Oakland News: Parker For Mayor, Budget Issues, A16 Oakland SF Invasion

Oakland News – there’s a lot of it and I’m behind as I’ve been traveling, and trying to stay in shape – let’s get to it. Bryan Parker For Mayor…

Oakland Mayor Quan Supports William Bratton OPD Contract

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan issued a letter than may or may not bee seen or cared about as Oakland ponders Lance Armstrong and Manti T’eo. Mayor Quan is making public…

Oakland A’s – NY Yankees Series Draws 106,142

The Oakland A’s – New York Yankees four game home stand at The Oakland Coliseum did more than show the young A’s are on track for the playoffs, it showed…

Oakland City Council District 3 Race: Sean Sullivan, Ken Pratt, Lynette Gibson McElhaney

This video was made on the evening of the June 12th Oakland City Council District Three Candidates Forum. This blogger was fresh in town from what was my fifth trip…

Oakland Police Chief Jordan Talks Problem Solving-Officer Redeployment

Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan, concerned that the public has the wrong idea about the redeployment of what the City of Oakland calls “Problem Solving Officers”, wrote “a letter to…

Joel Young: Judge Grants Oakland’s Jason Overman’s Restraining Order

Oakland AC Transit Board Member Joel Young is in hot water again, as an Alameda County Superior Court Judge just granted a restraining order filed on Monday against him and…

Golden State Warriors Owner Disses Oakland On Channel 5 KPIX

Last night, Golden State Warriors Co-Owner Joe Lacob was a guest on Dennis O’Donnell’s sports show on KPIX TV, Channel Five in San Francisco. Dennis asked Lacob about the possibility…

Oakland News: Carson Palmer To Raiders, CEDA Lawsuit, Sidebar, Oakland Hills Fire

The Oakland News is dominated by the Oakland Raiders trade for now-former Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Carson Palmer. In case you missed it, here’s the first seven minutes of today’s press…

Oakland City Council Budget Hearing Brings Out Nasty Divisions

The City of Oakland has a fast approaching deadline of 12 AM, Friday July 1st to pass a budget, then go out and spend money on the artists involved with…