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Authorities: Killing of Federal Officer in Oakland Protest was Domestic Terrorism

(AP) -- U.S. authorities say killing of federal security officer during protest in Oakland, California, was domestic terrorism.

oakland - Breitbart News
12:55pm PDT - May 30th, 2020

One of Two Federal Officers Shot Friday Night Dies From Injuries

One of two officers shot at in Oakland died from injuries, authorities confirmed.

oakland - Google News
8:50am PDT - May 30th, 2020

George Floyd death: Unrest spreads across US

Images from protests and violence as anger over the death of black man George Floyd increases.

oakland - BBC News
1:41am PDT - May 30th, 2020

Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open

U.S. President Donald Trump is trusted more than Democratic nominee Joe Biden to handle the economy, polls show, even with more than 40 million Americans filing jobless claims and growth stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

oakland - Reuters
3:09am PDT - May 29th, 2020

San Francisco's housing market isn't recovering as fast as its suburbs — and it shows how remote work is already reshaping real estate

  • A report by Redfin found that real estate in Oakland and other suburban markets around San Francisco is recovering quicker than real estate in the city.
  • These findings point to the wave of workers showing an interest in leaving big cities fo…

    oakland - Business Insider
    6:00am PDT - May 28th, 2020

California Woman Arrested After Posting Racist, Anti-Immigrant Notes at Bay Area Homes

Nancy Arechiga, 52, left notes targeting Asian Americans and suggesting those not native to the U.S. should leave the country immediately

oakland - Time
5:58am PDT - May 27th, 2020

NHL's return will bring us one of sports' greatest experiences: overtime playoff hockey

With the NHL announcing its comeback plans, it's important to remember that playoff overtime hockey is one of the most exciting things in sports.

oakland - USA Today
3:33am PDT - May 27th, 2020

Does Carlos Correa Still Go No. 1 to Astros? Re-Drafting the 2012 MLB Draft

The 2012 MLB draft was headlined by projectable prep shortstop Carlos Correa, toolsy prep outfielder Byron Buxton and polished college catcher Mike Zunino. The first round also included future stars Lucas Giolito (No...

oakland - Bleacher Report
4:07am PDT - May 26th, 2020

U.S. small firms leave $150 billion in coronavirus stimulus untapped

When the U.S. government first rolled out forgivable loans to small businesses in early April under the Paycheck Protection Program, loan officers at Bank of the West in Grapevine, Texas worked nights and weekends to process a tsunami of applications.

oakland - Reuters
3:19am PDT - May 26th, 2020

12 ways to re-imagine streets for exercise, deliveries, transportation, and more in a post-pandemic world, according to experts

  • Outdoor activities appear to be far safer than indoor congregation in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus, scientists say. 
  • And as summer encroaches, cities are rethinking how they use street space in order to accommodate safer forms…

    oakland - Business Insider
    5:03am PDT - May 23rd, 2020

Petit Depotto, 'Gnosia' and the new, obsolete game

Epic has been basking in the limelight for its Unreal Engine 5 demo, and the console on everyone’s minds right now is Sony’s PlayStation 5. Like most of tech culture, the mainstream gaming industry is constantly hungry for next-gen hardware, and for major stu…

oakland - Engadget
9:00am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Re-Grading the 9 Most Impactful NFL Trades of the Last 10 Years

It takes multiple seasons to accurately grade an NFL draft class. And while you might not require as much time to get a feel for who won a trade involving veteran players, it's still ...

oakland - Bleacher Report
6:25am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Leaked email and audio reveal Carnival-owned Holland America has struggled to give refunds to some customers (CCL)

  • Holland America Line has struggled to deliver refunds in a timely manner to some customers in recent months, according to an internal email and a recording of a conference call obtained by Business Insider. 
  • Holland America Group executive C…

    oakland - Business Insider
    6:11am PDT - May 21st, 2020

'I don't know if she'll be safe': Stakes are high as colleges seek to reopen campus dorms

It's a big question facing universities: How can thousands of students safely live 24/7 on campuses when schools reopen in the fall? Here are ideas.

oakland - USA Today
2:00am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Leaked audio reveals Carnival-owned Holland America may eliminate self-serve buffets when its ships begin sailing again (CCL)

  • Holland America Line passengers may not be able to serve themselves food when the cruise line's ships return to service, Holland America Group executive Christy Oakland said on Tuesday during an internal conference call, of which Business Insider obt…

    oakland - Business Insider
    3:19pm PDT - May 20th, 2020

Re-Drafting 2007 MLB Draft with Stanton, Bumgarner, Donaldson, Price and More

The 2007 MLB draft was headlined by Vanderbilt ace David Price , who was chosen No. 1 overall by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays...

oakland - Bleacher Report
4:09am PDT - May 20th, 2020

Athletics Skip $1.2M Coliseum Rent Payment Because They Have 'No Ability to Pay'

The Oakland Athletics have not made their $1.2 million rent payment due on April 1 for use of the Coliseum because they are unable to pay, Coliseum Authority interim executive director Henry Gardner told David DeBolt of The Mercury News ...

oakland - Bleacher Report
5:07pm PDT - May 19th, 2020

A California cafe reopens with a payroll loan, but the future unclear

Chris and Amy Hillyard opened their Oakland, California restaurant late last month for the first time since mid-March, thanks in large part to a government loan aimed at tiding over small firms during the worst of the coronavirus crisis.

oakland - Reuters
3:17am PDT - May 18th, 2020

Former Raiders DB Rodger Bird Dies at Age 76

Rodger Bird, an All-SEC tailback at the University of Kentucky and former Oakland Raiders defensive back, died Saturday at age 76. "The Raiders Family is saddened to learn of the passing of Rodger Bird," the Raiders said in a team statement...

oakland - Bleacher Report
7:20pm PDT - May 16th, 2020

I spent almost $600 in April on services I didn't get, but I don't mind because that money keeps my community in tact

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  • I'm normally frugal. I hate being overcharged or paying for something I didn't get. But now I'm willingly paying for services I can't use. I wish I could pay for more.
  • I'm keeping my gym membership active even thoug…

    oakland - Business Insider
    2:37pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

You may want to ditch that valve face mask: The pros and cons

Mostly used in construction settings and not by health care workers, valve masks are a type of N95 mask that with a one-way valve.

oakland - ABC News
10:30am PDT - May 9th, 2020

Michael McClure, Famed Poet Who Helped Launch the Beat Generation, Dies at 87

Michael McClure, one of the famed Beat poets of San Francisco, died Tuesday after suffering a stroke last year.

oakland - Time
12:39pm PDT - May 6th, 2020

5 smart questions to ask yourself to decide whether it's a good time to sell your home, according to real estate agents

  • Selling a house may seem impossible during the coronavirus pandemic, but experts agree that if you need to sell your house now, get it on the market as soon as possible. 
  • If your current living situation isn't economically feasible, consider…

    oakland - Business Insider
    5:00am PDT - May 6th, 2020

A Family Dollar worker told a man he needed a mask, so he wiped his face on her shirt, police say

Police in Holly, Michigan, have arrested a 68-year-old man on assault charges after he entered a Dollar Tree on Saturday and wiped his face on an employee's shirt.

oakland - CNN
11:24am PDT - May 5th, 2020

Man Charged in Oakland Ghost Ship Fire That Killed 36 People Released Over Coronavirus Concerns

Derick Almena, who's been behind bars since 2017, was released after a court hearing by phone.

oakland - Time
8:49pm PDT - May 4th, 2020