Daylight Savings Time: Spring Forward

Ok, if you have a digital clock set for this daylight savings time day, and set your alarm clock, chances are you’re pissed off. The time clock was moved one…

Don Daglow Pre-Interview Blog At GDC 2012

The title’s a bit misleading, as you might think the legendary Don Daglow wrote this blog post. No. What I’m saying is this is a quick blog post before I…

Kony 2012 – Invisible Children

Your Ad Here Joseph Kony of Uganda has done a lot of terrible things that are now being brought to light on behalf of the Invisible Children through the movie…

Super Tuesday: Ten States Vote for GOP Candidate

Your Ad Here Today, March 6, 2012, is Super Tuesday. Ten states will vote and decide who they pick in their primaries and caucuses to get their delegates and get…

ObamaCare Takes Aim at Your Freedom, Targets Religious Liberty as First Casualty

Religious liberty is a cornerstone of America’s founding and individual freedoms, and ObamaCare is targeting it as First Casualty. I’ve said it all along, ObamaCare is the gateway through which…

Earthquake In Oakland, Felt In SF, 4.0 On Richter Scale

Here’s an update on that Earthquake that was felt in Oakland, but felt in San Francisco and around the Bay Area. It was 4 on the Richter Scale. Here’s the…

Earthquake In Oakland At 5:33 AM, Magnitude Officially Unknown

UPDATE: 4.0 – MORE HERE. There was an earthquake here in Oakland just moments ago at 5:33 AM PST, so I check the USGA Earthquake website and this is the…

Ronnie Montrose, Ralph McQuarrie, Davy Jones: A Lot Of Celeb Deaths?

Is it my imagination, or have we lost an inordinately large number of celebrities in this young 2012? Today came the announcement that famed guitarist Ronnie Montrose died at 64.…

Mary Wilson And Mark Bego On Whitney Houston At Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party

I met Mary Wilson (of The Supremes) and her date Mark Bego at Sunday’s Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party as part of the 2012 Oscars festivities, and since Wilson’s…

Occupy Oakland Helps Katie Mitchell’s Loan Mod Problem With Union Bank

From this video it appears that Oakland resident Katie Mitchell has tried to obtain a loan modification on her mortgage with Union Bank for two years, without success. Mitchell was…

2012 Oscars: On The Red Carpet From Different Views

Between Beverly Rivas, Tiana Patterson, and myself, there were three different views of The Red Carpet at the 2012 Oscars. Well, since Bev and Tiana were a team, really they…

2012 Oscars: Joe Lewis, Head Of Production, Academy Awards

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The Oscars Red Carpet design was vastly different this year, and I sought to talk to someone connected with…

Meryl Streep Upset Oscar Best Actress Win Over Viola Davis Predicted By Zennie62

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) The 2012 Academy Awards featured the only Oscar upset of the Sunday evening – that belonged to the legendary…

Adam Feinberg Openly Admits To Stealing Your Internet Domain Name

The person below is named Adam Feinberg, and he recently purchased Zennie62Media.com with the objective of squatting on it. If you go to Google, all of the results concern my…

2012 Oscars: Bryan Cranston: Tom Hanks, Larry Crowne, Breaking Bad – Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party

2012 Oscars: Bryan Cranston: Tom Hanks, Larry Crowne, Breaking Bad – Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party (Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) Bryan Cranston…

2012 Oscars: Ken Davitian From “Borat” On “The Artist” At Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party

(Thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) Ken Davitian has that face you’ve seen before and probably said to yourself, “I know who he is.” That’s…

Meryl Streep Aside, Viola Davis Should Have Won The Oscar

Some aren’t going to like this, and I don’t care that I may or may not be preaching to the choir, but Viola Davis, who played ‘Aibileen Clark’ in The…

Oscars 2012: Success

Your Ad Here Oscars last night were just beautiful, it’s so great to see how beautiful everyone gets and all the marvelous dresses that people go out and get for…

The Night Of 100 Stars Party For 2012, Martin Landau, Richard Anderson

Beverly Hills, CA (And thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) As I write this, I’m sitting in the bar called 19 with my friends and…

Oscar Saturday: On The Red Carpet Before The Academy Awards

Hollywood, CA (And thanks to the Courtyard By Marriott Century City / Beverly Hills) Oscar stands ready for what should be a rather predictable Academy Award ceremony Sunday. But, predictability…

2012 Oscar’s Picks: Seemingly Bleak?

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Food In Oakland: Oakland Veg Week scheduled for April 15-21, 2012

A representative for something called Oakland Veg Week sent a rather detailed email about an event called, you guessed it, Oakland Veg Week, set for tax-day April 15th to April…

Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers

You read that correctly: “Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers” I recently purchased an Apple iPad for my Mom, with an eye toward buying her an Apple…

Academy News: Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Emma Stone, Wolfgang Puck, Party At ’21’

The latest Academy News from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is coming fast, heavy, and furious in the days leading up to the 84th Academy Awards on…

2012 Grammys Breaks NFL Super Bowl XLVI Twitter Tweets Per Second Record

This blogger has been waiting for Twitter to release this info, and out it came today: the Grammys clocked in with a Twitter Tweets-Per-Second high of 10,901 – that’s about…

Sports Ilustrated Swimsuit Cover: Alex Morgan Hotter Than Kate Upton

First, major congratulations to Kate Upton for making the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition Cover for 2012. That’s a major achievement, but also not hard to see in the works. Second,…

Grammys 2012: LL Cool J Prayer For Whitney Houston

The 2012 Grammys got off to a somber but classy start, with show host LL Cool J skillfully channeling the collective sadness over the loss of Whitney Houston into a…

The Green Party Rises In Post-Occupy Oakland – Oakland Politics

Occupy Oakland has given rise to a party that, for a long time, seemed almost dead in Oakland: The Green Party. Oakland Politics – or to be clear, politics in…

Presidential Campaign News Source: Cable, Internet, Not Newspapers

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center For The People and The Press, the leaders in where Americans get their news are cable, local TV news, network…

Oakland Focus Blog – Oakland’s Oldest Blog 2012-02-04 17:40:00

I just ran 5 miles to raise funds for cancer research. My question: is any one else up yet??

Oakland Focus Blog – Oakland’s Oldest Blog 2012-02-04 14:46:00

First team run of the season. Up b 4 the sun to run! And so it begins ... 4 the next 6 mos! :)

Did The Groundhog See His Shadow? Yes. But Not In Georgia

Today is Groundhog’s Day. The annual event where the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil rises from his hole in the morning in Pennsylvania. And, as the website for the popular critter…

TechCrunch “The Crunchies” Tonight

That kind of wacky, always entertaining and informative tech show by the blog TechCrunch is this evening, and this blogger’s attending. This time it’s held at Davies Symphony Hall, which…

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,…