Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who … Read More

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Thinks Black Oakland Is Bad

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said this to the National Journal’s Sophie Quinton: “And so, you asked me what my challenge is. Well, my challenge is to let people know what … Read More

Oakland Tribune’s Angela Woodall’s Wronghead View Of Downtown

Grrr. Oakland Tribune reporter Angela Woodall’s done it again: wrote another completely wrongheaded account of my Oakland. The first time it was a Twitter tweet that implied there was corruption … Read More

Oakland California’s New Young White Population

Over the past five years, Oakland, California, this blogger’s home, has developed (and this is strictly by observation) a new populations of people, the majority of which are white, that … Read More

Golden State Warriors Former Owner Touting New Coliseum Arena In 1998

In light of the efforts of the current owners of The Golden State Warriors to build a new arena in San Francisco, it’s worth going back and looking at what … Read More

The Occupy Oakland Port Action: ILWU Union Games The Movement

The Occupy Oakland Movement certainly has its factions, so it’s hard to say ‘the movement as a whole thinks one way,’ but the bottom line is the current majority is … Read More

Oakland Mayor Quan Walks Occupy Oakland After Eviction

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was just captured on camera walking Frank Ogawa Plaza in the wake of the eviction of Occupy Oakland, tends and protestors. The live stream (as of … Read More

Occupy Oakland Strike Draws 100,000; Violence Caused By 100

Oakland’s Interim Police Chief Howard Jordan (a capable and politically smart leader in a tough position) got the Occupy Oakland General Strike crowd count massively wrong: it’s not 7,000, but … Read More

Michael Moore On Way To Occupy Oakland Rally Today

Famed activist and documentary filmmaker Michael Moore issued this Twitter tweet just 33 minutes ago, as of this writing: @MMFlint Michael Moore Leaving NYC, on my way to #OccupyOakland. Will … Read More

Occupy Oakland: Police Eviction Underway, 75 Arrested, Live Stream

Video streaming by Ustream Occupy Oakland is being evicted as of this writing – 75 people arrested and tear gas was used. This live steam shows gives up to the … Read More