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Financial aid unclaimed by low-income students

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college. Only about half of the state’s high school seniors applied for federal and state financial aid last year.

03/01/2013

Stunt drivers close Calif. freeway

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol is trying to locate a group of drivers who briefly shut down part of a San Francisco Bay area freeway while they performed stunts in the middle of the road.

01/28/2013

"Digital preservationist" Ben Kacyra (Photo credit: Ted.com)

3D laser project aims to preserve Calif. missions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s historic Spanish missions are getting cutting-edge 3D treatment. An Oakland-based nonprofit called CyArk is using 3D technology to scan the centuries-old missions in an effort to preserve them.

01/02/2013

GUN BUY BACK

SF, Oakland plan holiday gun buyback

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco and Oakland police hope a holiday gun buyback program will get firearms off the street. The Oakland Tribune reports that the buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person.

12/14/2012

Raiders look to use bye week to fix problems

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) – For the Oakland Raiders, the bye is coming at just the right time. With the Raiders reeling following a 37-6 loss to Denver on Sunday that was their most lopsided in […]

10/01/2012

Steelers defense ragged in loss to Oakland

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers will have plenty of time to think about Sunday’s stunning collapse against the Oakland Raiders. Pittsburgh heads into its bye week smarting over a 34-31 defeat in which it […]

09/24/2012

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