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Joe Lacob: “Oakland Is Challenged” – Warriors San Francisco Arena Deal Pits Team Vs. East Bay

The Golden State Warriors have set themselves up for what could be a bare-knuckles brawl between the organization, the NBA, and the City of Oakland and the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority. This blogger attended this morning’s press conference held at San Francisco Pier 30-32, where the new arena would be built and […]

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Junior Seau Found Dead: NFL Linebacker Dies Of Apparent Suicide

Junior Seau Found Dead. Unbelievable. When this blogger thinks of Junior Seau, words like “macho” “hitter” “player” “linebacker” and “Charger” come to mind, for I can’t think of the man they called “Junior” as anything other than a San Diego Chargers player, even though he played for the Miami Dolphins and then the New England […]

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Baltimore Ravens Trade NFL Draft 2012 First Round Pick

The first round of the NFL draft was interesting with countless trades and some surprise picks. The Baltimore Ravens foes made it clear that they want to stay competitive by filling in holes and drafting players that will boost their rosters. With two picks in the first round, the Cleveland Browns selected RB Trent Richardson […]

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Web 2.0 Summit No-Go For 2012. I’m Trying To Cry…

2012 will see the Web 2.0 Summit, that small conference that Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle expertly established to become a kind an annual bellweather of where tech was going. Even as much as Sarah Lacy laments its passing, for some reason, try as I might to cry, as much as I am trying to […]

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Occupu LA – Some Arrests But Camp Still Standing

Watch live streaming video from owslosangeles at livestream.com The video above shows, as of this writing, a kind of press conference featuring Occupy LA participants. The expected eviction action didn’t exactly happen last night, because as of this writing, much of the encampment is still there. This video below shows the ‘Occupy LA Eviction Party’ […]

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Occupy Oakland – Mayor Quan Tells Of 18 City Collaboration

In the wake of the law enforcement clearing of Occupy Oakland from Frank Ogawa Plaza on Monday morning, and the news of similar actions in Portland, Denver, New York, and other cities, come the previously unknown news that the events were the result of an 18 city collaboration. The deliverer of that news? Oakland Mayor […]

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Oakland Activists Call Occupy Oakland Press Conference At City Hall Today

Oakland Activists Call Occupy Oakland Press Conference At City Hall Today Oakland Green Party Head Calls For Stop To Planned City Of Oakland Eviction at 4:30 PM PST For Immediate Release Contact: Don Macleay at 510-290-1200 Sunday, November 13th, 2011 Oakland Green Party Head and 2010 Oakland Mayor’s Race Candidate Don Macleay, and long time […]

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Tom Bradley Replaces Joe Paterno At Penn State – Sort Of

This blogger watched the Tom Bradley Penn State Press Conference today with very much interest. After all, Coach Bradley, Penn State Football’s defense coach (he’s not listed as “defensive coordinator”) was selected to replace the fired legendary coach Joe Paterno. Here’s some of the press conference: In the full talk, Bradley spent a lot of […]

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Oakland News: Carson Palmer To Raiders, CEDA Lawsuit, Sidebar, Oakland Hills Fire

The Oakland News is dominated by the Oakland Raiders trade for now-former Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Carson Palmer. In case you missed it, here’s the first seven minutes of today’s press conference at Raiders Headquarters: What cracked me up about the start of the press conference was that Coach Jackson said “There’s a report out there […]

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Oakland Mayor Santana Names Interim Chief, Where’s Mayor Quan?

The email from the City of Oakland’s media contact had a title that was clear as a bell: “Oakland City Administrator Appoints Howard A. Jordan as Interim Chief of Police.” So, this blogger immediately thought it was a misprint. After all, the Oakland City Charter that now-California Governor, and then Mayor Jerry Brown worked hard […]

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As Oakland Chief Batts Resigns, Mayor Quan Takes A Beating

Oakland’s Police Chief Anthony Batts resigned Tuesday, and the reviews are in: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan blew it. While Chief Batts himself worked to place a good face on his departure, working to deflect the idea that he and Mayor Quan didn’t get along, Oaklanders all over the Internet are pointing the finger squarely at […]

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Google+ Is New Entity To Facebook – Eric Edge

Facebook’s Manager of Global Communications Eric Edge took time to talk with this blogger at DigitalWest, the first West Coast-based conference for the trade magazine Advertising Age. In the video, Edge gave kind of a quick overview of where Facebook is today, saying that the social network is “in a really good place.” “The value […]

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T Paw: Race Claims First Victim

Despite coming in third place in the Straw Polls yesterday, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has dropped out of the race. The Associated Press reports: ” “I wish it would have been different. But obviously the pathway forward for me doesn’t really exist so we are going to end the campaign,” Pawlenty said on ABC’s […]

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Romney Confronts Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be confronting President Barack Obama today, June 30, in Pennsylvania. CBS News reports: “And before Romney holds a news conference at Allentown Metal Works in Pennsylvania this afternoon, he’ll be in Philadelphia for fundraising events — just hours before Mr. Obama attends his own Philadelphia fundraising events.” Here is […]

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Weiner Resigns

Other than the fact that Weiner’s resignation will make it easier for another Democrat to beat a Republican, Weiner’s resignation seems a bit ridiculous. So he tweeted a picture of his private parts and lied about it – oh well. Does that really require a resignation? Honestly? It just doesn’t make sense, but maybe he […]

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The Twitter #140 NYC Conference, The Vancouver Riots, And “Now”

“The Twitter #140 NYC Conference And The Vancouver Riots?” What? Yep. Allow this blogger to explain (and follow me on Twitter at Zennie62 ). This marks my first “Technorati-first” blog post, as I’m now a blogger over at Technorati.com, as well as my main post at Zennie62.com (and Zennie62blog.com), and SFGate.com, SeattlePI.com, Examiner.com, and other […]