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Obit: Frank Robinson (1935-2019) MLB great, Giants Manager

BY MASON BISSADA Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Frank Robinson passed away Thursday at the age of 83. Robinson, a true trailblazer, was the first African American manager in Major League Baseball history and the only player to win the MVP Award in both the American and National leagues.  Former Giants …

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Sixers spoil Cousins home debut, snap Warriors winning streak

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Returning to Oracle Arena riding a season-high 11 game winning streak, the Warriors were ambushed by the Philadelphia 76ers Thursday night 113-104, spoiling the home debut of DeMarcus Cousins. ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Golden State’s Kevin Durant drives to the basket during the Warriors 113-104 loss to the Philadelphia …

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David Bowie Tribute shows coming to the Bay Area next week

For two nights only, friends, former bandmates of David Bowie and other world-class players will perform career spanning concerts of nothing but David Bowie’s music in Bowie’s imitable style. Performing February 12th in Livermore and the following night at The Warfield in San Francisco, “A Bowie Celebration” features a set …

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It’s easy to Love Fresh Baked Goods from the Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS We love biting into a just-baked slice of artisan sourdough or munching a soft, buttery croissant, or treating ourselves to a sweet flaky pastry from the bakeries that participate at the Martinez Farmers’ Market. They offer everything from dinner rolls and breadsticks to cookies, pastries, and …

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Wendy & Lisa help carry on Prince’s Revolution at The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER As difficult as it seems to comprehend that Prince has been dead for nearly three years, that reality is quickly approaching. Just months after the unexpected death of David Bowie in January 2016, the shocking passing of the Purple One on April 21st at the age of …

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Prince’s Iconic band The Revolution to perform at The Fillmore

Prince played with many talented musicians over the course of his 40-year career, but his most celebrated and iconic allies will always be Bobby Z, Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Matt Fink & Brownmark. The Revolution. After performing scores of shows and major music festivals, including this year’s ACL Festival, over …

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Ducks sleepwalk past Michigan St. in 7-6 Redbox Bowl snoozer

BY JIMMY DeROGATIS The Oregon Ducks ground out a 7-6 win over Michigan State to take the Redbox Bowl College Football game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara Monday afternoon. Before the game, Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio said, “We need to have production. There’s no question that to …

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A’s hoping to parlay steady off-season into greener pastures

BY GRADY DUGGAN Current Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch said it perfectly at the Oakland City Council, “We’re losing the Raiders, we’re losing the Warriors, best not lose the A’s. Appreciate it.” Coming out of what was one of the more exciting seasons in recent years, the Athletics enter an interesting …

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Lakers throttle Warriors 127-101 in front of Christmas audience

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER In perhaps their most embarrassing loss of a young season that has already seen a number of them, the Warriors were spanked by the Los Angeles Lakers 127-101 in front of a nationally televised Christmas night audience Tuesday evening at Oracle. While Golden State has already suffered large …

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Jerebko, Durant lead Warriors past Mavs 120-116 at Oracle

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER After trailing most of the game, the Warriors chased down Dallas in the third quarter Saturday night, holding off the Mavericks 120-116 at Oracle behind a career-high 23 points off the bench from Jonas Jerebko. Dallas jumped out to 31-28 lead at the end of the first …

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