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Pete’s Harbor Owner Paula Uccelli Victim Of Bullying After Selling Property

All 70-year-old Paula Uccelli wants to do is get out of the business of running a harbor her late husband established and called Pete’s Harbor. She and Pete Uccelli ran the harbor for 60 years until his passing; since then she’s been largely on her own. Month’s ago, Ms. Uccelli made the decision to sell […]

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New Bridge to Inner Bair Island In Redwood City, CA Under Construction

Redwood City, CA – Construction has started on a new pedestrian bridge that will allow public access to the Inner Bair Island and trail. Supportive neighbor, Pete’s Harbor, moved an outer harbor dock to facilitate the project. In the latest development of the multi-year public access project for Bair Island, the bridge will be installed […]

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Cal Fires Jeff Tedford; Aaron Rogers Calls Decision “Terrible” – Update

According to ESPN Wisconsin, Aaron Rogers, who left Cal-Berkeley for the 2005 NFL Draft and The Green Bay Packers, and was the second example of Cal’s now former Head Coach’s Jeff Tedford’s ability to successfully develop quarterbacks (Kyle Boller was the first), was not pleased with the announcement that Tedford was fired on Tuesday.   […]

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Election 2012 Winners & Losers: Buffy Wicks, Big Bird, Karl Rove, Gallup Poll

Ok, now that Election 2012 is history, it’s time to pick out our winners and losers. Some of them will be unexpected people you’ve never heard of, others will be characters, of several kinds. It all will be interesting. And without any further ado, as they say, here we go: Winners: Buffy Wicks: My friend […]

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San Francisco Official Says WonderCon Doesn’t Make Money For SF

WonderCon, the large comic book convention that started in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has been in Oakland at the Oakland Convention Center since 1987 to 2002, then at the Moscone Center to 2011. In 2012 WonderCon was forced to seek a temporary home due to expansion-related construction at Moscone Center. Anaheim came forward […]

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Zazzle Bay To Breakers Raises $150K For Charity; Eliminates Trash

Keywords: Zazzle, Bay To Breakers, San Francisco, Charity, Angela Fang, SF, Zennie62, Zennie Abraham The 101th running of the Zazzle Bay to Breakers was declared a success by race organizers as it entered its second century in the San Francisco Bay Area. After its inaugural year the newly launched Bay to Breakers charity program served […]

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Happy 4th Of July Wednesday Hump Day

A Wednesday 4th Of July is just plain weird, mostly because the entire day caught me totally by surprise. Yes, this happens once every seven years, but that’s just long enough to recall the last time, in 2005, my life was complicated by both of my fathers, real and step, and my Mom, all battling […]

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Facebook Buys Instagram: Implications For San Francisco And The Bay Area

Yesterday, Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg put out a blog post announcing that his company spent $1 billion to acquire Instagram, the popular smartphone-based photo-sharing service. Moreover, the organization made even more famous in the movie The Social Network, gave the small, young, San Francisco-based organization a combination of cash and stock. This has […]

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Oakland Should Sue MLB, San Jose, And The Oakland A’s Right Now

The reports are all over that Major League Baseball’s long-delayed report on the Oakland A’s in Oakland, and if they should be given permission to leave Oakland for San Jose, will be released “soon,” and the verdict is that the A’s will be given permission to move to San Jose. If Oakland Mayor Jean Quan […]

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CNN’s Solidad O’Brien Calls Out Michael Arrington On Black Entrepreneurs

At first this blogger was just going to leave the whole issue of TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington’s statement that he “Didn’t know any black entrepreneurs” alone at one blog post. But after a series of emails, a video follow-up, the one above, was in order. And to really hammer home the point that what Michael […]

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3.6 Earthquake Located 1 Mike E of Berkeley, Felt In Oakland at 5:37 AM PDT

This Oakland-based blogger just felt an earthquake that turned out to be centered about 1 mile east of Berkeley and hit at 5:37 AM. The US Geological Survey website reports this: Size 3.6 Date-Time Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 12:36:44 UTC Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 05:36:44 AM at epicenter Location 37.873°N, 122.251°W Depth 9.7 […]

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Occupy Oakland Tells City And Media To Fuck Off

Whatever triggered the City of Oakland’s notice for Occupy Oakland / Occupy Wall Street to leave Downtown Oakland’s City Hall Plaza, the organization’s response to the eviction notice on Twitter was notable. It elected to retweet a tweet by an Oaklander who goes by @wiljago: @wiljago wiljago Announcement regarding eviction notice @occupyoakland: Fuck this letter. […]

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Rick Perry Voted Against Apartheid-era South Africa Sanctions

Just overcoming the bad press surrounding the news that Texas Governor and GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry owns a family hunting camp once called “Niggerhead,” now there’s more racially-charged news about the Texan. According to The Huffington Post, Perry voted against sanctions on Apartheid-era South Africa. You know, if you start putting all of this […]

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Steve Jobs Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer; Apple Store SF Memorial

It was Mom who called to say that “Steve Jobs died of cancer,” and at the time, this blogger was bound for the gym. Instead, the entire evening schedule of workout and work was tossed in favor of going down to the SF (San Francisco) Apple Store. Why? Because a Foursquare note on my Apple […]

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Google adds Tyra Banks for Taylor Swift – F for Google + and Diversity

In a response to my charge that Google’s Suggested Users List for Google + was racist and ignored black women, Google replaced singer Taylor Swift, who’s white, with Tyra Banks, who’s black. This was pointed out by Jon Pincus. As much as this blogger blasted Google and Bradley Horowitz for its Google Suggested User List, […]

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Shaker Wins TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield; Trippy, CakeHealth

AMAZING. Shaker, the Facebook application that turns the social network Facebook into the second coming of Second Life, won TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 Startup Battlefield. The more detailed blog post was put off because it was time to party. And for good reason. It’s not often in life that a friend of yours is involved in […]