Online Reputation Management: Our YouTube Video Is Ranked #1 (For Now)

Online Reputation Management: Our YouTube Video Is Ranked #1 (For Now)

In the really fast changing world of  Online Reputation Management  getting a number one search ranking on Google's nothing to ignore, r...
Patricia Dedekian Talks About The Oakland Fox Theater Restoration

Patricia Dedekian Talks About The Oakland Fox Theater Restoration

Patricia Dedekian of the Friends Of The Oakland Fox talks about how the effort to revive the Fox Theater took shape and the basic problem...
Fox Oakland Theater: Some Oaklanders Question New Configuration and Economics

Fox Oakland Theater: Some Oaklanders Question New Configuration and Economics

As the day of February 5th -- the day the Oakland Fox Theater is to reopen -- moves closer, some Oaklanders are not as excited about that da...
Fox Oakland Almost Finished: Opening Day Party On February 5th 2009

Fox Oakland Almost Finished: Opening Day Party On February 5th 2009

The Oakland Fox Theater has rested dormant for over 30 years until California Commericial Investments and Phil Tagami worked with the City o...
Oaklanders Tony West and Van Jones Mentioned In Today's Tribune As Possible Obama Cabinet Picks

Oaklanders Tony West and Van Jones Mentioned In Today's Tribune As Possible Obama Cabinet Picks

Tony West, who I've gotten to know over the last two years of volunteering for the Obama campaign, and Van Jones, who I actually met for...
Mumbai, India Terrorist Attacks Byproduct of Unequal Income Distribution

Mumbai, India Terrorist Attacks Byproduct of Unequal Income Distribution

 In the wake of the horrible Mumbai, India terrorist attacks we have had conversations on the role of Radical Islam. But forgetten is the f...
Don Perata - Oakland Tribune Looks Back On His Senate Record

Don Perata - Oakland Tribune Looks Back On His Senate Record

In a kind of retrospective, Oakland Tribune reporter Josh Richman looks back on California Senator Don Perata's record and sorts them in...
Online Reputation Management | Online Marketing | SBSON

Online Reputation Management | Online Marketing | SBSON

http://www.sbson.com  -- How do you look in a search? Do you like what you see? Are you even visible? Is there a search result you don'...
CNN's Sara Sidner Becomes Star Of Mumbia, India Taj Mahal Hotel Terrorist Attack Story

CNN's Sara Sidner Becomes Star Of Mumbia, India Taj Mahal Hotel Terrorist Attack Story

If you watch KTVU, you may remember the woman who anchored the Saturday evening news, Sara Sidner. Well, she's now on CNN and doing a fa...
The Crucible's Gifty Holiday Art Sale

The Crucible's Gifty Holiday Art Sale

'Tis the season again for holiday shopping, and the hottest holiday gifts will be found at The Crucible's Gifty Holiday Art Sale, th...
Lane Kiffin to coach Tennessee Volunteers

Lane Kiffin to coach Tennessee Volunteers

Tennessee has reached an agreement with former Oakland Raiders coach Lane Kiffin to take over as the Volunteers' next coach, with an ann...
OAKLAND / Judge throws out suit over GOP committee

OAKLAND / Judge throws out suit over GOP committee

An Alameda County judge has thrown out a lawsuit contesting the election to the county's Republican Central Committee of a handful of su...
Chris Young of Obama For America in Berkeley - Scenes From Election 2008

Chris Young of Obama For America in Berkeley - Scenes From Election 2008

Chris Young of the Northern California staff of Obama for America gives a speech in Berkeley, Ca, September 4th 2008. Then I talk with Yo...
Terrorist Attack In India: Covert Action Needed To Rescue Americans

Terrorist Attack In India: Covert Action Needed To Rescue Americans

Happy Thanksgiving. But its not one for the people who are being held hostage in Mumbai, India. Mumbai, the "Bollywood" capital...
The Race for Oakland Mayor: Robert Bobb Would Beat Don Perata

The Race for Oakland Mayor: Robert Bobb Would Beat Don Perata

On the heels of my blog post on why I think Don Perata would lose if he ran for Mayor of Oakland, I had a great conversation with friends w...
John Russo: Oakland City Attorney Joined Lawsuit Against Prop 8

John Russo: Oakland City Attorney Joined Lawsuit Against Prop 8

In this bit of old news that you may not know but should, Oakland City Attorney John Russo has annouced that his office has joined the City ...
Why I Trust Barbara Lee - Jack & Jill Politics

Why I Trust Barbara Lee - Jack & Jill Politics

“First, it does little to address the underlying problem – the foreclosure crisis. We need a moratorium on foreclosures and bankruptcy refor...
Barbara Lee To Lead Congressional Black Caucus

Barbara Lee To Lead Congressional Black Caucus

With a new term of Congress set to begin, the Congressional Black Caucus has also experienced a change of leadership. Congresswoman Barbara ...
New Orleans Ranks As Most Violent U.S. City

