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Is Fomer Economic Development Head Bill Claggett Coming Back To Oakland?

Is Fomer Economic Development Head Bill Claggett Coming Back To Oakland?

Today as I was passing by City Hall, I saw a familar face pass by at a distance and rushing toward the 14th Street side entrance of Oakland&...
Lake Merritt, Oakland - A Mugging On Wayne Ave., A Truck Broken Into In China Hill

Lake Merritt, Oakland - A Mugging On Wayne Ave., A Truck Broken Into In China Hill

This area continues to be plagued by night-time crime. While District Two and District Three councilmembers plan a town hall meeting on high...
Ca. Assembly Sandre Swanson's Bill To Restore Oakland Schools To Local Control - Kerry Hamill In Rockridge News

Ca. Assembly Sandre Swanson's Bill To Restore Oakland Schools To Local Control - Kerry Hamill In Rockridge News

Assembly bill seeks to limit state oversight by Kerry Hamill, North Oakland School Board Member - Rockridge News, January Oakland’s new stat...
Warriors / Oracle Arena Robbed Of Plasma TVs and ATMs - SMG Fires SF Security Firm; Hires Oakland Firm

Warriors / Oracle Arena Robbed Of Plasma TVs and ATMs - SMG Fires SF Security Firm; Hires Oakland Firm

Well, the Oakland Robbery Problem is everywhere. It even struck Oracle Arena, where the Golden State Warriors play. In this case, the heis...
Black / Latino Race Relations Problems Not From Economic Rivalry - Tanya K. Hernandez

Black / Latino Race Relations Problems Not From Economic Rivalry - Tanya K. Hernandez

I found this article in "The Black Commentator" and posted it because given Oakland's population mix and the racial hostilitie...
Dellums Says Door To Keep Oakland A's in Oakland "Slighty Open" - Bay City News Service

Dellums Says Door To Keep Oakland A's in Oakland "Slighty Open" - Bay City News Service

UPDATE: NEWSOM AND DELLUMS DIFFER ON FATES OF PRO SPORTS TEAMS 01/17/07 4:10 PST SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom a...
Kaiser Oakland, Children's Hospital Oakland,  Alta Bates Judged Not Earthquake Safe - Oakland Tribune

Kaiser Oakland, Children's Hospital Oakland, Alta Bates Judged Not Earthquake Safe - Oakland Tribune

This is terrible news that must be reported. What are medical institutions doing with the money made from record health care costs? It'...
What About The Crime Issue?  COUNCILMEMBERS NANCY NADEL AND PAT KERNIGHAN HOST LAKE MERRITT TOWN HALL MEETING On High Rises

What About The Crime Issue? COUNCILMEMBERS NANCY NADEL AND PAT KERNIGHAN HOST LAKE MERRITT TOWN HALL MEETING On High Rises

Councilmembers Nancy Nadel and Pat Kernighan are hosting a Lake Merritt Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, January 31st at 666 Bellevue in the ...
Oakland Carjacking At 3000 Block Of Capp Street, Then East Oakland Robbery Spree Monday and Tuesday - Tribune

Oakland Carjacking At 3000 Block Of Capp Street, Then East Oakland Robbery Spree Monday and Tuesday - Tribune

Police report robbery spree through Oakland From Staff Reports - Oakland Tribune Article Last Updated: 01/16/2007 01:04:09 PM PST OAKLAND _...
A Brief Note To "Anonymous" Posters Of Comments - Your Days Are Up!

A Brief Note To "Anonymous" Posters Of Comments - Your Days Are Up!

Occasionally we get and allow comments from "Anonymous" poster. Well, as of today, we're not allowing them any more. Not at ...
Oakland's Moler Barber College Saved By Phil Tagami and California Commercial Investments - Oakland Tribune

Oakland's Moler Barber College Saved By Phil Tagami and California Commercial Investments - Oakland Tribune

Renowned barber college still stylin' in new location Moler transplanted to Telegraph Avenue By Cecily Burt, STAFF WRITER - OAKLAND TRIB...
San Francisco-Based KNBR's Rod Brooks -- Who's Black -- Puts Down Black Coaches

San Francisco-Based KNBR's Rod Brooks -- Who's Black -- Puts Down Black Coaches

Click here to read my post on this over at SBS NFL Business Blog.
Gun-Point Robbery At 376 Staten Avenue At 1:20 AM January 14th 2006

Gun-Point Robbery At 376 Staten Avenue At 1:20 AM January 14th 2006

This was from the Yahoo! Message board today I wanted to report an armed robbery. My husband and I were robbed at gun point at 1:20A this...
Rep. Barbara Lee Off To 110th Congress - Josh Richman

Rep. Barbara Lee Off To 110th Congress - Josh Richman

As a note, I ran into Rep. Barbara Lee at the Montclarion Albertson's while shopping late with my mother. Rep. Lee informed us that she...
The Montclarion's Ginny Prior Claims That Lake Merritt Has It's Own Beast

The Montclarion's Ginny Prior Claims That Lake Merritt Has It's Own Beast

THE TOWN CRIER: GINNY PRIOR Of The Montclarion Beast dwells in murky waters of Lake Merritt I've always suspected something was lurking...
Alameda County Sheriff Charlie Plummer Retires After 50 Years Of Service

Alameda County Sheriff Charlie Plummer Retires After 50 Years Of Service

Plummer ends five-decade career in law enforcement Outspoken Alameda County sheriff started with Berkeley police in 1952 By Chris Metinko ST...
Big Vinny's New Blog At SBS Blog Network - Rich Lieberman Joins The Blogsphere

