Saturday 11th of July 2020 09:25:24 PM GMT

Will Oakland Raiders Play In San Diego Or At Coliseum In 2019-2020 Before Las Vegas Stadium?

will-oakland-raiders-play-in-sanwill-oakland-raiders-play-in-san
(Last Updated On: April 23, 2020)

Atlanta GA Cyber-link to Oakland, CA – The Friday April 20th morning meeting of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority (Coliseum JPA), consisted of an impatient group of people minus Oakland District Three Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney. That’s too bad, because the Downtown-West Oakland-Adams Point rep who’s showed up for what I’m told is about less than half of all of the Coliseum JPA meetings this 2017-2018 season, missed a doozy of a session: one that may have determined Oakland’s future course in sports history.

The Oakland Raiders, and more specifically Mark Davis giving direction to team president Marc Badain, have still not told the Coliseum JPA if they are going to take the lease extension deal offered to them in February: one that winds up doubling the rent for 2020 to $6 million.

Of the JPA Board Members i’ve contacted, there were some who wanted to lower the rent ask to the Raiders, and others who objected, and none who wanted to be named for this news post. The outcome? The Raiders have less time to respond to the lease offer than before: June 30th is the date. I think that’s a good thing.

The Oakland Raiders have been jacking around the Coliseum JPA almost since they came back to Oakland. Al Davis blasted the deal on national TV in 1997. Then the Raiders went lawsuit happy and tried to win damage money against Oakland in court because they were cartoon-level lines-coming-out-of-their heads pissed off over the bad PSL sales two years later. Then came a nice run to Super Bowl 39, and a quite period of seeming bliss from 2002 to 2007.

Then in 2008, the Raiders were unhappy again, and talking about moving back to LA, having rejected San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jed York’s offer to share his Levi’s Stadium because, as Jed told me, “Mark didn’t like the color of the seats (red)”. That started a near un-broken string of whining on the part of the Silver and Black, with vacations from the rancor in 2009-2010, only to resume in 2011, and continue with San Antonio, Carson, and eventually Las Vegas as relocation targets. And, with the Raiders holding what ESPN called “secret meetings” for three years from 2014 to 2016, before getting their stadium deal approved by the Nevada Legislature October 16, 2016.

So, almost since they got back to Oakland, the Raiders have either bad mouthed the deal, threatened to move, and held meetings behind the collective back of the Coliseum JPA, all the while asking for as low rent as possible, and even (allegedly) withholding parking money the JPA was supposed to receive.

Ugh.

So, it’s not hard to understand why the Friday morning meeting of the Coliseum JPA consisted of some folks who’d had enough of being treated like the Oakland Raiders occasional side piece. That feeling increased when the news the Raiders were, as it was put, “snooping around” San Diego was let out at the meeting. Yep, the Oakland Raiders have been trying to be the temporary San Diego Raiders until the Las Vegas Money Pit, uh, I mean stadium, is read… Whenever it’s ready.

To date, the Raiders have no announced a deal in San Diego. Considering a number of factors, it’s no wonder: the Chargers rent was $3.3 million, which is about what the Raiders are set to pay the Coliseum JPA this year. Then there’ travel costs and housing costs, and luxury suite sales, and basically all of the considerations they are facing in Las Vegas, save the new stadium planning, and the Raiders are in a costly and unnecessary spot in San Diego; staying in Oakland makes more sense, but Mark Davis seems bent on making the JPA go back to its customary position of nice guy finishing last and getting cheated on by his wife.

“This is a divorce” was the view constantly given to me by a number of Coliseum JPA Members, and so they feel, to a person, that the Raiders owe them.

They’re not a happy group, the Coliseum JPA. I have to admit, the Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors would have to be high on weed not to share their view. But considering the meeting was held on 4-20 and one of their members was absent once again, maybe many of them are.

Meanwhile, between now and June 30th, the Raiders find themselves on the clock, and I’m not referring to the NFL Draft.

Stay tuned.

OaklandNewsNow.com Oakland News Now @OaklandNewsNow oaklandnewsblog.com is by Zennie62Media, Inc. with CEO Zenophon Abraham AKA Zennie62 YouTube Oakland News Now Commentary Vlog YouTube Partner, Oakland California blogger / vlogger Zennie Abraham @ZennieAbraham . Hire @Zennie62Media, Inc to tell your story.

Zennie62Media uses smartphones enabling our 98-blog network, specially-made blogs, website, social media platforms covering politics, news, sports, and tech, @Oaklandcitynews, Oakland City Council, North Oakland, East Oakland, Montclair, Adams Point, Uptown Oakland food culture, BBQ Becky Dr. Jennifer Schulte , Jogger Joe Henry Sintay, Oakland crime news, Bank of America loans, COVID-19 updates, homeless news, SF Bay Area news, Oakland artists, @breakingnewsbayarea, Emeryville, Atlanta news, Chevron Ecuador, Steven Donziger, Fayetteville GA news, @FayettevilleGA Fayette County Georgia, San Francisco news, San Jose news. Also, Academy Awards / The Oscars entertainment,Tom Hanks, Skyline High School, Oakland Sports, Oakland Panthers, Oakland Coliseum, Honda of Oakland, Oakland Arena, Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Raiders, Las Vegas Stadium Construction, Allegiant Stadium, NBA, NFL, NFL Draft, NFL Combine, CES Las Vegas tech, San Diego Comic Con sci-fi. @GrandLakeTheater @LasVegasHotels, Penny Dreadful City of Angels, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Zennie62Media has content development and online reputation management clients like Insight Terminal Solutions @InsightTerminalSolutions and The Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, with California Capital Investment Group Managing Partner Phillip Phil Tagami @PhilTagami co-developer, @JohnSiegel John Siegel as ITS CEO exposing coal and Oakland fake news. Zennie62 has helped Maria Ayerdi Kaplan @MariaAyerdiKaplan, developer of Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, Kofi Bonner, and Flowsent capture the Oakland Cannabis Delivery Dispensary @OaklandCannabis market with fitness model female bodybuilder Laura Ehlen and weedmaps help. We’ve partnered with CoLoursTV, CNN, YouTube, Google, NBC, Vice, Oakland Post / Post News Group, Landis PR, and other media organizations. Competition: The SF Chronicle, Las Vegas Review Journal, East Bay Express, Oakland Tribune, Oakland Voices

