Meg Whitman Oakland Office fears Oakland, can't spell "surveillance"

Meg Whitman Oakland Office fears Oakland, can't spell "surveillance"

In the "now we've seen everything" department, we have former eBay Chairman and CEO Meg Whitman, running for California Gove...
Obama on The View: Sarah Palin, in Alaska, says Obama should be at U.S. Mexico boarder

Obama on The View: Sarah Palin, in Alaska, says Obama should be at U.S. Mexico boarder

OK, Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin just can't resist putting her foot in her mouth regarding President Obama. She should just admit...
Oakland News: Don Macleay and Mayor's Race; Children's Fairyland

Oakland News: Don Macleay and Mayor's Race; Children's Fairyland

Children's Fairyland and Don Macleay in the Oakland Mayor's Race, have urgent announcements in today's Oakland news. Don Macl...
American Idol chaos: J-Lo in, Kara DioGuardi fired, Ellen DeGeneres quit

American Idol chaos: J-Lo in, Kara DioGuardi fired, Ellen DeGeneres quit

Wow. American Idol is in a state of chaos: J-Lo, Jennifer Lopez, is in as a judge; Kara DioGuardi was fired as a judge, and Ellen DeGeneres ...
Chippy D - Laurence Fishburne's girl a porn star,  Kim Kardashian thanked

Chippy D - Laurence Fishburne's girl a porn star, Kim Kardashian thanked

Montana Fishburne, the daughter of famed actor, Laurence Fishburne, is certainly making her dad an unhappy camper as she's now called &q...
Charles E. Johnson, San Mateo's Tano Capital, invests in India, China

Charles E. Johnson, San Mateo's Tano Capital, invests in India, China

What's interesting to learn about Bay Area venture capital firms, and on the heels of Thursday's TechCrunch Summer Party hosted by A...
I-580 Oakland shooter Byron Williams was Tea Party sympathizer

I-580 Oakland shooter Byron Williams was Tea Party sympathizer

According to Bob Egelko and Henry K. Lee of the San Francisco Chronicle , the man who terrorized Oakland (causing Adams Point residents to t...
Oakland Mayor's Race 2010 - Dr. Terrance Candell interview

Oakland Mayor's Race 2010 - Dr. Terrance Candell interview

In many ways, Dr. Terrance Candell is a lot like fellow Oaklander Urban Farmer Novella Carpenter , the author of Farm City . Both are en...
Urban Farming in Oakland: City Slickers Fundraiser features Novella Carpenter

Urban Farming in Oakland: City Slickers Fundraiser features Novella Carpenter

Urban farming is fast catching on as an alternative to shopping in overpriced food stores and worrying about how to feed a family on a c...
Beatles Norwegian Wood played on San Francisco BART train

Beatles Norwegian Wood played on San Francisco BART train

YouTube , Metacafe , Blip.tv and Viddler A group of wandering musicians playing The Beatles Norwegian Wood on a San Francisco BART tr...
News site charges for free study that says people will not pay for online news

News site charges for free study that says people will not pay for online news

NewMediaAge thought it was pulling a fast one by offering a study that reads "Almost two-thirds of people are happy to pay for quality...
Oakland News: Oakland Mayor's Race - thoughts on the forum before video

Oakland News: Oakland Mayor's Race - thoughts on the forum before video

On Thursday night July 15th, a change in flight plans enabled this blogger to attend the Oakland Mayoral Forum on Public Safety. Here are ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman is running for mayor

Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman is running for mayor

Joe Tuman  The Oakland Mayor's Race added its 11th candidate: San Francisco State University Professor of Communications and Legal...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman is running for mayor

Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman is running for mayor

Joe Tuman  The Oakland Mayor's Race added its 11th candidate: San Francisco State University Professor of Communications and Legal St...
Oakland News: ZZA's Enoteca closed; Grand Avenue Monday ghost town

Oakland News: ZZA's Enoteca closed; Grand Avenue Monday ghost town

ZZA's Enoteca in Oakland  This installment of Oakland News, or news about what's going on in Oakland, California from very reliab...
Bohemian Grove fund-raiser to feature Grammy Award-winning acts

Bohemian Grove fund-raiser to feature Grammy Award-winning acts

The Bohemian Grove is hosting its 99th Annual Monte Rio Variety Show (website:  http://www.monterioshow.org  ) to benefit local charities on...
Oakland News: Lake Chalet loses chef; strip clubs in Oakland?

