Recology Volunteers Green Hoover Elementary School in Oakland

On Saturday, 100 volunteers from Recology, the employee-owned recycling company, added compost made from food scraps collected at Oakland restaurants to Hoover’s sustainable garden and plant trees and other landscaping…

World Soccer Dribble Record Set: America Scores Draws 2,149

On Saturday, this blogger participated in a fun event: the America Scores effort to break the Guinness Book Of World Records record for number of people to dribble soccer balls…

49ers Lead Jets 17-0; Fans Say “Tebow Time” For “Mark Sanchez” On Twitter

The San Francisco 49ers, on the strength of 154 yards rushing, and some timely passes by Quarterback Alex Smith, lead the New York Jets 17-0 as of this writing. The…

Mario Juarez: Oakland Council Candidate Smeared By Linda Yee, KPIX 5

Earlier this week, Linda Yee of KPIX Channel Five (5) paid a visit to the office of Oakland Real Estate Businessman and Oakland City Council District Five Candidate Mario Juarez.…

Scott Brown Accused Of Racism In Race Against Elizabeth Warren

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow pointed out that Senator Scott Brown attacked challenger Elizabeth Warren from a racial perspective. In the debate held Thursday of a week ago, Brown said that Warren…

Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal Hot Again: Se Og Hor Weighs In

Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal Hot Again… Nothing like the Kate Middleton Nude Photo Scandal to send your Clicky.com web traffic meter in the uptick position it’s in now. From…

Oakland Raiders Darrius Heyward-Bey Injury Due To Poor Play Design

Keywords: Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Greg Knapp, Injury, Denarius Moore, Carson Palmer, Zennie62, Zennie Abraham @Zennie62 (Twitter) The Oakland Raiders otherwise terrific win 34-31 against the hated…

“Captain America: The First Avenger” Theme: Hollywood in Vienna 2011

The theme for Captain America: The First Avenger is considered to be one of the best scores ever made for a super-hero or science fiction movie. It was composed by…

Google Alters Google Trends: Combines It With Google Insight For Search

Google has done it again. In an obvious ongoing effort to prove it hates bloggers, Google has altered Google Trends such that not even the order of the top 10-15…

Baltimore Ravens Take On Cleveland Browns Thursday Night

While the 2-1 Ravens are still soaring from their Sunday night win against the New England Patriots, they need to shift their focus to the Thursday night home game against…

Oakland News: Mario Juarez, Sean Sullivan, Must Improve Social Media

Generally supporters of a person running for office are asked to lend their name, then sit back and watch the candidate go. That’s all well and good, but in the…

Replacement Refs Wrong On Golden Tate Touchdown Says NFL

As stated before, the NFL has given a press release saying that the Replacement Refs were wrong in calling the Golden Tate Touchdown just that. But then the NFL says…

The Avengers Is Out On DVD and Blu-Ray 3D

The movie you’ve been waiting for, The Avengers by Marvel Entertainment, is out today on Blu-Ray 3D and DVD. If you’ve not seen what has been called the greatest super…

Hey Jessica Levco, Social Media Doers Aren’t Jerks!

This blogger and Social Media Doer saw an article called “10 signs you’re a social media jerk,” by Jessica Levco in PR Daily. After reading it, any real Social Media…

NFL: Replacement Refs Made Wrong Call In Packers Seahawks Game

The National Football League released a statement that effectively admits the Replacement Refs in the ESPN Monday Night Football Game pitting the Green Bay Packers v The Seattle Seahawks made…

NFL Reports Scoring At An All Time High

One reason the NFL’s not worried about the Replacement Refs is that the entertainment factor of the game’s at an all time high – scoring. This from the NFL: SCORING…

Did Replacement Refs Rob Green Bay Packers In NFL MNF?

