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Draft day crucial for Raiders

Draft day crucial for Raiders

Erik Khan,
Contributor

April 30, 2015

Tonight’s NFL draft won’t be more important for any single team in the league than the Oakland Raiders. After last season’s 3-13 finish, the Raiders go into the draft with the fourth overall selection and there are two key players that should be available that can make an immediate impact: Ala...

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Pioneers come back from deep end against UCSD Tritons

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

April 23, 2015

Back-to-back losses on Friday could have ruined senior day on Saturday for the Cal State East Bay softball team. However, the Pioneers bounced back and won both games against the UC San Diego Tritons that made senior day a memorable one. The Pioneers are now 25-22 overall and 13-19 in California Collegi...

Oakland record store expands to SF

Oakland record store expands to SF

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life Editor

April 1, 2015

Prior to 2008, walking down 40th Street between Webster Street and Shafter Avenue in Oakland would have been just another stroll in the Temescal District passing small, unmarked businesses without many retail options. When 1-2-3-4 Go! Records opened, things started to change. Originally a block with not m...

The fall of an empire: San Francisco 49ers

The fall of an empire: San Francisco 49ers

Andrew Rodriguez,
Contributor

April 1, 2015

GRAPHIC BY TAM DUONG JR./THE PIONEER Four seasons, three conference championship appearances, one Super Bowl appearance, and one new stadium: times were good for the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2014. The organization was headed in the right direction after the forgettable first decade of the...

Minimum wage to increase in the Bay Area

Minimum wage to increase in the Bay Area

Erika Myers,
Contributor

February 26, 2015

With minimum wage increase measure Proposition J now in place, the minimum wage in Bay Area cities is on the rise since the beginning of this year. Prop J made the November ballot after the proposal by Mayor Ed Lee. Voters put this proposition into effect and surrounding cities of the Bay Area followed...

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