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  Encyclopedia: Oakland Tribune
The Oakland Tribune is a daily newspaper published in Oakland, California by the ANG Newspapers, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group.
The Tribune was founded in 1874 by George Stanford and Benet A. Dewes.
The Tribune won a Pulitzer Prize for photographs of the aftermath of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Oakland-Tribune   (397 words)

 Oakland_Tribune05102000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND -- The City Council Tuesday night joined with youth in calling for The Oakland Tribune to stop publishing gun advertisements.
The Tribune has a strict policy of keeping gun advertisements to the professional sports page, and only allowing certain types of weapons to be advertised, said Mike Lynch, executive vice president of advertising and marketing for the Alameda Newspaper Group.
The Tribune doesn't run advertisements for riot guns or sawed-off shotguns, automatic weapons or for handguns smaller than 3 inches or shotguns smaller than 18 inches long, he said.
www.youthalive.org /TNTOakland/articles/oakland_tribune05102000.htm   (194 words)

 Celebate Oakland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Oakland becomes the western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad as the first west-bound train arrives on the Central Pacific railroad in the area now known as Old Oakland.
Oakland regains control of the long-lost waterfront by final settlement of litigation which had lasted over half a century and cost several millions of dollars.
Oakland’s African American population soars from 8,462 in 1940 to 47,562 in 1950.
www.oaklandnet.com /celebrate/Historytimeline.htm   (3530 words)

 Oakland Tribune, September 5, 1998, FRONT PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND -- In a case that has become a national symbol of frustration with bilingual education, a judge Friday rejected a parent's plea to put his son in an English-only class at his neighborhood school.
That does not mean, however, that Oakland has heard the last of Louie and his son, who have achieved some national fame as symbols of the problems with bilingual education.
After The Oakland Tribune first published accounts of their lawsuit, the two testified before Congressional committees and appeared on network television news programs.
www.onenation.org /0998/090598.html   (581 words)

 FBI and Police Appeal $4.4 million Earth First! Verdict JOSH RICHMAN / Oakland Tribune 8sep02
The Oakland City Attorney's office filed papers claiming Oakland police defendants Clyde Sims, Michael Sitterud and Robert Chenault are entitled to a new trial because this one was tainted by improperly admitted evidence and testimony, as well as by misconduct by the attorneys for plaintiffs Darryl Cherney and the late Judi Bari.
Oakland police arrested them hours after the blast, telling the press they were eco-terrorists who had knowingly possessed the bomb for their own nefarious plans.
The Oakland Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle filed a motion arguing the gag order should be lifted, and Wilken said Friday she would consider amending the order so that jurors would be free to speak about some aspects of the case and their deliberations.
www.mindfully.org /Reform/2002/FBI-Police-Appeal-EF!-Verdict8sep02.htm   (4405 words)

 TRUE CRIME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND — There's a man going around town impersonating an Oakland Tribune reporter, and no one is asking to see his press credentials.
Klavan's novel is set in St. Louis, but Eastwood, an Oakland Tech graduate and former Tribune paperboy, changed the setting to his old hometown.
Film crews will be in East Oakland filming a slow-speed car chase today and will be at other locations in the next few weeks, but Barla said there won't be anything dramatic to see.
www.norcalmovies.com /TrueCrime/assignment.htm   (514 words)

 The Tribune Collection -- History Department -- Oakland Museum of California
The Oakland Tribune was founded by George Stanford and Benet A. Dewes in 1874.
In addition to its significance as a record of California's history in the 20th century, the Tribune collection is a major source for historical documentation of the Bay Area during the 1960s and 1970s.
It is rich in images of protests at UC Berkeley, including the Free Speech Movement, the antiwar protests during the Vietnam war, People's Park, and demonstrations and social upheaval that characterized that period in other Bay Area communities.
www.museumca.org /global/history/collections_tribune.html   (285 words)

