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Coaching Corps and Bears Youth Basketball team up for Oakland youth and hope to go national

Stemming from a successful college model, Oakland-based Coaching Corps has been placing volunteer sports coaches in struggling communities' after-school sports programs for the last 10 years. Today,...
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Registration deadline extended for annual summer basketball competition in Oakland

Every summer for the last several years, Councilmember Desley Brooks, in association with Aaron Goodwin and Goodwin Sports Management, puts together a basketball tournament in East Oakland known as "So You...
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Oakland elementary student shows off “superpowers” in DC Comics national writing contest

What kind of superhero are you? For eight-year-old Semaj Wright, a third-grade student at Allendale Elementary School, she knows exactly what kind of a hero and superhero her teacher, Antoinette...
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Free community health screenings, treatment in East Oakland this weekend

At a time when valuable resources such as food and financial assistance programs become scarce throughout Alameda County, more and more low-income families and residents of Oakland continue to struggle on a...
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Junior Giants season set to begin on June 17

While the San Francisco Giants look to repeat as World Series champions this season, another season of baseball is well on its way for a group of Oakland youth. The Jr. Giants Program, organized by the San...
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Celebrate Earth Day 2013 Oakland-style!

With Earth Day being only a few days away, this is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and get a little dirty. Even if you are not all that into spring cleaning and beautification, there are plenty of...