New Orleans Ranks As Most Violent U.S. City

With more than 19,000 reported crimes and 208 murders in 2007, New Orleans is followed by: Camden, New Jersey; Detroit, Michigan; St. Louis,...
Six NFL Hall of Fame Semi-finalists have Raider ties

Six NFL Hall of Fame Semi-finalists have Raider ties

The Oakland Raiders have a long history of having the greatest players, which is evidenced by the fact that over one-fifth of the current ba...
Oakland Based Clothing Co., Biscotti Designed Malia Obama's Dress

Oakland Based Clothing Co., Biscotti Designed Malia Obama's Dress

On the historic election night three weeks ago, Malia Obama wore a dress designed by Oakland-based Biscotti, a company that started two deca...
80 Year Old Woman Beaten by Three Men

80 Year Old Woman Beaten by Three Men

I found this story on the Oakland. It's maddening and makes me sick. I really hope they catch these guys. Reward doubled in Oakland b...
Robert Bobb Donated To Hillary Clinton, Not Barack Obama (?!?)

Robert Bobb Donated To Hillary Clinton, Not Barack Obama (?!?)

This is listed under the file heading of "What was he thinking?"  I've learned using Huffington Post's "Fundrace"...
Chip Johnson Points To Mayor Dellums "Dithering" Over Robert Bobb

Chip Johnson Points To Mayor Dellums "Dithering" Over Robert Bobb

San Francisco Chronicle columnist Chip Johnson has had a field day -- or year -- going after Mayor Ron Dellums and pointing to his shortcomi...
Bowoto v. Chevron: White Guilt Clouds The Truth About Nigeria

Bowoto v. Chevron: White Guilt Clouds The Truth About Nigeria

Today features jury instructions and closing arguments in the trail of Bowoto v. Chevron. In the accounts of the trial, I've noticed ...
Raiders Win, Pound Denver 31-10

Raiders Win, Pound Denver 31-10

As the Oakland Raiders went into the 2nd half ahead 10-3 this Sunday, the Raiders had still failed to score an offensive touchdown. The Raid...
Oakland Raiders finally offensive in big win over the Denver

Oakland Raiders finally offensive in big win over the Denver

After a first half and drive that had the feeling of "here we go again" the Raiders finally found the end zone with their offense ...
Obama Economic Team: Tim Geithner, Christine Rohmer, Lawrence Summers

Obama Economic Team: Tim Geithner, Christine Rohmer, Lawrence Summers

President-Elect Barack Obama's just annouced his new economic team this morning  :  New York Federal Reserve head Tim  Geithner as Treas...
Oakland Police DUI Checks To Hit North Oakland, December 12th

Oakland Police DUI Checks To Hit North Oakland, December 12th

Just in time for the holiday party season we have this report of a planned DUI check by the blog "Oakland North".  The basics are ...
Don Perata.  Mayor of Oakland?  Can He Win?

Don Perata. Mayor of Oakland? Can He Win?

There's a lot of talk about the possibility of California State Senator Don Perata running for Mayor of Oakland.  I love Don.  Great per...
East Bay Literary Examiner Interviews Cathlin Goulding

East Bay Literary Examiner Interviews Cathlin Goulding

Tony R. Rodriguez interviews Cathlin Goulding of Oakland, CA. read more | digg story
CA's Supreme Court ponders challenges to gay-marriage ban

CA's Supreme Court ponders challenges to gay-marriage ban

When six of seven members of the California Supreme Court gathered in Berkeley on Friday for a conference on the role of the court, their ev...
Berkeley professors help with presidential transition

Berkeley professors help with presidential transition

UC Berkeley professors named to President-elect Barack Obama's advisory board joining about a dozen people who will work with Obama'...
Linux Guru Reiser Seeks New Murder Trial

Linux Guru Reiser Seeks New Murder Trial

Reiser is the Linux guru who in April was convicted of the first-degree murder of his estranged wife. He's the same defendant who, in ex...
Bay Area Stakes Claim as the

Bay Area Stakes Claim as the

The Mayors of San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose got together Thursday afternoon to declare their intention to morph their collective commu...
Roger W. Ferguson For Treasury Secretary

Roger W. Ferguson For Treasury Secretary

Many Americans have lost confidence in our government and the actions of Treasury Secretary Henry Paulsen are a key reason why. Paulsen d...
Anthony Frazier, 29, Arrested For Oakland Sex Slavery Abduction

Anthony Frazier, 29, Arrested For Oakland Sex Slavery Abduction

The main question for me is "What the hell's on the mind of a person who would even think of doing something like that?"  Why ...
The Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer and The CNN iReport

The Situation Room, Wolf Blitzer and The CNN iReport

This is my video based on an email I received from Nicole Saidi, CNN.com's Senior Assistant Producer, requesting a video on my thoughts ...
Biofuel Startup Strives to Meet Obama's Green Ambitions

