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Oakland Coliseum Fights Locker Room Sewage News Before Oakland A’s 2014 Season

The Oakland Coliseum, undoubtedly roiled by the constant stream of bad news centering on its locker room sewage problem, has fought back with a public-relations offensive of its own: telling you about all of the improvements to the facility. The press release is below, but note that it does not mention the Oakland Coliseum’s locker […]

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Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland

Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland. Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland because of the way she’s handled the officer of Oakland City Auditor. Ms. Ruby has used the office and Oakland’s laws on a treacherous and all-too-personal strategy of targeting those who she believed were the most politically vulnerable, black […]

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Save Oakland Sports Mixer Has Coliseum City Presentation, Thursday, February 6th

Save Oakland Sports (SOS) has announced that it’s hosting a business mixer this Thursday, February 6th, from 5:30pm until 7:30pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Rd. The SOS event features a presentation on The Coliseum City Project, remarks by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and meetings on how businesses can support keeping Oakland […]

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Supercross: Ryan Villopoto Fires The First Shot At Oakland – Cycle News

Cycle NewsOAKLAND, CA, JAN. 25 – Today at the Coliseum it was the two men who looked very much on a mission for some redemption who topped qualifying in their respective classes going into tonight’s Oakland Supercross – Ryan Villopoto and Dean Wilson.Oakland 450 Supercross Results 2014MotorcycleUSA.comRyan Villopoto wins Supercross race in OaklandMiamiHerald.com all 30 […]

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Bryan Parker Close To $200K: Oakland Mayor’s Race Video Interview

Bryan Parker, the Port of Oakland Commissioner and tech executive who’s running for Mayor Of Oakland, met with me on Wednesday morning at The Lakeshore Cafe (3257 Lakeshore Ave.) for a wide-ranging, 24-minute interview where he gave an update of where his campaign to become Oakland’s next government head is as of now. The big […]

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Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiled – Contra Costa Times

Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiledContra Costa TimesOAKLAND – BART officials today excitedly unveiled a test train for the 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland airport that’s scheduled to begin service in the fall. Speaking at the wheelhouse which houses the motors that …BART Unveils Test Train for Coliseum-Oakland […]

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After drama, Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane writes happy ending – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAMES, Iowa — Dressed in a thick coat and winter hat, DeAndre Kane escapes 2-degree weather on this afternoon and walks into Hilton Coliseum’s warm hallways, making his way through Iowa State’s arena until he finds one of his most coveted items …Hostile Hilton Coliseum awaits JayhawksKansas City StarThe Week’s College Basketball Games to […]

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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 will, tick someone off. To that I say, good. The Oakland City Council Finance Committee is going to take up the issue of the long-moribund […]

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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 announced it extended the lease agreements of the Oakland A’s and the Oakland Raiders. According to the JPA’s press release “the lease for the Oakland […]

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Oakland Coliseum City ENA Approved By Oakland City Council

The Oakland Coliseum City ENA, or “Exclusive Negotiating Agreement” was unanimously approved by the Oakland City Council Tuesday night. (FYI: Councilmembers Larry Reid of District Seven and Pat Kergnihan of District Two were not in attendance.) Before I get to the technicals, here’s Dr. Death’s classic plea to the Oakland City Council for them to […]

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Frank Dobson, Bob Leste, Steve Lowe Had Oakland A’s Stadium Plan Before Coliseum City

On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council will meet in public with the Bay Investment Group, which seeks an exclusive negotiating agreement that, if granted, will allow the organization the right to work to develop, “Coliseum City” a campus containing stadium homes for the Oakland Raiders and The Oakland A’s and perhaps The Golden State Warriors. […]

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Coliseum City Oakland Gets Bay Investment Group: Rashid Al Malik, Colony Capital LLC

The Coliseum City Project (the focus of an Oakland City Council closed session meeting today) just got the “middle eastern investor” Oakland District Seven Councilmember Larry Reid was working on securing as far back as four months ago. That person is Rashid Al Malik, and he’s teamed with an organization, Colony Capital LLC to form […]

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Coliseum City Project Proposal In City Of Oakland Closed Session Tuesday

UPDATE: Coliseum City Oakland Gets Bay Investment Group: Rashid Al Malik, Colony Capital LLC The Coliseum City Project Proposal, which if successfully developed will result in new stadium homes for the Oakland Raiders and either the Oakland A’s and The Golden State Warriors, or just one or the other, is on the agenda for the […]

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Oakland’s CM Pat Kernighan Ignores Info Exonerating Desley Brooks

Oakland Councilmember And Oakland City Council President Pat Kernighan (District 2) continues to hone and refine her new role as Oakland’s version of the The Emperor from Star Wars. Joining with Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby in an unholy tag team that was first against Oakland’s two black councilmembers, Desley Brooks (District 6) and Larry […]

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NFL: Oakland Raiders 50K Seat Stadium Proposal Too Small For Super Bowl

The Oakland Raiders proposed 50,000 seat stadium for Oakland at the current Oakland Coliseum site, and part of the planned Coliseum City development, is 20,000 seats less than the minimum seat capacity requirement a new or existing NFL city stadium must have to host a Super Bowl game. This came directly from Greg Aiello, NFL […]

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Oakland Raiders Stadium, Coliseum City Financing Problem, Ed Roski Update

Coliseum City Oakland Gets Bay Investment Group: Rashid Al Malik, Colony Capital LLC – UPDATE The Oakland Raiders are the reported target of Ed Roski, according to another well-placed source with knowledge of the situation. That’s two sources who have confirmed that the Oakland Raiders are the focus of a buyer, and while that’s far […]

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Oakland Raiders Move To Torrance, Ca? Coliseum City Financing Problem Dooms Stadium Project

UPDATE: Oakland Coliseum City ENA Approved By Oakland City Council Coliseum City Project Proposal In City Of Oakland Closed Session Tuesday Ed Roski Is The Man In Update The Oakland Raiders may move back to the Los Angeles Basin, and to Torrance, CA, but only if a business man succeeds in his effort to buy […]

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Oakland Mayor Quan Ready To Talk Oakland A’s Stadium Lease Via Media

The City of Oakland’s reacting to a small handful of media who asked for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to give a statement on the Oakland Athletics Stadium situation, where the media just discovered that the Oakland Coliseum Stadium has a sewage leak problem. It’s a problem that Oakland A’s Owner Lew Wolff knew about and […]

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Atlanta Retractable Roof Stadium To Replace Georgia Dome In 2017

The Georgia Dome will be replaced by 2017. On Monday morning, officials with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) will meet to discuss a term sheet that will lead to the eventual demolition and replacement of the 20-year-old Georgia Dome. (To put that in perspective, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Football Stadium is 46-years-old and […]