Big Vinny's New Blog At SBS Blog Network - Rich Lieberman Joins The Blogsphere

Starting today, Rich Lieberman, the Oakland-native and Skyline High graduate commonly known as "Big Vinny" from his two-year stint...
"Help Save The Oakland Stables" - A Video Call For Help

"Help Save The Oakland Stables" - A Video Call For Help

This video is simply a call to help save the Oakland Stables, which always seem to be on the City of Oakland's chopping block when the b...
Ignacio De La Fuente: Gilda Gonzales, Jose Duenas, Dan Boggan, Carl Chan, and Others Condem Racist Attack On Council President - Tribune

Ignacio De La Fuente: Gilda Gonzales, Jose Duenas, Dan Boggan, Carl Chan, and Others Condem Racist Attack On Council President - Tribune

City leaders condemn remarks to De La Fuente Some say inauguration incident shows tension between Latino, African-American communities too ...
Smitty's Focus Of Robbery

Smitty's Focus Of Robbery

Smitty's Originally uploaded by lunchmeat . As silent as the media has been about this, I figured I should report that Smitty&#...
Pat Kernighan With "Mcjohnnyz"

Pat Kernighan With "Mcjohnnyz"

Victory for downtown! Originally uploaded by mcjohnnyz . I had to post this because it actually is the best photo of Pat Kernighan ...
Aimee Allison And Ron Dellums

Aimee Allison And Ron Dellums

aimee_RonDellums.JPG Originally uploaded by oaklandcentric . Well, from this photo you'd think she got his support but then wit...
Pretty Colors In Front Of Radio On 13th Street

Pretty Colors In Front Of Radio On 13th Street

Pretty Colors Originally uploaded by mcjohnnyz . This is the new face of Oakland, well, sort of. But if you've been here since...
Oakland Ice Sculpture At The Dellums Black-Tie Party

Oakland Ice Sculpture At The Dellums Black-Tie Party

Oakland Ice Sculpture Originally uploaded by mcjohnnyz . No, I missed this party due to family matters -- Mom in town -- but mcjonn...
The Mormon Temple

The Mormon Temple

Oakland Temple 2 Originally uploaded by Chapter 1 . Regardless of your religious background or interest, it's hard to argue wit...
Jetset - Zennie Abraham At The Vloggies

Jetset - Zennie Abraham At The Vloggies

Jetset Originally uploaded by theclipshow . Someone managed to capture me doing what I do best -- talking. This was at last year&#...
Ignacio De La Fuente: Racist Heckler's Owe Him A Big Appology

Ignacio De La Fuente: Racist Heckler's Owe Him A Big Appology

I've got this news from a number of sources, but this emailed article says it best: Democracy may be messy, but this was unexcusable Ar...
200 Wayne Avenue Hosts "Take Back the Night" Rally On Feb 25th

200 Wayne Avenue Hosts "Take Back the Night" Rally On Feb 25th

From the Neighborhood Message Board... Dear PSA 3: I am the 200 Wayne Avenue Neighborhood Watch Block Club Captain. We will host a "Ta...
Adams Point Kidnapping Case Still Unsolved - Peggy Stinett In The Oakland Tribune

Adams Point Kidnapping Case Still Unsolved - Peggy Stinett In The Oakland Tribune

Oakland kidnapping deserves scrutiny - Peggy Stinett Inside Bay Area THE lengthy silence that has strangely characterized a horrendous Oakl...
Woman Mugged On Perkins By Two Women - Who Use Credit Card To Pay Utility Bill

Woman Mugged On Perkins By Two Women - Who Use Credit Card To Pay Utility Bill

This came from the Yahoo! Message Board for the Adams Point area. The note below was posted by a concerned citizen. What hurts so much abo...
The Mean City -- What's Happening To People In Oakland?

The Mean City -- What's Happening To People In Oakland?

I don't like how the neighborhood and city are evolving at all. I read about the man who was shot over a parking spot on Pearl Avenue ...
Samuel Navarro Killed On Pearl St. in Oakland Over Parking Space

Samuel Navarro Killed On Pearl St. in Oakland Over Parking Space

Parking spaces can kill? What is this town coming to? Father and husband killed over parking space dispute By Harry Harris Article Last Upd...
Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Becomes City's 48th Mayor - "I challenge all of Oakland to see itself in larger terms"

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums Becomes City's 48th Mayor - "I challenge all of Oakland to see itself in larger terms"

Dellums promises Oakland revival By Heather MacDonald MEDIANEWS STAFF OAKLAND - With the hopes and expectations of a city riding on his sho...
Black San Francisco State Ethnic Studies Prof Arrested By SF PD For Entering His Own Office!

Black San Francisco State Ethnic Studies Prof Arrested By SF PD For Entering His Own Office!

This is an example of what people are talking about with respect to the higher than reasonable black arrest record in San Francisco. San ...
San Francisco: 8 Percent Black But African Americans Dominate The SF Jail System;  The Role Of Racism And Classism - SF Chronicle

San Francisco: 8 Percent Black But African Americans Dominate The SF Jail System; The Role Of Racism And Classism - SF Chronicle

HIGH BLACK ARREST RATE RAISES CALL FOR INQUIRY Range of explanations offered by experts, officials for S.F.'s disparity with other citi...

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