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Obama Recess Appointments Wrongly Rejected By Republican Judges

On the surface, the decision of the judges in the case of Noel Canning v. NLRB to declare invalid the January 4, 2012 appointments of Democratic members Richard Griffin and Sharon Block and Republican member Terrance Flynn (who have since resigned) may appear to be “ground breaking” but given that they were made by three […]

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Jeff Tedford: Cal Football Coach’s University Of California Contract

Cal was soundly beaten by Oregon, 59 to 17, increasing calls for Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour to terminate Cal Football Head Coach Jeff Tedford. What’s interesting, and yet typical of these cries is that they don’t include a look at Tedford’s revised contract with the University of California and what UC Regents refer to […]

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Oakland News: Kaplan, Kalb, McElhaney, Gallo, Reid, Parker Win

The latest Oakland news is that the Oakland City Council elections went to Rebecca Kaplan for At Large, Dan Kalb for District One, Lynette McElhaney for District Three, Noel Gallo for District Five, Larry Reid for District Seven, and Barbara Parker, who’s the new old city attorney. REVIEW OF OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL D3 RACE Considering […]

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CWA Workers Challenge Union Leaders: California AT&T Contract @CWAUnion @ATT

UPDATE: Florida CWA Union Rep responds to California issue. A group of union members from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are starting to challenge their union leadership and are asking the pressing question: Are CWA California union leaders out of touch with both their membership and reality? While tentative labor agreements have been reached […]

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Morgan Freeman Teams Up With Science For “Through The Wormhole”

Here’s a cool press release announcement from Morgan Freeman, Science, and his studio Revelations Entertainment. SCIENCE today announced the greenlight of an all-new season of THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN, hosted by the iconic Academy-Award® Winning Actor. The upcoming ten-episode season – the fourth for the franchise – will debut on SCIENCE in summer […]

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Chevron Ecuador: Emails Point To Ecuador, Petroecuador, Working With Donziger

More Chevron Ecuador news. About two years ago, an associate with Amazon Watch I will not name tried to bully Kevin Skaggs and Vlae Kershner of SFGate.com, the website of The San Francisco Chronicle, into making me alter a blog post where I asserted that Ecuador was a party to the lawsuit against Chevron. That […]

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Baltimore Ravens Ed Reed Skips Minicamp

Baltimore Ravens mandatory minicamp started Tuesday and Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed was noticeably absent.  He was expected to attend and no reason was given for his absence causing further speculation about his future with the team. Last month Reed hinted about his retirement during an interview on Sirius XM Radio when he said he […]

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America’s Cup, San Francisco: Mayor Ed Lee Welcome, Pier 27 Construction For Spectator Village Begins, Digital Sailing

America’s Cup San Francisco fever starts! The first blush of San Francisco’s excitement for the 2013 America’s Cup was made evident today as hundreds of fans and dignitaries joined in celebrating the ceremonial signing of the agreement for the City to host the America’s Cup in 2013, complete with popping champagne corks, the America’s Cup […]

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As Calpine Russell Energy Center Grows, Hayward Gets Library Help

At a time when many California cities are strapped for money, Hayward gets the rewards of seeking the development of an energy manufacturing facility: the Calpine Russell Energy Center. It’s one of the largest construction projects in the Bay Area is underway right now in Hayward with 200 workers on site. Here’s how Calpine describes […]

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Kajeet: Rick Bolander Funds Cell Phone Service For Kids To Battle Sexting

If you’re a parent who’s wondered how to virtually corral the chance that your kids will use their cell phone for something called “sexting,” you’ve probably pounded your head in frustration. Well, there’s an answer: Kajeet, a cell phone service “for kids” located in Maryland, but funded by Silicon Valley investor Rick Bolander, who serves […]

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Is Burning Man Anti Social-Media?

Is Burning Man working against the growing social media culture? As Burning Man approaches, once again, this blogger’s not going. But it’s not that I don’t want to, nor am I compelled to write this because of some dislike for the event. What spurred this blog post, were two other blog posts: one called burning […]