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Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal – Vlog

Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal Eric Grubman, the NFL’s Executive Vice President for Business Affairs, has both upset and ignited an Oakland Community determined to keep its Oakland Raiders. Oakland’s collective raw emotions in the wake of the […]

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Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal

Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor, Disputes NFL’s Eric Grubman On Stadium Deal Eric Grubman, the NFL’s Executive Vice President for Business Affairs, has both upset and ignited an Oakland Community determined to keep its Oakland Raiders. Oakland’s collective raw emotions in the wake of the […]

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City Of Oakland Confirms Raiders As Development Partner In Lott NFL Stadium Plan

City Of Oakland Confirms Raiders As Development Partner In Lott NFL Stadium Plan City Of Oakland Confirms Raiders As Development Partner In Lott NFL Stadium Plan City Of Oakland Confirms Raiders As Development Partner In Lott Stadium Plan A City of Oakland Official on the Oakland Raiders / Ronnie Lott Stadium Proposal just told me […]

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Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland

Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland. Courtney Ruby Would Make Awful Mayor Of Oakland because of the way she’s handled the officer of Oakland City Auditor. Ms. Ruby has used the office and Oakland’s laws on a treacherous and all-too-personal strategy of targeting those who she believed were the most politically vulnerable, black […]

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Courtney Ruby Runs For Oakland Mayor: SAY NO!

Courtney Ruby Runs For Oakland Mayor: SAY NO! Courtney Ruby , the Oakland City Auditor , has filed papers to run for Mayor Of Oakland. If Ms Ruby were Oakland’s Mayor, she would use the office to take out personal vendettas and advance her own prejudices. As Oakland’s Auditor, many of Ruby’s reports were politically […]

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Courtney Ruby: Oakland Auditor Quit Running For Mayor After Racism Claims, Back In

Courtney Ruby, the Oakland Auditor, likes punishment; that’s the only logical reason available for why she elected (no pun intended) to announce that she’s back in the Oakland Mayor’s Race, after having backed out of it due to claims that she was being racist – including from this blogger. Maybe Courtney Ruby thinks memories are […]

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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 don’t know if it helps or hurts Quan, but it certainly …Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s raceInside Bay Area all 4 news articles …read more […]

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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 and San Francisco State professor Joe Tuman.Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s raceSan Francisco Chronicle all 4 news articles …read more Source: Libby Schaaf […]

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The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014 – Oakland Local

The Skinny: Oakland City Council Committees, Feb. 25, 2014Oakland LocalBE AWARE An additional item offered by Councilmember Libby Schaaf seeks to create a reserve for unfunded liabilities with $534,500. The reserve was born out of the City Council’s budget agreement last June. However, no paperwork was included in the … …read more Source: Libby Schaaf […]

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Egbert Souse’s Bar, Shooting Plagued, City Of Oakland Reach Agreement

Egbert Souse’s Bar, the shooting-plagued establishment on the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Mac Arthur Blvd, and the City of Oakland’s City Attorney Barbara Parker have reached an agreement that was announced just 15 minutes ago by that office. Here’s the press release announcement: City Attorney Barbara Parker and Piedmont Avenue bar reach agreement to […]

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Michael Colbruno v Andrew Park , Dana King, Sokhom Mao In O

Michael Colbruno v Andrew Park , Dana King, Sokhom Mao In O Michael Colbruno has entered the Oakland City Council District Two Race and challenges Andrew Park, Dana King, and Solhom Mao. As an update Michael says that he will drop out of the race if Able Guillen wants to come in to it. http://ift.tt/1kShJoZ

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Michael Colbruno Enters Oakland City Council District Two Race

Michael Colbruno Enters Oakland City Council Dist Two Race Michael Colbruno filed papers to run for the Oakland City Council District Two Race. Colbruno is a current Oakland Port Commissioner and was a long time Oakland Planning Commissioner. On paper he is the best qualified candidate between Dana King, Sokhom Mao, and Andrew Park. But […]

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Oakland Post, Gene Hazzard, Swift Boat Phil Tagami