Biofuel Startup Strives to Meet Obama's Green Ambitions

"We have 203 employees — and we're growing," John Melo, CEO of alt-fuel startup Amyris, said as he stepped jauntily through th...
Ronald Curry On His Way Out Of Oakland

Ronald Curry On His Way Out Of Oakland

In light of losing Javon Walker to injury, the Raiders benched Ronald Curry this week despite his best performance of the ‘08 season this pa...
Jane Tyska v. Art Michel Alameda County DA Does Not File Charges Against Tyska

Jane Tyska v. Art Michel Alameda County DA Does Not File Charges Against Tyska

Today's Oakland Tribune contains happy news for Oakland Tribune photographer Jane Tyska, myself, and others in the media.  The Alameda C...
THE CAL STANFORD BIG GAME - THIS SATURDAY

THE CAL STANFORD BIG GAME - THIS SATURDAY

Ok, I have not missed a Big Game since, well, I can't remember.  And this one certainly is important for Cal and Stanford's bowl hop...
Zennie Abraham's Visit To CNN Atlanta HQ and iReport Team

Zennie Abraham's Visit To CNN Atlanta HQ and iReport Team

This is a video of my visit to the CNN Atlanta Headquarters and to meet the iReport and CNN International people who've been so g...
Phil Tagami's Bay Cruise and Oakland Talk - August 31, 2008

Phil Tagami's Bay Cruise and Oakland Talk - August 31, 2008

I finally got the chance to edit, compress, and upload this boat ride I took with my friend Phil Tagami on August 31st of this year. Phil...
Alton Jelks of the Mayor's Task Force on Parking TODAY Bellevue Club 525 Bellevue Ave

Alton Jelks of the Mayor's Task Force on Parking TODAY Bellevue Club 525 Bellevue Ave

From The Adams Point Action Council message board Tuesday (TODAY) Meeting at the Bellevue Club, 525 Bellevue Ave will feature: Dr. Bailey...
World Renowned Sculptor; Bruce Beasley Has No Reason to Leave His Home in West Oakland

World Renowned Sculptor; Bruce Beasley Has No Reason to Leave His Home in West Oakland

"I love West Oakland," he said. "It is vibrant, real, varied and right in the heart of the whole Bay Area. It is a small to...
Al Davis, Jim Fassel, and The Oakland Raiders

Al Davis, Jim Fassel, and The Oakland Raiders

Jim Fassel says he wants to coach the Oakland Raiders. I think he should hold off on that before he hears my take. To make it work, Mr. Da...
President-Elect Barack Obama On 60 Minutes Sunday

President-Elect Barack Obama On 60 Minutes Sunday

My take on President Elect Barack Obama's appearance on 60 miniutes Sunday.  He and Michelle -- First Lady Elect -- performed very well...
Oakland Gun Violence Soars As Oakland Takes Eye Off The Sales Ball

Oakland Gun Violence Soars As Oakland Takes Eye Off The Sales Ball

I remember when then-Oakland City Manager made curbs on the sale of guns in Oakland a major priority; then Mayor and now AG Jerry Brown fire...
Star Trek Trailer Reveals Hit Star Trek Movie

Star Trek Trailer Reveals Hit Star Trek Movie

 Well four days ago I had this music in a dream then in my head I could not figure out how it got there. It was sci-fi like and could ...
Arab - Israeli Conflict...At Cal-Berkeley

Arab - Israeli Conflict...At Cal-Berkeley

Apparently Arab-Israeli aggressions are heating to boiling point in Berkeley.  The Daily Cal reports a Thursday night fight police may call...
Jing Hua Wu Who Shot Three Co-Workers, To Be Arraigned Wednesday

Jing Hua Wu Who Shot Three Co-Workers, To Be Arraigned Wednesday

In what has to be the most unfortunate case of temporary insanity, Jing Hua Wu, who went berserk and shot three co-workers at the radio chip...
No On 8 Rally Video - Rebecca Kaplan

No On 8 Rally Video - Rebecca Kaplan

This video of the Saturday, November 15th No on 8 Rally at Oakland City Hall was created by YouTuber marymactavish. I believe the speake...
How Blogging Is Like An Election Campaign - A Set of Tips 1. You need a story

How Blogging Is Like An Election Campaign - A Set of Tips 1. You need a story

I saw what is an interesting take on Blogging and how it's like an election campaign, and since we just experienced and participated in ...
Editorial: Abusive Oakland police chief needs to go - Oakland Tribune

Editorial: Abusive Oakland police chief needs to go - Oakland Tribune

THE OAKLAND SCHOOL district should fire the chief of its small police force for his abusive behavior caught on tape as he inappropriately de...
Buffi The Gym Girl - My New Sim Game - BuffiTheGymGirl.com

Buffi The Gym Girl - My New Sim Game - BuffiTheGymGirl.com

  Regular visitors to our blog are undoubtedly saying "What?!" but I've not forgotten the basics of Sports Business Simulati...

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