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Weekend Recap: Sept 25th-27th

It was the final weekend in September, and the first weekend of fall. The weather was perfect! Not too hot, not too cold. And it ended with a spectacular eclipse. This weekend, Oakland hosted a ton of top tier musicians. The Oakland Music Festival brought acts like Anderson Paak, BJ The Chicago Kid and Goldlink. […]

Weekend Recap: September 18th-20th

Hey Oaklanders (and Oaklandish lovers!) Happy Monday from the sunny side of the Bay. Here’s your weekend recap: THE RAIDERS WON!!! Ok. That’s all. Well, actually, in other news: The Athletics lost two out of three in Houston; and now the A’s are back in town for their final home stand of the year (this […]

Weekend recap: Sept 11-Sept 13

Here’s your news brief for the weekend that was Sept 11-Sept 13th in Oakland, CA. Sports: Aldon Smith, former 49er standout/ troubled star was signed to the Raiders last week. His influence was negligible, as the Raiders got doused in their 2015 home opener against the Bengals (33-13). The Oakland A’s lost two out of […]

Weekend Rewind: July 17-19

Weekend Rewind: July 17-19

This past weekend, a heatwave hit The Town! Temperatures topped 80 degrees, and stayed warm during the evening on Sunday night. And it looks like this flash of summer will last all week. The A’s are in the middle of a six game home stand. The guys in green and gold won in a wonderful […]

Josh Reddick (slideshow)

Thanks to everyone who came out to see Josh Reddick and support Children’s Hospital! With your help, we raised $2,168 through the Josh Reddick Foundation. We had a blast and are plotting further adventures in baseball. Stay tuned for the new hotness.

Hairs vs. Squares: the 1972 Mustache Gang

Hairs vs. Squares: the 1972 Mustache Gang

In the early 70’s, the Athletics were the pioneers in a “hair revolution” that swept the major leagues. For decades, baseball had been a clean-shaven sport. The ban on facial hair was an unwritten rule of the game, and many teams expressly forbade their players from sporting scruff during the season. Then one day in […]
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