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Oakland (Alameda, California)

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  • Van Nuys, Long Beach airports cited as major lead polluters

     
    The Center for Environmental Health on Tuesday announced impending legal action against more than 40 suppliers of aviation fuel containing lead, often used in piston-powered aircraft engines, at California airports. The Oakland-based group blames...
  • Angels-A's game delayed by rain in Oakland

     
    The start of Monday's game between the Angels and Oakland Athletics has been delayed at least 30 minutes because of rain. The new start time is 7:35 p.m. A steady rain, heavy at times, began failling Monday afternoon. Some forecasts......
  • Angels-A's waiting out rain again

     
    Less than an hour before the scheduled first pitch for Tuesday's series finale between the Angels and Oakland Athletics the tarp was still on the field. And the rain, which had stayed away most of the afternoon, began falling more......
  • Night of the living dead…

     
    If it's not one thing, it's another…. Bad enough that Americans already were consumed with tying up loose ends and blowing their retirement nest eggs after Harold Camping, leader of Family Radio, an Oakland, Calif.-based Christian radio network...
  • Apple rebuts Amazon's stance that 'app store' is a generic term

     
    Apple refuted Amazon.com's stance that "app store" is a generic term in its latest filing related to its trademark infringement suit against the Amazon Appstore. "Apple denies that the mark APP STORE is generic and, on that basis, denies that the Amazon...
  • Monster Mash: Union files grievance for Julie Taymor against 'Spider-Man'; Libbey Bowl architect dies

     
    'Spider-man' hit with union claim regarding Julie Taymor pay...
  • Playwrights Annie Baker, Dael Orlandersmith, Heather Woodbury to give talk

     
    The Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach hosts its 142nd artists-in-residence program with master playwrights Annie Baker, Dael Orlandersmith, Heather Woodbury and 18 associate artists. Annie Baker's name might sound especially familiar to...
  • Hypersonic passenger jet to run on clean fuel is unveiled at Paris Air Show

     
    Super-fast speed — think Tokyo to L.A. in 2 1/2 hours — isn’t the only cool feature of the Zero Emission Hyper Sonic Transport proposed by EADS. At the Paris Air Show this week, the aircraft manufacturer and Airbus parent......
  • Mormon leader: “I apologize” for hurting fellow Mormons by opposing gay rights

     
    A prominent Mormon elder was moved to tears as he listened to the stories of several lesbian and gay Mormons who described at a recent Oakland, Calif., meeting how hurt they had been by the church's involvement in a successful political campaign...
  • White House goes solar, again

     
    More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan had a solar water heating system removed from the White House roof, President Barack Obama will become the first to use solar energy as a means for powering the first family's White......
  • BLM approves Brightsource's Ivanpah solar project

     
    And we’re off to the races: Brightsource Energy Inc. of Oakland was cleared by federal regulators Thursday to begin construction on its desert solar power installation, joining two other solar plants approved this week. Unlike most other planned...