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A’s looking to extend October playoff run in 2020

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ The 2020 Oakland A’s roster is geared towards making another run at postseason glory after being defeated in the Wild Card game last season by the Tampa Bay Rays. The core of the talented group that has gone 97-65 in two consecutive seasons remains intact. It’s the …

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Clapton’s Cream to get tribute treatment at Sweetwater

Any Eric Clapton fans that were priced-out of the guitar god’s recent opening week performance at Chase Center are about to get a second chance for their Slowhand fix in the form of a familial tribute revolved around Cream’s iconic Disraeli Gears album at the Sweetwater Music Hall on March …

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Best Coast drops new album ahead of San Francisco performance

BY MASON BISSADA Best Coast, the Los Angeles-based pop duo of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno, are set to release their new album Always Tomorrow on February 21st. The duo will also be coming to the Bay Area, performing at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on February 29th. With that …

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Warriors Lose to the Heat In Iguodala’s Return to the Bay Area

BY MASON BISSADA Despite a disheartening 113-101 loss to the Miami Heat on Monday night, Warriors fans at Chase Center were all smiles as they welcomed home former Warrior Andre Iguodala in his first matchup against Golden State in nearly seven years. Iguodala, who was recently traded to the Miami …

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Retooled Warriors put up a fight, but fall to Lakers 125-120

BY MASON BISSADA Though the Golden State Warriors roster looked noticeably different after their various trade deadline moves, the results of Saturday night’s game against Los Angeles were fairly similar to most games this season, as they lost a close game to the Lakers 125 -120 at Chase Center. Andrew …

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Warriors add Wiggins from Wolves as Russell, two others depart

BY MASON BISSADA In the final hours before the NBA’s annual trade deadline, the Golden State Warriors agreed to trade point guard D’Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for forward Andrew Wiggins and the Wolves 2021 first-round pick and 2021 second-round pick. In addition to Russell, Golden State …

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East Bay Regional Parks announces new board members

The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors has inducted new leaders for 2020. Ellen Corbett of San Leandro will serve as president; Dee Rosario of Oakland will serve as vice president; Colin Coffey of Hercules will serve as treasurer; and Beverly Lane of Danville will serve as secretary. …

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Warriors fall to Pacers 129-118 despite 37 from Russell

BY MASON BISSADA Though they refused to die until the very end, the Golden State Warriors were unable to overcome the Indiana Pacers on Friday night at the Chase Center, losing by a score of 129-118 in a game that felt much closer than the final score indicated. Leading the …

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Warriors embarrassed by Utah 129-96 as slide continues

BY MASON BISSADA The Golden State Warriors became the latest victim of the surging Utah Jazz on Wednesday, falling 129-96 at the Chase Center in what was essentially a wire-to-wire defeat. Utah, which came into the game having won 17 of their last 19 games, dominated Golden State on both …

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Martinez community supports buying local at Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS As the Sunday Martinez Farmers’ Market draws to a close for the day, farmers pack up their leftover produce and take down their tents as they make their way home after a day of bringing customers the fruits (and vegetables) of their labor. A single bunch …

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