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Redwood Regional Park Renamed After 1st Female Board Member

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, the East Bay Regional Park District is honoring one of its earliest champions of parks and open space by renaming Redwood Regional Park after Aurelia Reinhardt. Official action to rename the park to Dr. …

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Warriors give game away to Thunder 100-97

BY MASON BISSADA In what may have been their most painful loss of the season, the Golden State Warriors gave a truly winnable game away to the Thunder, losing in frustrating fashion to Oklahoma City 100-97 Monday night. The Warriors seemed to have their fourth win of the season locked …

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Endless selection of citrus for the holidays at farmers market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS California was once known for acres and acres of citrus fruit, but as the population expanded the fields were plowed under and homes and businesses built.  There has been a resurgence of citrus tree planting the last 20 years that more than makes up for it …

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A stab in the dark at Baseball’s top free agent destinations

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ There are literally hundreds of major league baseball players who qualify as free agents this offseason. With the obvious caveat that no insider information informs these musings, here are my best guesses as to where the top 15 most impactful players will land, and for how much. …

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Warriors can only settle for moral victory against Celtics

BY MASON BISSADA If Warriors fans are willing to count moral victories from this lost season in order to ease their collective psyche just a tad, then throw tonight’s 105-100 loss to the Boston Celtics at the Chase Center into the win column. Golden State held their own against the …

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Game effort by Warriors MASH unit falls short against Hornets

BY MASON BISSADA Stephen Curry. D’Angelo Russell. Klay Thompson. Draymond Green. Kevon Looney. Sounds like a pretty formidable starting five, right ? Many teams in the league would kill for any one of those five names, including the Golden State Warriors. Unfortunately, that lineup was just a fantasy for Golden …

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What Curry’s Broken Hand Means for the Warriors Season

BY MASON BISSADA Warriors guard Steph Curry broke his left hand Wednesday night during the third quarter of a game against the Phoenix Suns. Curry was going up for a layup before he collided with Suns center Aron Baynes. Curry landed hand-first before Baynes landed directly on his hand at …

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Astros rebuilding model just a game away from second title

BY J.A. SCHWARTZ From 2011 through 2013, the Houston Astros were the worst team in baseball. They lost 106, 107 and 111 games in that three year stretch, going a combined 162-324. Those results were not entirely unexpected, as the franchise embarked upon a “rebuilding” process that would begin in …

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Clippers give Warriors Reality Check on Opening Night at Chase

BY MASON BISSADA  The Golden State Warriors were eviscerated by the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, losing to their in-state rival by a whopping 141-122 on opening night at the new Chase Center in San Francisco. To say that the Warriors got off to a slow start would be …

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New look Warriors entering 2019-20 season in uncharted waters

BY MASON BISSADA The Golden State Warriors are walking into foreign territory, entering the 2019-20 NBA season as anything other than the championship favorites for the first time in three years. The postseason and offseason were not kind to Golden State, as only two of the five players that make …

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