Oakland Crime Spree Worries Restaurateurs

Oakland Crime Spree Worries Restaurateurs

A series of late-night restaurant robberies in Oakland, Calif., has caused one owner to lock the doors and screen customers. read more | di...
Zennie Abraham's Trip From Oakland to NYC For The CNN Roland Martin Show

Zennie Abraham's Trip From Oakland to NYC For The CNN Roland Martin Show

This is a video of my just completed (as of this writing) trip to the CNN Roland Martin Show and the CNN iReporters, Kevin Negenberge...
NEW - The Best W. Trailer to Date is the Second!

NEW - The Best W. Trailer to Date is the Second!

The second full length trailer for W. gives us the best look at Oliver Stone's W. which takes viewers through Bush’s eventful life -- hi...
24-Karat Gold iPod  is a Violent Mugging Waiting to Happen!

24-Karat Gold iPod is a Violent Mugging Waiting to Happen!

Quick question: How do you make one of the world's most stolen gadgets, well, more enticing? If we're talking about iPods, which we ...
America's No. 1 Export: Debt

America's No. 1 Export: Debt

Japan and Germany make cars. Saudi Arabia pumps oil. China supplies the world with socks and toys and flat-screen TVs. What does the United ...
Joseph Stiglitz: Bush's Economic Time Bomb. Cover story 2007

Joseph Stiglitz: Bush's Economic Time Bomb. Cover story 2007

Joseph Stiglitz warns: a tax code that has become hideously biased in favor of the rich; a national debt increased 70 percent; a record $850...
CNN Compares Tina Fey Parody to Real Palin Interview

CNN Compares Tina Fey Parody to Real Palin Interview

"That was the first time I've ever heard the parody on SNL actually use exactly what was said... It was a rough week for her."...
Friday The 13th Behind The Scenes Pictures

Friday The 13th Behind The Scenes Pictures

Jason's butt ugly face has been revealed in these behind the scenes pictures of the upcoming unnecessary why are they wasting the money ...
Mayor Danny Funderburk Sends Out Email that Obama is Antichrist

Mayor Danny Funderburk Sends Out Email that Obama is Antichrist

S.C. - Fort Mill Mayor Danny Funderburk says he was “just curious” when he forwarded a chain e-mail suggesting Democratic Presidential Candi...
Snail Car Comes to Life - Oakland Tribune

Snail Car Comes to Life - Oakland Tribune

You can catch this snail art car at the "How Berkeley Can You Be?" parade on October 13th. Click here to read the full story abou...
Environmentalists Help Rid Drug Medications From Our Waters-Oakland Tribune

Environmentalists Help Rid Drug Medications From Our Waters-Oakland Tribune

By now, most of us have heard about the study that showed there to be traces of small amounts of drug medication in our water. Even though i...
Palin had a 15% Attendance Record As Governor of Alaska

Palin had a 15% Attendance Record As Governor of Alaska

In her 578 days as Governor of Alaska, she was only in Juneau, Alaska for 85 of them. read more | digg story
Lake Merritt Institute Needs $7,000 To Activate Fountains

Lake Merritt Institute Needs $7,000 To Activate Fountains

Credit to HariOak.com for this news: Lake Merritt lovers may have noticed that all the fountains have been turned off. Four of the moto...
Communities for a Better Environment v. Chevron Lawsuit Upsets Bay Area

Communities for a Better Environment v. Chevron Lawsuit Upsets Bay Area

Earlier this month, a group called  Communities for a Better Environment filed suit against Chevron's attempt to upgrade its Richmond Re...
Grand Jury Wants Oakland Official Travel Expenses - So? Why Do I Care?

Grand Jury Wants Oakland Official Travel Expenses - So? Why Do I Care?

Look, this matter of a civil grand jury asking for travel expense data of Oakland elected officials is more -- one more -- element of gossi...
Oakland Cathedral of Christ Terrible Street Design

Oakland Cathedral of Christ Terrible Street Design

Terrible street design. , originally uploaded by sirgious . For all of the picts of the Cathedral of Christ exterior, here's one you...
"Help Is On The Way" REAF Benefit San Francisco - American Idol Stars Featured

"Help Is On The Way" REAF Benefit San Francisco - American Idol Stars Featured

SNL SKEWERS McCain and His Sleazy Lies

SNL SKEWERS McCain and His Sleazy Lies

The skit accurately roasts McCain's willingness to sacrifice any shred of decency to win an election with his ridiculously specious atta...
Hollywood's 10 Most Overpaid Movie Stars

Hollywood's 10 Most Overpaid Movie Stars

Nicole Kidman trounces the competition in Forbes second annual ranking. read more | digg story
BREAKING: Goldman, Morgan Switch To Bank-Holding Firms

BREAKING: Goldman, Morgan Switch To Bank-Holding Firms

The Federal Reserve says it has granted a request by the country's last two major investment banks Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley—to c...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Paid McCain Adviser Nearly $2 Million

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Paid McCain Adviser Nearly $2 Million

John McCain’s campaign manager played a role in helping the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac beat back regulatory challenges when ...
Hong Kong Nightclub's Indoor Firework Show Kills 43, Injures 88

Hong Kong Nightclub's Indoor Firework Show Kills 43, Injures 88

A fire that broke out late Saturday inside a nightclub near the Hong Kong border caused a stampede of panicked partygoers trying to escape k...
Taxpayers Mad As Hell, And Not Going to Take This Anymore

Taxpayers Mad As Hell, And Not Going to Take This Anymore

US taxpayers may be on the hook for one of the biggest frauds in US history. Taxpayers are mad as hell about the US government's decisio...
Economist: McCain's Campaign: Lying, cynical, Divisive

Economist: McCain's Campaign: Lying, cynical, Divisive

Economist, not exactly a bastion of liberalism, finally says it like it is: McCain team's lies have taken the campaign to new lows. Choo...
Kerry Hamill Talks About Her Oakland At Large Council Platform

Kerry Hamill Talks About Her Oakland At Large Council Platform

I met Oakland City Council At Large candidate Kerry Hamill for a long -- in Internet terms -- talk about why she's running for the ...
Marco Casillas Passes, Curtis Norris, Held In Jail For Murder of Edward Dismuke

Marco Casillas Passes, Curtis Norris, Held In Jail For Murder of Edward Dismuke

This i s from Sfgate : A man was shot and killed and his girlfriend was wounded in a shooting in Oakland, police said. Marco Casillas, ...
Obama Party Hoping During Super Tuesday In SF and Oakland

Obama Party Hoping During Super Tuesday In SF and Oakland

This is a political "slice of life" video I created during the evening of the March 4th "Super Tuesday" Primary. It ...
Norris Cooper from Webster Academy Wrongfully Accused of Theft

Norris Cooper from Webster Academy Wrongfully Accused of Theft

The following is a story I read about a custodian Webster Academy who was wrongfully accused of stealing property from the school. With pro...
Reports on Environmental Concerns due to the Industrial Cooridors in East Oaland to be discussed on Monday

Reports on Environmental Concerns due to the Industrial Cooridors in East Oaland to be discussed on Monday

This sounds like this will be quite interesting. I think it's sad how people feel as prisoners in their own home due to the air quality...
Daily Bread Seeks Volunteer Drivers

Daily Bread Seeks Volunteer Drivers

Thanks to the Rockridge News.. D o you have an extra hour each week to help feed the Bay Area’s less fortunate   residents? Daily Bread can...
International Boulevard Daylight Shooting Thursday - Tribune

International Boulevard Daylight Shooting Thursday - Tribune

OAKLAND — A man was shot and wounded in a daylight shooting Thursday on busy International Boulevard. The shooting happened about 11:43 a.m...
Uhuru Waged Anti- Pat McCullough for Oakland District 1 Campaign - Video

Uhuru Waged Anti- Pat McCullough for Oakland District 1 Campaign - Video

I stumbled over this little-seen video by YouTuber wendylea66 which explains why the Oakland Uhuru Movement was against  resident  Pat Mc...
Oakland Fund For Children and Youth Video - Last 12 Years Of Measure K

Oakland Fund For Children and Youth Video - Last 12 Years Of Measure K

This videos looks at the last 12 years of the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth -- Measure K. Visit kidsfirst2coalition.org to learn ...
Oakland DUI Friday Checkpoints May Be Near Luka's On Broadway

Oakland DUI Friday Checkpoints May Be Near Luka's On Broadway

This is from the Oakland Police Department.  According to my sources, the checkpoints will almost certainly be on or near Broadway, and not ...
Under McCain's Plan, Rogue CEOs Would Get Tax Breaks

Under McCain's Plan, Rogue CEOs Would Get Tax Breaks

Run your company into the ground, get bailed out, and under McCain, get a tax break! read more | digg story
East Oakland Local Resource EastOakland.net Launched

East Oakland Local Resource EastOakland.net Launched

Welcome to EastOakland.net - A free site with information and commentary focused on East Oakland, California & Oakland International Air...
Sarah Palin asks Schwarzenegger to veto fees for cutting pollution

Sarah Palin asks Schwarzenegger to veto fees for cutting pollution

In a move that would impact the Port of Oakland, Alaska Governor and GOP VP Candidate Sarah Palin says the new fees for Long Beach, L.A. and...
Chauncey Bailey Project Discovers Criminal Activity

Chauncey Bailey Project Discovers Criminal Activity

Oakland – In the aftermath of Chauncey Bailey’s murder, the first American journalist to be killed in the U.S. in 31 years while reporting o...
Oakland Zoo - Let's Go to the Zoo

Oakland Zoo - Let's Go to the Zoo

I haven’t been to the zoo since I was a kid, which makes sense, because the zoo is really designed for kids. My wife heard through the grape...
East Bay Literary Examiner: Oakland is Host to the NCIBA

East Bay Literary Examiner: Oakland is Host to the NCIBA

An SF Examiner article, Tony R. Rodriguez reports on a literary event created by the NCIBA. read more | digg story
Oakland Raiders DT Tommy Kelly busted for DUI

Oakland Raiders DT Tommy Kelly busted for DUI

According to TMZ, Oakland Raiders DT Tommy Kelly was arrested Sunday night in Oakland on a DUI charge. read more | digg story
Hector Jimenez; A Rookie Oakland Police Officer??

Hector Jimenez; A Rookie Oakland Police Officer??

So I read this article tonight, and I myself am starting to think they are passing officers through too quickly. The full story by SF Gate...
1100 Broadway And The New Downtown Oakland

1100 Broadway And The New Downtown Oakland

In the past, Downtown Oakland was the true center of the city. But as business left Oakland, downtown became a ghost town. By the 1980s...
9-11: Remembering "9-11" On 9-11-2008

9-11: Remembering "9-11" On 9-11-2008

This is what I remember about "9-11" -- the day that the World Trade Center was destroyed due to a terrorist attack by what w...
Rebecca Kaplan Talks About Her Oakland At Large Council Platform

Rebecca Kaplan Talks About Her Oakland At Large Council Platform

Oakland At Large Council candidate Rebecca Kaplan sat down with me to talk about her run for the position at Cafe Verbena on Tuesday of ...
AC/DC Coming To Oakland??

AC/DC Coming To Oakland??

That's right!! According to the Oakland Tribune , it looks like original Rock n' Roll Band AC/DC may be coming to the Oracle Arena ...
When The Economy Gets Bad, The Streets Get Bad - Oakland Tribune

When The Economy Gets Bad, The Streets Get Bad - Oakland Tribune

Two more robberies in Oakland: Residents stabbed, pistol-whipped in Oakland home invasion robberies By William Brand and Angela Hart Oakla...

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