Yes On 10: Proposition 10 Will Help Solve California’s Housing Affordability Crisis

LOS ANGELES — UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles and University of Southern California – three top California universities – released research which found that limiting skyrocketing rent increases will help … Read More

Joseph Tanios Oakland City Council District 4 Candidate Wants “No-Kill” Shelter Policy

OAKLAND, Ca. (November 5, 2018) — If elected to represent District 4 at the City Council, Joseph Tanios will improve the lives of Oakland’s residents in many ways and stop … Read More

TJPA Transit Center Steel Problem Info Spotlights 2016, Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, Not 2017-2018

 It’s November 5th , 2018, and the Salesforce Transit Center, or what this blogger calls “The House That Maria Ayerdi Kaplan built,” opened to much fanfare on August 12th … Read More

Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Asked To Resign By Mayor Libby Schaaf

ONN – Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick Asked To Resign By Mayor Libby Schaaf. Breaking News by Zennie62Media. I have been told by two sources that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf … Read More

Google Trends Has Cat Brooks Over Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

If Google Trends current information is to be taken as a predictor of the outcome of the Oakland Mayoral Election, then a cold, direct, dispassionate reading of it points to … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Gets CA AD15 Endorsement By Courage Campaign, Oakland Post, El Mundo

The 1.4 million member Courage Campaign announced its endorsement for Jovanka Beckles for AD 15. Eddie Kurtz, Executive Director of the California-based Courage Campaign, stated: “Now more than ever, California … Read More

Swastikas Painted On Joseph Tanios’s Campaign Signs For Oakland City Council

OAKLAND, Ca.- With only 4 days left before the election, Joseph Tanios, City Council candidate and longtime city employee, is getting hit with swastikas on his election signs. Tanios is … Read More

Paul Zimmerman, Sports Illustrated Writer, RIP: Said NFL Became Black Game, Blasted Katie Couric

Then, we turned to Katie Couric: “I really don’t understand. What does she do for $15 mil (a year)? She’s not a Walter Cronkite. She’s not an Edward R. Murrow. She’s doesn’t change the course of history or our lives. She’s a pretty face”, he said.

Always Forward With RCV In Oakland & California

“Always forward, never one step back”, those words spoken by my former NAACP colleague and freedom fighter Rev. William Barber III of North Carolina have stuck with me for the … Read More

Op-Ed: Letter To Oakland City Council District 4 Residents By Denise Bostrom

I especially wish the “Women’s Leadership Slate” of Pam Harris, Nayeli Maxson and Sheng Thao were running for different seats. Their efforts combined would definitely improve city services. Candidate Sheng Thao, however, is my first choice.

Joseph Tanios Oakland Victim Of Anti-Semitic Hate Crime In Hills

Joe Tanios has been victimized by racist acts during much of his run for the office. But, today, he just couldn’t take the abuse anymore. Indeed, he should have never had to sustain it.

Buffy Wicks Campaign Statement On Jovanka Beckles And Outside Spending

Berkeley, CA.- Today Jovanka Beckles issued a press release regarding contributions made on her behalf by the California African American PAC, an outside independent expenditure campaign. Chevron, Tesla, Disney, the … Read More

Oakland Lawyer Russo Warned Warriors Move To SF Would Trigger Payoff Of Oracle Arena Bonds

“There’s been a lot of speculation about someone buying the Warriors moving to San Francisco, but if someone were to do that, they would be in a position of having to pay off the rest of the bonds that we floated in order to rehab the Arena.”

MGM Resorts Does NY Jets Partnership Why Not Las Vegas-Bound Oakland Raiders?

ONN – MGM Resorts Does NY Jets Partnership Why Not Las Vegas-Bound Oakland Raiders? On Wednesday, Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International announced a partnership in sports gaming with an NFL … Read More

Jovanka Beckles CA AD15 Candidate, Rejects New PAC Spending, Calls On Buffy Wicks To Do So

Candidate for Assembly District 15 Jovanka Beckles today stated: “I was disturbed to learn this week that an independent expenditure committee supporting me, called the California African American PAC, is … Read More

The Goodnews Is … By Paul Cobb’s Elections Blog For Oakland News Now

The Measure AA campaign is a sugar-coated pander to taxpayers, and as a former member of the Oakland Board of Education, I can recognize “political panhandling.”

Marchon Tatmon: 2018 Oakland Mayoral Election Candidate Policies And Positions

2018 Oakland Mayoral And City Council Candidate Questionnaire by Zennie62Media This 20-question questionnaire was designed to give Oaklanders a chance to evaluate, at once, the plans and philosopies of all … Read More

Nancy Sidebotham: 2018 Oakland Mayoral Candidate Policies And Positions

2018 Oakland Mayoral And City Council Candidate Questionnaire by Zennie62Media This 20-question questionnaire was designed to give Oaklanders a chance to evaluate, at once, the plans and philosophies of all … Read More