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As you read this, the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum JPA will have (just) completed an interview with former Rose Bowl head Scott McKibben this morning – it started after 9 am according to sources. This is the re-start of the original executive director search process that went off the rails because Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty tried to move heaven and earth to get former Dublin Mayor and California GOP Assemblyman Guy Houston selected as the JPA’s exec director, only to have that effort scuttled by this blogger’s...

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley RestaurantCBS LocalBERKELEY (CBS SF) — Bay Area comedian W. Kamau Bell said Thursday night that what happened to him a a well-known Berkeley restaurant wasn’t funny. Bell, an African-American comic who hosted “Totally Biased” on FX claims an employee at the …Comedian W. Kamau Bell decries racist treatment at Berkeley cafeSan Jose Mercury News Day Around The Bay: W. Kamau Bell And Berkeley RacismSFistBerkeley Cafe Serves Up Scones with a Side of Racism,...

Golden State Warriors (36-7) at Utah Jazz (16-30), 9 pm (ET)TheNewsTribune.com(SportsNetwork.com) – The Golden State Warriors will try to get back into the win column Friday night when they visit EnergySolutions Arena to face the Utah Jazz. The Warriors had a five-game winning streak halted Tuesday with a 113-111 home loss to …Warriors-Jazz PreviewCBSSports.com Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Live Stream Free: Watch NBA Game Online …BREATHEcastGolden State is a formidable foe for the JazzDeseret NewsSports Chat...

Berkeley must prioritize bicyclist, pedestrian safetyDaily CalifornianMonday’s tragic death of a bicyclist following a hit-and-run collision earlier this month in Berkeley once again highlights the need for improved bicyclist and pedestrian safety measures in this city. In 2010, Berkeley was rated the most unsafe city of …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating:...

Oakland, officer sued by family of man hit by cop carSFGateThe family of a man who was struck and killed by a car driven by an Oakland police officer near Lake Merritt filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday. Bien Cam Tran, 58, was in a crosswalk walking northbound across East 12th Street at Third Avenue about … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Willy Brown warns Villaraigosa: ‘Don’t crowd Kamala!’Los Angeles TimesA week ago, Willy Brown, the former California Assembly Speaker and ex-mayor of San Francisco, suggested that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa should sit out the race in deference to Brown’s favored candidate, state Atty. Gen. Kamala D …and more …read more From:: Oakland Mayor Race News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed...

W Kamau Bell Elwood Cafe Racism Incident Berkeley Oakland – Video W Kamau Bell Elwood Cafe Racism Incident W Kamau Bell, famed Oakland commedian, was the victim of a racism incident at The Elwood Cafe this week. The full account is at his blog here http://ift.tt/1CQwwJ3 but my video is at once a message to Mr. Bell, and a reaccounting of what happened to him, and something similar that happened to me at the Fiat / Chrysler booth at International CES in Las Vegas here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPTlglRhN8M I’ll have...

UC Berkeley researchers link climate change to decline of Mexican cityDaily CalifornianIn a study published this month, UC Berkeley researchers examined the mysterious abandonment of an ancient Mexican city, analyzing the effect dry weather might have had on the city’s rise and fall. By using lake sediment to establish a timeline for the …UC Berkeley Study Finds Long Dry Spell Doomed Mexican City 1000 Years AgoSierra Sun Times Long series of droughts doomed Mexican city 1000 years agoHeritageDailyClimate Change Wiped-out...

Comedian W. Kamau Bell reports being victim of racism at Berkeley’s Elmwood …BerkeleysideThe employee apparently thought Bell might be trying to sell something. Bell said he was dressed in a dark Oaklandish-brand hoodie at the time. “It is the definition of prejudice,” Bell, a Berkeley resident, said. “They looked at me, they judged me …Berkeley: Comedian W. Kamau Bell decries racist treatment at cafeSan Jose Mercury News Berkeley Cafe Serves Up Scones with a Side of Racism, Says Comedian W …East Bay...

Reclaim MLK – Black Lives Matter Demands Read at Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Office …Bay Area IndymediaAfter early morning actions at the Federal building in Oakland and BART stations in San Francisco, Black Lives Matter activists stormed new Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf’s office and read the full list of national and local demands set forth by Ferguson …and more …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition:...

