(AP) – The lanky, charcoal-gray dog with a distinctive, wiry hairdo would stand out in most other animal shelters, but no one gave him a second look on Hawaii’s island of Kauai.
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.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — California assemblywoman Nancy Skinner has introduced a bill that would regulate ammunition sales in the state during a news conference in Oakland on Monday.
Oakland has signed shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima from Japan. He says he signed with the A’s because General Manager Billy Beane is “extremely sexy and cool.” Apparently he saw “Money Ball” and thinks Brad Pitt really […]
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.
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 […]
BALTIMORE (AP) – The former police chief of Long Beach and Oakland in California has been selected as the new police commissioner in Baltimore, the mayor’s office said Monday. Anthony W. Batts was expected to […]