Shakewell: Oakland To Get Second “Top Chef” Restaurant

Shakewell, when it opens at the current Mezze space at 3407 Lakeshore Ave, will be the second “Top Chef” restaurant in Oakland, and a sign that our city’s presence as…

Chevron Ecuador: Jeffrey Shinder Accuses Steven Donziger Of Corruption

The Chevron Ecuador trial pitting Steven Donziger against the American Oil Company based on its RICO complaint, has taken a turn against the now-famous trial lawyer. According to a number…

“12 Years A Slave” Movie Review In Oakland

12 Years A Slave is the “Roots” of the 21st Century. It is based on the true story and book of the same name as the movie, of how Solomon…

Ravens Make Roster Moves

The Tuesday trade deadline quietly came and went, the Baltimore Ravens waited till Wednesday to make some noise and shake up their roster. Returning from their bye week ready to…

Zennie62 YouTube Commercial Contest

Zennie62 on YouTube finally has its own commercial! It’s designed to show case just some of the many celebrities and politicians that this channel on YouTube has interviewed over the…

Transbay Transit Center Construction Update: Oct 28th – Nov. 3rd

The Trans Bay Transit Center for San Francisco and The Bay Area. How’s it progressing? Here’s an update from the headquarters for what will be the largest facility of its…

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo By Pow! In LA This Weekend

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo presented by POW! Entertainment, and co-owned by the largest producer of trade shows and events in the nation, Advanstar Communications, Inc., returns to Los Angeles this…

Dez Bryant Sideline Audio Proves Media Racism

Dez Bryant was, as this blogger has asserted, making technical arguments, and not a “gimme the ball” rant that the media immediately interpreted in a great example of media institutional…

Oakland City Council Approves McElhaney Redistricting Plan

The Oakland City Council approved a redistricting plan that calls for the adoption of “Map 26,” a new map that was the design of newly elected (2012) Oakland City Councilmember…

Oakland City Council Redistricting Hearing Now: Maps 18, 21-28

The Oakland City Council is to take up the annually thorny issue of city council district boundary changes, or what’s called “redistricting.” Tonight, as I sit here at Oakland City…

Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti At Long Beach Comic & Horror Con

Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, comic book creators known for their latest Kickstarter Project, Forager, as well as for Jonah Hex, Painkiller Jane, Power Girl, The Monolith, and The Last…

Calvin Johnson Detroit Lions v Cowboys Second Most Yards By WR In NFL History

The Detroit Lions star wide receiver Calvin Johnson shocked the Dallas Cowboys, and the nation, when he made 14 catches for 329 yards in an epic battle the Lions won…

YouTube / Google Delays YT Partner Videos In Search Results

YouTube / Google is driven by stock price maintenance perhaps more than anything else, it seems. This assertion comes after a rash of complaints by YouTube Partners – people who…

Off Mode Android App Download

Off Mode. Off Mode sends messages to anyone calling or texting you telling them you are in a meeting or driving, or other select message options. Off Mode’s only for…

Ravens Sign Former Bengals RB Bernard Scott

Just before the Tuesday trade deadline, the Baltimore Ravens added depth to their running game by signing former Cincinnati Bengals running back Bernard Scott. Scott was drafted in 2009 and…

Dez Bryant’s Sideline Rant: Media Attack Is Racist

UPDATE: Dez Bryant Audio Proves Media Racism Dez Bryant’s sideline rant wasn’t about him, but the media can’t resist the knee-jerk habit of seeing a black receiver complain about a…

Lou Reed Supported Occupy Wall Street

Lou Reed was one of the first established musicians to give his full support to the Occupy Wall Street movement. His effort didn’t consist of just words, but performance. Here,…

Lou Reed Of “Take A Walk On The Wild Side” Passes At 71

Lou Reed, who’s soulful sound produced my personal favorite “Take A Walk On The Wild Side” passed away at 71. It came out in 1972, when I was 10 years…

