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KPIX Oakland Mayoral Poll Flawed Says Expert? Yes. KPIX CBS 5 San Francisco commissioned a poll that purports to look at how Oakland’s Ranked Choice Voting will turn out on Election Day. The poll says that Rebecca Kaplan (19%) Libby Schaaf (17%) Mayor Jean Quan (15%) Joe Tuman (15%) and Bryan Parker (10%) are the top vote getters. But there is a problem: the poll is missing the third round of voting. I called the KPIX Newsdesk about the problem and was given to a Gretchen. In so many words she told me that KPIX polls are “always...

One-On-One Wednesday – Hardy NickersonCal AthleticsLast Saturday, linebacker Hardy Nickerson turned in a big performance against UCLA with five tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. After Wednesday’s practice, the sophomore, and son of former Cal and NFL standout Hardy Nickerson, sat down … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Poll: Oakland Mayoral Race Up For Grabs Among 5 CandidatesCBS LocalA SurveyUSA poll conducted for KPIX 5 showed five candidates in double digits ahead of the ranked choice vote: Rebecca Kaplan (19%), Libby Schaaf (17%), incumbent Jean Quan (15%), Joe Tuman (15%), and Bryan Parker (10%). There are a total of 15 … …read more From:: Joe Tuman Oakland News At Google News ...

In Oakland, Art Digs Residents Deeper into PlaceKQEDA council of East Oakland artists, activists and organizers have banded together to do just that. The short story here is that a block party on October 25 will close off a section of 23rd Avenue at International Boulevard in celebration the 50th … …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News ...

Drummond: Joe Tuman takes off the gloves in Oakland’s mayoral raceContra Costa TimesIt’s not the Uptown people have in mind when they rave about Oakland’s renaissance. The homeless here aren’t part of “Oakland rising.” “We often come out to see a Greek chorus throwing back 40’s right out front,” Mayoral Candidate Joe Tuman said … …read more From:: Joe Tuman Oakland News At Google News ...

Cal Ventures South to face Pepperdine, UC IrvineCal AthleticsBear Bites: The Cal men’s water polo team (17-3, 1-1) will be looking to get back on the winning track when it visits Pepperdine (8-9, 0-3) Saturday and UC Irvine (13-6, 1-2) Sunday in southern California. The Golden Bears have lost two matches in a … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Oakland Coliseum City Gets New City Development As Investor? Yes! Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, in what can only be called a victory lap in her race against re-election time to bring good news related to the retention of Oakland’s Sports Teams, announced that a new investor / developer has joined the team responsible for the Oakland Coliseum City Mixed Use Development. I’m going to post the “breaking news” press release I just received a few minutes ago, and then we’ll do more updates on the new member of the...

Wednesday Must Reads: Oakland Council Okays New Investor for Coliseum City …East Bay Express1. The Oakland City Council voted 6-1 to extend a pact with the development team of Coliseum City after the team introduced it’s new deep-pocketed investor — Floyd Kephart, whose company advises hedge funds, the Trib$ reports. The Coliseum City …and more …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Oakland security firm raided; Former Your Black Muslim Bakery members arrestedKTVU San FranciscoThis year BMT was close to acquiring contracts with the Port of Oakland and city of Oakland but both deals fell apart when some of the fraud allegations came to light. In addition to the fraud in acquiring city contracts, investigators claim the …7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim …CBS LocalSeven arrested in raid on Black Muslim Temple in OaklandInsurance News Net7 arrested in Oakland...

Weekly Dish: Fall Restaurant FrenzyDiablo Magazine (blog)As chefs and food fanatics await the announcement of the 2015 list of Michelin-starred San Francisco Bay Area restaurants (any day now!), Dish is not surprised that so many East Bay restaurants were honored a few … Some restaurants toil for years to … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Clippers drop another preseason game to Golden State WarriorsLos Angeles TimesThe Clippers continued their preseason struggles, losing to the Golden State Warriors, 125-107, on Tuesday night in Oakland. The Clippers, who have been outrebounded in all six preseason games, were beaten on the boards by the Warriors, 46-31.BDL’s 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Golden State WarriorsYahoo Sports (blog)Golden State Warriors hoping new coach Steve Kerr is final piece of …Fox NewsGolden State Warriors Ready to Tear Through Powerful...

Have you seen this missing Oakland man?SFGatePolice hope the public can help them find an at-risk man who went missing from his home in Oakland last week. Michael Kilroy, 55, was last seen walking away from his house on the 3200 block of 99th Avenue in East Oakland about 1:30 p.m. Thursday.and more …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News ...

