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Tweet This Oakland News finds Oakland as the picture of instability: the legendary Henry Gardner replaces Fred Blackwell as Oakland City Administrator (there’s other news about the election campaigns below). Fred elected to leave Oakland for the prestigious position of Chief Executive Officer of The San Francisco Foundation. In fact, The San Francisco Foundation posted the news of his hiring on April 1st – April Fools Day! But the hand-writing on the wall for Oakland, and with respect to Fred Blackwell was in...

Tweet One buyer out, but talks continue for Oakland Sears buildingContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Sears is in talks with a new buyer for its downtown department store after pulling out of a deal to sell the massive building to an Oakland developer. Alan Dones, who had been in contract for months to purchase the four-story structure at … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google      ...

Tweet Oakland Raiders offseason workout dates announcedJust Blog Baby (blog)Oakland Raiders offseason workout dates announced. 0 ...

Tweet Bleacher ReportThe Oakland Raiders need playmakers on offense and after whiffing on DeSean Jackson, who signed a deal with the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, it’s clear that the position of greatest need is wide receiver. Fortunately, the 2014 NFL draft is chock …Sammy Watkins: ‘I have freakish talents’ESPN (blog)Oakland Raiders Rumors: Sammy Watkins Top Target As Cleveland Browns …Sports World ReportSammy Watkins makes a lot of sense for Raiders after missing on Desean JacksonSilver and...

Tweet Oakland police search for stolen charity vanKTVU San FranciscoPolice asked the public to be on the lookout for the van that has the license plate number – 2475SDP. If you see the van, please call Oakland police. The center — which helps students with developmental disabilities — said the van was covered by … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google      ...

Tweet SFGate (blog)This week, Morgan Cox and Stephen Lopas successfully fired up the biodiesel boiler for their new production brewery, just the second in Oakland’s history since Prohibition (Linden Street was the first). It’s the culmination of a lifelong dream for … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google      ...

Tweet Oakland administrator becomes latest official to leave City Hall; interim …The RepublicHe will continue his current job in Oakland through mid-June as Mayor Jean Quan will replace him on an interim basis with Henry Gardner, who was Oakland’s city manager from 1981 to 1993. (AP Photo/The Contra Costa Times, Anda Chu). An Oakland … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google      ...

Tweet What to order at Osmanthus in OaklandSFGate (blog)Osmanthus is the slick Asian restaurant that took over the Rockridge storefront that was long home to Nan Yang, widely regarded as the Bay Area’s first Burmese restaurant. Running the kitchen is chef Julia Klein, who comes to Oakland by way of St … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News      ...

Tweet CBS LocalProsecutors say Smith had no right to fire since Sheridan was running away from him at the time outside the Original Hot Dog Shop and Dunkin’ Donuts on Forbes Avenue in Oakland around 3:30 a.m. Aug. 3, 2013. The defense argues that the shooting was in …Judge’s verdict in fatal Oakland shooting expected MondayPittsburgh Post GazetteDefendant in Oakland slaying said he showed gun as a scare tacticPittsburgh Post-GazetteClosings slated in deadly shooting outside Oakland’s “O”WPXI...

Tweet Predictions for Dubs’ Path to PlayoffsBleacher ReportThe Golden State Warriors are looking forward to another postseason appearance, but they’ll need to win a few more games down the stretch in order to secure a good matchup in the first round of the NBA playoffs. So how will they finish the regular season? …read more Source: Golden State Warriors News From Google News      ...

Tweet SFGateYet, as difficult as his childhood was, his future would arguably have been harder if he hadn’t landed at a semicircle of studio apartments in Oakland built for former foster kids who have nowhere else to go and no one to call when life gets hard or … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google      ...

Tweet At HBO’s “Silicon Valley” Premiere, Elon Musk Is PissedRe/codeDuring the first two 30-minute episodes at Redwood City’s Fox Theatre, the audience of around 400 locals responded with laughs and sighs as the characters enacted the constant pitching, striving and inanity that felt familiar to those in the recent … and more …read more Source: Oakland Fox Theater Concert News From Google News      ...

Tweet Rant SportsThe Golden State Warriors‘ inconsistency this season has been baffling. Whenever the Warriors seem to be on their way to taking their game to that next level, there’s a drop. It’s almost like a coffee crash in the afternoon. However, the level of … …read more Source: Golden State Warriors News From Google News      ...

Tweet Richard Fuentes is running for Peralta Community College District Trustee, marking the second time he’s tossed his hat into the elections ring. The last time, long-time West Oakland resident and land-use activist Steve Lowe launched this invective in his direction on this blog; it will be interesting to learn the reaction this time around. As for me, I think Richard has matured as a person, and deserves a shot in his effort to improve education. The District 7 seat he wants to fill is currently held by Abel Guillen,...

Tweet Oakland Small Businesses Receive Crowdfunding Loans Through Kiva …East Bay ExpressLast May, Oakland became the first US city to partner with Kiva.org, a global microlending organization that allows individuals to provide zero-interest loans to small businesses. One year later, city officials have announced the initial results of … …read more Source: Oakland News By Google      ...

Tweet Creative Loafing Tampa(Capitol Theatre, Clearwater). Rock The Park: Poetry N’ Lotion/The Real Clash/Tommy Simms A triple serving of Rock the Park tastiness. Poetry n’ Lotion dishes out a clever, brass-blasted kitchen sink of fusion that touches on metal, gypsy jazz, reggae … …read more Source: Oakland Fox Theater Concert News From Google News      ...

Tweet East Bay ExpressThe Oakland City Council voted to give a pay raise of $165,000 to Independent Court Monitor Robert Warshaw — at the request of federal Judge Thelton Henderson, the Trib$ reports. The extra money is to compensate Warshaw for his expanded role of also …Oakland city administrator leaves after one month on the jobOakland TribuneOakland’s Fred Blackwell takes new job at SF FoundationSFGate all 13 news articles …read more Source: Oakland City Council News From Google News      ...

Tweet Enthusiasm for public service drives mayor in run for Rogers’ seatWKARBoth are Oakland County Republicans. Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson at his side, announced his candidacy on Tuesday. Yesterday, former State Senate Majority Leader Mike Bishop entered the fray, … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google      ...

Tweet SF Mayor Ed Lee, wife get over $95000 in travel last yearSFGateAlso, she said, the sister city committees that paid for much of the travel include members of diverse communities who “want to see cultural exchanges strengthened.” Lee’s privately funded trips stand in contrast to those taken by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. and more …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google      ...

Tweet The Grand Rapids Press – MLive.comGRAND RAPIDS, MI — A popular hot dog restaurant will play host to Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer later Thursday during a campaign stop. The former Battle Creek congressman is expected to be joined by his running mate and candidate …Mark Schauer to announce Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as running mateLansing State Journal all 100 news articles …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News      ...