Geno Smith Fires Agent Select Sports; Zennie62 The Reason

Geno Smith has fired his agent Select Sports, according to a tweet sent out by Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal. This one: Source: QB Geno Smith has left … Read More

Dion Jordan Now Miami Dolphins LB: NFL Draft Interview, Text

Dion Jordan, the Miami Dolphins NFL Draft Number One Pick out of Oregon, reportedly just missed joining his now former Ducks coach in Philadelphia. Dion, who said in this blogger’s … Read More

Energy Upgrade, California Can Help Homeowners Save Money, Reduce Energy Use

Energy Upgrade, California is an ambitious program to encourage California homeowners to improve their home’s energy use by providing incentives to allow them to buy new heating, ventilating, and air … Read More

Lane Johnson: Philadelphia Eagles NFL Draft Pick Interview

Lane Johnson was Oklahoma’s standout offensive tackle, and while he was one of the best coming out of the NCAA this year, his selection by the Eagles that high in … Read More

Jason Collins Out As Gay, Cool; Straight Black Men Under Attack?

Jason Collins came out as gay in a well-presented column released in Sports Illustrated today. This blogger’s initial reaction was “so what?” Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area … Read More

‘Mad Men’ Remembers Martin Luther King’s Assasination

Mad Men commonly provides good episodes, but tonight’s segment, called “The Flood” was one of those that reached pure television excellence. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was shot … Read More

NFL Draft 2013: Austerity Economics Reflected In Picks

The NFL Draft 2013 reflects the overall Worldwide economic policies best described in one word: austerity. In an era where adjusted-for-inflation incomes are less than they were 20 years ago, … Read More

EJ Manuel Buffalo Bills NFL Draft 1st Rd Pick QB EJ Manuel Buffalo Bills NFL Draft 1st Rd Pick QB EJ Manuel has become a polarizing figure among Buffalo Bills fans. The Florida State QB has performed statistically better … Read More

Frank Langela, Kevin Dodson, Ivan Reitman, At NFL Draft For Draft Day Movie #celeb This year’s NFL Draft went even more Hollywood than before. Actors Frank Langela, Kevin Dodson, and famed movie director Ivan Reitman (Animal House), were at the 203 NFL Draft … Read More

Eric Reid Interview: SF 49ers NFL Draft 1st Round Pick, LSU

Eric Reid: SF 49ers NFL Draft 1st Round Pick – LSU Eric Reid, the LSU Safety and college student, and father to a lovely young daughter, became the San … Read More

Apple’s Assumed Decline Charted In Infographic

Apple. The organization which produces products this blogger swears by, like the iPhone and the MacBook suddenly finds itself the target of content saying it’s on the decline. And all … Read More

Manhattan Island NYC Aerial Video On United Airlines B-757 This video “Manhattan Island NYC Aerial Video On United Airlines B-757 ” offers a rare look at Manhattan from a unique perspective: 10,000 feet up in the air in … Read More

Geno Smith NFL Draft Interview: QB On Airraid Offense Geno Smith didn’t even know that he’s the top passer in NFL Draft history, having thrown for more college yards than anyone save for 26 players, from Dan Marino … Read More

Luke Joeckel NFL Draft Texas A&M Offensive Tackle Interview On Vertical Set Blocking Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M’s offensive tackle who is ranked as the best player in the NFL Draft on many boards, gave an interview that helped to further explain the … Read More

Dion Jordan NFL Draft Oregon Ducks LB On Best Games, Chip Kelly Dion Jordan has the size such that he reminds this blogger of Justin Tuck of the New York Giants. Make no mistake about it: while listed as an outside … Read More

Will the Mayor’s Proposed Budget Rebuild Oakland’s Police Department?

On Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 114 Montecito, Make Oakland Better Now! will sponsor a public forum, “Can Oakland Afford to Be Safe?,” featuring Chief of … Read More

Transbay Joint Powers Authority Sells Land For $30 Million

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority has announced another giant land deal. This time it sold “Block 6,” the parcel that’s a part of the giant Transbay Transit Center Development Project, … Read More

Can Oakland Afford to Be Safe? MOBN! to Host Forum

Make Oakland Better Now! believes that the top priority for the new budget should be restoring, and growing, the Oakland Police Department in order to make Oaklanders safe.   In this light, we are proud … Read More

Reece Witherspoon, Al Michaels, Encounter Police, Handle It Differently

That Reese Witherspoon, Al Michaels, and Ms. Witherspoon’s hubby CAA agent James Toth got DUIs within this weekend is news only because of two things: their celebrity status, and how … Read More

The Civic Classroom: Libby Schaaf, Oakland Councilmember (District Four)

The Civic Classroom – Special To By Oakland Councilmember Libby Schaaf (District Four) Hi, I’m Libby Schaaf, Oakland’s District Four Councilmember. This week offers some incredible learning opportunities for … Read More

Neil Diamond Sings ‘Sweet Caroline’ At Boston Red Sox Game After Marathon Bombings

Neil Diamond’s great song ‘Sweet Caroline’ was one I got massively sick of hearing Boston Red Sox fans sing at Oakland Athletics games – yes, you did read that correctly. … Read More

World Champion Ravens 2013 Schedule Released

Thursday night felt like Christmas in Baltimore when the National Football League (NFL) released the 2013 schedule. It is safe to say that the Baltimore Ravens schedule is fair despite … Read More

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Captured! A Vlog On What We Learned

The video is in the memory of Martin Richard, Linzu Lu, Kathie Campbell, and Officer Sean Collier – the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing team. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured … Read More

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Boston Marathon Bomber In Boston Police Custody

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Number 2, is in Boston Police custody. The Boston Police sent out this Twitter tweet at 8:45 PM EST: Suspect in custody. Officers … Read More

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