Goodbye AMEX Gold Card (For Now) - Zennie62

Goodbye AMEX Gold Card (For Now) - Zennie62

Goodbye Gold Card my old friend! We've seen good-eats on the high-end.. People tell me AMEX has crashed. People say their credit is smas...
Paralyzed - Legendary Stardust Cowboy Shoots Gun At Stork Club

Paralyzed - Legendary Stardust Cowboy Shoots Gun At Stork Club

Wow. Now I've seen almost everything: The Stork Club in Oakland, California. February 7, 2009. The Ledge is backed by The Altamont Bo...
Homicide on Fontaine Street in Oakland

Homicide on Fontaine Street in Oakland

A man was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds on Fontaine Street in East Oakland as police investigate.
Dan Spalding Riding Down Telegraph With Video Camera

Dan Spalding Riding Down Telegraph With Video Camera

Dan Spalding - this guy's wacky for sure. He's taken his camera and made a video of himself riding down Telegraph Avenue after leav...
Robert Bobb Was Worried About Cynthia Dellums

Robert Bobb Was Worried About Cynthia Dellums

A Robert Bobb reminder post from the recent past: More at EBX : “Robert Bobb should have been Oakland's new city administrator. He was...
Schwarzenegger Says Reporter Says "Wacky Things"

Schwarzenegger Says Reporter Says "Wacky Things"

This is a classic video on Gov. Schwarzenegger 's personality.
2009 SF Bay To Breakers Approved With Controversy

2009 SF Bay To Breakers Approved With Controversy

The 2009 San Francisco Bay To Breakers was approved by the City of San Francisco on Thursday but not without controversy. With problems of p...
Oakland To Make Pitch To Build New Stadium To A's - Rich Lieberman

Oakland To Make Pitch To Build New Stadium To A's - Rich Lieberman

According to Rich Lieberman (AKA Big Vinny), a source claims that Oakland City Officials are going to make a pitch to the Oakland A's to...
SF Chronicle's Fiscal Problems Due To Bad Management

SF Chronicle's Fiscal Problems Due To Bad Management

The San Francisco Chronicle lost $50 million last year and is reportedly going to lose more this year. The reason isn't the Internet, th...
Text Of President Obama's Speech To Joint Session Of Congress - State Of The Nation

Text Of President Obama's Speech To Joint Session Of Congress - State Of The Nation

Last Night President Barack Obama gave the greatest speech I've ever heard and his best, certainly. We have the text of that speech ove...
President Obama's Greatest Speech - State Of The Nation

President Obama's Greatest Speech - State Of The Nation

In his best speech ever President Obama sounded the call for the need to stop sending jobs overseas. It was totally missed by pundits, but...
Mayor's Sports And Entertainment Task Force Formed And Meeting

Mayor's Sports And Entertainment Task Force Formed And Meeting

For about two years there has been talk of the formation of a Sports Task Force. I first sent an email asking for such a group to the staff...
Berkeley police release sketch of suspected sexual predator

Berkeley police release sketch of suspected sexual predator

More at Inside Bay Area : “BERKELEY — Police released a sketch this morning of a man suspected in an ongoing series of "skirt lifting&q...
Jazzercize Women Show Their Stuff at the Warriors Game

Jazzercize Women Show Their Stuff at the Warriors Game

OK. 200 of the San Francisco Bay Area's finest Jazzercize women showed us their stuff at halftime during the Oakland Warriors basketball...
Giraffe Goes Berserk, Leaps Moat, Confronts Zoo Visitors - Not Really

Giraffe Goes Berserk, Leaps Moat, Confronts Zoo Visitors - Not Really

The Oakland Zoo is well built, and the animals have lots of space to roam. For example, the elephants and lions have enclosures of four acre...
Raiders Cut 3 Players, 2008 Offseason Was Total Failure

Raiders Cut 3 Players, 2008 Offseason Was Total Failure

On Friday, the Oakland Raiders released safety Gibril Wilson, defensive end Kalimba Edwards and wide receiver Ronald Curry, saving the team ...
BART holdup victim grabs knife, kills robber

BART holdup victim grabs knife, kills robber

A 23-year-old visitor from the East Coast had just gotten money from an ATM when he told his friend on a cell phone that he had a bad feelin...
Jerry Lewis Award Protest On Oscar Eve

Jerry Lewis Award Protest On Oscar Eve

"The Trouble With Jerry" Is A group that was formed to protest the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decision to give th...
Zennie62: Zennie Abraham's Promo Shoot For His New TV Show

Zennie62: Zennie Abraham's Promo Shoot For His New TV Show

This video is of my trip to Denver to meet up with Art Thomas and Steve and Bernard and Meesha to make my tv promotion segment spot. It was ...
Josh Wolf Documentary Project: Sierra Choi Needs Your Help

