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More Details (Oak Trib)- Murder at Bangkok Palace On 3300 Grand Avenue at 10 PM Monday Night

More Details (Oak Trib)- Murder at Bangkok Palace On 3300 Grand Avenue at 10 PM Monday Night

This is from today's Oakland Tribune. This person is still at large. Robber kills restaurant employee Laos native slain on last day ma...
"Easy" To Open At the Old Fifth Amendment Site On Lakeshore Avenue

"Easy" To Open At the Old Fifth Amendment Site On Lakeshore Avenue

A visit to "Radio" on 13th Street, near Broadway was the scene of my latest information on a rumored new establishment to be locat...
Murder at Bangkok Palace On 3300 Grand Avenue at 10 PM Monday Night

Murder at Bangkok Palace On 3300 Grand Avenue at 10 PM Monday Night

I just returned from a trip to The Alley, on 3325 Grand Avenue, where I learned of yet another murder. This one just accross the street and...
Oakland's Long Standing Racist Subtext To Blame For Problems  - Brenda Payton, Oakland Tribune

Oakland's Long Standing Racist Subtext To Blame For Problems - Brenda Payton, Oakland Tribune

Brenda's right -- spot on here. Oakland's City Council has always had to deal with crime, but when crime problems are brought to th...
People We Don't Know Doing Nutty Things In Adams Point

People We Don't Know Doing Nutty Things In Adams Point

This information came from our Yahoo! Message Board and it's well worth reporting. It seems that there's a lot of criminal or just ...
Oakland Sting Captures 15-Year Old Prostitute

Oakland Sting Captures 15-Year Old Prostitute

The only thing the Oakland Tribune seems really good at covering are the police blotters and sports. Here's the police end. It's cl...
Jerry Brown's Name Recognition Shines Through in Field Poll - But Negative Rating Is Rather High

Jerry Brown's Name Recognition Shines Through in Field Poll - But Negative Rating Is Rather High

Jerry Brown outpolls his Attorney General challenger Rocky Dellgadillo in the latest Field Poll. But there's a catch for both candidate...
Mayor Jerry Brown Accused Of Permitting Developer Forest City To Avoid Hiring Minority Contractors

Mayor Jerry Brown Accused Of Permitting Developer Forest City To Avoid Hiring Minority Contractors

This appeared in SF Bay View online and was written by local contractor Joe Debro. Jerry Brown's Uptown plantation by Joe Debro - ...
The Woes Of Cafe Van Kleef

The Woes Of Cafe Van Kleef

After attending the Mayor's Debate and meeting a friend in SF, I visited one of my favorite Oakland places Cafe Van Kleef last night, an...
Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce Mixer Today at 6 PM

Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce Mixer Today at 6 PM

I learned that the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce is having a mixer today at 6 PM at the Community Bank of The Bay, 1750 Broa...
Oakland Tribune Has No Face - Top Columnists Gone And No One To Cover Oakland's Soul

Oakland Tribune Has No Face - Top Columnists Gone And No One To Cover Oakland's Soul

The "Oakland" Tribune's without Peggy Stinnett and Brenda Payton. The website reads, "no current entries." The pap...
Oakland Teachers Don't Strike, But One Day Off Is Given - Knight Ridder

Oakland Teachers Don't Strike, But One Day Off Is Given - Knight Ridder

Oakland teachers, district reach deal STRIKE IS CANCELED, BUT STUDENTS ARE STILL GIVEN THE DAY OFF By Kimberly S. Wetzel Knight Ridder A ...
Jerry Brown Seen As Political Liability To Ignacio De La Fuente

Jerry Brown Seen As Political Liability To Ignacio De La Fuente

M. Joe Hunt wrote this interesting blog, which I've reprinted and linked to here. He also writes that De La Fuente suffers from AGS: Al...
Jerry Browns' Aides Wasting Taxpayer Time Checking On Oakland Focus - Wait Until You Get Home!

Jerry Browns' Aides Wasting Taxpayer Time Checking On Oakland Focus - Wait Until You Get Home!

What's this man really afraid of? I wonder.
Oakland Mayor's Office Loves Oakland Focus! - Extensive Visits Today Top 10 Page Views!

Oakland Mayor's Office Loves Oakland Focus! - Extensive Visits Today Top 10 Page Views!

