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on April 8, 2010

The former Oakland homicide detective who led the investigation into the Chauncey Bailey case filed suit against the city Wednesday, the Trib reports. Sgt. Derwin Longmire is claiming that the higher-ups at the police department slandered him. “I want to restore my good name,” Longmire said.

Eighth graders at West Oakland’s St. Martin de Porres Catholic School are taking part in a three-year study at St. Mary’s college–“a study of students who dream of being the first in their families to graduate from college.” The Trib has the story.

A Daly City man was arrested on a stabbing death, while another man was shot to death in West Oakland.

Moving the Golden State Warriors out of Oakland would cost any potential buyer big. Not only is the team’s rumored asking price $400 million, potential buyers would also have to pay off debt from Oracle Arena’s renovations from the 1990s–a whopping $105 million.

The A’s beat the Mariners, 6-5, at the Coliseum, and Tyson Ross pitches in the big leagues for the first time in his life. [Check back with ON later this morning for an interview with Ross.]

In Oakland, city administrators are proposing to cut arts funding in half to help bridge a $42 million budget shortfall.

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