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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Oakland’

Tonsil Surgery Tragedy: Brain-Dead Diagnosis Fought

“Is this normal?” asked Nailah Winkfield over and over as her daughter sat in a bloody hospital gown holding a cup full of blood. An Oakland television station tells us of Nailah Winkfield, a woman facing one of the hardest decisions of a mother’s life. After a routine tonsillectomy gone tragically wrong, Winkfield’s 13-year-old daughter is now declared to be …

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Bay Bridge Closure: Ready for Labor Day Weekend

A San Francisco ABC News local affiliate reported that the San Francisco Bay Bridge is going to be closed down for five days with all commuting traffic between San Francisco and Oakland detoured to other routes by the California Highway Patrol. During the closure, BART will be running its transit system 24 hours a day with hourly scheduled overnight trains …

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Jack Dorsey Vines His Trip Up The Bay Bridge

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey shared an interesting (and somewhat nauseating) series of Vines today, as he took his smartphone while he climbed the Bay Bridge. Thanks to Dorsey’s venture, we’re treated to a rather close-up look at the structure of the bridge and at what the scenery (and cars) look like below. Enjoy the ride (please allow a few seconds …

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Missing Girl Found Under Family Bed

A California girl that went missing Friday evening has been found – hiding under a bed. According to a Bay Area NBC report, Amieya Renee Stewart was reported missing at around 5 pm on Friday night. The girl went missing during a family gathering at the girl’s grandmother’s house in Richmond. Police and family members searched for Stewart for hours …

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Matt Leinart Signs 1-Year Deal With Oakland: Twitter Reacts

After suffering several injuries that kept him out of the game, Matt Leinart is now backing up Carson Palmer for the Oakland Raiders, beating out Peyton Manning’s former backup for the job. Leinart broke his collarbone in 2007 while playing for the Arizona Cardinals and again in 2011, which ended his season early and would be his last with the …

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Oakland School Shootings: 7 Students Killed Execution-Style

A disgruntled former nursing student of Oikos University walked into classrooms yesterday and shot seven people who were attending class, officials say. He also wounded three others. Oakland police used Twitter to broadcast a description of Goh before apprehending him at a local grocery store, where he turned himself in not long after the shootings: (image)@oaklandpolicecaOakland Police Dept.Possible suspect is …

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5 Dead In Oakland School Shootings

Another school shooting has claimed the lives of at least five people today after a gunman–who hasn’t been identified in reports yet but is in custody–walked into classrooms at Oikos University and opened fire. Six others were wounded. The University, which is a Christian Med school, was in the middle of classes when the suspect walked in and began shooting. …

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Anonymous Releases Personal Info Of Oakland Officials

Oakland officials are the latest group targeted by Anonymous when they released the officials’ personal information to the Web last week. The document begins with a message to the people of Oakland with Anonymous offering their support to the Occupy Oakland protesters: Anonymous has been watching. Since the inception of Occupy Oakland, We have been actively monitoring your behavior, and …

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