I just checked SBS' Oakland Focus stats and noticed that our old friends at the Oakland Mayor's office are back and in a big way! 1...
Port of Oakland Commission Gives Airport Concession Workers A $9.90 Wage Price Control - Tribune

Port of Oakland Commission Gives Airport Concession Workers A $9.90 Wage Price Control - Tribune

Airport concession workers score 'living wage' Vote guarantees $9.90 an hour beginning in May 2008 By Paul T. Rosynsky, STAFF WRITER...
Mayor Jerry Brown Cleared Of Charges In Nightclub Race Case - Tribune

Mayor Jerry Brown Cleared Of Charges In Nightclub Race Case - Tribune

I still think this is a case of two women who may have been a bit angry at everyone after getting tossed from the nightclub, and Jerry was r...
Another Fight Near Mingles Club In Jack London Square Leaves Ronald Hall Jr Dead

Another Fight Near Mingles Club In Jack London Square Leaves Ronald Hall Jr Dead

I saw that information in today's Oakland Tribune... Basketball star fatally shot near Oakland club High schooler likely in wrong pla...
"Let's Vote On Oak To Ninth Development Project" - Peggy Stinnett -- Not A Bad Idea, Peggy

"Let's Vote On Oak To Ninth Development Project" - Peggy Stinnett -- Not A Bad Idea, Peggy

I think Peggy's idea is the best way. Let the voters of Oakland make the choice! LET'S VOTE ON HUGE HOUSING PROJECT PEGGY STINN...
Yoshi's Gets New Marketing / PR Honcho, Joan Rosenberg

Yoshi's Gets New Marketing / PR Honcho, Joan Rosenberg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jason Arnold 510.328.1350, cell 510.326.4353 jarnold@yoshis.com http://www.yoshis.com YOSHI'S WOR...
Oakland Mayoral Debate & RCPC Candidates Forum - April 20th, 7 PM, 5951 College Avenue

Oakland Mayoral Debate & RCPC Candidates Forum - April 20th, 7 PM, 5951 College Avenue

I saw this at the Rockridge Community Planning Council's Website: "The April 20 Candidates' Night will consist of two events:...
Dona Tomas Is In Oakland, Not Berkeley!  Geez!

Dona Tomas Is In Oakland, Not Berkeley! Geez!

I saw this post over at this random blog which read: "Dinner in Berkeley We dined last night with our friends Penny and Dave (both exc...
In A Web-Page World, Council President De La Fuente Asks Oaklanders to Read His 32-Page Bio

In A Web-Page World, Council President De La Fuente Asks Oaklanders to Read His 32-Page Bio

Hmm... Personally, I'd read it Ignacio, but it wasn't a great campaign move at all. That written, I do know you have a story to ...
Phil Tagami Wants To Know What It Means For A Developer To Embrace Diversity?  Shame On You, Phil.  You know the answer!

Phil Tagami Wants To Know What It Means For A Developer To Embrace Diversity? Shame On You, Phil. You know the answer!

(Tagami with Mayoral Longshot Candidate Ignacio De La Fuente and Charlotte Laws. Yeah, Phil's supporting the longshot.) I saw this ...
Jerry Brown's Late To The Party - Finally Annouces Support of Gay Marriage

Jerry Brown's Late To The Party - Finally Annouces Support of Gay Marriage

Yep. After chiding the Bay Area Reporter for asking his stance on Gay and Lesbian marriage, a deparate-to-win Jerry Brown finally "com...
Aimee Allison (District 2 Council Election) Challenges The Establishment - And Might Win

Aimee Allison (District 2 Council Election) Challenges The Establishment - And Might Win

I've seen her signs around Lake Merritt, so I decided to check out her site. She's spot on about the Port of Oakland, if brief. H...
Nancy Nadel -- Not A Longshot Candidate; De La Fuente Is

Nancy Nadel -- Not A Longshot Candidate; De La Fuente Is

There's a school of thought that Nancy Nadel's the longshot candidate for Mayor. I'm here to tell you that she out-polls Ignaci...
Using Broadway Auto Row For An A's Ballpark Is A Terrible and Costly Idea

Using Broadway Auto Row For An A's Ballpark Is A Terrible and Costly Idea

Someone recently presented an idea that would remove one of the largest generators of sales tax revenue -- it's a documented fact -- in ...
Jerry Brown and Rocky Delgadillo Nearly Even In Campaign Fund Raising - Dailynews.com

Jerry Brown and Rocky Delgadillo Nearly Even In Campaign Fund Raising - Dailynews.com

Wow, with his name recognition, you'd think Mayor Jerry Brown would be light years in front of Rocky Delgadillo, his challenger for the ...
Will Oakland Airport Finally Get Its' Monorail?

Will Oakland Airport Finally Get Its' Monorail?

