Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with … – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with …Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Wheeled into a courtroom where she spoke reluctantly and weakly to a civil judge, the owner … Read More

Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with … – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland: Appearing frail, owner of controversial security firm pleads with …San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Wheeled into a courtroom where she spoke reluctantly and weakly to a judge, the owner … Read More

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court … Read More

Oakland News: City Council And Police Radio: Will They Pick Alameda JPA Over Staff Ire?

This bit of Oakland News is, a more disturbing continuation of my Oakland Police Radio blog post of last week. It’s disturbing because several Oakland City staffers who I will … Read More

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Boondoggle Radio Deal For Re-Election; Coliseum City Stupidity

UPDATE: Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland” UPDATE: Oakland A’s Move To San Jose Rejected By Major League Baseball. This Oakland News entry may, no … Read More

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 … Read More

Oakland News: MISSSEY EVENT, Glover Memorial, Mayor Ruby, Love Our Lake, Schaaf

Oakland News, more of it today. EVENT ALERT: On Saturday, June 15th at 5pm, MISSSEY will host its second Annual Inspire Change Gala at Individual tickets are now on sale … Read More

SF Super Bowl Bid Not Bay Area’s First: Oakland In 2000

San Francisco is not the first SF Bay Area NFL city to bid for the right to host a Super Bowl Game. Oakland was in 2000 and as that bid … Read More

San Francisco 49ers Gets Levi Stadium Naming Rights Deal

The San Francisco 49ers and team President and CEO Jed York have scored a $220 million naming rights deal that’s the first one in the San Francisco Bay Area to … Read More

Sandre Swanson: Oakland Mayor Quan Appoints Assemblymember Deputy Mayor

Outgoing California Assemblymember Sandre Swanson was appointed Deputy Mayor of Oakland today by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. The email announcing this popped up just five minutes ago. Sandre was one … Read More

The Oakland Caucus By OBA – Oakland Candidates Forum Well-Attended

This first-of-its kind event was held in Oakland on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the office of The Community Bank Of The Bay at 1750 Broadway. The … Read More

Oakland News: Joe Tuman Exploring Run Against Kaplan; Coliseum JPA, AEG, NFL

Oakland’s Joe Tuman called to explain that he’s not really running against Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan yet, but that he’s filed papers that would allow him to establish a … Read More

Oakland Coliseum JPA Does Business With Ethically-Questionable Firms

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority agreed to start negotiations with AEG to take over management of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Complex from SMG. That marks the first time … Read More

Joel Young: Jessica Juarez Threatens Blogger To Change Story

While this blogger understands and sympathize with what Jessica Juarez seems to have gone through in her sad domestic violence case against Joel Young, one that the Alameda County Superior … Read More

SMG v AEG At Oakland Coliseum; Doug Thornton Interview

My friend Doug Thornton, the man who saved the Louisiana Superdome, and who’s SMG’s Senior Vice President for Stadiums, sat down with me to talk about how the Coliseum has … Read More

Kathy Neal Suspends CA 18th District Assembly Bid – Oakland

Kathy Neal has announced that she is now formerly the candidate for the 18th District California Assembly Seat, which represents a good portion of Oakland, California. Here’s the letter Ms. … Read More

AEG Should Not Run The Oakland Coliseum

The City of Oakland and Alameda County must reject AEG, the Anschutz Entertainment Group, from being even considered as stadium manager for the Oakland Coliseum, and for one reason: AEG … Read More

Occupy Oakland Live Stream On UStream.tv

A video blogger named OakFoSho is running an Occupy Oakland Live Stream now, today, Saturday November 12, 2011. He’s covering the activities of the day, even as the encampment at … Read More

Oakland News: Joel Young Of AC Transit Board Cleared Of Sex Attack Charge

In this new Oakland News, Joel Young, the AC Transit Board Member and candidate for the Oakland 18th District Assembly Seat in the California Assembly, was cleared of sex attack … Read More

Doug Thornton: Hurricane Katrina Superdome Hero In Oakland For SMG

SMG Senior Vice President Doug Thornton came to Oakland to help manage the effort of hosting and securing events for the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Complex, which includes the O.co Coliseum … Read More