Oakland

Gianna Franco
November 30, 2016 - 9:55 am
The Oakland Athletics are now the official sponsor of the baseball emoji, through the Unicode Consortium’s Adopt-a-Character program. Also, in honor of their mascot Stomper, the A's adopted the elephant emoji and they adopted the oak tree! Here's part of the Official Press Release: “The baseball...
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Gianna Franco
November 23, 2016 - 1:27 am
I spoke with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf regarding a new 'framework' that was announced in an effort to keep the Raiders in Oakland. The 'framework' agreement is with HOF'er Ronnie Lott's development group. She says they are working quickly in hopes of keeping the Raiders in Oakland. Mayor Schaaf...
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Gianna Franco
November 10, 2016 - 10:01 am
The Hall of Fame recently announced the eight finalists for the Ford C. Frick Award, and, as usual, the candidates all have outstanding credentials. I admit to a certain bias because I grew up listening to him and then, beginning in 1996, we spent 10 years together in the Oakland A’s radio booth,...
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