(Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group archives)
A's don't support Oakland/Alameda County Coliseum buyout
While A's owner Lew Wolff declined to explain his concerns, sports executives questioned whether Oakland buying out Alameda County's share of the Coliseum complex would really help simplify stadium talks
(Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
Training exercise brings hundreds of soldiers to Alameda
U.S. Army reservists are practicing loading and unloading equipment from ships at the former Alameda Naval Air Station, Camp Parks in Dublin and the Military Ocean Terminal in Concord. The exercise makes sure that the reservists are trained and ready to go if and when a major disaster strikes and a relief camp is needed.
Lion killer faces onslaught from social media mob
When the Internet collectively sets out to get somebody, its search algorithms don't always discriminate. On Twitter, anyone with the same name as the dentist demonized for killing Cecil the lion -- Walter Palmer -- was fair game for furious derision and death threats.
(Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
A's held to one hit in loss to Indians
Graveman has strong outing, but Cleveland's Salazar dominates and Bourn doubles home winning run in ninth
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Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effort
07/31/2015 11:09 PM PDT
Former Rep. Ellen Tauscher names a Republican co-chair for her effort to urge more states to adopt citizen redistricting commissions; also, Rep. Jackie Speier wants to lift the ban on sending booze through the U.S. Postal Service.
'Doctor Who': Maisie Williams' character will be ...
Steven Moffat offers few clues, but says fans will be pleased.
J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'
The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.