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A's trade Cespedes to Red Sox in blockbuster deal
Oakland gets Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes for All-Star outfielder in stunning push for a World Series bid.
Oakland police officer fired over Occupy incident is reinstated
A police officer fired for throwing a tear gas grenade into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters who were tending to a wounded comrade is getting his job back.
Osprey expand nesting areas to San Francisco Bay shoreline
The osprey, a fierce and powerful fishing bird, used to be just another San Francisco Bay shoreline visitor, flying over and feeding without setting down roots. These days, however, the acrobatic divers are becoming natives, constructing elaborate stick nests on cranes, poles or other man-made structures.
Oakland Zoo animals dine on tropical fruit thanks to a spilled truckers' shipment
About 13,000 pounds of bananas and jackfruit were donated to the Oakland Zoo Wednesday afternoon; zookeepers were grateful but some animals were slightly standoffish toward the unfamiliar produce.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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5 things NOT to say to your kids (and why)
What's wrong with 'You're so smart'? Nothing, if you don't mind raising kids who are more likely to be motivated by praise than their own determination. We dissect five common parenting phrases and provide the more appropriate -- and effective -- alternatives.