West Oakland Has A Black Male Murder Problem – Vlog

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West Oakland Has A Black Male Murder Problem

West Oakland Has A Black Male Murder Problem West Oakland Has A Black Male Murder Problem Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson Mcelhaney sent a newsletter that was tearfully sad.…

Biden vows more sanctions as Russia claims Crimea – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal – khon2.com

Honolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposalkhon2.comHonolulu mayor announces 2014-15 budget proposal. 15 mins ago. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced his plan to balance the budget for the upcoming fiscal year…

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayor – San Francisco Chronicle

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayorSan Francisco ChronicleThirteen candidates have filed to run in the 2014 race, including incumbent Jean Quan, former Brown aide and…

Gov. Jerry Brown files papers in Oakland for re-election – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoBrown, who served as Oakland’s mayor for eight years, joked that he might run for mayor again, saying that he gathered petition signatures at Oakland City Hall on…

Former London Tube Station Sold For £53m – Sky News

Sky NewsA former London Underground station used as a World War Two command centre has been sold to a mystery buyer for £53m. The Brompton Road property, close to department…

Maui mayor: Loss like this ‘affects everyone’ – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu Star-AdvertiserArakawa said Maui Planning Director Will Spence and other members of his staff flew to Honolulu to comfort the three men from who remain in critical condition in Queen’s…

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

Auditor Courtney Ruby ready to fight in Oakland mayor’s raceSan Francisco ChronicleOakland residents are about to see a different side of City Auditor Courtney Ruby, who announced plans to run…

DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgery – Centre Daily Times

DC orders insurers to cover sex-change surgeryCentre Daily TimesWASHINGTON — Insurance companies in the District of Columbia have been ordered to stop denying coverage to transgender residents seeking gender-reassignment surgery.…

A New York Observer Article Brings a Spat in Trump’s Orbit – New York Times

New York TimesBill Gifford was managing an ice cream shop in Maplewood, N.J., last summer when a customer, Ken Kurson, the editor of The New York Observer, came in with…

County mayor backs downtown Miami convention center – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez threw his support Wednesday behind a convention center in downtown Miami, saying the county could use another major conference space in addition to the Miami Beach…

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance” – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Davis: The mayor of Concord took us out and showed us a 5,000-acre site, and…

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOthers in the fray include City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, political communications Professor Joe Tuman, Port Commissioner Bryan Parker and Quan’s friend and former police adviser, Dan Siegel. “I…

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s race – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesRuby joins a crowded field looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan that includes Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, former school board member Dan Siegel, Port of Oakland Commissioner Bryan Parker…

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s race – Inside Bay Area

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s raceInside Bay AreaHowever, since that time, several viable candidates have entered the race including Councilmember Libby Schaaf, former School Board member Dan Siegel, Port Commissioner…

Spain: Flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66 – Washington Post

Washington PostMADRID — Spanish officials say world-renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. He was 66. Jose Ignacio Landaluce, mayor of de Lucia’s native Spanish town of Algeciras said…

Rapper Slim Thug gets his own ‘day’ in Houston – KHOU

KHOUSlim Thug stated that he has done plenty of good deeds for his hometown, and because of his name he didn’t get any recognition from Houston’s mayor. After the national…

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates…

Vigilante units to defend Crimea city against ‘fascist’ threat from Kiev – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk… with Vladimir Putin in the past – are far from alone. The newly installed mayor of Sebastopol has announced the formation of vigilante “self defence” units in a bid…

Sunday free parking plan up against money, politics – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former…

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issues – KTVU San Francisco

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issuesKTVU San FranciscoOakland’s mayor, police chief and schools superintendent spent part of Saturday at a West Oakland high school as part of a series…

Mayor addresses disciplinary action within Seattle Police Department – KING5.com

KING5.comSeattle Mayor Ed Murray on Friday spoke out about disciplinary action within the Seattle Police Department. Murray is defending Interim Police Chief Harry Bailey, who reduced the penalty of Seattle…

Weekly Seattle garbage collections to continue – KING5.com

KING5.comMayor Ed Murray said Friday that he opposes reducing garbage collections in Seattle to every other week. He is requesting that Seattle City Council and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) cancel…

At city hall, Oakland can follow Berkeley’s lead – San Francisco Chronicle

At city hall, Oakland can follow Berkeley’s leadSan Francisco ChronicleOne of the reasons I chose to live in Oakland instead of Berkeley was the long history of political shenanigans and…

Bridge scandal: Fort Lee mayor won’t cooperate with Chris Christie lawyers – NJ.com

Bridge scandal: Fort Lee mayor won’t cooperate with Chris Christie lawyersNJ.comFORT LEE — The mayor of Fort Lee said today he will not cooperate with lawyers hired by Gov. Chris…

Italy president asks Matteo Renzi to be next PM – BBC News

BBC NewsItaly’s President Giorgio Napolitano has asked Matteo Renzi, the mayor of Florence, to form a new government. Enrico Letta resigned as prime minister on Friday, after he was ousted…

Klein’s time to deliver, or not – Capital New York

Capital New YorkLast week was not a good one for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s push for a tax-funded pre-K expansion, or, by extension, for the proposal’s biggest…

Italy politics: Matteo Renzi asked to become prime minister – BBC News

BBC NewsItalian President Giorgio Napolitano has asked the 39-year-old mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, to form a new government. Enrico Letta resigned as prime minister on Friday, after he was…

Italy’s Renzi gets nod to form new govt – Businessweek

BusinessweekROME (AP) — Italy’s president on Monday asked the brash young leader of the Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi, to try to form a new government after Renzi managed to oust…

Italy president set to ask Matteo Renzi to be next PM – BBC News

BBC NewsThe mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, has arrived at the presidential palace in Rome, where he is likely to be asked to form a new Italian government. It follows…

Bridge scandal: Cop who toured lane closures with Wildstein knew Chris … – The Star-Ledger

Bridge scandal: Cop who toured lane closures with Wildstein knew Chris …The Star-LedgerThe police officer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who drove a key figure…

Florence mayor Matteo Renzi tipped to be Italy’s youngest PM – BBC News

BBC NewsFlorence mayor Matteo Renzi is expected to be offered the chance to become Italian prime minister, as talks begin on forming a new government. President Georgio Napolitano is starting…

New York City public schools open again 1 day after controversy – 7Online.com

7Online.comNEW YORK (WABC) — New York City public schools are open again Friday, this time with a full slate of field trips, after-school progrmas and PSAL games scheduled as planned.…

Nashville State Community College seeks expansion site – The Tennessean

Nashville State Community College seeks expansion siteThe Tennessean“Nashville State has been a wonderful partner in those efforts, and their Antioch campus has played a huge role in increasing college access…