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Oakland Tribune editorial: Tech industry must get on the right side of privacy war

Another privacy bomb was dropped on Silicon Valley last week with Bloomberg's revelation about the Heartbleed software bug, dealing yet another blow to the U. 
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Guest commentary: Oakland schools must not allow local "Field of Dreams" to be destroyed

"Why can't we play baseball on a field like this?" was the question Oakland Tech High baseball players asked when playing preseason games in the suburbs. 
LETTERS TO THE EDITORS
April 17 letters to the editor

Shouldn't try teen in adult court systemThis is regarding the teen boy in Pennsylvania who created destruction and near death in his high school with two knives. 
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Esther J. Cepeda: Book offers insight about baseball's sacred temple

CHICAGO -- Call it a character defect, but I don't like baseball. And I especially don't like the Chicago Cubs -- losers I never found lovable.I grew up less than a mile west of Wrigley Field and games there represented summer-long inconveniences such as midday parades of drunken fans who thought 
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Associated Press
Richard Sherman's game-saving tipped pass in front of Crabtree that sealed the Seahawks' 23-17 victory with 22 seconds left was payback for something that happened with he and Crabtree in the summer  
 
Grading the 49ers' loss to Seahawks
Here is how the San Francisco 49ers graded in their 23-17 NFC Championship game loss at Seattle.
 

JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO
Following Richard Sherman's great play in the end zone with 22 seconds left that clinched the Seahawks' 23-17 win over the 49ers in the NFC Championship, the Seattle cornerback went off on Michael Crabtree in a post-game TV interview.  
 
Taunts between Niners and Seahawks fans lead to shooting at Fresno party
Police say two men were injured in a shooting at house party in Fresno after a San Francisco 49ers fan was taunted by fans of the Seattle Seahawks.