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Tweet For Oakland politicos, Joe Tuman has become a household name. The San Francisco State Professor and San Francisco CBS Channel Five Political Commentator made a name for himself in 2010 with an aggressive, if late-starting run to be Mayor of Oakland, losing – along with nine other candidates including the winner of the most first place votes,...

Tweet Oakland Mayor Jean Quan just sent out an email that basically reminds the Golden State Warriors that Oakland exists. That’s the best way to put it since 90 percent of the local media (except this blogger) was ready to already send the Warriors to San Francisco without even a ground breaking ceremony. (Which, I think, most of the media believed the Golden State Warriors Owners party was on Tuesday. It sure as hell looked like one, but the difference is there was no dirt or shovels.) If you didn’t see the...

Tweet The feeling here is the Golden State Warriors event announcing plans to build a new arena while in the not-yet-paid-for Oracle Arena could have set the climate for a lawsuit. Basically, by all but completely dissing Oakland in stating their love for San Francisco and implying that San Francisco had better leadership and a more desirable venue than...

Tweet In light of the efforts of the current owners of The Golden State Warriors to build a new arena in San Francisco, it’s worth going back and looking at what then Warriors Owner Chris Cohan said when the then-new Coliseum Arena was opened in 1998, and with a renovation price tag of just $121 million. Before we look back, here the video from Tuesday’s...

Tweet Whatever Monta Ellis did, Erika Ross Smith’s just opened herself up to a World of bad media. The problem with what seems to be a flurry of sexual harassment claims and charges in the New Media Age is they are starting to make the accusers look really bad. Such is the case with Erika Ross Smith and her claim this morning that Golden State Warriors Guard Monta Ellis sent her lewd and “unwanted texts that included a photo of his genitals” according to Yahoo! Sports. In her lawsuit, which also names the...