 Oakland Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The criminal trial of a renowned pro-marijuana author and activist from Oakland began Tuesday, a microcosm of the conflict between state and federal laws on whether the drug can be used legally as medicine.
State law allows medical use of marijuana and Rosenthal grew it with the knowledge of Oakland city officials, but federal law still bans all marijuana cultivation, possession and use.
Bevan's first witness was James Halloran, 62, of Oakland, who was arrested in the same series of raids as Rosenthal.
www.marijuana.org /oaklandtribune1-22-03.htm   (607 words)

 Pro Sports Daily: Oakland Raiders Rumors
Oakland Tribune: "The itch to play football is one Charles Woodson has to scratch, and when it comes to all the ancillary talk about contracts and franchise-player tags and trades and the like, it's just mumbo-jumbo to him."
Oakland Tribune (scroll down): "A Raiders management source said the club is 'very close' on signing remaining draft choices Stanford Routt (second round), Kirk Morrison (third round) and Anttaj Hawthorne (sixth round), and all are expected to be on hand for the Raiders' first practice Friday."
Oakland Tribune: " Oakland Raiders top draft pick Fabian Washington was in town Monday and on the verge of signing a multiyear contract.
www.prosportsdaily.com /nfl/raiders/rumors.html   (1365 words)

 Pro Sports Daily: Oakland Raiders News
Oakland Tribune: "Jake Grove finds himself in one of those awkward NFL positions, and it doesn't involve having your head down in the middle of a riot of humanity snapping the ball to a million-dollar quarterback."
Oakland Tribune: "Walker, who started at left guard the first five games of the season, underwent emergency surgery when doctors realized the pain he was suffering was not an appendix attack but the result of massive internal bleeding.
Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole: "While it's too soon to conclude it was a mistake to bring Collins to the Raiders, it's not too soon to conclude the Raiders can't win with Kerry unless they find a way to compensate for his head and feet."
www.prosportsdaily.com /nfl/raiders   (6746 words)

 Oakland Pride organizers break with Tribune over editorial / New media sponsor sought out in S.F.
Oakland -- Organizers of Oakland's gay pride festival went across the bay for a media sponsor after severing ties yesterday with their hometown newspaper over an editorial they deemed homophobic.
Activists were angered by the tone of the Tribune's editorial, which chastised Worthington for pushing "the rights of homosexuals" and embarrassing the city and youths who benefit from the Boy Scouts.
The Tribune's contribution to the event consisted of $50,000, mostly in free advertising.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2001/08/16/MNC210147.DTL   (432 words)

 Free Press News : Printable Format
Oakland High’s previous journalism teacher and his students raised money from alumni and other sources.
Oakland High’s paper, The Aegis, was established in 1886 and bills itself as the oldest high school newspaper west of the Mississippi River.
Beatrice Motamedi, the new journalism teacher at Oakland Technical High School, said she did not yet know whether the Tech Scribe will publish this year.
www.freepress.net /news/print.php?id=5308   (811 words)

 News & Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Oakland ~ The spirit of the holidays will arrive early in downtown Oakland.
The center of activity will be the inflation of the giant parade balloons that will be seen the next day at the Oakland Tribune Holiday Parade.
Frank H. Ogawa Plaza is easily accessible by BART (12th Street station) and AC Transit, and is located in front of Oakland City Hall at 14th Street and Broadway.
www.oaklandnet.com /parks/news/121102e.asp   (375 words)

 Woman commits suicide by jumping from Oakland Tribune Tower
Attempts to coax a woman off the top of the Tribune Tower in Oakland by bystanders and police were unsuccessful and the woman jumped to her death, said a columnist for the Oakland Tribune, who witnessed the event.
Peggy Stinette was in the Oakland Tribune newsroom on the sixth floor of the adjacent tower when the incident occurred.
Stinette said she doesn't believe the woman worked in the building, and was surprised that the woman was able to find her way onto the roof area as the tower is difficult to navigate with connected buildings and two sets of elevators.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2004/12/10/suicide10.DTL   (318 words)

