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Grand Lake Insurance Salesman Gunned Down Friday Morning at 3661 Grand Ave

Grand Lake Insurance Salesman Gunned Down Friday Morning at 3661 Grand Ave

This is shocking as it's too close to home. But the guys who did this are still around, so be alert. Also, look around and get to know...
Oakland Mayor's Race - Ron Dellums Outpolls Ignacio De La Fuente By A Three-To-One Ratio

Oakland Mayor's Race - Ron Dellums Outpolls Ignacio De La Fuente By A Three-To-One Ratio

I just talked to a long time friend who's a well-known figure in Oakland Politics. When I asked him who he was backing for Mayor, he s...
Anti-War Meeting at The Grand Lake Theater Saturday at 9 AM

Anti-War Meeting at The Grand Lake Theater Saturday at 9 AM

I understand that Congresswoman Barbara Lee is holding an anti-war meeting at the Grand Lake Theater this Saturday at 9 AM.
Ron Dellums Trumps De La Fuente in His Own Back Yard - Oak Trib

Ron Dellums Trumps De La Fuente in His Own Back Yard - Oak Trib

The sign of things to come. Dellums is a legend to many regardless of race By Heather MacDonald, STAFF WRITER- OAKLAND TRIBUNE OAKLAND —...
Peter Van Cleef Clarifies His Story; Says He Was With Mayor Later But Not When Incident Occurred

Peter Van Cleef Clarifies His Story; Says He Was With Mayor Later But Not When Incident Occurred

I went again to talk with Peter Van Cleef, the mercurial owner of Cafe Van Cleef, who orginally claimed he was with Mayor Jerry Brown when ...
The Jerry Brown Incident: "Jerry Brown's Innocent.  He Said Nothing Racist Like What Was Reported" - Peter Van Cleef

The Jerry Brown Incident: "Jerry Brown's Innocent. He Said Nothing Racist Like What Was Reported" - Peter Van Cleef

After a work session that went on longer than I could stand, I pulled away from equations, blogs, and my computer to venture over to Van Cl...
Man and 4- Year Old Son Held Up at 6 PM on Sunday On Van Buren Avenue in Lake Merritt

Man and 4- Year Old Son Held Up at 6 PM on Sunday On Van Buren Avenue in Lake Merritt

This was sent via email from a friend in the area One of my friends was held up with a gun yesterday, around 6pm, right on Van Buren close...
Did Ignacio De La Fuente Force The City of Oakland to Steer a Contract to a Company Employing His Daughter?

Did Ignacio De La Fuente Force The City of Oakland to Steer a Contract to a Company Employing His Daughter?

An unnamed source told me that Oakland Council President worked to steer a $500,000 contract toward an IT company and for work that the City...
Woman's Dog Taken From Her On Montecito Ave - Lake Merritt

Woman's Dog Taken From Her On Montecito Ave - Lake Merritt

These people must be caught. Also, people in the neighborhood must not be afraid to get involved. We used to, but lately too many people se...
Undermaned Oakland Police Force Faces New Crime "Hot Spots"

Undermaned Oakland Police Force Faces New Crime "Hot Spots"

Amid heated calls to stem violence with more officers, mayor and chief pitch task force to snuff out hot spots By Heather MacDonald, STAFF W...
Oakland Malpractice Lawyer's New Website: Robert G. Schock

Oakland Malpractice Lawyer's New Website: Robert G. Schock

Oakland-based Robert G. Schock, my friend and one of the Bay Area's best malpractice lawyers, has a new website. Visit it with a click ...
On Jerry Brown's New Website, Tenure as Oakland's Mayor is Just a Footnote

On Jerry Brown's New Website, Tenure as Oakland's Mayor is Just a Footnote

I just read Jerry Brown's new website "Jerry Brown for Attorney General" with its slick flash intro, basic color scheme, and ...
NCAA Regionals Sold Out in Oakland?  Not Really

NCAA Regionals Sold Out in Oakland? Not Really

This is another terrible article from Paul T. Rosynsky. He never does his homework. If he did, he'd have mentioned that one can get t...
John Russo Inherits The Wind

John Russo Inherits The Wind

I attended an interesting political function at The Parkway Theater. Oakland City Attorney John Russo and former San Francisco Supervisor M...
Ron Dellums Wins Alameda Labor Council Endorsement

Ron Dellums Wins Alameda Labor Council Endorsement

This item is from the Oakland Post, with a link to the article The 100,000-member Alameda Labor Council Wednesday announced its endorsemen...
Ignacio De La Fuente's Backroom Dealing Gets Free Clear Channel Billboards For Himself

Ignacio De La Fuente's Backroom Dealing Gets Free Clear Channel Billboards For Himself

It seems that those who back Ignacio don't do so because they really think he can move Oakland forward, but because he can move them ahe...
An Example of Jerry Brown's Terrible Relationship with Oakland's African American Community - And it seem the Asian Community, too

An Example of Jerry Brown's Terrible Relationship with Oakland's African American Community - And it seem the Asian Community, too

This photo -- from the Oakland Post -- tells it all. District 6 Councilmember Delsy Brooks points an accusatory finger at Oakland Mayor Je...
John Russo Exposed Insurance Racism, Caltrans Blight - From The Oakland Post

John Russo Exposed Insurance Racism, Caltrans Blight - From The Oakland Post

Here's an excerpt, but click the title of this post to read the full article.: Oakland City Attorney John Russo said communities of co...
Ron Dellums for Mayor of Oakland / John Russo for Assembly

Ron Dellums for Mayor of Oakland / John Russo for Assembly

This is Oakland Focus' early endorsement for the Oakland Mayors' Race and the California Government Assembly contest. Ron Dellums...
Mayor Jerry Brown set to move out of Oakland this year

Mayor Jerry Brown set to move out of Oakland this year

According to a good source, Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown has been looking for a home in San Francisco's Pacific Heights for "The bett...

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