Larry Reid For Oakland City Council District 7 Reelection

Frankly, this should not be an issue, but Oaklanders living in District 7 should reelect Oakland’s long-time, legendary City Councilmember, and Council President Larry Reid. This blogger has known Larry … 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

Jean Quan: Occupy Oakland Makes Mayor YouTube Star

Say what you will about Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, one thing’s for sure, she’s gone from being called ‘Mayor Quan,’ or ‘Oakland Mayor Jean Quan,’ to just ‘Jean Quan,’ and … Read More

Chester McGlockton – Oakland Raiders Legend Dies At 42

The news that Oakland Raiders Legend Chester McGlockton passed away this Wednesday morning at the age of 42 of a heart attack reached this blogger via Facebook just a moment … Read More

Oakland Mayor Quan’s Chinese Speech Update, Adams Point Dump Issue

On Saturday, this space reported the rather unfortunate speech given by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and this blogger’s take that it was rather racist. This is the video that was … Read More