City Of Oakland's Brenda Franzel Comes To Council to Save Her Job

City Of Oakland's Brenda Franzel Comes To Council to Save Her Job

If anyone had a doubt that the City of Oakland was in financial trouble, one look at tonight's Oakland City Council meeting should chang...
Oakland City and Unions Agree, Oakland Greens Fume Over Budget

Oakland City and Unions Agree, Oakland Greens Fume Over Budget

Just got an interesting email from Don Macleay, last year's Oakland Mayoral Candidate, who is urging Oaklanders to come to Tuesday night...
The Oakland Mayor's Office Must Clear-Up Its Communications Process

The Oakland Mayor's Office Must Clear-Up Its Communications Process

This blog post comes as an advisory to the Oakland Mayor's Office, and it's done not for malicious intent, but to bring a stop to a ...
The Black Holes of Healthcare, Lemonade,ā€¦And My Plan!

The Black Holes of Healthcare, Lemonade,…And My Plan!

HI Your Fit Day Friends: I hope you're all enjoying the spring weather. Here in the Bay Area we've had some pretty picture-per...
Car Driven Into Lake Merritt Oakland, Saturday Morning

Car Driven Into Lake Merritt Oakland, Saturday Morning

Car In Lake Merritt Oakland, Saturday Morning , a photo by zennie62 on Flickr. According to social media reports, a woman, unidentified, a...
Oakland News: Changing State Of Blogs In Oakland, Part One

Oakland News: Changing State Of Blogs In Oakland, Part One

Oakland News on the changing state of blogs in Oakland - part one. Oakland Blog Shrinkage First, what happened to blogs like OaklandSeen...
Deanna Santana Returns To Oakland To Become City Administrator

Deanna Santana Returns To Oakland To Become City Administrator

Deanna Santana, who came to the City of Oakland in 1995 and worked in what was then called the City Manager's Office and is now called t...
Oakland's Tupac Shakur Turns 40 - His Senseless Murder

Oakland's Tupac Shakur Turns 40 - His Senseless Murder

Oakland Rapper and Actor Tupac Shakur turns 40 today, and yet while he's not with us, his spirit is. The legendary poet-rap writer ...
Barbara Parker Appointed Oakland's Acting City Attorney For John Russo

Barbara Parker Appointed Oakland's Acting City Attorney For John Russo

Well, with former Oakland City Attorney and Alameda County City Manager John Russo's blessing, Barbara Parker, who Russo mentioned in my...
Oakland Police Search For Alleged Cell Phone Rapist

Oakland Police Search For Alleged Cell Phone Rapist

The person in this video above reportedly broke into a 28-year old woman's home in Oakland, and was allegedly in the process of steal...
AC Transit's Joel Young In Sex Scandal; Sandre Swanson Can Relax

AC Transit's Joel Young In Sex Scandal; Sandre Swanson Can Relax

UPDATE: Joel Young Issues Must Read Statement - Click Here. According to Indy Bay, which is all over this story, AC Transit Board Of D...
Oakland, Meet Lloyd, Crossing Guard At Grand And Mac Arthur Blvd

Oakland, Meet Lloyd, Crossing Guard At Grand And Mac Arthur Blvd

If you are on Grand Avenue and Mac Arthur in Oakland, California, during the rush hour and school mornings and afternoons, you've seen...
Oakland Restaurants - Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe Visit In Uptown Oakland

Oakland Restaurants - Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe Visit In Uptown Oakland

The new Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe finishes a buildout of the front store spaces of The Fox Theater in Oakland, and is enjoying its fi...
Code For Oakland App Competition: Redirectory Wins!

Code For Oakland App Competition: Redirectory Wins!

In this tech news, the first annual (hopefully) Code For Oakland hackathon is history. The event drew 102 people, complete with Oakland...
T-Mobile Samsung Loss Leads To Bad Oakland Service

T-Mobile Samsung Loss Leads To Bad Oakland Service

View Larger Map The loss of my T-Mobile Samgung Galaxy Variant in a taxi cab has led to bad service encounters at T-Mobile's Oakland...
Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe, Dogwood Bar, Mark Uptown Oakland

Rudy's Can't Fail Cafe, Dogwood Bar, Mark Uptown Oakland

Last night this vlogger trekked down over to the Uptown District in Oakland to just check out how the scene was changing. The result? Th...
John Russo On Oakland A's, Raiders, "Donated Alameda Politicians" Issue

John Russo On Oakland A's, Raiders, "Donated Alameda Politicians" Issue

On May 17th, this blogger interviewed now former Oakland City Attorney John Russo on video, as you can see. There have been three blog pos...
Oakland Sideshow Still The Happening In East Oakland

Oakland Sideshow Still The Happening In East Oakland

Unless you've had some doubt, let this blog post put to rest the idea that the Oakland Sideshow is dead. It's not. It's alive ...

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