Oakland Mayor’s Race Has 13 Candidates: A Record The Oakland Mayor’s Race has 13 candidates, which I name here without aid of a script. If Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan enters the race, that will be 14 candidates. All of this makes for an unpredictable outcome. http://ift.tt/1odpaVe
Live streaming video by Ustream The Oakland City Council meeting is on now, and what everyone here is waiting for is the Oakland Coliseum City issue. Oakland’s At Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan moved the item up so Raiders fans here can be taken care of first. Watch at Zennie62 on YouTube.
In this Oakland News, we take a look at the meaning of a small set of recent endorsements in the Oakland City Council District Three Race. It’s logical to think that these gestures of support are largely a sign of love for the candidate. It’s not. It’s actually a signal that the backer hates someone […]
Oakland News comes forth, and I’m just playing catchup. That said, I must be doing something right: my face is one of the top five results of a search for #Oakland on Twitter, as of this writing. That means I’m a top Oakland influencer in social media! How about that! Enough of me; it’s football […]
The latest Oakland News is that on her campaign website, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan already calls her new challenger, Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente, a “serious challenger” and is using him to raise a new round of campaign money. Again, I think what Ignacio De La Fuente is about to do is a […]
At 2:15 AM Thursday Morning a massive fire broke out at Mandela and 7th Street right next to the West Oakland BART Station. The fire spread to other buildings and eventually onto the BART tracks at the station, causing the shut down of the facility and eventually the entire BART line for almost 13 hours. […]
Oakland’s Joe Tuman called to explain that he’s not really running against Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan yet, but that he’s filed papers that would allow him to establish a bank account, and set up the necessary legal infrastructure to run for office – against Kaplan, if he decided to do so. Taking on Rebecca […]
Former Oakland Councilmember and City Attorney John Russo is now firmly planted in his office as Alameda’s first non-Interim City Manager in several years. He leaves Oakland after 16 years of service, and as he revealed during our talk, doesn’t miss Oakland’s City Hall, but still lives in Oakland itself. This is a brief recap […]