Oakland News: Mayor Quan Reelection Mistruths; Tuman, Siegel Videos

This Oakland News comes from Las Vegas, where I am for the New Media Expo and International CES, or CES 2014, or the Consumer Electronics Show. I have two items…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who…

Oakland News: Merry Christmas, Oakland!

This Oakland News is just a hearty “Merry Christmas!” to the people who make up one of the greatest cities in the entire World. What’s amazing about Oakland is that…

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…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Boondoggle Radio Deal For Re-Election; Coliseum City Stupidity

UPDATE: Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland” UPDATE: Oakland A’s Move To San Jose Rejected By Major League Baseball. This Oakland News entry may, no…

Oakland News: Raiders, A’s Coliseum Leases Extended; Mayor Quan’s Dirty Tricks On Libby Schaaf

This Oakland News is chocked full of a lot of stuff, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders Extend Coliseum Leases The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has…

Oakland News: Schaaf, Kaplan For Mayor Of Oakland? Tagami Wants Oakland Trib

There’s a lot of Oakland News out there, so let’s get to it. First, I have it from several sources that Oakland City Councilmember Libby Schaaf (District Four) is considering…

Oakland News: A’s One Game From AL West; Whole Foods Oakland; Oakland Cabs

In this Oakland News, The Oakland A’s are just one game from clinching the American League West. The A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1, Saturday, and now a combination of…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Fundraiser Draws Just Four People; Visit Oakland Office Party

UPDATE: Oakland News: A’s One Game From AL West; Whole Foods Oakland; Oakland Cabs In this Oakland News, a fundraiser for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan recently held in the Oakland…

Oakland News: Two Men Beat Up Woman At Adams Point, Jayne & Lee

This Oakland News is an addendum. It comes from emailed reports that, to protect those involved, will not be entirely directly referred to. It involves an incident that happened Sunday…

Oakland News: Dibble At The Alley Tuesday, Crime Stop Training, BUILD

This Oakland News has a lot going on for Tuesday, June 18th, 2013, which is tomorrow. First, the legendary Rod Dibble is back at The Alley at 3325 Grand Avenue…

Oakland News: MISSSEY EVENT, Glover Memorial, Mayor Ruby, Love Our Lake, Schaaf

Oakland News, more of it today. EVENT ALERT: On Saturday, June 15th at 5pm, MISSSEY will host its second Annual Inspire Change Gala at Individual tickets are now on sale…

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 News: Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen, Oakland A’s, Art Murmur Today

This Oakland News has a lot in it, so let me start with my video: Again, on Wednesday, I blogged about a black man who was an alleged Downtown Oakland…

Oakland News: Art Murmur / First Friday Security, Rockridge Mtg, City Hall Violence

In this Oakland News, the latest security report from the Oakland Art Murmur / First Friday event is slated to come before the Oakland City Council tonight at 5:30 PM.…

Oakland News: City Hall Plaza Assault On Woman; Protesters Vandalize Downtown

This segment of Oakland News is a sad one. It starts with a video of an assault that took place last week, March 13th, at Oakland City Hall Plaza (or…

Oakland News: Erica Maskaleris Search Stopped; Emily Palen At Uptown

Erica Maskaleris is believed to have killed herself according to The Oakland Police reports to the media. The 31-year old woman who started the Oakland-based computer and tech consulting firm…

Oakland News: Erica Maskaleris Of Geekosystems Missing, Army Base Lawsuit

Oakland News. A bit of a while since the last posting of Oakland News, but that’s because this blogger has spent a lot of time posting Oakland content over at…

Oakland News: Army Base Project Update, Katt Williams Arrested, Adams Point Crimes

Oakland News blog update as I work on a new set of Oakland videos including what is a controversial election recap with Alameda City Manager and friend John Russo. No…

Oakland News: Jane Brunner’s New Job: Emperor In Star Wars Episode 7

In this latest Oakland News, word has it that Jane Brunner, who was resoundingly clobbered in her bid to be Oakland City Attorney by the current Oakland City Attorney, Barbara…

Oakland News: Oakland City Council Races 48-hrs Before Election Day

In this Oakland News you know it’s just 48 hours before election day when on Saturday night, you see Nyesha DeWitt’s campaign truck parked on Broadway at 10 PM. Have…

Oakland News: Port Of Oakland’s Strip Club Scandal Complicated

In this Oakland News, The Port of Oakland placed Omar Benjamin, Port Of Oakland Executive Director, and this blogger’s long-time friend, on administrative leave in the wake of the discovery…

Oakland City Council District 3 Race Three-Way Tie; Amy Lemley Leads D1

The Oakland City Council District Three Race is a not one, not two, but three – a three-way tie according to a new poll released today. Meanwhile, Amy Lemley is…

Oakland News: Endorsements A Sign Of Hate, Not Love

In this Oakland News, we take a look at the meaning of a small set of recent endorsements in the Oakland City Council District Three Race. It’s logical to think…

Oakland News: Alex Miller-Cole News; Lynette McElhaney Walks In D3 Race

In this Oakland News, the Oakland City Council District Three Race is heating up. First, Alex Miller-Cole, considered an upstart by some, scored two key endorsements that have changed the…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan, City Attorney Race, Chauncey Bailey, Oakland Police

In this Oakland News this blogger has a lot to say, some of it may not make certain people happy, but turning 50 turns on switches in people, and that…

Oakland News: Raider Nation Aug 12th, Cowboys Monday; Politics News

Oakland News comes forth, and I’m just playing catchup. That said, I must be doing something right: my face is one of the top five results of a search for…

Oakland News: Kaplan Calls De La Fuente “Serious Challenger”; Joel Young For D3 Council?

The latest Oakland News is that on her campaign website, Oakland At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan already calls her new challenger, Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente, a “serious challenger” and…

Oakland News: District Oakland, Grand Lake Eateries, Bad Lawn

In this Oakland News, some new places to try, and other goings on about Oakland. District Oakland is a new bar and restaurant that is the sister of District San…

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 News: BART Fire Arson?; Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan No More

At 2:15 AM Thursday Morning a massive fire broke out at Mandela and 7th Street right next to the West Oakland BART Station. The fire spread to other buildings and…

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…

Oakland News: Oakland A’s Slide; Blogger VSmoothe Done With Oakland, New Parish Event

A good amount of Oakland News, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s Slide First, as this is written, the Oakland Athletics are at 22 wins and 29 losses –…

Oakland News: Raiders Schedule, Kathy Neal Backs Rob Bonta, Mayor Recall Dead

The National Football League released the 2012 schedule, which includes that for the Oakland Raiders, on Tuesday. What’s interesting is, the Raiders Schedule doesn’t look much different than the one…

Oakland News: Rob Bonta And YouTube, Coliseum JPA, Woodall Pissed

In this Oakland News you can tell a lot about a candidate by not just their videos, but when they were uploaded. Rob Bonta is currently the front-runner for the…