wind is a Raider’ Dies

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The autumn wind is pretty darn mean in the 1974 poem, “The Autumn Wind.” It rips the leaves off trees and turns people upside down and generally wreaks havoc. In short, it’s imbued with the spirit of the the Oakland Raiders. So thought Al Davis, who quickly enshrined the poem as the unofficial anthem of […]

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Reports: Raiders to Hire Broncos’ Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen as Head Coach

January 25, 2012 | 12:16 pm

Reports: Raiders to Hire Broncos’ Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen as Head Coach

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Lots of reports today about the Raiders hiring Denver Broncos’ Defensive Coordinator Dennis Allen to replace the fired Hue Jackson as head coach. Both ESPN and Fox Sports are citing unnamed sources. The Denver Post had the story early this morning and the Bay Area News Group’s Monte Poole last night. No official word yet […]

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Raiders Fire Coach Hue Jackson; Watch New GM Reggie McKenzie’s Press Conference

January 10, 2012 | 2:01 pm

Raiders Fire Coach Hue Jackson; Watch New GM Reggie McKenzie’s Press Conference

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Update 3:52 p.m. Here’s video of the opening of today’s presser by new GM Reggie McKenzie. The Raiders have the full 48-minute press conference on video here. Update 2:45 p.m. First questions to new Raiders’ GM Reggie McKenzie were, naturally, about the Hue Jackson firing. Was it a gut feeling? Performance-based? What went into the […]

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August 23, 2011 | 11:37 am

Extended Video: Brawls at 49ers – Raiders Game

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The 49ers organization reacted yesterday to the series of brawls at Saturday’s exhibition game versus the Raiders. From the Chronicle: The team reacted to Saturday night’s alcohol-fueled mayhem by cutting the hours the stadium parking lot will be open before games, eliminating tailgating altogether after the kickoff and promising to punish season-ticket holders who sell […]

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Morning Splash: 45 Arrested in BART Protest; 49ers Want to Stop Pre-Season Games Vs. Raiders; Andronico’s Files for Bankruptcy

August 23, 2011 | 7:58 am

Morning Splash: 45 Arrested in BART Protest; 49ers Want to Stop Pre-Season Games Vs. Raiders; Andronico’s Files for Bankruptcy

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2 BART stations open, close as protesters roam (SF Chronicle) Authorities repeatedly closed two San Francisco BART stations during the Monday evening commute and arrested 45 people in connection with an anti-BART protest that roamed both above ground along Market Street and inside the transit system. Commuters were frustrated and confused, as BART officials closed […]

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