Oakland News: Lake Chalet loses chef; strip clubs in Oakland?

Lake Chalet Patio in Oakland An Oakland news roundup of things told to this blogger by a number of reliable sources. First, Lake Chalet,...
Oakland News: Lake Chalet loses chef; strip clubs in Oakland?

Oakland News: Lake Chalet loses chef; strip clubs in Oakland?

Lake Chalet Patio in Oakland An Oakland news roundup of things told to this blogger by a number of reliable sources. First, Lake Chalet,...
San Francisco event Monday night: Young Frankenstein and Wicked cast at Club Fugazi, 7:30 PM

San Francisco event Monday night: Young Frankenstein and Wicked cast at Club Fugazi, 7:30 PM

San Francisco's Club Fugazi, which hosts Beach Blanket Babylon , has an exciting event tonight, Monday night only at 7:30 PM featuring Y...
World Cup 2010: Spain v. Netherlands at The Republic, San Francisco

World Cup 2010: Spain v. Netherlands at The Republic, San Francisco

The World Cup 2010 is history. Spain has beaten the Netherlands. And all we have are memories. What's cool about online video and ...
Oscar Grant verdict, Oakland riot: Oriana Bolden video is key

Oscar Grant verdict, Oakland riot: Oriana Bolden video is key

Today, Oriana Bolden, someone not known to this space, sent a video she created in downtown Oakland on Thursday that gives a very comprehens...
Oscar Grant verdict, Oakland riot: two view of police conduct

Oscar Grant verdict, Oakland riot: two view of police conduct

Just after 9 PM on the Thursday night after the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the Oscar Grant / Johannes Mehserle trial, this blog...
Oscar Grant verdict: Mehserle involuntary manslaughter sparks protest

Oscar Grant verdict: Mehserle involuntary manslaughter sparks protest

Oakland, California is now what it hates most: the center of attention in America for a reason it does not want: the Oscar Grant verdict. ...
AC Transit: Mary King explains why union asked to take cut

AC Transit: Mary King explains why union asked to take cut

AC Transit Zero Emission Bus  In Monday's Bay Area News Group websites The San Jose Mercury News and the Tri Valley Herald in San J...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Terrance Candell crushes Jean Quan, he says

Oakland Mayor's Race: Terrance Candell crushes Jean Quan, he says

Terrance Candell Oaklander and St. Mary's graduate, Director of Candell's College Preparatory Academy, and CNN Roland Martin look...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Jean Quan on Oscar Grant, 2010 Oakland Budget, Oakland Police

Oakland Mayor's Race: Jean Quan on Oscar Grant, 2010 Oakland Budget, Oakland Police

Oakland District Four Councilmember Jean Quan met with this blogger for a requested redo of an interview conducted with her just after h...
Oakland City Council- 2010 election Bloggers and Boosters for Libby Schaaf

Oakland City Council- 2010 election Bloggers and Boosters for Libby Schaaf

If The Oakland 209 Gin Cocktail Competition at Sidebar Oakland felt like a small town reunion of friends, the Bloggers and Boosters par...
Oakland 209 Gin Cocktail Competition at Sidebar Oakland, California

Oakland 209 Gin Cocktail Competition at Sidebar Oakland, California

Sidebar Oakland  You know the Oakland Restaurant Scene has picked up when Sidebar Restaurant on Grand Avenue holds what was the Adams...
Pier 39 - Players Sports Bar and Arcade in San Francisco

Pier 39 - Players Sports Bar and Arcade in San Francisco

One evening during the 2009 NBA Finals this blogger was given a surprise: the opportunity to be a celebrity bartender for the first time ...

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