Dwayne Wiggins, Too Short: Oakland Haiti Benefit

Dwayne Wiggins, Too Short: Oakland Haiti Benefit

Tomorrow night's benefit for Haiti is more than Oakland artists coming together - it's an expression of our community's capacity...
Draeger Construction rebuilds the Bay Area, is Haiti next?

Draeger Construction rebuilds the Bay Area, is Haiti next?

Who makes the buildings of the San Francisco Bay Area? That's something this blogger's wondered about as, with a background in City...
Draeger Construction rebuilds the Bay Area, is Haiti next?

Draeger Construction rebuilds the Bay Area, is Haiti next?

Who makes the buildings of the San Francisco Bay Area? That's something this blogger's wondered about as, with a background in City...
California state politics - Drawing state lines [Aimee Allison/OaklandSeen]

California state politics - Drawing state lines [Aimee Allison/OaklandSeen]

Apply for Commission to Redraw CA Election Lines - oh, yeah it pays $80K too. Get the scoop tonight 5:30pm. Adam Briones of the Greenlining...
Journey to Haiti with Doc Gurley

Journey to Haiti with Doc Gurley

14 days and counting. I got the message yesterday that a group would like me to go to Haiti. I'd already thrown my name in the hat in th...
City of Oakland stupidity: parking meters cost more than revenue gain

City of Oakland stupidity: parking meters cost more than revenue gain

In this dramatic example of City of Oakland fiscal stupidity: the proposed 250 parking meter locations for new meters will cost more to inst...
City of Oakland Parking Issue: Oakland wants more parking meters

City of Oakland Parking Issue: Oakland wants more parking meters

The City of Oakland's desire to earn more revenue on the backs of Oakland's poor continues. This email, sent out by Oakland Council...
Oakland News: Glenview Neighborhood gets new website

Oakland News: Glenview Neighborhood gets new website

The City of Oakland's desire to earn more revenue on the backs of Oakland's poor continues. This email, sent out by Oakland Council...
Craigslist Founder on media, Obama, and Google Nexus One

Craigslist Founder on media, Obama, and Google Nexus One

On Friday, Craigslist Founder and SFGate.com blogger Craig Newmark was kind enough to open his cool Cole Valley, San Francisco home to m...
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie split news called false

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie split news called false

The Internet was inundated with rumors that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were breaking up or had already split and were filing for divorce....
Oakland News: Glenview Neighborhood gets new website

Oakland News: Glenview Neighborhood gets new website

Over at Zennie62.com , Patsy Eagan announced that there's a new website especially for the Glenview Neighborhood in Oakland. The rest o...
Oakland's Lake Chalet reviewed by NY Times

Oakland's Lake Chalet reviewed by NY Times

In what's supposed to be a restaurant review, but comes off as more of a general commentary, the New York Times reviewed my favorite Oa...
Hope for Haiti Now concert performances and update

Hope for Haiti Now concert performances and update

Last night's Hope for Haiti Now concert featured 19 performances from artists like Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Shakira, Taylor Swift, Ju...
Chevron's noted Richmond Refinery closure seen as joke in Richmond

Chevron's noted Richmond Refinery closure seen as joke in Richmond

The news is all over that Chevron's planning to close its Richmond Refinery, but in Richmond, California and the East Bay of the San Fra...
Oakland Parking Problem causes Don Macleay for Mayor

Oakland Parking Problem causes Don Macleay for Mayor

The Oakland Parking Problem has a number of Oaklanders upset, yet the City of Oakland just doesn't seem to get it. The Oakland Parking ...
Oakland Historic Landmark Rededicated Sunday

Oakland Historic Landmark Rededicated Sunday

The First Unitarian Church of Oakland is one of the oldest and most storied buildings in the East Bay. Built in 1891, it just underwent an ...
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts MLK Speech - Aimee Allison/OaklandSeen

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts MLK Speech - Aimee Allison/OaklandSeen

Yesterday, the new Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts set himself apart from other lawmen. He's been making the rounds in community mee...
Mayor Dellums to Break Tie on Council Vote - for Port Nominee

Mayor Dellums to Break Tie on Council Vote - for Port Nominee

[Aimee Allison] Mayor Dellums is finally using his city-chartered right to break a council tie by casting a vote for his appointee Michael L...
Oakland breaking up Friendly Cab's monopoly this week

Oakland breaking up Friendly Cab's monopoly this week

The City of Oakland is in the process of breaking up the monopoly long-held by Oakland's Friendly Cab. According to a source who did n...
Racism rises in Oakland: patron writes anti-black slur at bar

Racism rises in Oakland: patron writes anti-black slur at bar

Racism returned to Oakland Friday night. A patron at Oakland's popular Cafe Van Kleef wrote "Happy Nigger Day" on the bathroo...
Haiti Earthquake News: Oakland Attorneys return to USA - Aimee Allison

Haiti Earthquake News: Oakland Attorneys return to USA - Aimee Allison

[Aimee Allison, OaklandSeen] Oakland attorneys and activists Walter Riley and Barbara and Selena Rhine are back in the states after a harrow...
Help for Haiti after 7.0 Earthquake: donation list and information

Help for Haiti after 7.0 Earthquake: donation list and information

This is the second update of two earlier blog reports at Zennie62.com on Help for Haiti after the 7.0 Earthquake. The organization list was ...
Oakland is one of blog SFEater's best dining neighborhoods?

Oakland is one of blog SFEater's best dining neighborhoods?

I just saw this in the SFEater blog and had to laugh: The Year in Eater continues in full force! Single Best Meals, Top Newcomers, Top Sta...

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