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February 1, 2010

on February 1, 2010

Hello, Oakland!

Koreatown may change its name. Under “pressure from non-Koreans”, the merchants association will meet to discuss “more inclusive” definitions for the area between Uptown and Temescal.

Eyewitnesses to the killing of Oscar Grant may back up statements made by ex-BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle. A friend of Grant’s corroborated the former officer’s claim that he warned Grant he was going to Taze him just before he shot him.

The Warriors lose to Oklahoma City, 112-104.

Hey, Raider Nation. The Chronicle’s Scott Ostler says that silence on the team’s new head coach shows contempt for fans.

Be careful when filling out your college applications. The San Jose Mercury News is Reporting that the UC system verifies claims on student applications.

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