GM adds 842000 vehicles to ignition switch recall – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

GM adds 842000 vehicles to ignition switch recallHonolulu Star-AdvertiserDETROIT >> General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition … Read More

GM issues rare public apology amidst recall of 1.6 million cars – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn a rare public apology, General Motors acknowledged Tuesday that it may have reacted too slowly to a safety issue linked to 13 deaths. The delayed response could … Read More

Jadeveon Clowney bench presses less than a punter at NFL Combine – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comAt 6-5 and 266 pounds, Clowney will surely prove to be one of the fastest linemen at the Combine. It’s his speed that has allowed him to blow by offensive … Read More

2014 NFL combine: Jadeveon Clowney passes first test at weigh-in – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWhile the buzz in Indianapolis remains centered on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the best player in the 2014 draft — South Carolina pass … Read More

Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez don’t compare – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeIt is a bonus for baseball fans that Derek Jeter’s final season as a New York Yankee will be one that Alex Rodriguez spends in baseball banishment. Jeter will … Read More

There will never be a Yankee that mattered more than Derek Jeter – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn so many ways, there has not been a Yankee who mattered more to the Yankees than Derek Jeter, not since Babe Ruth. This does not make … Read More

Marcus Smart Told To ‘Go Back To Africa’ By Jeff Orr At Ok State, Texas Tech Game

Jeff Orr Says He Called Marcus Smart “Piece Of Crap” Nothing Racial Marcus Smart, the Oklahoma State star basketball player who shoved Jeff Orr, a fan in the stands near … Read More

Cléver Jiménez, Chevron Ecuador Whisle-Blower, Says Rafael Correa Wants To Kill Him

Cléver Jiménez , in a shocking story from Plan V, says that Ecuador President Rafael Correa wants to kill him. If you recall, Cléver Jiménez is an elected official in … Read More

Tesla reports big Q4 sales, but no SUV yet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDETROIT — Tesla Motors said today that it expects its fourth-quarter sales to come in 20% over its previous guidance, but executives here at the North American International Auto … Read More

Fire risk: GM recalls 303000 Chevrolet, GMC pickups – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGeneral Motors is recalling 303,000 of its new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra full-size pickup trucks in the U.S. to reprogram software to prevent them from catching on … Read More

Lack of bitterness set Mandela apart – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG — For all his years of struggle, imprisonment and political leadership, it was Nelson Mandela’s capacity to embrace his former oppressors without bitterness in order to achieve a … Read More

Ruoyang Wang Died At 20: Cal Student, Like Sam Peters, Proves Life Not Promised To Us

Ruoyang Wang is not a celebrity, not someone this blogger knows, not anyone who you’ve heard of. But to his parents in China, Ruoyang Wang was their son. Their promise. … Read More

Oakland Mayor Quan: Husband As Driver / Bodyguard Violates City Charter

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has a terrible habit of operating the Office Of The Mayor Of Oakland as if it’s Mayberry RFD: a small town where she drives herself around, … Read More

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Use Social Media For Competition

The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders are an American pop-culture phenomenon. The squad, started by sports marketing legend and Cowboys General Manager of lore Tex Schramm, has produced two generations of models … Read More

Super Bowl Injury Report: 49ers Ahmad Brooks, Aldon Smith Limited Practice Action

The NFL has released the Super Bowl XLVII injury report from Wednesday, and it has a few surprises with Niners Linebacker Ahmad Brooks and Aldon Smith seeing limited action in … Read More

West Oakland Urban Farm and Park Ground Breaking Ceremony, Oakland, Today, 1 PM

WOW! This is great news. If you recall from a past post, City Slicker Farms, one of Oakland’s great non-profits, is having a ground breaking of its planned and now … Read More

Julie Buehler At Super Bowl XLVII Media Center, NOLA #Video

Julie Buehler, who readers may recall has the radio show Buehler’s Day Off at KXPS 1010 Palm Springs, CA, and where I co-hosted the show last July 2nd, is in … Read More

Excalibur Murder-Suicide Update: Jessica Kenny May Have Left Eddie Brandt In Chicago

An update in the news about what’s called the Excalibur murder-suicide of Vegas.com’s Jessica Kenny via the gun of Eddie Brandt last Friday at the registration desk of the hotel-casino. … Read More

RG3’s Dad Talks About Raising Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III is not only impressive on the field, as Quarterback for The Washington Redskins, he’s equally impressive off of it. Bascially RG3 is a smart, emotionally balanced, disciplined … Read More

SF News: Mirkarimi Recall Effort Dormant; Zoe Dunning Backs Off Resolution

Ross Mirkarimi has dodged a bullet this week, since legendary Retired Navy Cmdr. Zoe Dunning (pictured), anti-DADT Activist, and Green Bay Packers Fan who won a seat on the San … Read More

Forest Gump’s Mykelti Williamson At Night Of 100 Stars Party

If you remember or have recently seen the 1994 hit movie Forest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, you certainly recall the man named “Bubba.” Forest Gump’s Vietnam War sidekick, and later … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Interview TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012

Video streaming by Ustream Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook Founder and CEO who’s had a roller coster five years, was the featured interview target of TechCrunch Founder and CEO, now “Uncrunched” … Read More

Charlie Sheen Twitter Account Drops To 105 Followers From 4 Million

Charlie Sheen’s Twitter account, @CharlieSheen which this blogger reported as up-and-running again six hours ago, and after being closed since June, was at just over 4 million followers – now … Read More

Oakland Army Base, Phil Tagami, Latest Gene Hazzard Target

The Oakland Army Base Project has a new enemy: Gene Hazzard. Yes, the same Gene Hazzard who designed the initial effort to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan that fizzled under … Read More

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 … Read More