Artesa Winery Wants To Protect Sonoma Coast, California Property

Artesa Winery has come out fighting in a Sonoma Coast California property battle against Friends of the Gualala River. Artesa Winery is fighting to improve and protect a neglected Sonoma,…

Ryan Bloomer, Banga Bitcoin App Co-Creator, At Play Conference 2013

Ryan Bloomer, Banga Bitcoin App Co-Creator, At Play Conference 2013 www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBpRRRcxI-o

Saudi Arabian Woman Interview On Freedom In America

Saudi Arabian Woman Interview On Freedom In America www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF1aL0YKEk0

Samsung At CES 2014 Las Vegas: Richard Bullwinkle Gives Preview

What will Samsung show at CES 2014 Las Vegas? Samsung’s Richard Bullwinkle gives us a preview while at the Play Conference 2013 by The UC Berkeley Haas Business School. www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkhHg1LWdcc

The Play Conference Was Great; Robert Scoble Stars And Gives

The Play Conference, an annual tech event produced by the Haas School Of Business at U.C. Berkeley, was a rousing success, attracting over 600 attendee, reportedly double the number of…

Deadline’s Nikke Finke Attacked By Blog She Created

Nikke Finke is the legendary Hollywood business blogger and creator of Deadline.com who’s broke many a story about the doings of executives in Tinsel Town over the years. Over that…

Bitstrips App Goes Viral OffMode App A Must Download

Bitstrips App Goes Viral OffMode App A Must Download. Bitstrips App has taken the World by storm. The app that allows you to make Facebook-based comic strips of yourself has…

Rafter’s Shipwrecked Fundraising Cruise For Family House On SF Bay Video

Rafter’s Shipwrecked Fundraising Cruise For Family House On SF Bay Video

New Apple iPad, iPhone 5c, At Apple Store SF Stockton

New Apple iPad, iPhone 5c, At Apple Store SF (San Francisco) Stockton. On Wednesday, October 23, 2013, I went to see the new Apple iPad and buy the iPhone 5c,…

Fixing the Baltimore Ravens…

The bye week came at the perfect time for the Baltimore Ravens. After losing 19-16 to their AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, they will rest, regroup and prepare…

Bally’s Las Vegas Shooting Update: Argument Over $30 Cover Charge

This Bally’s Las Vegas Shooting Update proves why gun control is needed, and regardless of what gun rights advocates say, when a person has a gun, they tend to see…

The High Cost Of College In America: An Infographic

College is expensive, and now more than ever. Of course, we all know that, but the infographic you’re about to see really causes the problem to be pushed right into…

Oprah Winfrey, Bill Clinton, Ernie Banks, Loretta Lynn: Presidential Medal Of Freedom 2013

The Presidential Medal Of Freedom, America’s equivalent to being knighted in England, will be presented to a distinguished list of people who’ve contributed much to American culture and history. Oprah…

Godzilla 2014: “Radioactive” By Imagine Dragons

Godzilla 2014 Radioactive Imagine Dragons from Zenophon Abraham on Vimeo. Godzilla and “Radioactive,” the hit song by the indie-pop group Imagine Dragons. Considering that Godzilla is radioactive, the meshing of…

Sparks Middle School Shooting: Gun Control For Nevada

Sparks Middle School Shooting Gun Control For Nevada – Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nevada was the scene Tuesday morning of a mass shooting attempt from, of all people a…

NY Jets Beat New England Patriots 30-27, OT; Chris Jones Makes History

The New York Jets beat the New England Patriots 30 to 27 in overtime, ending a six-game regular season win streak for the Pats, and officially ending their iron grip…

The Eco Carton: A Startup With An Answer To Plastic Pollution

The Eco Carton. LeeAnn Powers just may have found an answer to the pollution problem. by Karen A. Brown – Follow StardustBlue Media @StardustBlu @StardustBluCEO @StardustGreen @IndieStardust I met LeeAnn…