7 Arrested in Oakland, Contra Costa County Raids; Ties To Your Black Muslim …CBS LocalAlameda County prosecutors say BMT International Security Services lied about insurance coverage and other matters in obtaining or seeking contracts with Los Angeles agencies, Alameda County, Vallejo, Oakland, the Port of Oakland and Newport Beach.7 arrested in Oakland raid on Black Muslim TempleMerced Sun-StarPolice raid Bey-linked security firmSFBaySeven arrested in raid on Black Muslim Temple in OaklandInsurance News Netall 26 news articles ...

7 linked to Black Muslim Bakery charged in security schemeSFGateThe Port of Oakland and the city of Oakland had also reviewed BMT proposals, but declined to grant contracts to the company. BMT submitted bogus insurance records and company licenses while seeking contracts, authorities said. In April 2012, the first … …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Cal Closes Fall with Sixth-Place Finish at TavistockCal AthleticsThe Golden Bears‘ lineup that featured three true freshmen – KK Limbhasut, Ben Doyle and Sebastian Crampton – shot under par in each of its three rounds. Limbhasut (71-71-69 – 211, -5) also shot under-par scores in each of the three rounds and finished … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

New club the Addition set to replace Yoshi’s in S.F.SFGateGone will be the Japanese food, Williams said, replaced by a fresh, seasonal menu drawing from the best local meat and cheese purveyors and farmers’ markets in the Bay Area. The owners have enlisted Bob Burke of Ovation Consulting Restaurant + … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Oregon Ducks coach Mark Helfrich on the California Golden Bears and the value …The Oregonian – OregonLive.comHe also talked about the accelerated practice schedule, as the Ducks (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) prepare to play the California Golden Bears (4-3, 2-3) on Friday, and how unusual it will be to play at an NFL venue, when the two teams play at Levi Stadium in …Bears Host Ducks at Levi’s® Stadium This WeekCal AthleticsOregon Football Game Notes: CalGoDucks.comPreview: Oregon at CaliforniaWPTZ The Champlain ValleyBellingham...

Oakland revises Raiders stadium planSFGate (blog)Meanwhile, the Coliseum Joint Powers Authority, the city-county body that oversees the sports complex, is expected to vote next month on handing former Oakland City Manager Robert Bobb a $25,000-a-month contract to look at the merits of Coliseum City …Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum CityContra Costa Timesall 2 news articles …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Weirdest, wackiest facts about Oakland’s mayoral candidatesSFGate (blog)Peter Liu wants to give guns to every law-abiding resident in Oakland. Libby Schaaf spent a summer dressed up as Cinderella. Anonymous and Occupy hacked into Nancy Sidebotham’s computer. As a kid, Ken Houston really wanted to be a veterinarian.Guy Running For Oakland Mayor Hates Bicycles, Gays, Thinks We Should All …SFistall 6 news articles …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Knish comeback: From Mrs. Stahl’s to King KnishSan Jose Mercury NewsThe knish was a baked snack born out of necessity, a means of extending a few available ingredients — cheese, kasha and potato, always potato — into a doughy pocket of Jewish love. Only sometimes, bless your Bubbe’s efforts, that pocket felt heavier …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

Napa father charged with shooting son in OaklandContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — In a violent end to a simmering dispute, a 60-year-old Napa man has been charged with wounding his son Oct. 17 with a shotgun blast outside a North Oakland building the father owned, authorities said Tuesday. Anthony Van Krieken, the owner …and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Golden State Warriors sign Sean Kilpatrickcincinnati.247sports.comAccording to a press release from the franchise, the Golden State Warriors have signed former Cincinnati Bearcats standout Sean Kilpatrick to their training camp roster. Kilpatrick was a First Team All-American during his final season with the Bearcats …Sean Kilpatrick signs with Golden State WarriorsWXIXKilpatrick Signs Free Agent Deal with Golden StateUniversity of Cincinnati Official Athletic SiteNBA roundup: Warriors sign KilpatrickKETV Omahaall 20 news articles ...

Oakland mayoral candidate Joe Tuman touts communication skills over lack of …Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Of the seven top-polling candidates running for Oakland mayor, Joe Tuman is the only one who has never held a job in local government. Opponents cite that lack of hands-on experience to dismiss his sharp and detailed critiques of Oakland …Oakland mayoral candidates talk education at forumSFGate (blog)all 6 news articles …read more From:: Joe Tuman Oakland News At Google News ...