10-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted In Oakland; $7500 Reward Offered For …CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – Oakland police are looking for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy on Tuesday afternoon near Elmhurst Park in East Oakland. The victim told police he was walking in the 1100 block of 98th Avenue at about 3:00 …EAST OAKLAND: 10-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted By StrangerKRON 4 Boy, 10, sexually assaulted by stranger in East OaklandSFGateOakland Boy, 10, Sexually Assaulted By StrangerNBC Bay AreaContra...

Klay Thompson Named to Western Conference All-Star TeamNBA.com (blog)Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been named to the NBA Western Conference All-Star team, the league announced today. Thompson, a first-time All-Star, joins backcourt mate and All-Star starter Stephen Curry on the Western Conference …Klay Thompson’s shooting prowess rewarded with NBA All-Star selectionGolden State of Mind Thompson’s record 3rd quarter leads Warriors past KingsOCRegisterThompson makes it three Warriors going to All-Star...

EAST OAKLAND: 10-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted By StrangerKRON 4OAKLAND (KRON) — Oakland police are on the lookout for a suspect who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old boy on Tuesday afternoon. Police say the attack took place at about 3 p.m. on the 1100 block of 98th Avenue in East Oakland. The boy was walking …Boy, 10, sexually assaulted by stranger in East OaklandSFGate Oakland: Police search for suspect who sexually assaulted boySan Jose Mercury News10-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted In Oakland; $7500 Reward Offered For...

A construction kickoff ceremony Friday January 30th, 10 am at 1400 16th St., San Francisco (Entrance on the Corner of 16th & Carolina Streets), to celebrate the renovation and renewal of the art deco McClintock Building located at the crossroads of San Francisco’s SOMA, Potrero Hill, Mission Bay and Mission districts. This historic building is being transformed into a contemporary structure for industrial, manufacturing and office space to accommodate 21st century companies. Open concept floor plans and naturally lit spaces will...

Warriors-Jazz PreviewCBSSports.comGolden State (36-7) had won 19 straight at home and five in a row overall before losing 113-111 in overtime to Chicago on Tuesday. The Warriors shot 0 for 9 from 3-point range in the second half, Stephen Curry made a critical late turnover and Klay …Golden State Warriors vs Utah Jazz Live Stream Free: Watch NBA Game Online …BREATHEcast Preview: Warriors at JazzKSPRUtah Jazz forward Hayward misses practice with sinus issueThe San Luis Obispo Tribuneall 159 news articles …read...

The Meaning Of BalanceCal AthleticsThe Cal Athletics flagship magazine features long-form sports journalism at its finest and provides in-depth coverage of the scholar-athlete experience in Berkeley. Printed copies are mailed four times a year to Bear Backers who give annually at the … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Bodies found in Oakland apartment were murder-suicide victims, Pittsburgh …Pittsburgh Post GazettePolice say a man and a woman whose bodies were found in an Oakland apartment this afternoon died from gunshot wounds in an apparent murder- suicide. Authorities were still on scene at an apartment building at 230 N. Craig St. hours after the bodies …2 found dead in Oakland apartment buildingWTAE Pittsburgh Man, woman found dead inside Oakland apartment buildingWPXI PittsburghTwo dead in apparent murder-suicide in North OaklandTribune-ReviewCBS...

Man Arrested For Shooting at Officers in West Oakland IdentifiedKRON 4OAKLAND — Alameda County sheriff’s officials have identified a man who allegedly shot at two plainclothes deputies while they were conducting surveillance on a suspected marijuana grow in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon. Sebastian Ledwick, a …Oakland: Man shoots at detectives checking suspected pot growSan Jose Mercury News Oakland: Man killed in fatal wreck identifiedContra Costa TimesPot growing suspect held for allegedly shooting at deputiesSFGateall...

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi released video showing a deputy public defender being unlawfully arrested outside a courtroom as she attempted to protect her client’s right to counsel. The cell phone footage, taken Tuesday afternoon inside the San Francisco’s Hall of Justice shows San Francisco Police Inspector Brian Stansbury arresting Deputy Public Defender Jami Tillotson for refusing to let her client, a young African American man, be questioned without the presence of his attorney. Stansbury, the subject of a 2013 federal...

