Jack London Square Oakland Bus Ad Without Blacks – Video So it’s come to this: an ad for a Jack London Square organization on the side of an AC Transit Bus that was totally devoid of black people. It’s a bad sign that some don’t want us in Oakland. That needs to change. Oakland has a rich black history that must not be forgotten or ignored as well as a healthy black population. Oakland was once 50 percent black but just because our ranks have decreased is no reason to forget we exist. via IFTTThttp://youtu.be/G7xZ24Wx6Lc Share...

Raging Northern California Wildfires Prompt EvacuationsABC NewsFire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said. Wildfires were also burning in …California wildfires torch 134000 acres — and countingCNN Fueled by dry brush and heat, wildfire chars 20000 acres in 5 hoursLos Angeles TimesMore than 20 wildfires burn in California forcing hundreds to fleeFox...

HSBC beats forecasts as Hong Kong drives 10 percent rise in first-half profitReutersHONG KONG HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit on Monday, driven by a strong performance in Hong Kong, and said it had agreed the sale of its unprofitable Brazilian unit. It said it had agreed to sell …HSBC’s H1 profits rise 10 per cent on bumper Hong Kong resultsEconomic Times HSBC just smashed forecasts thanks to Hong KongBusiness Insider AustraliaHSBC profit rises 10 percent, bank selling...

Clinton’s Presidential Campaign Raises Profile With TV AdsABC NewsFacing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. The ads, which start on Tuesday and run …Clinton buying $2 million in ad time in Iowa, NH ahead of GOP super PAC …Washington Post First Draft | Hillary Clinton to Start Airing Ads in Iowa and New HampshireNew York TimesHillary Clinton Is...

GOP Candidates and Mass ShootingsNew York TimesDespite the repeated horror of mass shootings in churches, movie theaters and schoolrooms, the Republican candidates running for president are remarkably quiet about how they would deal with this most pressing public health challenge. “We define gun … …read more From:: Mass Shootings News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

San Diego firefighters battling 21 big fires across California10NewsSAN DIEGO – About 200 San Diego firefighters with Cal Fire are in central and northern California, joining the battle against 21 major, and deadly wildfires. “Right now we have four engine strike teams assigned to the fires in northern California …2 dozen homes lost in NorCal wildfirefox5sandiego.com Local crews helping fight wildfires across stateCBS 8 San DiegoSouthern Calif. Firefighters Help Battle 18 Fires in NorthTimes of San Diegoall 2,802 news...

Dykes, Davis And Piatt To Meet Media At Levi’s® Stadium.Cal AthleticsCal will hold its first training camp practice at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on August 7 with the Golden Bears slated to open the 2015 season Sept. 5 with a home game vs. Grambling State (2 p.m., Pac-12 Networks). Cal will also host a …Jared Goff, California Golden Bears quarterback, not fazed by Heisman hype: VideoOregonLive.com Pac-12 Media Day, Cal edition: Sonny Dykes, Jared Goff, Hardy Nickerson take …California Golden Blogs...

London’s Historic German Gymnasium to Open as a Restaurant ComplexBloombergAn historic building erected by the German community in London 150 years ago will be transformed into a restaurant complex with a grand café and bars next to the Eurostar terminal at St. Pancras International. The German Gymnasium was constructed in … …read more From:: London Restaurant News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of debris analysisThe GuardianMalaysian officials have confirmed it is part of a Boeing 777, making it virtually certain to be part of MH370, which is the only Boeing 777 to be lost at sea. The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing will also dispatch a technical team to take part in the …MH370: Malaysia urges debris vigilance after wing part foundBBC News MH370: Debris Found On Reunion Island ‘Consistent With Drift Analysis’International Business TimesMalaysia Seeks Help In...

Closing ceremonies held for Los Angeles Special OlympicsFort Wayne Journal GazetteLOS ANGELES – Thousands of athletes said goodbye to Los Angeles on Sunday in an emotional closing ceremony for the Special Olympics marked by cheers, tears and pride. After more than a week of games, athletes from more than 160 countries gathered …and more …read more From:: Los Angeles Sports News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Dallas ISD trustees plan for decision on $1.6 billion bondWFAADALLAS, – Dallas ISD board of trustees president Eric Cowan told News 8 on Sunday a special meeting will be called later this month to decide whether to advance a $1.6 billion bond proposal to voters. Cowan says the board will meet on Thursday to … …read more From:: Dallas News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Brides say yes to the tux at Dallas LGBT wedding expoDallas Morning NewsThe free event was organized by Dallas Voice, an LGBT newspaper, as a celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision affirming the right to same-sex marriage. As a harpist strummed and aerial dancers swung from a trapeze, the betrothed wandered the …and more …read more From:: Dallas News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

