By Staff The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland school board has narrowly voted to shut down three of California’s highest-performing public schools amid allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement.
After tight race, Oakland has first female mayor
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — City Councilwoman Jean Quan edged a heavily favored opponent to become Oakland’s first female mayor and the first Asian American woman
Ichiro gets 2,000th hit
OAKLAND, California (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki took Gio Gonzalez’s first offering for a ball. He drilled the second pitch down the right field line for a double and his 2,000th career hit.