Phil Tagami, the Oakland Rotunda and Fox Theater Developer currently working on the Oakland Global Facility, was the focus of a wholly inaccurate – ok just wrong – Oakland Post article that ran this week and based on Oakland resident, photographer, and activist Gene Hazzard’s open forum speech at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Community and […]

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Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council District Four

Jill Broadhurst v Nicolas Heidorn For Oakland City Council Jill Broadhurst has a challenger in the race for the Oakland City Council District Four Seat: Nicolas Heidorn. Nicolas is a former intern to Cal Governor Jerry Brown. Jill is Executive Director of East Bay Rental Housing. This is her second run for the seat; it’s […]

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Bryan Parker Close To $200K: Oakland Mayor’s Race Video Interview

Bryan Parker, the Port of Oakland Commissioner and tech executive who’s running for Mayor Of Oakland, met with me on Wednesday morning at The Lakeshore Cafe (3257 Lakeshore Ave.) for a wide-ranging, 24-minute interview where he gave an update of where his campaign to become Oakland’s next government head is as of now. The big […]

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Joe Tuman Aims At Libby Schaaf, Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race Video

Joe Tuman has fired the first official shot in the unfolding 2014 Oakland Mayor’s Race. In a new YouTube video sent to supporters and called “Meet Joe Tuman,” Mr. Tuman said that his “singular focus” would be on public safety, jobs, and creating “new revenue sources” for Oakland. Then he kicked it into high gear […]

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Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

The National Union of Healthcare Workers endorsed its lawyer, Dan Siegel, who’s running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s my interview with Dan Siegel just three weeks ago: The National Union of Healthcare Workers was formed in 2009, and after a split with the Service And Employees International Union, or SEIU. In 2010, there’s no official […]

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Dan Siegel, Former Quan Aide, Occupy Oakland Hero, To Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Dan Siegel, long-time Oakland civil rights attorney, partner in the Oakland law firm Siegel & Yee, and long-time friend, and former legal adviser, to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, is running for Mayor of Oakland. Siegel joins an already very strong list of people running for Mayor of Oakland in 2014: Bryan Parker, Joe Tuman, Oakland […]

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Pat Kernighan: Oakland Councilmember Will Not Seek Reelection In 2014

Pat Kernighan, current Oakland Councilmember and President Of The Oakland City Council, has issued a note to her constituents that she’s not seeking re-election in 2014. Here’s the email she sent out just two hours ago: Dear Friends, I am writing to let you know that I have decided not to run for re-election next […]

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Oakland News: City Council And Police Radio: Will They Pick Alameda JPA Over Staff Ire?

This bit of Oakland News is, a more disturbing continuation of my Oakland Police Radio blog post of last week. It’s disturbing because several Oakland City staffers who I will not name are just plain massively pissed off with the Oakland City Council, and that includes Oakland Mayor Jean Quan right at the top. Faced […]

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Oakland City Council Redistricting Hearing Now: Maps 18, 21-28

The Oakland City Council is to take up the annually thorny issue of city council district boundary changes, or what’s called “redistricting.” Tonight, as I sit here at Oakland City Council, there nine different scenarios the City Council has been asked to consider: Maps 18 and 21 through 28. What follows is a summary, based […]

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Oakland Coliseum City ENA Approved By Oakland City Council

The Oakland Coliseum City ENA, or “Exclusive Negotiating Agreement” was unanimously approved by the Oakland City Council Tuesday night. (FYI: Councilmembers Larry Reid of District Seven and Pat Kergnihan of District Two were not in attendance.) Before I get to the technicals, here’s Dr. Death’s classic plea to the Oakland City Council for them to […]

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Oakland News: Art Murmur First Friday Shooting; Raiders Mark Davis And Trust

On Friday, just after Art Murmur / First Friday for October, someone reportedly shot into a crowd at 14th and Broadway in Downtown Oakland. That’s right at BART 12th Street, Oakland City Center Station, and where I normally catch a cab – not any more. A woman was shot, and two others injured, but most […]