This project was first proposed way back in 1991. The fact that it's took this long to get it off the ground is a clear sign of Oakland...
Oakland Hills Mudslide Problem - Alvarado Road Closed Due To Flooding - Homes May Slide Down Hill

Oakland Hills Mudslide Problem - Alvarado Road Closed Due To Flooding - Homes May Slide Down Hill

OAKLAND, CA (KCBS) -- Public works crews have closed a stretch of Alvarado Road where several homes were evacuated earlier this week after ...
I understand that the "grassy knoll" is being considered for a parking lot as part of the Boathouse Redevelopment Plan for that pa...
Oakland A's Negotiate With Fremont On New Stadium - It Will Never Work

Oakland A's Negotiate With Fremont On New Stadium - It Will Never Work

Check out my post on the SBS Baseball Business Blog.
Observers Say Mayor's Race Is Between Dellums and Nadel

Observers Say Mayor's Race Is Between Dellums and Nadel

I saw this post over at "Drinking Liberally" about the recent Mayor's Debate. Seems that commenters look at either Ron Dell...
"The Covenant With Black America" Meeting Draws Thousands To Allen Temple - Oakland Post

"The Covenant With Black America" Meeting Draws Thousands To Allen Temple - Oakland Post

According to the Oakland Post, several thousand people came to hear Tavis Smalley's presentation of The Covenant With Black America.&quo...
Chabot Science Center Short of Funds By $1 Million - City May Help - Montclarion

Chabot Science Center Short of Funds By $1 Million - City May Help - Montclarion

Chabot hopes Oakland provides funding The Space and Science Center has made cuts but still faces a deficit in June By Eric Kurhi STAFF WRITE...
Peggy Stinnett Steps Down - Oakland Tribune Without City's Dean Of Columnists

Peggy Stinnett Steps Down - Oakland Tribune Without City's Dean Of Columnists

On March 27th and without ceremony, Oakland Tribune Columnist Peggy Stinnett wrote her last column for the newspaper. It was sad to read t...
Nancy Nadel on The "Oak To Ninth" Waterfront Plan

Nancy Nadel on The "Oak To Ninth" Waterfront Plan

I found this email in the Adams Point Yahoo Group. It shows Oakland Councilmember and Mayoral Candidate Nancy Nadel's view of the Oak ...
Lake Merritt Mugging Attempt at 1 AM Sunday, April 9th

Lake Merritt Mugging Attempt at 1 AM Sunday, April 9th

This was a post on the Adams Point Message Board on Yahoo! I heard a woman screaming outside my window at approx. 1 a.m. in the morning o...
The Beach Chalet / Oakland Deal - Another Take

The Beach Chalet / Oakland Deal - Another Take

I talked to a very good and well-placed friend of mine about why the Oakland City Council voted to give the right to create a restaurant to ...
Ignacio De La Fuente and Oakland City Council Won't "Buy Oakland" So Why Should You?

Ignacio De La Fuente and Oakland City Council Won't "Buy Oakland" So Why Should You?

Ignacio De La Fuente voted to bring in a San Francisco Restaurant, The Beach Chalet, to run the unused boathouse facility at Lake Merritt. ...
Jerry Brown On Aide Gil Duran "He's Karl Rove!"

Jerry Brown On Aide Gil Duran "He's Karl Rove!"

This year Oaklanders who care have ran accross the name of a key aide to Jerry Brown. His name is Gil Duran. I most often see Duran with M...
Jerry Brown Accused of Covering Up Allegations of Racism By Everett & Jones Restaurant Owner - Oakland Tribune

Jerry Brown Accused of Covering Up Allegations of Racism By Everett & Jones Restaurant Owner - Oakland Tribune

Article Last Updated: 04/08/2006 3:16 AM PDT Restaurateur: Brown pledged lease for favor Mayor, who supported another eatery's boathous...
Jerry Brown Aides Travel Internet To Defend Their Boss On City Time - "Oakland Focus" Visited By "City of Oakland" IP Adresses Linked To Comments

Jerry Brown Aides Travel Internet To Defend Their Boss On City Time - "Oakland Focus" Visited By "City of Oakland" IP Adresses Linked To Comments

When I served as Economic Advisor to Mayor Elihu Harris, the last thing I had time to do, and never took time to do, was comb the Internet ...
Former De La Fuente Aide Lewis Cohen Clears The Air: "It's From Me"

Former De La Fuente Aide Lewis Cohen Clears The Air: "It's From Me"

Lewis Cohen, the fomer aide to Oakland Council President Ignacio De La Fuente, cleared the air regarding his rant last October in The Daily...

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