Sponsored: 1884 Stick Eastlake Victorian in Alameda

A rare 1884 Stick Eastlake Victorian with a 700-square-foot enchanted accessory building, at 1608 Santa Clara Ave. near Grand Street, is coming soon. This Stick Victorian home, with high ceilings, was architect-designed with over 2,000 square feet and all of the original features intact. There are three huge bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms (including a clawfoot tub). Features include two front porches and parlors, a large country kitchen with small pantry, a marble fireplace, rosettes and chandeliers, ornate alcoves and a drop-dead gorgeous huge etched-glass window. Upgrades include engineered red oak flooring and a solar paneled roof all paid for. Want more? Want $2,000-plus knocked off your mortgage each month? Consider… Read More

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Ovechkin, Capitals playing free with Round 2 woes in the past

TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Ovechkin is at long last playing on this stage, and the fact there’s something a little different about No. 8 on this particular playoff run is no doubt a direct result of how far the Washington Capitals have finally come. “If we’re being serious here,” says veteran defender Matt Niskanen, one day after the Capitals took a 2-0 lead in this best-of-seven against Tampa Bay, “I think getting past that second round is a relief for him. “I think beating Pittsburgh was a huge deal for him. We earned that. That’s a good feeling for all of us.” Of course it is. These Capitals are here… Read More

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Injured Aguero and Biglia in Argentina World Cup squad

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Injured striker Sergio Aguero and midfielder Lucas Biglia were included in the preliminary, 35-player Argentina squad for the World Cup in Russia on Monday. Also, four players with few or no games for the national team were picked. The final 23-man squad will be announced next Monday. Aguero has not played for Manchester City since March because of a left knee injury and had surgery in April. Biglia broke two vertebrae in April, missed three AC Milan games, and was injured again on Sunday after an Atalanta player hit him in the operated area. Coach Jorge Sampaoli considers Aguero and Biglia as likely starters in the… Read More

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Warriors’ summer league team to play tournament in Sacramento

Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. The Golden State Warriors’ summer league team will participate in the California Summer Classic in Sacramento, the team announced Monday afternoon. The tournament, starting July 2 until July 5, will also feature the Sacramento Kings, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers. The teams will play a total of six games at Golden 1 Center and will feature a slew of rookies, second-year players and players vying to make a regular season roster. “We’re excited to welcome basketball fans, teams and the NBA to tip-off the summer league season in Sacramento and enjoy the best that Northern California… Read More

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