‘Godzilla‘ El Niño is comingMail & Guardian OnlineThe moniker of “Godzilla El Niño” has been given to this year’s incarnation because of it coming out of the oceans to the west of the Americas and its large-scale impact on the two continents. Spanish publications in South America are already running …and more …read more From:: Godzilla News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Las Vegas: Secret hotels add mystiqueWaterbury Republican AmericanLas Vegas is actually full of these secret hotels. Caesars Palace has the tiny Nobu Hotel inside its vast white edifice. MGM has the Skylofts, a separate small hotel within the blocky blue exterior of its massive resort. Mandalay Bay has the Four Seasons. …read more From:: Las Vegas Hotels News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Ferguson, Dellwood businessesSTLtoday.comEver so slowly, business is recovering in the riot zones of Ferguson and Dellwood. With a few exceptions, businesses that weren’t burned down have reopened, and a few new businesses have started. The ruins of 18 destroyed buildings have been bulldozed …and more …read more From:: Ferguson News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Ferguson Market & LiquorSTLtoday.comThe market where police say Michael Brown stole cigars shortly before his fatal confrontation with a Ferguson police officer will be open for business on Aug. 9, owner Andy Patel said. How long Ferguson Market & Liquor on West Florissant Avenue remains … …read more From:: Ferguson News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Prayers for MH370 victimsReutersPrayers for MH370 victims. Sunday, August 02, 2015 – 00:57. Prayers are held for victims of missing flight MH370 as investigators prepare to examine debris which may have come from the plane. Paul Chapman reports. △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcript. …read more From:: MH370 Flight News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

China stocks fall on weak factory activity, Hong Kong slidesReutersHONG KONG, Aug 3 (Reuters) – China stocks fell on Monday with thin buying interest as a survey showed weak factory activity and some investors stayed on the sideline for a breather after mainland shares suffered their worst monthly loss in six years in …Chinese and Hong Kong stocks end morning lower as weak PMI figure weighsSouth China Morning Post (subscription) all 30 news articles …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Marvel Comics Spins 3 More Classic Hip–Hop Album CoversComic Book MovieMarvel Comics Continues their series of reimagined comic book variants based on famous hip hop album covers. The total is now 14 with covers drawing inspiration from Dr Dre to Nas. The other released variant covers can be viewed here and hereFurther Marvel hip–hop covers unveiledThe 405 all 3 news articles …read more From:: Hip Hop News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Atlanta Falcons reportedly still interested in free agent Jake LongFOXSports.comWhile Jake Long came to workout for the Atlanta Falcons this past week, he also went to visit the New York Giants and Denver Broncos. Obviously, when a free agent leaves town, many believe that he’ll sign somewhere else. According to Vaughn McClure of …and more …read more From:: Atlanta Sports News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

A new breed of software engineerAutomotive NewsAt this early stage, Visteon is cagey about the type of data that might be displayed, or whether the company will display it at the International CES in January in Las Vegas. In the meantime, Entsminger will continue to scout the consumer electronics …and more …read more From:: International CES News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nearsReutersBlatter would ordinarily have been re-elected for another eight-year term as a procedural matter at the ongoing IOC Session in Malaysia, along with more than a dozen other members, but would be required to stand down when he left FIFA at the end of …Outgoing FIFA head Sepp Blatter giving up spot on IOCCTV News FIFA boss Blatter gives up International Olympic Committee seatYahoo SportsFIFA’s Sepp Blatter ends stint on International Olympic CommitteeDeutsche Welleall...

UC Berkeley’s chancellor appointed to national commission on language educationDaily CalifornianUC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks was appointed to a newly formed commission that is a nationwide effort to examine and improve the state of foreign-language education in the country. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences formed the … …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

MONEY: ASK M&M: Find out more about crowdfundingSierra Vista HeraldDear Jim: Crowdfunding is a large number of people (the crowd) raising a large amount of money usually online to fund a project. The project leaders create a small video posting it online through a crowdfunding site asking people to donate money to …and more …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Gainax Vet Mahiro Maeda to Design New Toho 2016 “Godzilla?”Crunchyroll NewsIt looks like the old school Gainax gang might really be getting back together for the 2016 Toho Godzilla movie. A March announcement revealed that Evangelion’s Hideaki Anno will serve as chief Director/Writer of the film while friend, Gainax co …Shooting Starts on Godzilla 2016 Soon! New Design to Update 1954 OriginalScified Details For Toho’s 2016 GODZILLA Design Revealed; Film To Start Shooting In …Comic Book Movieall...