Josh Wolf Documentary Project: Sierra Choi Needs Your Help

More at Zennie62 : “John Wolf spent 226 days in jail to protect his videos and sources, and caused the creation of a new law protecting vide...
Obama's visit to Mesa brings hope to fearful AZ home owners

Obama's visit to Mesa brings hope to fearful AZ home owners

More at Zennie62 : “The Obama administration is supporting legislation that, if passed, would allow judges to write down the principle and/o...
Marine Layer Challenges Oakland A's at Coliseum Fans

Marine Layer Challenges Oakland A's at Coliseum Fans

new A's ballpark: For Oakland fans with solutions : “Okay, Oakland-first partisans. Here's your chance. By virtue of the comments at...
Bill Brand Ex-Tribune Reporter Dies From Muni-Accident Injuries

Bill Brand Ex-Tribune Reporter Dies From Muni-Accident Injuries

More at Muni Diaries : “Former Oakland Tribune reporter Bill Brand has succombed to injuries sustained in a February 8 accident. Brand was h...
"A's Stadium Bad For Fremont" - 02/17/2009 Fremont Council Meeting

"A's Stadium Bad For Fremont" - 02/17/2009 Fremont Council Meeting

On February 17th, Fremont residents came out against the planned construction of a new stadium for the Oakland A's at this City Council ...
West Oakland BART Views of West Oakland

West Oakland BART Views of West Oakland

From YouTuber TooWeirdForWork: Views of West Oakland from the BART commuter train
John Russo's 50th Birthday - Russo Rules Out Mayoral Run

John Russo's 50th Birthday - Russo Rules Out Mayoral Run

http://oaklandfocus.blogspot.com - At his 50th birthday party hosted by Phil Tagami, Oakland City Attorney John Russo officially says he is...
Al Sye - Skyline High School Principal Focus Of Investigation

Al Sye - Skyline High School Principal Focus Of Investigation

More at Inside Bay Area : “Feb. 17: The principalship at Oakland's largest high school is notorious for its political challenges. It'...
Eric Holder Is Right: Twittering About Race Causes Cancer!

Eric Holder Is Right: Twittering About Race Causes Cancer!

Attorney General Eric Holder is right! Twittering about race causes cancer as toxins build. Best to have a diverse group of friends to talk ...
Cong. Barbara Lee Says Stimulus Funds Coming To East Bay

Cong. Barbara Lee Says Stimulus Funds Coming To East Bay

More at Inside Bay Area : “OAKLAND — Help is on the way for East Bay school districts, local governments and small businesses through the ec...
Fremont A's Stadium Opponents Keeping Up Protest

Fremont A's Stadium Opponents Keeping Up Protest

More at Inside Bay Area : “FREMONT — While the Oakland A's have put their move to Fremont on hold, stadium opponents say they still will...
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook's Benevolent Dictator

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook's Benevolent Dictator

Mark Zuckerberg is Facebook's Benevolent Dictator who says the social network is 176 million or the sixth largest nation in the World. E...
On Oscar Grant, Phil Bronstein, BART Police, & My Source

On Oscar Grant, Phil Bronstein, BART Police, & My Source

This week I posted a vlog on Oscar Grant and what my source claims is an autopsy where crack cocaine was found in his body. Here is an upd...
Oakland A's Fremont Stadium Plans Are Gone

Oakland A's Fremont Stadium Plans Are Gone

More at Inside Bay Area : “FREMONT — The Oakland A's suddenly are reconsidering a move to Fremont in the face of vociferous opposition f...
Josh Wolf Documentary Project: Sierra Choi Needs Your Help

Josh Wolf Documentary Project: Sierra Choi Needs Your Help

John Wolf spent 226 days in jail to protect his videos and sources, and caused the creation of a new law protecting video-bloggers. Now Sier...
Did the Radiers Want to Hire Utah Coach Kyle Whittingham » Raiders Gab

Did the Radiers Want to Hire Utah Coach Kyle Whittingham » Raiders Gab

More at Raiders Gab : “The Desert News reports that the Raiders and owner Al Davis actually were looking to hire Utah head coach Kyle Whitti...
California Sen. Dennis Hollingsworth, CA lawmakers use campaign contributions for lavish lifestyles

California Sen. Dennis Hollingsworth, CA lawmakers use campaign contributions for lavish lifestyles

More at Inside Bay Area : “SACRAMENTO — Some California lawmakers haven't let the state's financial calamity keep them from enjoying...
BART Shooting: BART Board Member James Fang's Views