The Seattle Seahawks beat The Green Bay Packers 14 to 12 on perhaps the most controversial NFL game since the Oakland Raiders beat the San Diego Chargers in the “Holy…

Ravens Victorious In Redemption Game Against Patriots

The Sunday Night Football in Baltimore felt like a movie, it was almost too unbelievable and yet it actually happened. There are happy fans in Ravens Nation to prove it.…

SF Giants Win National League West; Congrats Brian Sabean

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants, who on Sunday, were crowned MLB National League Western Division Champions for the sixth straight time, with an 89-64 record. The SF Giants got…

President Obama In SF October 8th For Reception

U.S. President Barack Obama’s visiting the San Francisco Bay Area October 8th for a reception and concert at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium at 5:30 PM. Here’s the link for…

Jean Quan: Oakland Mayor Is Transparently Absent-Minded

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is perhaps the most absent-minded Mayor of Oakland in our modern history. Thus, to accuse her of transparency smacks of nastiness, not the activity of a…

Emmy Awards 2012 Mad Men Shut Out Talk Of Twitter

Not only did Mad Men, the excellent Matthew Weir-produced drama about a 1960s New York Ad Agency, not win the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy, the series failed to win a…

Emmy Awards Good To Oakland’s Tom Hanks, John Landgraf Of Skyline High

If you were watching the 2012 Emmy Awards while in Oakland, California, and thinking “That’s an LA thing; there’s no connection to Oakland,” you’re totally wrong. The work of two…

Emmy Awards 2012: Full Winners List

The 2012 Emmy Awards is history, and the results are full of surprises, as well as many expected outcomes. Overall, Jimmy Kimmel was OK as host, but the bit about…

Michael J. Fox Presents Modern Family With Outstanding Comedy Emmy

To a much-deserved standing ovation, Michael J. Fox was given the honor of presenting the Emmy Award for the Outstanding Comedy Series. That went to Modern Family, which, with Homeland…

Louis CK Gets Two Emmy Awards!

Massive congrats to Louis CK for collecting his second Emmy Award for his live performance “Louis CK: Live At The Beacon Theater,” backed by FX Networks and John Langraf. This…

Emmy Awards: Claire Daines, Homeland, Outstanding Actress , Drama

Wow. Another shocker: Claire Daines wins Outstanding Actress In Drama Series for Homeland, beating out Elizabeth Moss of Mad Men, this blogger’s favorite. Homeland‘s making a statement in the 2012…

Emmy Awards: Damien Lewis, Homeland, Upsets Brain Cranston, Jon Hamm

Wow. Did not see Damien Lewis of Homeland coming. He just pissed off the Emmys by winning over Brian Cranston of Breaking Bad and Jon Hamm of Mad Men. That…

Emmy Awards: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire, Directing In A Drama Series

Tim Van Patten got the Outstanding Directing In A Drama Series Emmy Award for Boardwalk Empire – and failed to show up! That is not cool, and it seems that…

Emmy Awards: Homeland: Outstanding Writing, Drama

The writing team of Homeland – Alex Gansa, Executive Producer Howard Gordon, Executive Producer Michael Cuesta, Executive Producer, Gideon Raff, Executive Producer, Avi Nir, Executive Producer – just got the…

Emmy Awards: Tom Bergeron Gets Best Reality TV Show Host For DWTS

Congrats to Tom Bergeron, the host of Dancing With The Stars, who earned the Best Reality TV Show Host For Dancing With The Stars. Tom’s awardis well-deserved, as he’s a…

Emmy Awards: Steven Levitan Best Director: Modern Family

Steven Levitan nails the third Emmy Award for Modern Family tonight, and for Best Director. You know, from here out, I’m just going to give blog summaries, like ever six…

John Cryer #Emmy2012 Jim Parsons Top Twitter Trends

On Twitter the Emmy Awards are beating out NBC’s Sunday Night Football, with the top three Twitter Trends being John Cryer, #Emmy2012, Jim Parsons

Emmy Awards: Outstanding Actor Comedy: John Cryer: Two-And-A-Half-Men

John Cryer just said “this is crazy” for a well-deserved Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Actor in Two-And-A-Half Men. He thanked producer Chuck Lorre, and should have thanked Charlie Sheen,…

Emmy Awards: Julie Bowen: Outstanding Sup Actress Comedy: Modern Family

Once again, it’s Modern Family, and Julie Bowen winning for the second straight year.