 Oakland: First U.S. City to Impose Language Quotas
Don Feder, "Oakland Lays the Foundation for Babel," Boston Herald (May 2, 2001).
"The Oakland ordinance would require the city to hire a 'sufficient number' of bilingual employees in all positions with public contact.
Commentary "Oakland may recognize 2 official languages -- and neither of them will be English," (San Francisco Chronicle, April 11, 2001).
www.englishfirst.org /oakland/oakland.htm   (464 words)

 Oakland Tribune Online - Headline News
Days before firing wooden slugs at anti-war protesters, Oakland police were warned of potential violence at the Port of Oakland by California's anti-terrorism intelligence center, which admits blurring the line between terrorism and political dissent.
At the Port of Oakland, where trucks would be blocked from reaching shippers such as APL, a protest target, that logic might have been more compelling, Manavian and Van Winkle suggested.
In Oakland's case, it led to gathering e-mails about the longshoremen's union, the ILWU's stance on war in Iraq and on the upcoming peace protest.
www.prisonplanet.com /state_monitored_war_protesters.html   (2203 words)

 Oakland Tribune -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Oakland Tribune -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The Oakland Tribune is a daily (A daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements) newspaper published in (Click link for more info and facts about Oakland, California) Oakland, California by the Alameda News Group (ANG), a subsidiary of MediaNews Group.
The Tribune won a (Click link for more info and facts about Pulitzer Prize) Pulitzer Prize for photographs of the aftermath of the 1989 (Click link for more info and facts about Loma Prieta earthquake) Loma Prieta earthquake.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/O/Oa/Oakland_Tribune.htm   (242 words)

 Oakland History Room of the Main Library
The Oakland History Room is an important center for study of the history and current development of the East Bay.
Reference librarians in the Oakland History Room are able to provide limited research by mail, including the retrieval of birth and death certificates issued from 1876-1904.
Questions relative to Oakland's history are eagerly accepted over the Internet at the Oakland Public Library's Information Center.
www.oaklandlibrary.org /Seasonal/Sections/oakhr.html   (401 words)

 Oakland Athletics Clubhouse
The 20-year-old Barton, who was acquired from St. Louis along with RHP Dan Haren and RHP Kiko Calero in the Mark Mulder deal, tore up Class A pitching in his first assignment with Stockton, batting an impressive.319.
Maybe the best young prospect in the Oakland farm system, his next step will be the Arizona Fall League, where he'll continue to gain more experience against baseball's best prospects.
According to one major league scout, Barton's only drawback right now is his lack of power, but other than that, his skills are "big league-ready," and he is well on his way to the majors.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/clubhouse?team=oak   (725 words)

 Oakland Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
"The Oakland Cannabis Buyers Cooperative is complying fully and faithfully with the amended injunction," he said, declining further comment.
The Oakland cooperative has been at the forefront of California's medicinal marijuana debate ever since it was the only one of six Northern California clubs to appeal a federal judge's 1998 closure order.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last year told that judge to reconsider, and the judge last month ruled the cooperative could start dispensing again because the government failed to dispute a medical necessity for marijuana despite its prohibition under federal law.
www.marijuana.org /OaklandTrib8-15-2000.htm   (276 words)

 Oakland Tribune: Tribal gaming liaison named   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Oakland Tribune, Jan 8, 2004 by Josh Richman, STAFF WRITER
The Lyttons now own and operate the Casino San Pablo card room, minutes north of Oakland along Interstate 80, which was placed in trust for them by the Interior Department late last year.
The tribe hasn't yet negotiated a compact with the state that would let them install lucrative, house-banked slot machines and other games, but they have worked a deal for the Rumseys to run their casino for them.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4176/is_200401/ai_n9720678   (1061 words)

