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Tweet Say, at our blog Oakland Focus , I wrote a post on how I was not supporting the California state proposition 1A calling for High Speed Rail because the route did not come through Oakland as I worked to have done when I represented then-Mayor Elihu Harris?   Well, I waa able to partcipate in a debate on the matter at The Commonwealth Club’s SF Debate program Tuesday night in San Francisco, and where the prop started out with more yes votes than no votes.  But after my insistance that it was not the...

Tweet This video presents Day One of the case of Bowoto v. Chevron at U.S. District Court, Northern California, San Francisco. Here Larry Bowoto from Nigeria is accusing Chevron of harming him and his mates and violating their civil rights, and Chevron’s counter is that Bowoto and his mates entered there oil production facility and attempted to kidnap Chevron employees. In calling the Nigerian Military police, a skermish unfolded where Bowoto and his mates were alledgely harmed. In this video Chevron’s Don Campbell...

Tweet  I went over to cover what turned out to be a lively rally for San Francisco’s Proposition H, an initiative which if passed will set a goal of 100 percent clean energy use in San Francisco by 2040. ...

Tweet Why does PG&E oppose clean energy and Proposition H in San Francisco?  The SF Clean Energy Gal asks that very question.  See the many guises of Mary, the Clean Energy Gal here and support Clean Energy in San Francisco. ...

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Tweet As part of our effort to promote clean energy for San Francisco, I am very proud to report that Van Jones, the author of “The Green Collar Economy” has endorsed Prop H for clean energy. ...

Tweet This video takes us into a great “VIP Party” held for the band “Cake” (http://www.cakemusic.com) and the San Francisco Prop H Campaign for Clean Energy. It features Mary, The Clean Energy Gal. ...

Tweet Does PG&E wanto to screw San Francisco? If you consider that the utility doesn’t back using clean energy sources and has not met State of California guidelines for renewable energy, it sure seems so. You can change that with the passage of Proposition H – “Yes on H.” It’s the first initiative of its kind; tell your friends around America about it and have them call friends in San Francisco and tell them to vote “Yes On H”. ...

Tweet Julian Davis is the Chair of the “Yes on H” San Francisco Clean Energy campaign. He sat down to talk with me about the measure, which is on the San Francisco Ballot. The website is http://www.sfcleanenergy.com ...

Tweet On November 4th a very important vote is coming to San Francisco. It’s called “Yes on H” and if it passes, this is what it will do: Specifically, the Act directs the City to analyze, identify and pursue strategies that: Maximize greenhouse reductions from the electricity sector at the minimum cost including the following clean energy mandates: by 2012 ensure at least 107 megawatts; by 2017 ensure 51%; and by 2030 ensure 75%. The SFPUC shall ensure that 100% or the greatest amount technologically feasible...

Tweet San Francisco is enjoying an embarrassment of riches:Wall Street is decimated, Main Street is angry and K Street is in an outright panic over the magnitude of thenation’s financial problems.  But San Francisco’s Mission Street is in a parallel universe setting an all time record land price for the right to build San Francisco’s newest signature tower—the 1,000 ft Transbay Transit Tower being built in conjunction with the new Transbay Transit Center (transbaycenter.org)The price is said to be...

Tweet If you’re in the sports industry or in a sport management program, this video explains my experience in finding the right program to be a part of. After some good experiences and some terrible ones, I joined Women In Sports And Events (WISE). Regardless of gender, it’s an excellent grassroots style program and they treat their members as welcomed guests. IF you’re in a college, then you’re already in a networking group, but you still can’t go wrong with WISE. But there’s one organization...

Tweet http://zennie2005.blogspot.com – This is my presentation of our new show “The Blog Report with Zennie Abraham” coming to the CoLours TV network soon. CoLours TV is at 9407 on the DISH Network, so if you have Comcast, dump it and get the DISH Network so you can tune in. The show is in three basic segments: politics, pop-culture, and sports. ...

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Tweet This is a political “slice of life” video I created during the evening of the March 4th “Super Tuesday” Primary. It starts with my trip to the Oakland “Obama For America” headquarters to do some phone banking work and then to two Obama parties in San Francisco, one at Tosca and the other at an art gallery. Along the way, you will meet Obama volunteers and discover their motivations and passions for being involved in this enormous grass roots movement to get Barack Obama elected President...

Tweet After four new offensive coordinators in each year of his short NFL career, former Utah and now San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Alex Smith has been place on injured reserve after injuring his shoulder in practice last Friday.  Once a player goes on IR, he can’t be taken off until the next season, so that closes the 2008 campaign for Smith. I was there in 2005 when Smith was drafted amid some controversy by the 49ers, who were trying to decide between Smith and California Quaterback Aaron Rogers, who’s...

Tweet This video was created at a rally for Barack Obama in Berkeley Thursday that drew 1,000 people. I asked Obama supporters why they backed Obama and what they thought about the GOP VP Candidate Sarah Palin. ...

Tweet http://zennie2005.blogspot.com — This presents SF Mayor Gavin Newsom at a rally for Barack Obama in Berkeley on September 4th, 2008, and an interview given just after his speech before the crowd. ...

Tweet This is the first video kicking off our coverage of the Democratic National Convention and events leading up to it. This one was a $2,300 a plate fundraiser for Barack Obama at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA, Sunday August 17th, 2008. As part of the event, an Obama Rally was held outside of the hotel. Two, perhaps three people with bullhorns were leading the crowd in “Obama” cheers, and one I recognized. Christine Pelosi, daughter of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the author of the well-received book “Campaign...

Tweet Harry arrives at the Balboa Cafe From San Francisco Scene / SF Politics If you’d have told me that I’d end my evening into very early morning trying to convince the legendary Harry Denton not to lay down in the middle of the intersection of Filmore and Greenwich after what he admits was a drunken bender, I’d have said you were nuts. Well, you weren’t. What I saw was the embodiment of Old San Francisco in action. Harry Denton’s a throwback to the days of a bar called “Henry Africa”...