On The Oakland Tribune, Mayor Quan, and BART’s Linton Johnson

My celebration of the suddenly free “Oakland Tribune” from the hands of the Bay Area New Group, or BANG, both ruffled feathers and gained supporters. One email I received went…

Oakland News: Kathy Neal To Run For Sandre Swanson’s Cal Assm Seat

In this Oakland News, Kathy Neal, best known as former Oakland Mayor Elihu Harris’ wife, is reportedly throwing her hat into the 2012 California Assembly District 16 Seat currently held…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Announces Plans For Week

Ever since this blogger blasted Mayor Quan for the lack of reporting on the Las Vegas trip, her staff (Susan Piper) has been very good in getting emails that report…

Oakland – Setting Record Of City Managers / City Adminstrators Straight

I don’t know if it’s intentional or not, but the City of Oakland’s starting to exhibit a memory problem. To cut to the chase, then work backward, Oakland Mayor Jean…

Oscar Grant Protests Come As Johannes Mehserle Is Released – Oakland’s Word

The nightmare that has been the Oscar Grant Murder, while it occurred on New Year’s Day Morning two years ago at Fruitvale BART Station, is not over. Former BART Police…