Tag Archives: Oakland Athletics

Rickey Henderson's typical cool took a backseat to a smile as the dedication of Rickey Henderson Field was celebrated. (Brian Krans/Oakland North)

Henderson’s career comes full circle as A’s rename field after him

Ricky Henderson tried not to smile. He strode onto the Oakland Athletics’ field with his unmistakable swagger—a delicate mix of confidence, bravado and humility—embodied by his sleek blazer, grey trousers, sunglasses, and a peek of...
Warriors Fan Fest rally

Fans have mixed feelings about Warriors’ plans for new arena in San Francisco

Passionate, loyal and fanatical – these three words best identify Golden State Warriors fans. Every year whether it is a pre-season, regular season or playoff game, you can expect thousands of spectators sporting a crisp...
"Let's go Oakland!" screamed two ladies named Amanda, a gentleman who introduced himself as "Atomwest", and their friend named "Very Athletic."

Fans stream in for Opening Day baseball in Oakland

Oakland North tagged along as people of all ages, and even a dog or two made their way to O. Co Coliseum to watch the home team square off against the Seattle Mariners. We talked...
Photo by Dara Kerr.

2010 in Oakland: The year’s biggest stories

2010 was a tumultuous year for Oakland as both the city and state faced a heated election season, the courts weighed the validity of controversial measures passed during previous elections, and the effects of the...
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Council approves study for ballpark at Victory Court, stalls pot farm applications

After announcing that it has halted the application process for large-scale cannabis production and sales, at a meeting Tuesday night Oakland’s City Council moved closer to planning a new stadium for the Athletics by approving...