Oakland Tribune editorial: Tony La Russa's enshrinement in Hall of Fame is well-deserved
If ever there was a poster child for those in this world who believe in the virtue of sweating the details, it's former A's Manager Tony La Russa. Ask anyone who ever played for him or worked with him on anything, the man leaves little to chance.
The horrific downing of a Malaysia Airlines commercial jetliner over Ukraine last week -- most likely from surface-to-air missiles launched by Russian separatists -- has put Russian President Vladimir Putin in a desperate bind.
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board
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Andy Dolich: Ode to the Yellow Jersey, it is unlikely the Tour de France will call
More pedal power to anyone who hops on their favorite two-wheeler and takes off down the highways and byways of life. I have no idea how anyone actually completes the Tour de France, let alone the Tour de Grocery Store.
Thomas Peele: Alameda Superior Court fees block public access
New fees to help fund struggling courts fly in the face of the First Amendment right of access
What is running through Vladimir Putin's head?
So what drives the Russian President's thoughts and action on Ukraine? Willis Sparks, global macro director at Eurasia Group, discusses pressure on Putin following the downing on flight MH17.
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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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'Sharknado 2': Will 'The Second One' have the same bite?
The promotional hubub preceding the sequel, to air July 30, stands in stark contrast to the distinct lack of hype that accompanied the original. By director Anthony C. Ferrante hopes for another social media tidal wave.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer causes outrage
Clip on NBC’s “Today” show angers two organizations.