BART Shooting: BART Board Member James Fang's Views

Newspaper publisher and BART Board Member James Fang is much talked about but seldom talked to. At a BART Shooting meeting where he was accu...
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates on Goals Moving Forward

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates on Goals Moving Forward

In his only YouTube video -- he seems to have stopped making them since he got reelected -- Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates lays out his goals and ...
UC Berkeley PCN 2009 Promo Commercial Video

UC Berkeley PCN 2009 Promo Commercial Video

This is a real cool, feel good vidoe for this event: This is the Second Video Promo for UC Berkeley's Pilipino Cultural Night. Zellerb...
Semen and White Lace in Oakland Chinatown

Semen and White Lace in Oakland Chinatown

Folks, I didn't make this, I just found it. This is your Oakland, California: Philip comes home. Semen and White Lace Oakland Asian C...
Oakland City Attorney John Russo: Firing of "Riders" Cops Upheld

Oakland City Attorney John Russo: Firing of "Riders" Cops Upheld

From "OaklandRusso" On YouTube Firing of Riders Cops Upheld by Arbitrator 2/4/09 OAKLAND, CA City Attorney John Russo today...
Oakland Farmers Market - What Rebecca Learned

Oakland Farmers Market - What Rebecca Learned

Once in a while there are gems around like this one. It's short and basically meaningless, but what the heck?
Jerry Brown Calls Gavin Newsom "Character" With City "In A Mess"

Jerry Brown Calls Gavin Newsom "Character" With City "In A Mess"

more at www.sfexaminer.com : “SAN FRANCISCO – In a thinly veiled shot at Mayor Gavin Newsom, former Oakland Mayor and California Attorney Ge...
Oscar Grant: Source: Autopsy Shows Crack Cocaine In Body

Oscar Grant: Source: Autopsy Shows Crack Cocaine In Body

A well-placed source reported to me that BART Shooting victim Oscar Grant was found to have Crack Cocaine in his body, and planted thro...
KRON-TV parent Young Broadcasting files for bankruptcy

KRON-TV parent Young Broadcasting files for bankruptcy

More at San Jose Mercury News : “Young Broadcasting Inc., owner of Channel 4 KRON-TV and nine other television stations, filed for bankruptc...
The Key System in Oakland and Berkeley 1945 - March of Progress;

The Key System in Oakland and Berkeley 1945 - March of Progress;

I found this video at TruStack's channel on YouTube. TruStack reports: Before there was BART, before there was AC Transit, there was...
Cell Phone Guns; Deadly "James Bond" Micro Weapon

Cell Phone Guns; Deadly "James Bond" Micro Weapon

The cell phone gun is now in media view after a raid of an Italian Mafia group last fall. A 28-year old man captured had this device, but th...
John Russo: Oakland's Lawyer Sues Housing Authority: Press Conference

John Russo: Oakland's Lawyer Sues Housing Authority: Press Conference

This press conference was held to announce the settlement between the City of Oakland and the Oakland Housing Authority last fall of 2008. ...
BART Shooting: Davey D Interviews Jeff Thomason of Oakland Police Department

BART Shooting: Davey D Interviews Jeff Thomason of Oakland Police Department

This is a great interview of OPD spokesperson Jeff Thomason by DaveyD and done last Friday evening, but it leaves one question open: where i...
A's Fremont Stadium Dream Fading Away With Credit Crisis

A's Fremont Stadium Dream Fading Away With Credit Crisis

This video show how the City of Fremont went from being an enthusiastic player in the matter of building the new high-tech stadium for the O...
East Bay Express Gets News From Sanjiv Handa - Robert Bobb Was Worried About Cynthia Dellums

East Bay Express Gets News From Sanjiv Handa - Robert Bobb Was Worried About Cynthia Dellums

More at EBX : “Robert Bobb should have been Oakland's new city administrator. He was easily the most qualified candidate, and was Mayor ...
ARod? Steroids? Blame Baseball and The Commissioner

ARod? Steroids? Blame Baseball and The Commissioner

Alex Rodriguez admitted that he took performance enhancing drugs in 2003, and perhaps between 2001 and 2003 while with the Texas Rangers. Bu...
Fox Oakland Gala Event Video: Oakland, CA February 5th 2009

Fox Oakland Gala Event Video: Oakland, CA February 5th 2009

The majestic Fox Oakland Theater reopened with a bang as a lavish gala was held February 5th. The event featured "everything 40s":...
Oakland Fox Gala: Fox Stage and Main Room From Second Level

Oakland Fox Gala: Fox Stage and Main Room From Second Level

bbb_0279 , originally uploaded by Mike Rosati Photography . This photo by Mike Rosati Photography captures both the beauty and the size of...
Fox Oakland Gala: Vintage Police Officers in Front Of Building

