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Disproportionate black arrests by Oakland Police

OAKLAND (AP) - A study by an activist group says black boys in Oakland are arrested far more often than those in other racial groups and for relatively minor offenses, such as drunkenness.

August 29, 2013 | | State


Pryor struggles in Oakland's 22-6 loss to Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) - Tarvaris Jackson led Seattle on three first-half scoring drives, and Terrelle Pryor struggled through his worst performance of the preseason with a chance at earning Oakland's starting quarterback job in the Seahawks' 22-6 preseason victory.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Hunter's 3-run HR in 9th lifts Tigers over A's

DETROIT (AP) - Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boosting the Tigers after Max Scherzer was denied his 20th win and Miguel Cabrera limped off with an injury.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Teary Errani gone from US Open; Williams moves on

NEW YORK (AP) - Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their back-to-back matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Embezzler was hired by high-speed rail agency

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A woman who embezzled $320,000 from a California state agency was later hired by the state's High-Speed Rail Authority - and she said nobody asked about her background.

August 29, 2013 | | State


Woods says back is fine and he's ready to go

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - On and off the golf course, Tiger Woods didn't look anything like the player who only four days ago dropped to knees with back pain.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bryan brothers, chasing history, win at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob and Mike Bryan came into last year's U.S. Open without a title in their previous four Grand Slam tournaments - an eternity by their standards.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


LATHROP HIGH EXTRA POINT

THE 'O' GOES 'I': First-year head coach Steven Wichman is going back to his roots and to the roots of his father Rob, who heads the Lathrop's linemen. The Spartans lined up in the wishbone offensively in their first three seasons, but Wichman has them running out of the familiar I-back formation. He orchestrated the "I" as quarterback for then-head coach Steve Lopez at West (Tracy). Both Lopez and Rob Wichman played in the same offense for legendary Tracy High head coach Wayne Schneider. "We feel that it suits us best with the players we have," the younger Wichman ...

August 29, 2013 | | Prep Football Preview


Donovan back for next round of WCup qualifying

CHICAGO (AP) - With Landon Donovan back in the fold, the U.S. resumes World Cup qualifying next week with its deepest team yet.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Feds: SF Giants pay $545K in back wages, damages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have paid nearly $545,000 in back wages and damages to 74 clubhouse and administrative employees for violations of minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws, federal officials said Thursday.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco Bay bike-share launches in 5 cities

SAN JOSE\ (AP) - Commuters fed up with traffic-clogged streets have a new option to get around the San Francisco Bay region: pedal power.

August 29, 2013 | | State


Longtime MLB umpire Frank Pulli dies at 78

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Longtime major league umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died. He was 78.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Tigers star Cabrera says he'll be in lineup Friday

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera left Thursday's game against the Oakland Athletics after hurting his abdomen while making an awkward slide trying to stretch a single into a double.

August 29, 2013 | | Pro Sports


State news briefs

WOMAN STRUCK, KILLED BY CARS ON S. CAL FREEWAY: LOS ANGELES (AP) - A woman who jumped, fell or was pushed from a car on a Southern California freeway was killed when several other cars hit her Thursday morning, and investigators were treating her death as a homicide, police said.

August 29, 2013 | | State


Fewer schools meet performance targets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Fewer California public schools met state and federal benchmarks that are used to evaluate how well schools educate youngsters, although high school students improved their performance on an exit exam required for graduation, according to results released Thursday.

August 29, 2013 | | State


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Who’s your mommy?

Hillary Clinton's advantage going into the final evening of the Democratic National Convention was her nonstop determination. The former first lady and secretary of ...

July 30, 2016 | | Other Views


Manteca’s ‘near starvation budgeting’

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

July 30, 2016 | | Letters


Stop by EU Cemetery booth today

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

July 30, 2016 | | Letters


4-run 7th costs A’s in loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embrace new expectations Going into camp

NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win

CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) - Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IOC board to review Rio final preparations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s overwhelms Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) - Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com ...

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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