 Nigeria.com Discussion Forums - Oakland Tribune Article on Okorodudu's Senate Primary!!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND -- An Oakland resident determined to bring change to Nigeria has won a primary election in his homeland.
One of his political advisers is former Oakland Vice Mayor Leo Bazile, who spoke at another fund-raiser, also attended by Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson.
In Oakland, he became head of the Free Nigeria Movement, which successfully lobbied the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and the Oakland and Berkeley city countils to pass resolutions that cut business ties with Nigeria when it was ruled by a military dictator.
www.nigeria.com /dcforum/DCForumID26/237.html   (493 words)

 Woman commits Suicide off Oakland Tribune Building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Homicide, however, is a different story, but last week a woman took her own life by going atop the Oakland Tribune Newspaper and jumping off.
This story was reported by the Oakland Tribune Newspaper, a thoroughly weak newspaper that represents the 410,000 citizens of Oakland.
According to the Tribune, the poor 33-year woman had been having problems with the apartment she was renting, namely, they were raising the rent and she could not get that problem remedied.
www.gibbsmagazine.com /Woman%20suicide.htm   (255 words)

 Oakland Teacher Calls Secret Service on Students!! : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
An Oakland teacher called the Secret Service on two 16 year old Oakland students because the alluded to offing Bush in a fired up conversation in their class about how Bush is killing people all over the world!!
Sunday, May 04, 2003 - OAKLAND -- Two students at Oakland High School were interrogated last month by the U.S. Secret Service after allegedly threatening the life of President Bush in a classroom discussion, school officials have confirmed.
Oakland High sophomores John and Billy, who did not want their last names published, said Friday that their comments were made in jest.
sf.indymedia.org /news/2003/05/1607366.php   (959 words)

 Oakland Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND -- With Green Party candidate Audie Bock's historic election to the
Oakland, 10.8 per cent in Alameda and 14.4 per cent in Piedmont.
He said the low turnout in areas of Oakland where he is most popular was a
www.greens.org /cal/alameda/bock/press/article29.htm   (1024 words)

 Oakland Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
It looks like pro-marijuana author and activist Ed Rosenthal of Oakland is headed for trial on federal drug charges.
U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer today will hear testimony from Oakland Chief Assistant City Attorney Barbara Parker on whether Rosenthal might have honestly believed the city's policies on medical marijuana use protected him from federal prosecution.
Rosenthal, 58, a widely known pro-marijuana activist and author, was among those arrested last February when Drug Enforcement Administration agents raided his home office and other Oakland sites; the Harm Reduction Center medical marijuana club in San Francisco, and the Petaluma home of Harm Reduction Center founder Ken Hayes.
www.marijuana.org /oaklandtrib1-09-03.htm   (333 words)

 california oakland tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Updated news stories for Oakland, California, Bay Area, and the West region.
In 1995, the Oakland Tribune newspaper, founded in 1874, donated to the Oakland Museum of California its collection of...
Greenaction Press Coverage Oakland Tribune Saturday, December 8th, 2001, Front Page For more information of burning medical waste in California.
www.california-bookmarks.com /california_oakland_tribune.html   (234 words)

 Oakland Tribune Online - Warriors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
OAKLAND -- Mike Montgomery gives Eric Musselman no credit for getting surprising production out of Mike Dunleavy at point guard late last season, claiming the former Golden State Warriors coach had no choice because of injuries.
OAKLAND -- Countless former players and head coaches have come back to haunt the Warriors over the years.
The Warriors found a new way to lose Friday night, citing a "miscommunication" and some questionable officiating as the chief reasons behind an otherwise generally entertaining 113-109 loss to the Orlando Magic.
www.dailyreviewonline.com /Stories/0,1413,82~10844~,00.html   (317 words)

 Oakland Film Office :: About Us :: In the News
Oakland Film Center an incubator, by John W. Ellis IV East Bay Business Times, (December 20, 2004)..
Oakland is one of stars of T.V. Pilot, Danny Glover plays lead in cop drama, by Chip Johnson
Oakland: You Ought to be in Pictures, by Corey Lyons
www.filmoakland.com /aboutus/aboutus_inthenews.htm   (583 words)

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