Fox Oakland Gala: Vintage Police Officers in Front Of Building

smokers , originally uploaded by chuchi carmelo .
Fox Oakland Gala: Deco Belle At Gala

Fox Oakland Gala: Deco Belle At Gala

deco belle , originally uploaded by chuchi carmelo .
Fox Theater On Gala Opening Night

Fox Theater On Gala Opening Night

Fox Theater , originally uploaded by Lucky † 13 .
Oakland Fox Gala: Pat Dedekian Thanks People Who Helped Make It Happen

Oakland Fox Gala: Pat Dedekian Thanks People Who Helped Make It Happen

Pat Dedekian's "Thank You, We Did It" Speech , originally uploaded by kwikway .
Phil Tagami's Oakland Fox Project Team Takes a Bow At Gala

Phil Tagami's Oakland Fox Project Team Takes a Bow At Gala

Tagami's Fox Project Team Takes a Bow , originally uploaded by kwikway . This was but one of the many great scenes at this terrific e...
Economic Recovery Compromise Makes Rich, Richer: The Alternative Minimum Tax

Economic Recovery Compromise Makes Rich, Richer: The Alternative Minimum Tax

I wrote a blog post over at Zennie62 that I urge you to read.  You can understand the real nature of the compromise bill that's passing ...
BART Shooting: Johannes Mehserle out on $3 M bail in murder case

BART Shooting: Johannes Mehserle out on $3 M bail in murder case

More at SF Gate : “(02-06) 16:48 PST DUBLIN -- Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer accused of murder in the Jan. 1 shooting de...
Oakland's Fox Theater ready to reopen Friday - Inside Bay Area

Oakland's Fox Theater ready to reopen Friday - Inside Bay Area

More at Oakland Tribune : “Oakland's Fox Theater, the 81-year-old grand dame of a movie palace, born at the start of Hollywood's Gol...
Rachel Casanta Professional Triathlete and Coach

Rachel Casanta Professional Triathlete and Coach

Rachel (Sears) Casanta is a Professional Triathlete and Coach based in Richmond, California. Rachel's also my friend and someone my com...
Zennie Meets Renetto's Business Friend - Small Vlogger World

Zennie Meets Renetto's Business Friend - Small Vlogger World

This is right out of the small world file. I happened by accident to be sitting next to a friend of Renetto, one of the first "big"...
Obama Inauguration: What The Inauguration Meant To Me

Obama Inauguration: What The Inauguration Meant To Me

In this video I share what the day of the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of The United States means to me, set to music ...
Councilmember Pat Kernighan On Oakland's Economic Crisis

Councilmember Pat Kernighan On Oakland's Economic Crisis

At the press conference explaining the settlement between the City of Oakland and the Oakland Housing Authority I talked with District 2 Cou...
BART Shooting: Nancy Nadel On Police and People of Color

BART Shooting: Nancy Nadel On Police and People of Color

I talked with Oakland District 3 Councilmember Nancy Nadel at the BART Shooting Community meeting held January 8th 2009. Here, Nadel expres...
Comcast Cable Has Terrible Service; Oakland Should Cut The Franchise Agreement

Comcast Cable Has Terrible Service; Oakland Should Cut The Franchise Agreement

Comcast Cable has enjoyed a long standing franchise agreement in Oakland, which is why it seems every apartment has the service at the exclu...
Richmond Hate Crime Claimed - Alarm To Those Who Think All Is Well

Richmond Hate Crime Claimed - Alarm To Those Who Think All Is Well

This story below reminds me -- in a remote way -- of a small but disturbing matter that happened at Cafe Van Kleef and to me. I was talk...
Zennie Abraham's No-Do-Over-Day: Jerry Brown The Super Bowl and The Email

Zennie Abraham's No-Do-Over-Day: Jerry Brown The Super Bowl and The Email

The iReport at CNN team wants to know what my do-over-day would be. Well, the one I was thinking of, when I -- as Chairman -- wrote an emai...
Michael McGuire: Funeral Services for Michael McGuire on Wednesday February 4, 2009

Michael McGuire: Funeral Services for Michael McGuire on Wednesday February 4, 2009

My friend Michael McGuire passed away of a sudden heart attack Saturday night January 24th. The Berkeley High and U.C. Berkeley grad was ju...
Judge Sets Bail For Johannes Mesherle; Police Confront Protesters

Judge Sets Bail For Johannes Mesherle; Police Confront Protesters

This Channel 5 Video shows the report of the out come of the BART Shooting bail hearing for Johannes Mesherle and the reaction of protest...

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