Walking and Talking With Mom On A Georgia Summer Evening

Walking and Talking With Mom On A Georgia Summer Evening

Regular readers of this space know this blogger travels to Atlanta, Georgia to help Mom and just keep her company almost every month. My ...
UC Berkeley Letter To Students On California By Prof Michael O'Hare

UC Berkeley Letter To Students On California By Prof Michael O'Hare

 Berkeley Prof. Michael O'Hare  The UC Berkeley Letter To Students On California by Berkeley Professor Michael O'Hare is one th...
Fremont Cop Shot In Oakland, CA:  Mayor Ron Dellums Statement

Fremont Cop Shot In Oakland, CA: Mayor Ron Dellums Statement

20-year-old 5 feet 7 inch, 240 pound, brown eyed and black haired Andrew Barrientos is armed, dangerous, and on the run after shooting a Fre...
KPIX Channel Five San Francisco Departures Listed By Rich Lieberman

KPIX Channel Five San Francisco Departures Listed By Rich Lieberman

According to an email from Richard Lieberman, KPIX Channel Five in San Francisco has suffered a rash of departures due to the terrible econo...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Videos Of Candidate Interviews To Date

Oakland Mayor's Race: Videos Of Candidate Interviews To Date

In an effort to keep you as consistently informed about the Oakland Mayor's Race as possible, this blogger assembled the first playlis...
Oakland Mayor's Race: CBS Poll Of Likely Voters Leaves Out Info

Oakland Mayor's Race: CBS Poll Of Likely Voters Leaves Out Info

Senator Don Perata Seeking to help define The Oakland Mayor's Race, KPIX Channel Five elected to conduct a poll of 591 "likely v...
Oakland City Council Race: Pat Kernighan Sends Hot Email About The Race

Oakland City Council Race: Pat Kernighan Sends Hot Email About The Race

Councilmemer Pat Kernighan  Just about an hour ago this blogger posted the news of Oakland City Council District Two  (Glenview, Chinato...
Oakland City Council Race: Jennifer Pae Gets Alameda Sup Keith Carson's Backing

Oakland City Council Race: Jennifer Pae Gets Alameda Sup Keith Carson's Backing

Jenn Pae A slowly developing challenge to Oakland City Council District Two Councilmember Patricia Kernighan now has the magical look of ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: A Poll's Being Conducted, But By Whom?

Oakland Mayor's Race: A Poll's Being Conducted, But By Whom?

Don, are you out polling? For some time candidates in the Oakland Mayor's Race, let alone Oaklanders, have not had a handle on who th...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman's Yard Signs Missing

Oakland Mayor's Race: Joe Tuman's Yard Signs Missing

Joe Tuman  When this blogger got an email from a person who was concerned that Joe Tuman's campaign was placing lawn signs where they...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Lawyers Forum Sept 10th; EBYD Website Fix Needed

Oakland Mayor's Race: Lawyers Forum Sept 10th; EBYD Website Fix Needed

EBYD.  Greg Harrland's running... Yep. Another forum is coming up for the Oakland Mayor's Race. It's the Alameda County Dem...
Las Vegas Seeks Oakland Athletics; Will Build 45,000-Seat Stadium

Las Vegas Seeks Oakland Athletics; Will Build 45,000-Seat Stadium

Mayor Goodman Just when it seemed San Jose was the only city that wants the Oakland Athletics to leave Oakland and move to a planned new ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Sierra Club Opens Forum To All Candidates

Oakland Mayor's Race: Sierra Club Opens Forum To All Candidates

This is a quick supplemental and update to this blogger's last Oakland Mayor's Race blog post on Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan's ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Kaplan calls Sierra Club, Oakland Chamber bullies LWV

Oakland Mayor's Race: Kaplan calls Sierra Club, Oakland Chamber bullies LWV

As this blogger has written, The (yeah, capital "T") Oakland Mayor's Race is going to get even more interesting and today, Thu...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Don Perata to skip The Sierra Club Forum

Oakland Mayor's Race: Don Perata to skip The Sierra Club Forum

Don Perata  Breaking Oakland Mayor's Race news! This blogger just received a late night email announcing that Former State Senator ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Terrance Candell vs. The Sierra Club

Oakland Mayor's Race: Terrance Candell vs. The Sierra Club

Earlier, Kent Lewandowski, volunteer Chairperson Northern Alameda County Group of The Sierra Club, San Francisco Bay Chapter, wrote a rather...
Oakland Cleveland Heights neighbors consider private security

Oakland Cleveland Heights neighbors consider private security

In the wake of Oakland police budget cuts and crime rate that's not adjusting for the city's dismal budget, the City of Oakland and ...
Oakland Mayor's Race: League of Women Voters, Sierra Club said to discriminate

Oakland Mayor's Race: League of Women Voters, Sierra Club said to discriminate

Terrance Candell's wife is really upset  The Oakland Mayor's Race has thirteen candidates: Tim Brown, Terrance Candell, Arnold Fi...
Oakland City Council Race: Pat Kernighan's buying drinks Wednesday!

Oakland City Council Race: Pat Kernighan's buying drinks Wednesday!

Apparently the news that her Oakland City Council District Two Seat Competitor Jennifer Pae raised over $30,000 has driven her to the bar (j...
Oakland Mayor's Race: Jean Quan, there are no "minor" candidates

Oakland Mayor's Race: Jean Quan, there are no "minor" candidates

Get it?  Huh?   Now that the Oakland Mayor's Race has reached its second season and is heading toward the November election, we have ...
Oakland Raiders finally show timed passing game

Oakland Raiders finally show timed passing game

This blog post was written in the head of this blogger before it was obvious the Oakland Raiders were going to win their first 2010 NFL Pr...
The Wizard of OZ, San Francisco Sunday Event: Help Is On The Way

The Wizard of OZ, San Francisco Sunday Event: Help Is On The Way

Image via Wikipedia For some reason, these events go together: today's the 71st Anniversary of The Wizard of OZ and on Sunday, August 15...
Oakland Downtown to pipe-in Muzac at 13th and Broadway?

Oakland Downtown to pipe-in Muzac at 13th and Broadway?

Image via Wikipedia Downtown Oakland, CA  Apparently, the City of Oakland's going to great lengths, almost neurotic, to alter the str...
SF Transbay Terminal Ground Breaking marks new beginning

SF Transbay Terminal Ground Breaking marks new beginning

If you follow this space, you recall the long process of working to get a final design for the new San Francisco Transbay Terminal. The o...
Bank of America and Wells Fargo gouging - Jerry Brown should step in

Bank of America and Wells Fargo gouging - Jerry Brown should step in

California Attorney General Jerry Brown should look into this. According to The Associated Press via The Huffington Post , Wells Fargo was ...

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