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Giants bounce back behind Pablo & MadBum to outslug Cards 13-8

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Pablo Sandoval blasted a three-run homer into McCovey Cove and had five RBI’s as the Giants pounded out 17 hits to prevail in a four hour slugfest with the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. San Francisco’s 13-8 win salvaged a split of the four-game …

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Cards ride seven strong from Martinez, down Giants 3-2

BY ANTHONY SOSA A strong outing from St. Louis Cardinals’ starting pitcher Carlos Martinez and timely hitting proved too much for the San Francisco Giants to handle as they lost the third game of the series 3-2 Saturday afternoon at AT&T Park. The Giants have now dropped five out of …

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Piscotty, Manaea and bullpen lead hot A’s past Padres 4-2

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics have been fans of making their own fireworks on the field all season with late game heroics. The Fourth of July holiday Wednesday afternoon was no different when Stephen Piscotty delivered the boom for the A’s with a two-run eight inning double with the …

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Animal Services Rolls Out Facial Recognition Tool, Free Adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) will be offering free adoptions of all animals from Friday, June 29th, through Tuesday, July 3rd in an effort to clear kennel space in advance of a busy 4th of July holiday. Additionally, in an effort to better reunite lost pets with their owners, CCAS …

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A’s power, solid effort from Jackson lead to 7-2 win over Tribe

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics have been winning and they have been doing it in close games. Coming into today’s game they were the only team in Baseball not to lose a game with a lead after seven innings. They’ve been testing their ability to hold leads late by …

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4th of July Fireworks Celebration Plans Announced

Fireworks will light up the night at Radke Martinez Shoreline Park, Wednesday, July 4. Join the crowd at the Waterfront or head over to your special viewing spot before 9:15 p.m. Pyrotechnics begin around 9:30 p.m. and will last approximately twenty-five minutes. Waterfront Park will be closed to cars at …

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Pick a Pepper at your Farmers Market this month

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Summer peppers are arriving at your farmers’ market this month, everything from mild and sweet bell peppers to wildly spicy Thai chile peppers. The hot summer months are perfect growing weather for these vegetables and we’re glad, because any pepper is a good pepper in our …

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Giants huge sixth inning leads to another series win at home

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants, backed by a five-run sixth inning outburst and a solid start from Derek Holland, took the rubber match against the Miami Marlins, 6-3, Wednesday at AT&T Park. The Giants have yet to lose any of their last eight home series, winning seven and …

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Pinder’s perfect day helps lift A’s and Manaea past Angels 6-4

BY ANTHONY SOSA The Oakland Athletics used a strong four-run sixth inning and a quality start from Sean Manaea to propel them to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday at the Oakland Coliseum. The A’s victory ended their four-game losing streak and also a six-game losing streak …

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