Gene Hazzard: Greg Harland Using Recall Petitions To Run For Oakland Mayor

I ran into Oakland Activist and Oakland Post photographer Gene Hazzard while with my colleague on Grand Avenue, and he was gracious enough to give me the opportunity to make…

Oakland KTOP’s Ashey James Cut; Oakland Firing Staff, Out By Friday

The City Of Oakland is facing the State of California’s effort to eliminate California Redevelopment with moves that could only be called cold and draconian. This blogger was just informed…

Super Bowl XLII NY Giants Greatest Drive In Super Bowl History

It’s not often one get the chance to witness history in the making but the third-deck 50-yard line seat at Super Bowl XLII, NY Giants vs. New England Patriots in…

NFL Super Bowl XLVI Preview #superbowl

The National Football League is pulling out all of the stops for Super Bowl XLVI, starting with the promoted Twitter hashtag #superbowl, and even sponsors like Audi giving a preview…

Oakland News: Robberies, Restaurant Week, Occupy Oakland

You can take this Oakland news in whatever order, but this blogger’ presenting Robberies, Restaurant Week, and Occupy Oakland, and other news. First, let’s start with the other news. Cafe…

Santorum’s Daughter Doing Better

Your Ad Here There was speculation whether or not Rick Santorum would be dropping out of the race after it became very publicized that his daughter, Isabella “Bella”, became very…

Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party February 26th

This is the other reason to get excited about the Academy Awards, other than that Billy Crystal is the host: the Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party. This will be…

Women’s Professional Soccer 2012 Season Killed

A new bit of bad news, the 2012 Women’s Professional Soccer season has been terminated. In fact, the news is so new, the WPS website webmaster didn’t get the memo,…

US Women’s Soccer Team Qualifies For London Olympics

Congratulations to our US Women’s Soccer Team, which earned qualification for the London Olympic games in fine fashion over the weekend. The contest that sealed the deal was the Friday…

SAG Awards, Viola Davis, The Help, Dominate Twitter

Like the Academy Awards Nominations last Tuesday morning, which dominated Twitter, the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards is doing exactly the same this evening. As many as seven of the Twitter…

Was Arizona Gov Jan Brewer Drunk While Pointing Finger In Obama’s Face?

Two days ago, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer shocked the World by showing just how little class and dignity she has when she greeted U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac…

Herman Cain Endorses Newt Gingrich

Herman Cain, who’s departure from the GOP Presidential Race was most unfortunate given that some of the sexual harassment claims he faced suddenly surfaced after his political star brightened, did…

Occupy Oakland: Protestors And Police Gather For Viral Video Shoot

Frankly, this blogger’s not sure what the value of these Occupy Oakland protests are, except as yet another viral video opportunity for protestors armed with cameras, camcorders, and camcorder-equipped smartphones.…

On Pastor Rob Bell And The Existence Of Hell

I happened upon an article in TIME Magazine about 42-year-old Pastor Rob Bell and the idea that Hell may not exist, while watching the Lakers v. Hornets NBA Playoff Game.…

Heidi Klum Divorces Seal

Your Ad Here The celebrity divorces just keep on coming, but this one came out of left field for most of us who thought that Seal and Heidi Klum had…

Ron Paul Speech Part 1-4

Here are the first four parts that have been uploaded so far from Ron Paul’s speech January 27 in Bangor, Maine. Filmed on my flip cam:

The Mitt and Newt Show

Your Ad Here Last night CNN made the mistake of letting Wolf Blitzer moderate the debate. It goes much better when John King or Anderson Cooper moderate. Last night was…

Ron Paul Comes to Bangor, Maine

Your Ad Here I woke up at 7 a.m. and went to the Brick Church in downtown Bangor, Maine with my boyfriend, roommate and some friends. There were over 200…

Lindsey Vonn Wins World Cup St. Moritz Super-Combined

Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn has done it again, this time winning the World Cup super-combined event today, Friday. According to the USA Today, Vonn extended her lead over second-place-finisher Tina…

Oakland Restaurant Week Ends Sunday, Video Has Almost No Blacks

This week is Oakland Restaurant Week, where a number of eateries around out town feature $30 dinner offerings – from reports, the participating places are “slammed.” For a good list…

“Welcome Back Kotter” ‘Epstein’ Actor Robert Hegyes Passes at 60

This is sad news for any fan of the shows Welcome Back Kotter and Cagney and Lacey: veteran actor Robert Hegyes passed away at the age of 60, and due…

Hollywood And Social Media – Zennie Abraham On Tonya Hall Show 8 AM PST

This blogger, me, or Zennie Abraham, will be on The Tonya Hall Show yapping about my new favorite topic: Hollywood and Social Media. If you’ve never heard of The Tonya…

Jeff Fluhr’s New Startup Spreecast.com

Jeff Fluhr’s a Bay Area entrepreneur and friend who is best known for his first big startup StubHub.com, of which my company Sports Business Simulations, was one of its first…

Joel Young: Judge Grants Oakland’s Jason Overman’s Restraining Order

Oakland AC Transit Board Member Joel Young is in hot water again, as an Alameda County Superior Court Judge just granted a restraining order filed on Monday against him and…

Tess Taylor Still Pretty Wild

Even though E! decided not to pick up a second season of Pretty Wild Tess Taylor has still remained a pretty wild girl. As we can remember in the series…

President Obama’s Nationalist State Of The Union Speech

President Obama’s State Of The Union Speech was an address that, like the one last month in Kansas, was focused on restoring America’s Economy via not just government investment, but…

Oakland Mayor Quan Press Conference On Budget And Redevelopment 2012

The City of Oakland’s in a bad spot, and this blogger’s not sure if many people in Oakland understand exactly what’s going on. That’s why it’s important to look at…

Not Easy to be a Baltimore Ravens Fan

It is not easy being a Ravens fan. I am a diehard fan, I watch every game, I listen to Baltimore sports radio and I read about them online. My…

NY Times, Washington Post Show Ecuador President Correa’s Corruption

For those who romanticized Ecuador as a fair, democratic country with solid “freedom of the press” laws, much like America, it’s time to wake up. As I have explained in…

Academy Awards Nominations Announcement Dominates Twitter

For the first time in the history of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, it has a non-Academy Awards night event that has dominated the Twitter Top Trend…

Academy Awards Nominations: Nine Movies For Best Picture

Well, the famous, bombastic music introducing the announcement of the nominees for the 2012 83rd Academy Awards has come and gone, and Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences President…

Academy Awards Nominations Live Stream At Zennie62 – 5:30 AM / 8:30 AM EST

The Academy Awards Nominations for 2012 are just four hours away and you can watch them live here at Zennie62.com. There will be a special live stream screen on the…

Journalists and Election Coverage

The more online media and blogging takes over the less objective journalists seem to be. They seem to be competing with the blogs as well as one another to be…

Oakland News: Richmond Wins LBL Campus Competition, Mayor Recall Update

Richmond beats Alameda and Oakland for LBL Second Campus After a tough, competitive battle for the right to play host to the long-planned-for second campus of the Lawrence Berkeley National…

Superbowl 2012: Rematch

Superbowl 2012 is going to be one that goes down in the books as one of the most memorable. We all remember in 2008 when the Patriots had a flawless…