Thompson: Raiders, Oakland were made for each other – San Jose Mercury News

Thompson: Raiders, Oakland were made for each otherSan Jose Mercury NewsOakland is on its “last chance” huh? That’s some tough talk from Raiders owner Mark Davis. The frustration over the … Read More

Why Rebecca Kaplan Would Help the Oakland Mayor’s Race – East Bay Express

Why Rebecca Kaplan Would Help the Oakland Mayor’s RaceEast Bay ExpressIn the latest poll, which was commissioned by Schaaf’s campaign, Siegel was in fifth place, with 6 percent, sandwiched between … Read More

Monday Must Reads: Legislation Moves Forward to Limit Tenant Evictions … – East Bay Express

East Bay ExpressThe poll had Joe Tuman in fourth with 8 percent, Dan Siegel in fifth with 6 percent, and Bryan Parker in sixth with 4 percent. 3. If the … Read More

Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana Dispensaries – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A group of Girl Scouts are making quick work of their ongoing cookie sales by setting up shop outside marijuana dispensaries, according to published … Read More

Authorities investigate burned body found in Oakland Hills – KTVU San Francisco

Authorities investigate burned body found in Oakland HillsKTVU San FranciscoUnits from the Oakland Fire and Police departments responded to a report of a body on fire at the Skyline Boulevard … Read More

Former chief: Warshaw appointment ‘terrible’ for Oakland – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The city’s new court-appointed police leader is so distrusted within the department that several police officials, including a former chief, fear his unchecked authority will harm … Read More

BART Riders Warned About Measles Infection From Contagious Passenger – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of … Read More

Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council District Four

Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council Jill Broadhurst has a challenger in the race for the Oakland City Council District Four Seat: Nicolas Heidorn. Nicolas is a … Read More

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 … Read More

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 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

Crazy Korean Man Raps On Steve Jobs, White People, Strips, Does Yoga On BART

On Thursday, I was reminded of why carry my camcorder everywhere I go, and even as I have a new iPhone 5c. At the San Francisco Embarcadero BART Station platform … Read More

BART Strike Is Over, Trains Operating Now, At 3 PM

The BART Strike that has impacted the travel and commute patterns throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and especially from the East Bay to the West Bay, is over. BART … Read More

Vo’s Oakland Lunch With Oakland Lawyer William Taylor; Visiting Loring Cafe

Vo’s in located at the corner of Grand Avenue and Webster in Oakland, and has one of the best lunches in the East Bay. I highly recommend their salads, like … Read More

Oakland News: Alex Miller-Cole News; Lynette McElhaney Walks In D3 Race

In this Oakland News, the Oakland City Council District Three Race is heating up. First, Alex Miller-Cole, considered an upstart by some, scored two key endorsements that have changed the … Read More

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Reminds Golden State Warriors Oakland Exists

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan just sent out an email that basically reminds the Golden State Warriors that Oakland exists. That’s the best way to put it since 90 percent of … Read More

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 … Read More

Angela Woodall Blasts Zennie Abraham Over Coliseum Opinion

Angela Woodall’s fun to argue with, even if this blogger can’t get a word in edge-wise. What the Oakland Tribune Reporter did on Thursday was call me to complain that … Read More

At Oakland A’s Presentation, Mayor Quan Gets It Right

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan did what Ron Dellums and Jerry Brown did not do: get together Oakland business leaders and have them (in this case) actively express their support to … Read More

Oakland Blogosphere Withering? East Bay Express Article Full Of Crap

I should have known better than to take the call of East Bay Express writer Rachel Swan, who was writing an article that not only looked narrowly at Oakland bloggers … Read More

Oakland News: Kathy Neal Quits Assm Race, Blasts Joel Young; Boots Riley Strikes

A lot of Oakland News to catch up on so let’s get started. First, Kathy Neal called to explain that yes she’s out of the race for the 18th California … Read More

Sanjiv Handa Memorial Saturday, 11 AM In Fremont, CA

East Bay News Service journalist and friend Sanjiv Handa passed away due to causes not yet officially known on Tuesday. His family is holding a memorial service this Saturday morning … Read More