UC Berkeley awarded part of US Geological Survey grant for earthquake early …Daily CalifornianThe United States Geological Survey awarded a $4 million grant Thursday to further develop an earthquake early warning system at four West Coast universities, including UC Berkeley. The grant will begin to transition the early warning system, known as …UC Berkeley awarded earthquake early warning grantContra Costa Times UC Berkeley Receives Funding To Boost Early Earthquake Warning System DevelopmentCBS Localall 53 news articles ...

Las Vegas Mob Museum To Open FIFA Wing (This Is True)SportsGridWhen you think about it, why shouldn’t a prominent mob museum have its own FIFA section? Nine U.S. Dept. of Justice indictments (so far); a 24-year, $150 million bribery scheme; a top executive who kept a penthouse apartment in a luxury hotel for his cat.Mob Museum In Las Vegas To Open FIFA Corruption Exhibit In September 2015NESN.com The Mob Museum Welcomes FIFA to its HallsCondé Nast TravelerUS ‘Mob Museum’ dedicates exhibition to FIFA scandalCNNHonolulu...

Rivers contract resolution coming soonThe San Diego Union-TribuneSan Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws a pass during drills at opening day of training camp at Chargers’ Park Thursday, July 30, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) The Associated Press …Chargers Suffer First Loss of 2015 Training CampNBC 7 San Diego Eric Weddle Admits 2015 Is His San Diego Chargers Swan SongNFL Mocksall 25 news articles …read more From:: San Diego News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Think Too Much: ‘Inside Out’ sneaks in brainy ideasCorvallis Gazette TimesI don’t know how “Inside Out” will fare against the likes of, say, “Hot Pursuit” when awards season fires up, but I do know that the Pixar movie has stuck with me in the weeks since I’ve seen it, and despite its across-the-board appeal to all ages, my …and more …read more From:: Movie Awards Season News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Two bystanders shot after argument turns violent in Southwest Miami-DadeMiami HeraldTwo bystanders were shot over the weekend when a verbal argument between two people in Southwest Miami-Dade turned violent, Miami-Dade police said Sunday. The shooting happened at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of Southwest 267th Street …2 Bystanders Injured In Shootout Between Arguing SuspectsCBS Local Two, innocent bystanders shot by arguing gunmen in Southwest Miami-DadeLocal 10all 15 news articles …read more From:: Miami...

New Hope Film Festival concludes with awards ceremonyBucks County Courier Times (subscription)​​The “David Dance” had the strongest showing of the day, racking up three awards including Best Director for Aprill Winney, the LGBT Spirit Award and Best Film. Writer, producer and star Don Scime has been to 14 festivals so far. ​​”I originally wrote …and more …read more From:: Movie Awards Season News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Eminem Details His Recovery After 2007 Pill OverdoseHotNewHipHopEminem nearly died from a methadone overdose in December 2007. It was a defining moment that chartered the course he would take as he recorded his next two albums, 2009’s Relapse and 2010’s Recovery. In a new interview with Men’s Journal, …and more …read more From:: Hip Hop News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Eye on LA’s Las Vegas adventureKABC-TVAn iconic Las Vegas luxury hotel, Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino has 4,000 rooms, 14 restaurants, 15 bars, and is home to not only the biggest night club in Las Vegas, OMNIA, but to some of the biggest resident artists in the world such as Celine Dion … …read more From:: Las Vegas Restaurant News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Were The U.S. Soccer Women Cheated?Daily CallerThere was quite an outcry from feminists in and out of the media when it was learned that the U.S. Women’s Soccer team took home $2 million in prize money last month, while the German men’s team won $35 million in last year’s World Cup and the American …and more …read more From:: Women’s Soccer News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

SDCC: “Teen Titans Go” Producers Talk Weird Al, Justice League CrossoverComic Book ResourcesCBR News spoke with Jelenic and Horvath at SDCC, talking about the show’s success, haters and how the Justice League and Weird Al figure into Season Three. We soon discovered the rapid-fire banter of Beast Boy, Robin, Cyborg, Raven and Starfire has … …read more From:: Comic Con SDCC News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...