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Former Raiders receiver Tim Brown hopes this year is his year for Hall of Fame call

ALAMEDA, Calif. - After watching fellow receivers Cris Carter and Andre Reed get that coveted Pro Football Hall of Fame call the past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-26/former-raiders-receiver-tim-b
Thousands cheer on world champion Warriors during Oakland parade

...spotlight on this city. The resilience and tremendous potential of Oakland are emblematic of the Warriors' victory," said Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who represents east Oakland and other East Bay cities and has been a Warriors fan since 1976...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-06-19/thousands-cheer-world-champio
Raiders name Derek Carr their starting quarterback

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets.Coach Dennis Allen announced Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-01/raiders-name-derek-carr-their
Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...demand, Wrightspeed is preparing to move into a former aircraft hangar at the decommissioned U.S. Naval Air Station in Alameda. The company plans to expand its workforce from roughly 25 to 250 employees over the next three years, Wright said.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/tesla-motors-co-founder-wa
NASA is rebooting the Mars rover

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- It's a PC user's nightmare: You're almost done with...well-known, and it's well deployed," said Mike Deliman, an engineer at Alameda-based Wind River Systems Inc., which made the rovers' operating system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/16/liv_404763.shtml
Life & style
Say hello to the Raider Nation, Baltimore

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Fronted by a workaholic coach and a determined quarterback...yards. Gruden watched the game from the Raiders' training facility in Alameda, Calif. The players had the day off, but Gruden was already hard at work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/08/pro_305434.shtml
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Hambrick ready for fresh start with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Running back Troy Hambrick knew it was time to leave the Dallas...Pittsburgh waived him after signing Duce Staley. All but Wheatley are in Alameda for this three-day minicamp. Veteran players over the age of 30 were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/24/pro_420066.shtml
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Overtime

Football Raiders hire Shell back as head coach In Alameda, Calif., the Oakland Raiders' coaching search finally came to an end Friday night when the team hired former coach Art Shell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/oth_54929.shtml
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Payoffs still sought in genome mapping

...discovered genes. Celera Diagnostics of Alameda, Calif., is one of several companies...Kathleen Ordonez. Head start or not, the Alameda firm is in a race with other startups...disease. On a tour of the startup's Alameda offices, Ordonez and research chief John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/13/tec_333247.shtml
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Raiders make Turner coach

ALAMEDA, Calif. - Norv Turner was hired as the Oakland Raiders' coach Monday, taking over a team that went from the Super Bowl to 4-12...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/27/pro_402510.shtml
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