Oakland News: Oakland A’s Slide; Blogger VSmoothe Done With Oakland, New Parish Event

A good amount of Oakland News, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s Slide First, as this is written, the Oakland Athletics are at 22 wins and 29 losses –…

Oakland’s B Restaurant And Bar To Close Due To Sale; Special Dinner Friday

Oakland’s famed B Restaurant at 499 9th Street in Old Oakland is closing and will be replaced by a new eatery at some point in the future. An email just…

Rudy Eugene: Zombie Face Eater’s Mom Says He Was Christian

Rudy Eugene is the so-called ‘zombie face eater’ who, this week, was found by Miami Police chewing on the live face of a 65-year-old homeless man by the name of…

CNN Ratings Hit 20-Year Low; CNN iReport The Answer

The Huffington Post has a story on how CNN’s ratings have hit a near-rock-bottom 20-year-low in primetime. Apparently CNN drew an average of just 389,000 primetime viewers from April 30…

SF Chronicle Unethical: Has Appearance Of Being On Take For Millions In Chevron Ecuador

The San Francisco Chronicle has the appearance of operating in a way that’s purely unethical. First, they work to eliminate the one person who blogged on Chevron’s side in the…

Julie Buehler’s New Radio Show “Buehler’s Day Off” June 4th At 1010 AM Palm Desert

UPDATE: Julie Buehler Radio Show: Zennie62 Trip To Palm Springs To Host Sports expert, Crossfit trainer, friend and Zennie62 Contributor Julie Buehler is back on radio after a brief absence…

Google Trends: Bath Salts, Terrell Owens, NBA Draft Lottery, Zombie Apocalypse

What were the hot Google Trends for today, Wednesday, May 30th, 2012? Well, they were interesting: Bath Salts, Terrell Owens, NBA Draft Lottery, and Zombie Apocalypse. And two of the…

Klout Is Lame: “Star Wars” Recognized As Topic, Not “Star Trek”

Klout just gave this blogger another reason to dislike its system, and another reason to stick with Kred. The social media ranking system with the inconsistent and unreliable formula –…

Facebook Stock Drop Will Force New Attack On Google’s Turf

Facebook stock has dropped from a high of $42.05 on the first day of trading to Tuesday’s new closing low of $28.80, losing $35 billion in value in the process,…

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, Chevron Shareholders, Seek Ecuador Settlement To Get Rich

The “40 Chevron Shareholders” who are asking for a settlement in the Chevron – Ecuador case are doing so only out of greed; such a deal would make some of…

The Oakland Caucus By OBA – Oakland Candidates Forum Well-Attended

This first-of-its kind event was held in Oakland on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the office of The Community Bank Of The Bay at 1750 Broadway. The…

Skyfall: 23rd James Bond Movie Trailer First Without Obvious Bond Music

Skyfall the 23rd James Bond movie to be released and the third featuring Daniel Craig in the lead roll, has a trailer that seems to point to a new direction…

Warren Buffett; Future Of Media: Zennie Abraham, Jeff Cutler On Tonya Hall Radio Show

What do Warren Buffett, Zennie Abraham, Jeff Cutler, have in common? All were featured on the Tonya Hall Radio Show on Friday, May 25th. On Friday, Warren Buffett wrote a…

Zennie Abraham With Christina Marie Flores On SF Live, 2009: Blogs, Video-Blogs, And Media

Want to know how to blog and to video-blog? Watch this three-video segment that consists of a 2009 interview of me by “Christina Marie,” then the host of a cable…

TechCrunch Disrupt: Michael Arrington Forgets AngelGate At Bin 38

Is TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington losing his memory? Earlier today, this blogger noted the drop in buzz for TechCrunch Disrupt New York, and pointed as the reason, in part, the…

The Oakland Caucus Candidates Forum Tonight, 5:30, Community Bank of the Bay

The Oakland Caucus, a candidates forum presented by the Oakland Builders Alliance and its new executive director Bev Rivas, is this evening at 5:30 PM at Community Bank of the…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Reminds Golden State Warriors Oakland Exists

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…

Tap Tank: Life Goal Monitoring Platform Getting Mobile App

Tap Tank is a New York City-based company started by Alisha Outridge, who I met along with her business partner Yael Tamar, at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2011. The three…

TechCrunch Disrupt New York: First Kinda Post – Michael Arrington Disrupt Lacks Buzz

TechCrunch Disrupt is into its third day of activities in New York City, and while this blogger’s not there for the second year (I’ll opt for San Francisco because I’ve…

Could Golden State Warriors Bad Press For Oakland, Muni Bonds, Trigger Lawsuit?

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.…

Golden State Warriors Former Owner Touting New Coliseum Arena In 1998

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…

Gold Dust Lounge Last Day Today; Moving To Fisherman’s Wharf

The Gold Dust Lounge, the famous San Francisco bar on Powell Street that was the focus on a sad battle between the Bovis Brothers and the Handlery Hotel Family, is…

Joe Lacob: “Oakland Is Challenged” – Warriors San Francisco Arena Deal Pits Team Vs. East Bay

The Golden State Warriors have set themselves up for what could be a bare-knuckles brawl between the organization, the NBA, and the City of Oakland and the Oakland Alameda County…

Oakland Mayor Quan, Barbara Parker Let Warriors Plan Move To SF While Owing $95 Mil

Warriors planning move to San Francisco from Oakland. This is the kind of thing John Russo would have worked to prevent if he were City Attorney: The Golden State Warriors,…

Newark Mayor Cory Booker On “Meet The Press” Goes “Black Crab Barrel” On Obama

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a guest on NBC’s “Meet The Press” Sunday to talk about his support for President Barack Obama, instead talked about his support for Bain Capital and…

Lockerbie Bomber Dead; NATO Summit Terror Plot Foiled?

According to CNN, Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, better known as the Lockerbie Bomber, died at 60 years of age. The Scottish Government granted his release in 2009, and after…

Billboard Music Awards Live Stream 2012

The 2012 Billboard Awards is well underway, and this live stream will allow you and I to watch the proceeding online. This year, the event is hosted by Julie Bowen…

The Angels At Bay To Breakers …

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Bay To Breakers: Mamito Daska Leads Pack, Sammy Kitwara Wins For Men

The 101st Bay To Breakers is history. While Eithopia’s Mamito Daska lead all elite runners, and Kenya’s Sammy Kitwara lead all male runners, no records were set for 2012. That…

Stanford’s Stephanie Pancoast …

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Nanita Dashka Overall Bay To B…

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The Bay To Breakers top women …

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At VIP tent where Sammy Kitara…

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Oakland News: Oakland’s Sexually Diverse Election Race

Oakland probably has the most sexually diverse election race ever. What if I told you that in the District Three Race for Oakland City Council, two of the leading candidates…

Bay To Breakers Press Conference Live Stream Here – 12 Noon

At 12 noon, the Bay To Breakers Press Conference live stream starts here: Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream