Rebecca Kaplan, Tom Bates Get Endorsement of East Bay Express

Rebecca Kaplan, Tom Bates Get Endorsement of East Bay Express

In the At-Large Oakland City Council race,  Kerry Hamill's switch from supporting to opposing Measure NN to establish a new tax for poli...
No On 8 v. Yes On 8 Oakland Culture War Update Video

No On 8 v. Yes On 8 Oakland Culture War Update Video

This is an update of my first video on a clash between supporters of state Prop 8 and those opposing it. I went back to the same MacArt...
SF Proposition H Gets Assm Mark Leno's Support - "Yes on H"

SF Proposition H Gets Assm Mark Leno's Support - "Yes on H"

Assemblyman Mark Leno lays out the case for supporting both state Proposition 8 and San Francisco Proposition H, the SF clean energy ...
High Speed Rail Initiative Defeated At SF Debate Event Tuesday

High Speed Rail Initiative Defeated At SF Debate Event Tuesday

Say, remember my post on how I was not supporting the state proposition 1A calling for High Speed Rail because the route did not come throug...
Bowoto v. Chevron - Day One Court Update

Bowoto v. Chevron - Day One Court Update

This video presents Day One of the case of Bowoto v. Chevron at U.S. District Court, Northern California, San Francisco. Here Larry B...
Ted Stevens: Give Him A Break / America Is Socialist - The Blog Report

Ted Stevens: Give Him A Break / America Is Socialist - The Blog Report

In my video i observe that Ted Stevens conviction does not mean he was a bad elected official. I also say that America itself is social...
Oakland Raiders need a heart transplant

Oakland Raiders need a heart transplant

The Oakland Raiders are a team in dire straits. There is no need to reproduce the win loss record that is haunting the Raider Nation. It is ...
Protest @ Mormon Temple in Oakland Chronicle Article Sucks

Protest @ Mormon Temple in Oakland Chronicle Article Sucks

There was a protest at a Mormon temple yesterday, and I was hoping that the SF Chronicle would tell us about it! So that the GLBT community ...
Oakland Resident, Elnora Caldwell, Stabbed to Death Near Caldecott Tunnel

Oakland Resident, Elnora Caldwell, Stabbed to Death Near Caldecott Tunnel

I read about the stabbing of Elnora Caldwell today. This is such a horrible story. OAKLAND — An Oakland woman who was stabbed to death Sat...
SF Prop H - SF Clean Energy Gal - Why Does PG&E Oppose Clean Energy?

SF Prop H - SF Clean Energy Gal - Why Does PG&E Oppose Clean Energy?

Why does PG&E oppose clean energy and Proposition H in San Francisco?  The SF Clean Energy Gal asks that very question.  See the ma...
Obama For America Early Voting Rallies In The Bay Area

Obama For America Early Voting Rallies In The Bay Area

The elections fast approaching and the campaign to elect Senator Barack Obama for President is heating up with a great GOTV effort.  You can...
Yes on 8 v. No on 8 - Oakland, CA Political Culture War

Yes on 8 v. No on 8 - Oakland, CA Political Culture War

  http://zennie62.com This is a video capturing two warring factions - Oaklanders in support of "Proposition 8" which would m...
'YES' on Prop K in San Francisco

'YES' on Prop K in San Francisco

Most people don't know that prostitution has only been criminalized in modern times. Selling sex is not a crime. Sex is sold everyday th...
Vote NO on Measure NN, For City of Oakland

Vote NO on Measure NN, For City of Oakland

The question here is where should we put our tax dollars?? Do we put our money into reacting to a crime? Or making sure that crime doesn'...
Do Raiders have what it takes to beat Ravens on Sunday?

Do Raiders have what it takes to beat Ravens on Sunday?

Just a few days removed from beating the New York Jets 16-13 on Sebastian Janikowski's 57-yard field goal in overtime, the Raiders turn ...
Police Preparing For Election Day Unrest...

Police Preparing For Election Day Unrest...

Police Preparing For Election Day Unrest "Are we anticipating it will be a riot situation? No. But will we be prepared if it goes awry?...
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights: What it means for you

Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights: What it means for you

While the $700 billion bailout and presidential election have dominated the news, the U.S. House passed a major piece of credit card reform ...
Palin's $150,000 Makeover - Socialist Charge Against Obama Is Racist

Palin's $150,000 Makeover - Socialist Charge Against Obama Is Racist

My commentary on the RNC's expenditure of $150,000 for Governor Palin and her family, and my assertion that the McCain / Palin Cam...
Palin Claims Vice President "In Charge Of The U.S. Senate"

Palin Claims Vice President "In Charge Of The U.S. Senate"

Yesterday, Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) sat for an interview with KUSA, an NBC affiliate in Colorado. In response to a question sent to the netwo...
Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds court on earnings day

Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds court on earnings day

The rare appearance by the Apple CEO produces a few more pithy quotes than you would usually hear on an earnings call. Here are a few... rea...
Oakland Raiders defeat New York Jets 16-13 in overtime

Oakland Raiders defeat New York Jets 16-13 in overtime

The stage was set for what appeared to be yet another late collapse for the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders were holding on to a 13-10 lead and...
Obama around Oakland

Obama around Oakland

Images of Obama from around Oakland, CA: on poster outside of democratic headquarters, in tags from a graffiti contest, and on children'...
Oakland Raiders look to parlay win into success

Oakland Raiders look to parlay win into success

Tom Cable has been preaching the gospel of "1-0" since his ascension to head coach nearly three weeks ago. The concept of this is ...
Aaron Peskin - SF Supervisor Says "Yes On H" in Video For Clean Energy

Aaron Peskin - SF Supervisor Says "Yes On H" in Video For Clean Energy

SF Prop H Supported By Van Jones, Author of "The Green Collar Economy"

SF Prop H Supported By Van Jones, Author of "The Green Collar Economy"

As part of our effort to promote clean energy for San Francisco, I am very proud to report that Van Jones, the author of "The Gre...
Phil Tagami | Tagami Roast At The Oakland Rotunda

Phil Tagami | Tagami Roast At The Oakland Rotunda

Oakland's New Hill Friendly Fire Trucks

Oakland's New Hill Friendly Fire Trucks

Today is marked the 17 year anniversary of worst fire in California, which occured in the Oakland Hills. So many homes and lives were lost t...
Joe The Plumber - Palin On SNL - Obama Draws 100,000

Joe The Plumber - Palin On SNL - Obama Draws 100,000

   This is my blog report on "Joe The Plumber", where I point out that he's actually not part of of the labor force, but a ...
East Oakland Sports Complex Development On City Council Agenda

East Oakland Sports Complex Development On City Council Agenda

There's an interesting but not reported on item -- ignored by the Oakland Tribune -- coming up on the Oakland City Council agenda, and i...
Clean Energy In San Francisco?  Mary (From Oakland) Says Yes!

Clean Energy In San Francisco? Mary (From Oakland) Says Yes!

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Oakland, CA commercial real estate video tour

Oakland, CA commercial real estate video tour

tour of the local office market read more | digg story
Jets-Raiders: Battle at the Line of Scrimmage

Jets-Raiders: Battle at the Line of Scrimmage

Another Sunday, and another game against a team struggling to make anything work. The 3-2 New York Jets will be traveling to Oakland to face...
Measure NN's Rocky Road

Measure NN's Rocky Road

Will this be the first time in Oakland's modern political history that all bond measures fail at the election booth? Given the rocky ro...
SF Prop H "Cake Band" Party with Mary The "Clean Energy Gal"

SF Prop H "Cake Band" Party with Mary The "Clean Energy Gal"

This video takes us into a great "VIP Party" held for the band "Cake" ( http://www.cakemusic.com) and the San Fran...
Van Jones on "The Green Collar Economy" and Clean Energy

Van Jones on "The Green Collar Economy" and Clean Energy

Van Jones is an Oakland-based author, activist, and spokesperghts who's known for his work in civil rights and against violence in Oak...
Obama - McCain | Final Debate Thoughts On Who Won - Temple Lounge

Obama - McCain | Final Debate Thoughts On Who Won - Temple Lounge

Who won the final Presidential Debate? I asked that question -- well more what they thought of the debate -- of Obama supporters at the ...
No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

A community forum held recently in Oakland, with the cast of the popular gay African-American now defunct television show that ran on Logo. ...
No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

A community forum held recently in Oakland, with the cast of the popular gay African-American now defunct television show that ran on Logo. ...
No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

No on Prop 8: Actors of Noah's Arc and Jumping the Broom

A community forum held recently in Oakland, with the cast of the popular gay African-American now defunct television show that ran on Logo. ...
On this Day: Krazy George Leads First Crowd ‘Wave’

On this Day: Krazy George Leads First Crowd ‘Wave’

On Oct. 15, 1981, Krazy George Henderson led the first audience wave at an Oakland Athletics game. read more | digg story
Interview with Oakland-based Urban Lit Author Renay Jackson

Interview with Oakland-based Urban Lit Author Renay Jackson

In the following interview, Renay Jackson discusses his new book, Sweetpea’s Secret, addresses the controversy surrounding the genre of urba...
Interview with Oakland-based Urban Lit Author Renay Jackson

Interview with Oakland-based Urban Lit Author Renay Jackson

In the following interview, Renay Jackson discusses his new book, Sweetpea’s Secret, addresses the controversy surrounding the genre of urba...
Is Sarah Palin Stabbing John McCain In The Back?

Is Sarah Palin Stabbing John McCain In The Back?

After much study, I've come to the conclusion, which I present in this video: ..that Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is stabbing Senat...
The Top Ten Greenest US Cities

The Top Ten Greenest US Cities

1. Portland, OR - 85.08 2. San Francisco - 81.82 3. Seattle - 79.64 4. Chicago - 70.64 5. Oakland - 69.18 6. New York City - 6...
SF Dancers Create Ad Hoc Company at Burning Man

SF Dancers Create Ad Hoc Company at Burning Man

Black Rock City Ballet was born of the imaginations of several professional dancers from Bay Area dance companies: Smuin Ballet, Sacramento ...
As Oakland Faces Deficit, Mayor Ron Dellums Goes On Junket

As Oakland Faces Deficit, Mayor Ron Dellums Goes On Junket

Just one week after a projected $42 million deficit prompted Oakland officials to announce the possible layoff of 200 city workers and the c...
Berkeley Planning Student Looks At Oakland's General Plan - Text Here

Berkeley Planning Student Looks At Oakland's General Plan - Text Here

A planning student at U.C. Berkeley wrote a 19 page paper about the Oakland General Plan and the Design Review Committee. I don't know ...
Repair, Don't Eliminate Oakland District Election System

Repair, Don't Eliminate Oakland District Election System

I can't disagree more with my friend Chip Johnson on the idea of replacing district elections in Oakland with an all-at-large system. T...
Cutting Police Overtime Will Not Save Money; Use Oakland Redevelopment Revenue

Cutting Police Overtime Will Not Save Money; Use Oakland Redevelopment Revenue

With all of the crime problems Oakland faces it's almost funny to think that cutting police overtime charged would actually cause the c...
Oakland's Homicide Rate And Latino Gangs - Video

Oakland's Homicide Rate And Latino Gangs - Video

This video posted today features a news story on a growing contributor to Oakland's homicide rate: the emergence of Latino gangs.
SF Magazine Writing Another Dellums Article

SF Magazine Writing Another Dellums Article

Last year, San Francisco Magazine devoted an e ntire issue to Oakland . It was a great work and I don't write that because I was in it....
Oakland And The Market Crash - What About Our "Swap Option Bonds"?

Oakland And The Market Crash - What About Our "Swap Option Bonds"?

When I worked for Elihu Harris as Economic Advisor between 1995 and 1999, Goldman Sachs responded to an RFP issued by our then-treasurer Jan...
Market Madness ; McCain / Palin Madness - The Blog Report

Market Madness ; McCain / Palin Madness - The Blog Report

Seems PG&E Wants To Screw San Francisco? What About Oakland?

Seems PG&E Wants To Screw San Francisco? What About Oakland?

Does PG&E wanto to screw San Francisco? If you consider that the utility doesn't back using clean energy sources and has not ...
Palin tried to hire Terrorist Gordon Liddy as spokesperson.

Palin tried to hire Terrorist Gordon Liddy as spokesperson.

Sarah Palin thought it was a good idea to hire Liddy to promote drilling in ANWR. Did she know Liddy was convicted of conspiracy, burglary,...
Yes on Prop H: San Francisco Clean Energy Act--Watch YouTube

Yes on Prop H: San Francisco Clean Energy Act--Watch YouTube

Proposition H on the November 4th ballot would put San Francisco on the path to 100% renewable energy. Don't buy PG&E's lies. Le...
The Nation: The Audacity of John McCAIN

The Nation: The Audacity of John McCAIN

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) who after a quarter century on Capitol Hill surely knows the political etiquette, did not refer to Senator Obama ...
Obama - McCain - Obama Will Win; The Economic Problem Is Why

Obama - McCain - Obama Will Win; The Economic Problem Is Why

This video was created just before the debate, but my prediction seems to have held and for the reasons I state here. This American Ec...
John Russo featured speaker at October APAC meeting

John Russo featured speaker at October APAC meeting

This is from the Adams Point Yahoo! Message Board. Hello. On very short notice, City Attorney John Russo's office was able to arran...
Letter Al Davis said he gave to Lane Kiffin

Letter Al Davis said he gave to Lane Kiffin

Here is the text of a letter provided by the Oakland Raiders that owner Al Davis said he gave to Lane Kiffin on Sept. 12, telling him that i...
Oakland Feels the Pain

Oakland Feels the Pain

GOP wealth doesn't -but GOVERNMENT budget woes trickle down and public housing still problematic. AND big business who are bailing. ...
Sapp says Davis meddles, lives in the past

Sapp says Davis meddles, lives in the past

Retired defensive lineman Warren Sapp apparently had one more crushing tackle left in him, unleashing an attack on Oakland Raiders owner Al ...
Oakland Raiders need a leader

Oakland Raiders need a leader

Al Davis is known for loathing disciplinarians as coaches. He believes that it is important for the locker room to police itself. Once upon ...
Measure N - Parcel Tax for Outstanding Oakland Teachers - Pros and Cons - League Of Women Voters Video

Measure N - Parcel Tax for Outstanding Oakland Teachers - Pros and Cons - League Of Women Voters Video

This video presents a new tax that pays for Oakland Teacher salaries. The woman giving the "pro" argument is my friend Libby Sc...
Measure NN Oakland Police Services Expansion - Pros and Cons - League Of Women Voters Video

Measure NN Oakland Police Services Expansion - Pros and Cons - League Of Women Voters Video

This League of Women Voters video gives two views on the proposed parcel tax for the City of Oakland Called Measure NN. The basic argume...
Joust!!! Saturday OCT 11th. IN OAKLAND

Joust!!! Saturday OCT 11th. IN OAKLAND

This is totally wacky. I had to add it. These guys have done too many drugs. But check out the event. Jousting on Freak Bikes. Bring y...
Obama Hits Back with New Keating Documentary

Obama Hits Back with New Keating Documentary

The Obama campaign's new documentary about John McCain and the Keating 5 scandal airs today! read more | digg story
John Russo - Oakland's Top Lawyer On Biden Palin Debate

John Russo - Oakland's Top Lawyer On Biden Palin Debate

I sat down with Oakland's Top Lawyer and friend John Russo just a day after the Vice Presidential debate between Senator Joe Biden ...
Oakland Chamber Backs Measure NN For More Police in Oakland

Oakland Chamber Backs Measure NN For More Police in Oakland

I agree that we need more police, but will people vote for a new tax in this economic climate?  I guess is "yes."   Here's the...
Cal Bears Beat Arizona State 24 to 14 - Oakland Tribune

Cal Bears Beat Arizona State 24 to 14 - Oakland Tribune

I missed the game -- working -- but glad to see Cal get a commanding victory.    Here's the details from the Tribune: Cal Bears Beat A...
Yes on Prop H: San Francisco Clean Energy Act--Watch YouTube

Yes on Prop H: San Francisco Clean Energy Act--Watch YouTube

Proposition H on the November 4th ballot would put San Francisco on the path to 100% renewable energy. Don't buy PG&E's lies. Le...
Oakland Offers Green Job Training - Oakland Tribune

Oakland Offers Green Job Training - Oakland Tribune

OAKLAND — The Oakland Green Jobs Corps, an ambitious plan to lift at-risk youths out of lives of poverty and violence and place them into jo...
Police Fundraiser Proceeds Will Go To Christopher Rodriguez

Police Fundraiser Proceeds Will Go To Christopher Rodriguez

Chris is a 10-year-old boy who is currently paralyzed from the waist down after being hit by a stray bullet while attending a piano lesson o...
Invisibility cloak now within sight

Invisibility cloak now within sight

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have for the first time engineered 3-D materials that can reverse the natural directio...
Urban Temple y Lake Merritt

Urban Temple y Lake Merritt

On a warm weekend in mid-September, some 1,000 people offered incense to their ancestors at a new temple in East Oakland, the same weekend t...
Urban Temple y Lake Merritt

Urban Temple y Lake Merritt

On a warm weekend in mid-September, some 1,000 people offered incense to their ancestors at a new temple in East Oakland, the same weekend t...
Cindy Sheehan on Politics and Her Campaign for Congress

Cindy Sheehan on Politics and Her Campaign for Congress

  At the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, Congressional Candidate Cindy Sheehan took time to talk with me about how her campaign was goin...
Ralph Nader - Presidential Candidate On The Bailout Bill

Ralph Nader - Presidential Candidate On The Bailout Bill

http://www.zennie62.com - Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader took time to talk with me specifically about what kind of form he would l...

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