Four Years From Now In Oakland – Mario Juarez

At the end of my first term I ,Mario Juarez, running for Oakland District Five Councilmember,hope we have a safer city. I believe that Oakland’s biggest challenge is crime. Our…

Occupy Oakland: 1,127 Complaints Against Oakland Police

In a press release sent today, moments ago, the City of Oakland reports that there have been 1,127 total complaints related to the Oakland Police and Occupy Oakland. That’s not…

Sean Sullivan For Oakland City Council: Why I’m Running. What I’ll Do For District 3

I have been running for Oakland City Council since May 23, 2011 when I had my first house party in Adams Point. I’m running for Oakland City Councilmember because I…

Chicago Police Give Robberies Low Priority

Keywords: Chicago Police District 4, South Side, armed robbery, gunpoint, Democratic National Convention, Office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Zennie, Mom, Masked Man, DNC Zennie Abraham As this blogger was covering…

City Of Oakland: Oakland Police “Flawed Response” To Occupy Oakland Oct 25th Protest

The City Of Oakland admits what many have known for months, and almost cost Oakland Mayor Jean Quan her job, a successful recall effort would have given her one of…

Lockerbie Bomber Dead; NATO Summit Terror Plot Foiled?

According to CNN, Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi, better known as the Lockerbie Bomber, died at 60 years of age. The Scottish Government granted his release in 2009, and after…

SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Please Remove My 2006 DUI

I received a press release from the office of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, and it’s related to his amazing work in calling for the review of thousands of…

Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers

You read that correctly: “Find Apple iPhone App Helps Oakland Police Catch Robbers” I recently purchased an Apple iPad for my Mom, with an eye toward buying her an Apple…

Occupy Oakland Arrestees Tortured In Jail; Oakland “Y” Hosts Protestor Escape

According to the Daily Kos, and other blogs, a number of the 400 people arrested during last Saturday’s Occupy Oakland protest were sent to Santa Rita Jail, and of those…

Occupy Oakland: Protestors And Police Gather For Viral Video Shoot

Frankly, this blogger’s not sure what the value of these Occupy Oakland protests are, except as yet another viral video opportunity for protestors armed with cameras, camcorders, and camcorder-equipped smartphones.…

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,…

Occupy Wall St Women Are Hot – Deal With It Jezebel

The Occupy Wall Street operation that started over a month ago has turned into a movement, in part thanks to the awful actions of the New York Police Department of…

Oakland Mayor Santana Names Interim Chief, Where’s Mayor Quan?

The email from the City of Oakland’s media contact had a title that was clear as a bell: “Oakland City Administrator Appoints Howard A. Jordan as Interim Chief of Police.”…

Oakland – Anthony Batts, Police Chief, Resigns; Russo, Schaaf React

Oakland’s Police Chief Anthony “Tony” Batts announced his resignation today at a 3 PM PST press conference at Oakland’s City Hall. Batts said he was stepping down because of a…

Hurricane Irene Hits Atlantic City, Heads For Manhattan

Hurricane Irene, this blogger was wrong about you. You’re not over-hyped, as it happens. Just ask Atlantic City, New Jersey, where the storm has caused flooding and power-outages in and…

Oakland USD Loses Second Chief To Problem In Four Years

Yesterday, The Oakland Unified School District lost its police chief Pete Sarna, after the officer, allegedly intoxicated, reportedly went off an an “N-word” laced rant against an African American sergeant…

Jackass’ Ryan Dunn in Fatal Car Accident

Jackass Ryan Dunn will no longer bring laughter and crazy stunts to the fans of Jackass. Today at 3 a.m. Dunn crashed his 2007 Porsche 911 GT3 as it went…