Zennie62 interviews celebrities like Lars Frykman, Bill Boyd, Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, Raiders Owner Mark Davis, Raider Legend Raymond Chester, Brianna Noble, NY Giants Owner John Mara, @SportsTalk Tony Bruno, Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg, Oakland City Charter, Henry Sintay Oakland’s “Jogger Joe”, Cam Newton, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, California Governor Gavin Newsom, Tanis Parenteau, Scott Kidd, Actors Richard Dreyfuss, Lou Ferrigno, Lindsey Vonn hot legs, Blake Neely, SDCC’s David Glanzer, Publicist Edward Lozzi. Topics like Oakland Apartment rents, WordPress, CVS Mail Order and Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente, Rosa’s Home Cooking Restaurant, Oakland Community Kitchens, Lukas Oakland, Maria Alderete, The Studio Cafe, Black Lives Matter, Oakland hangman noose problem, Oakland NFL Football, Rayzin Schnitzer 11th Street Diner Miami, George Floyd Protests, Oakland City Charter, @OaklandCityCouncil, Mountain View, CA, London, England, Moscow, Russia, blacks in tech, Tackett Bartlett LLP @TackettBartlettLLP, Jameis Winston, Pinewood Studios Atlanta, Jeff Miller, Joceyln Moore, Derek Carr, Marcus Mariota, Regina Jackson, Barry Donelan, Yanqing Ye, UC Berkeley, NFL Owners Meeting, NFL Annual Meeting, Eli Lilly Coronavirus COVID-19 vacine, Summit Bank Oakland, Bank of America, Oakland protestors arrested, Juneteenth Rally, Len Raphael, Southern Evangelical Seminary, Richard Land, Mike Hutchinson Oakland, Alison Roessler, Brie Larson, Mayor Of Chicago, Robert F. Smith, coalition for police accountability

Indeed, airbnb, pinterest, credit karma, southwest airlines, mcdonalds, united airlines, drudge report, astros, 49ers, frontier airlines, tractor supply, warriors, alaska airlines, buffalo wild wings, horoscope, shein, raiders, uhaul, ted bundy, nba finals, michaels coupon, cheesecake factory, golden state warriors, kevin durant, realtor com, stephen curry, walgreens photo, drudge, facebook sign in, funny memes, hbo go, hbo now, oakland raiders, vistaprint, braves, san francisco 49ers, monday night football, newegg, travis scott, zion williamson, kohls coupons, lands end, nancy pelosi, kohls coupon, hotwire, kamala harris, harry potter, giants, craigslist sf, california earthquake, boston weather, las vegas weather, sf giants, san francisco weather, san francisco, los angeles weather, lord and taylor, jimmy garoppolo, hawaiian airlines, detective pikachu, clint eastwood, bed bath and beyond coupon, abercrombie, pewdiepie, sfgate, sc lottery, san diego weather, san antonio weather, southwest flights, pikachu, golden state, myatt, just mercy, french open, colourpop, cam newton, anna kendrick, klay thompson, harbor freight coupon, robin williams, portland weather, phoenix weather, north carolina, macbook, how, bath and body works coupon, googleflights, daytona 500, daily horoscope, ashton kutcher, andrew luck, alamo drafthouse, 49ers schedule, trump tweets, thanksgiving,How to, What is, How do I, What do I, Who is? , Electronic Frontier Foundation

Also Pat Abraham Yerger, Patricia Yerger, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf @LibbySchaaf, Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, Dan Kalb of District 1, Loren Taylor, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Sheng Thao, Noel Gallo, Robert Bobb, Rebecca Kaplan, Larry Reid, Tech Entrepreneur Sarah Lacy, Personal Trainer Megan Avalon Buffed Barbie, Social Media Pioneer Marc Canter, SF Mayor London Breed, Scott McKibben, CA Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, Schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond, Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett @BenBartlett, Raiders Charles Woodson, 49ers Jerry Rice, Grand Lake Theater Oakland Owner Allan Michaan, Irvine City Manager John Russo, Guy Fieri, Oakland CAO Edward Reiskin, Raiders Coach Jon Gruden Running Back Josh Jacobs, Stanford HC David Shaw, Tri Ngo, Atlanta Falcons Coach Dan Quinn, Michael Mina, NFL Draft Mr. Irrelevant Head Melanie Fitch, Paul Satala. Subscribe to Zennie Abraham’s @Zennie62 YouTube Channel, today!

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham is the CEO of Zennie62Media
;

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Introduces “Safety For All: George Floyd Community Safety Act

Councilmember Ben Bartlett, Coalition App For City Of Berkeley Virtual Town Hall April 22nd, 2020

Oakland News Now Recent Blog Posts