Guest commentary: Jean Quan should be re-elected as mayor of OaklandContra Costa TimesI am voting Jean Quan as my first choice for Oakland Mayor. As a member of her transition team, I am intimately aware of the generally poor conditions Quan inherited — and now, it’s impossible to be unaware of the positive changes occurring throughout …Oakland mayoral candidates talk education at forumSFGate (blog)Guy Running For Oakland Mayor Hates Bicycles, Gays, Thinks We Should All …SFistOakland Mayoral Candidate Interview:...

Authorities raiding Black Muslim Temple in OaklandContra Costa TimesThe temple was headquarters of BMT Security, a company that submitted documents to the Port of Oakland as well as the city in an attempt to win millions of dollars of public contracts. But this newspaper reported earlier this year that those proposals …and more …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Nothing but Ned: Former Brewers skipper has grown with RoyalsGazettextra“I’m completely different,” Yost said Monday afternoon after the Royals worked out at Kauffman Stadium in preparation for tonight’s Game 1 against San Francisco. “I’ve learned to let my … He told a funny story about growing up in the Bay Area in …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

No. 18 Bears Earn 1-1 Draw at No. 13 StanfordCal AthleticsSTANFORD, Calif. – The No. 18 California Golden Bears (8-3-1, 2-2-1 Pac-12) earned a road draw against the No. 13 Stanford Cardinal (8-2-2, 2-1-2 Pac-12), 1-1, at Cagan Stadium on Monday night in the season’s first edition of the Bay Area Derby …Stanford, California fit to be tied in Pac-12 soccerPalo Alto OnlineHonors evenThe Stanford DailyPac-12 battle destined for a tieSoccer Americaall 7 news articles …read more From:: California Golden Bears News...

Nas: Time is Illmatic Screening And Live Performance In OaklandSFGate (blog)Nas: Time is Illmatic Screening And Live Performance In Oakland. OAKLAND, CA – OCTOBER 19: Nas performs during the Nas: Time is Illmatic Screening And Live Performance In Oakland at The Fox Theater on October 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.Review: Nas returns to ‘Illmatic’ in OaklandSan Jose Mercury NewsPhotos: Nas plays the Fox Theatre in OaklandSan Jose Mercury News media centerall 10 news articles …read more From:: Oakland CA...

Oakland tenants say bully landlords taking advantage of marketSFGateAs many as 200 people a month call Oakland’s rent board complaining that their landlords are intimidating or harassing them in the hopes, tenant advocates say, that the renters will flee and make room for higher-paying tenants forced out of San Francisco. …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

UCLA Bruins looks back at win over California Golden BearsFOXSports.comAfter a week on the outside looking in, UCLA is officially back in the college football rankings after a win at California. What still stands out in No. 25 UCLA’s mind from that game is the game plan that Cal put together. The Golden Bears did an …Opponent sneak peek: No. 6 Oregon Ducks at California Golden BearsThe Oregonian – OregonLive.comUCLA 36, Cal 34 press box report: Sonny Dykes & crew have their own learning …California Golden...

Golden State Warriors Season Preview: Harrison BarnesBlue Man HoopBased on predictions and expectations, perhaps no player disappointed more last season on the Warriors than Harrison Barnes. After starting 81 games in his rookie season and becoming what some considered to be a budding star, Barnes struggled in a …and more …read more From:: Golden State Warriors News By Google News ...

A left-wing alternative for Oakland mayorSocialist Worker OnlineThe records of the three other frontrunners in the race–incumbent Mayor Jean Quan and City Council members Rebecca Kaplan and Libby Schaaf–illustrate the problems with even liberal Democrats. Let’s start with Quan. During her 12 years on the Oakland … …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Boxouses: Inside Oakland’s post-apocalyptic container home colonyMother Nature Network (blog)Retrofitted with recycled building supplies and RV/camping equipment, the very-much-a-work-in-progress living space — the retired container itself was purchased for $2,300 directly from the Port of Oakland — also includes plenty of clever hacks that …and more …read more From:: Port of Oakland News By Google News ...

Oakland plowing a path for urban farming on vacant lotsSFGate“We can’t feed everyone by doing this, but it’s a start,” said Lara Hermanson, owner of Farmscape, an urban gardening and landscaping company in Oakland. “This will really give a leg up for nonprofits, businesses and people who just want to grow their … …read more From:: West Oakland News By Google News ...

Longbranch Saloon opens softly Tuesday in BerkeleySFGate (blog)A collaboration between Stevenson and Hal Brandel, the building’s landlord who owns Paisan, Oakland’s Bar Cesar, and the two East Bay locations of Café Trieste, Longbranch takes over for seafood restaurant Sea Salt (and the short-lived Eat+Drink … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...