Shocking detail emerges from Oakland security guard shooting – abc7news.com

Shocking detail emerges from Oakland security guard shootingabc7news.com“Many communities do make it very clear that they don’t want their patrols to be armed,” said Oakland Councilmember Libby Schaaf. According to…

Libby Schaaf Mayor Oakland Fundraising News

Libby Schaaf Mayor Oakland Fundraising News Libby Schaaf Mayor News. The news is that Oakland Councilmember and Mayor’s Race Candidate Libby Schaaf is having a fundraiser at Penrose at 3311…

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…

Pat Kernighan: Oakland Council President Continues Racist Agenda v. Councilmember Desley Brooks

UPDATE: Oakland’s Kernighan Ignores Info Exonerating Desley Brooks From Censure Oakland Councilmember Pat Kernighan (District Two) has elected to push an agenda identified by many as racist, in the action…

SF Super Bowl Bid Not Bay Area’s First: Oakland In 2000

San Francisco is not the first SF Bay Area NFL city to bid for the right to host a Super Bowl Game. Oakland was in 2000 and as that bid…

The Civic Classroom: Libby Schaaf, Oakland Councilmember (District Four)

The Civic Classroom – Special To Zennie62.com By Oakland Councilmember Libby Schaaf (District Four) Hi, I’m Libby Schaaf, Oakland’s District Four Councilmember. This week offers some incredible learning opportunities for…

Rebecca Kaplan for Oakland At Large Councilmember

After years of trying, Rebecca Kaplan was elected Oakland’s At Large Councilmember in 2008. In doing so, she became Oakland’s first lesbian elected official, and the first woman to serve…

Oakland Councilmember De La Fuente Called Homophobe By LGBT Club

Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente’s in hot water over a campaign approach that overstepped the bounds of appropriate taste in his battle for the current At-Large City Council seat…

Oakland News: De La Fuente At-Large Run Due To Job Difficulties?

The speculation continues over why Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente’s running against Oakland’s At-Large City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan. The latest reason that many offer – this is the talk…

Oakland Councilmember Reid’s 16-Minute Tirade Against Mayor Jean Quan #Oakland

Here’s the video – a classic: For the record, Larry Reid is the President Of The Oakland City Council and after his initial reaction to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s claim…

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…

Joe Tuman On The GS Warriors, Oakland, Rebecca Kaplan At Large, And Mayor Quan

For Oakland politicos, Joe Tuman has become a household name. The San Francisco State Professor and San Francisco CBS Channel Five Political Commentator made a name for himself in 2010…

Pat Kernighan: Occupy Oakland Targets Oakland Councilmember

Pat Kernighan, the Oakland District Two Councilmember who has, in this blogger’s view, ably served the people of her area for three terms. However, and even with that, Councilmember Kernighan…

Oakland News: Vote For Donald Macleay, Sean Sullivan, Abel Guillen; City Attorney Race

In this Oakland News we have politics elections. First, I’m asking you, Oaklander, to vote for Donald Macleay for Oakland City Council District One, Sean Sullivan for Oakland City Council…

The Oakland Caucus By OBA – Oakland Candidates Forum Well-Attended

This first-of-its kind event was held in Oakland on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the office of The Community Bank Of The Bay at 1750 Broadway. The…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Reminds Golden State Warriors Oakland Exists

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan just sent out an email that basically reminds the Golden State Warriors that Oakland exists. That’s the best way to put it since 90 percent of…

Joe Lacob: “Oakland Is Challenged” – Warriors San Francisco Arena Deal Pits Team Vs. East Bay

The Golden State Warriors have set themselves up for what could be a bare-knuckles brawl between the organization, the NBA, and the City of Oakland and the Oakland Alameda County…

Joe Tuman Watches As Gene Hazzard Teases Oakland Mayor Quan Recall

This is a follow-up to this blogger’s earlier blog post on the effort to recall Mayor Quan, and focuses on two well-known Oaklanders. Well, at least to people who are…

Rebecca Kaplan’s Occupy Oakland Speech Is Worth Hearing, Now

About three weeks ago November 7th 2011, and on the same Monday that, as it turned out, was the beginning of the 18-city coordinated effort to evict Occupy Movement encampments…

Occupy Oakland: Councilmember Nancy Nadel Saved Lives

The Monday morning police raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment had one interesting look to it: as the cops were walking through the grass of the plaza at 6 AM,…

Police In Oakland Shoot Occupy Oakland Video Blogger

If the video above doesn’t upset you, you’re not human. On the night of the day of the Occupy Oakland General Strike, Scott Campbell, a 30 year old video blogger,…