oakland oakland  /ˈoʊ klənd/


  • (n) a city in western California on San Francisco Bay opposite San Francisco; primarily and industrial urban center


  1. Oakland tops the Yankees

    OAKLAND — Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer and a solo shot for his third career two-homer game, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 5-2 on Wednesday night to win their 10th straight home game.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: San Mateo Daily Journal

  2. Oakland U. president steps down same day wife goes

    Oakland University's president announced his retirement on the same day his wife was ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ClickOnDetroit

  3. Oakland Republicans and Democrats win uncontested primaries for Borough Council seats

    Oakland – Two Republicans and two Democrats won their parties’ respective uncontested primaries June 4, setting the stage for a November showdown.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Record


  1. "It's tempting to sit back here and go back and forth with the media for the next three months but I'm not going to do that," Rodriguez said. "For us to be thinking about him and Oakland would be a disservice for us. We've got the Red Sox and...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: New York Post

  2. "This is a tragic day for law enforcement officers everywhere," Mr. Schwarzenegger said. "All four officers dedicated their lives to public safety and selflessly worked to protect the people of Oakland."
    on Mar 21, 2009 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: New York Times

  3. "Mixon was certainly a character that needed more supervision," Brown said. "In Oakland, the highway patrol has an office there, sheriff and police. And all those agencies should have a list of the more dangerous, threatening parolees so they...
    on Mar 23, 2009 By: Jerry Brown Source: FOXNews

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