460 Grand Avenue Oakland Divides Adams Point At Lake Merritt

460 Grand Avenue is a planned development at a prime real estate address near Lake Merritt that, when finished, will offer 78 apartment units in a brand new five-story building.…

Oakland News: Raiders, A’s Coliseum Leases Extended; Mayor Quan’s Dirty Tricks On Libby Schaaf

This Oakland News is chocked full of a lot of stuff, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders Extend Coliseum Leases The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has…

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…

Oakland News: Parker For Mayor Buzz, Fruitvale Station At Grand Lake

Oakland News: Bryan Parker, Fruitvale Station At Grand Lake Theater, Police Substation At Adams Point. Bryan Parker For Mayor Of Oakland Reaches Successful Campaign Milestone Bryan Parker, the Oakland digital…

Oakland News: Two Men Beat Up Woman At Adams Point, Jayne & Lee

This Oakland News is an addendum. It comes from emailed reports that, to protect those involved, will not be entirely directly referred to. It involves an incident that happened Sunday…

Oakland News: Dibble At The Alley Tuesday, Crime Stop Training, BUILD

This Oakland News has a lot going on for Tuesday, June 18th, 2013, which is tomorrow. First, the legendary Rod Dibble is back at The Alley at 3325 Grand Avenue…

Oakland Worst Case Of Dumping Ever At 353 Euclid Av

This, pure and simple, is the worst case of dumping this blogger has ever seen in Oakland. It’s at 353 Euclid at the corner of Euclid and Palm Avenue in…

Chose Kids Park Over Dog Park In Oakland

Tonight, the Oakland City Council will take up the issue of a “Dog Park” at what is now called Astro Park, the popular green space bordered by Lakeshore, Mac Arthur,…

Oakland News: Army Base Project Update, Katt Williams Arrested, Adams Point Crimes

Oakland News blog update as I work on a new set of Oakland videos including what is a controversial election recap with Alameda City Manager and friend John Russo. No…

Oakland’s Future: 20 Minute Neighborhoods – Sean Sullivan

In this campaign we are fortunate to have a lot of forums to discuss the future of our city, what will we do? how will we house people? how will…

Sean Sullivan For Oakland City Council: Why I’m Running. What I’ll Do For District 3

I have been running for Oakland City Council since May 23, 2011 when I had my first house party in Adams Point. I’m running for Oakland City Councilmember because I…

Oakland News: White Male Robbers Mark Adams Point First

Oakland’s used to hearing about the focus of crimes being Black or Latino males – well, we have a turning point. Perhaps a combination of the changing demographics of Oakland,…

Oakland Lake Merritt / Adams Point Plagued By Fake Cal Trans Intruder

This is a message that appeared on the Adams Point Yahoo Message Board: I have lived in Adams Point for 13 years. I reported suspicous activity Friday morning to the…

Oakland News: Round Table Pizza On Grand Av Owner Likes Trashy Digs!

It looks like the owner of the Round Table Pizza at 398 Grand Avenue and Staten Avenue in Oakland, CA, likes a trashy neighborhood! San Diego, CA – I had…

Oakland News: MayDay, Joel Young Gets Tribune Endorsement, Coliseum SMG V. AEG II

Oakland MayDay went off without a hitch, at first – but then… Frankly, I had so much backlog from my New York NFL Draft trip, and interviews conducted before that,…

Oakland News: OIFF Last Day, Chan Backs Bonta, Happy Easter Sunday!

Happy Easter Sunday from Georgia, where I spend about half my time these days, as my Mom’s here! But, as always, I have to blog about Oakland, and will return…

The Oakland Adams Point Stalker

Folks, be aware of this man. An Oakland (California) Adams Point resident posted a message that was completely horrifying. So, without further delay, here it is, in full: I;m posting snips from an email a friend sent me last night. She wants to rem...

Oakland Robbery In Adams Point, Car Break-Ins At Trader Joe’s / Walgreens

A simple email making the Internet rounds characterizes just how dangerous the really nice area of Adams Point can be, and the adjacent neighborhood of China Hill, where the Trader…

Oakland Mayor Quan’s Chinese Speech Update, Adams Point Dump Issue

On Saturday, this space reported the rather unfortunate speech given by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and this blogger’s take that it was rather racist. This is the video that was…