A Monterey County Safeway worker suspended from his job after he defended a pregnant woman from an assault by her boyfriend has been reinstated with back pay after a huge outcry in the highly-publicized case.
Manager Bob Melvin says the A’s want to make sure Ramirez is fully prepared and comfortable with his swing before he plays in major league games following his stint with Triple-A Sacramento. Melvin still hopes that could be on time.
Suspended slugger Manny Ramirez is scheduled to begin a 10-game minor league stint with Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., and the club is already preparing special ticket packages for his home games in Northern California.
San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
It looks like San Jose retirees will not be getting a bonus check this year from the city’s pension program after the city council voted to block those payments.
Caltrain has temporarily suspended service between two San Francisco stations because of construction delays, an agency spokeswoman said Saturday morning.
Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino is appealing a three-game suspension imposed for his part in a weekend brawl at San Francisco.
The explosive allegations were that a boy and girl engaged in oral sex in the classroom, while the teacher was in the room and as classmates looked on.
A teacher at Oakland’s Markham Elementary School has been suspended indefinitely after school officials said a pair of second-graders performed sex acts on each other in class – with the teacher present.
California defensive line coach Tosh Lupoi was suspended for Saturday’s last-second loss to Washington after admitting he instructed a player to fake an injury in a 15-13 defeat at No. 1 Oregon on Nov. 13.