Berkeley retailer takes sodas off shelf, in apparent response to tax on sugary …Contra Costa TimesIn Berkeley, the same products would go up to $1.85 — 2.5 liters comes out to 84.5 fluid ounces — assuming the Measure D tax will be passed along to the consumer. And that $1.85 does not include Berkeley’s 9 percent sales tax and a 10-cent recycling fee.As city begins to implement Measure D, businesses already impacted by ‘soda tax’Daily Californian Soda removed from shelves in California Dollar Tree...

Pilot flew fighter jet low over Berkeley to say ‘hi’ to his Cal grad student …SFGate (blog)BERKELEYSIDE: It has emerged that the fighter jet that flew low over the city of Berkeley on Tuesday, triggering car alarms as well as alarm among many local residents, was being flown by the brother of a Cal grad student. A man posting as “TheCulprit …Jet pilot over Cal was giving nod to brotherBerkeleyside Residents Startled When Navy Jet Flew Over BerkeleyNBC Bay AreaTuesday’s Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over...

Tight-Lipped Marshawn Lynch Opens His Heart To OaklandNPRSeattle Seahawks’ star running back Marshawn Lynch, who rarely talks to the media, blends his bad boy personality with his good deeds reputation in his hometown of Oakland, Calif. Copyright © 2015 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

5 Biggest Takeaways from the Golden State Warriors‘ First Half of the SeasonBleacher ReportThe efficiency on both sides of the ball combined with the NBA’s best record put that debate to sleep a long time ago. With everything moving in a relatively dreamlike state, what are the biggest takeaways from the first half of the season? Let’s take …Steph Curry to enter 3-point contestESPN Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson reportedly will …FOXSports.comGolden State Warriors Hold Off Stubborn...

How much alike are these Golden State Warriors and the ’95-’96 Bulls?FOXSports.comWhich brings us to today’s Golden State Warriors, who are a most excellent basketball team in their own right. After Tuesday night’s overtime loss to (who else?) Chicago, the Warriors remain a robust 36-7 on the year, on pace for 68.6 wins on the year …Derrick Rose’s OT shot lifts Bulls by Warriors; home streak ends at 19ESPN Chicago Bulls trample Golden State Warriors‘ home winning streak in 113-111 …OregonLive.comChicago...

Jet pilot over Cal was giving nod to brotherBerkeleysideThe fighter jet that buzzed Berkeley on Tuesday, sending both shock waves and excitement through the community, was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student. A man posting as “TheCulprit” on Berkeleyside said the pilot was his brother …Tuesday’s Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying …CBS Local Pilot flew fighter jet low over Berkeley to say ‘hi’ to his Cal grad student …SFGate (blog)all 5 news articles ...

Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99KSBW The Central CoastHome; / News; / Local News; / SF Bay Area News … Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, where Townes was a professor emeritus who only last year stopped going to campus every day, said he had been in poor health before he died Tuesday …Charles Townes, Co-Inventor of the Laser, Dies at 99NBC Bay Area all 291 news articles …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$...

No. 12 Cal Hosts UNLV Friday at HellmanCal AthleticsBERKELEY – Unbeaten California – ranked 12th in the latest ITA team poll – continues its homestand when it welcomes UNLV to the Hellman Tennis Complex on Friday at 1:30 p.m. The Golden Bears have compiled a 4-0 record, while the Rebels – who last … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

West Oakland: Man shots at sheriff deputies in unmarked carSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — Two plainclothes Alameda County sheriff’s deputies were shot at in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon but were not hit, authorities said. The deputies were in an unmarked vehicle at around 3:15 p.m. in the 2400 block of Market Street when a … …read more From:: West Oakland News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating:...

Marshawn Lynch’s Oakland ties reveal Seahawks star’s spiritNFL.com“He is like the mayor of Oakland,” says Kevin (KP) Parker, an Oakland native who is one of Lynch’s mentors, and who works as the player development director at nearby Cal, where Lynch starred from 2004 to 2006. “He is probably the biggest name in … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on....

California Swimming’s Magic ManCal AthleticsThe Cal Athletics flagship magazine features long-form sports journalism at its finest and provides in-depth coverage of the scholar-athlete experience in Berkeley. Printed copies are mailed four times a year to Bear Backers who give annually at the … …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Cal football recruiting commit: Patrick Mekari, Westlake Village offensive …California Golden Blogs (blog)Enter Westlake Village (Ca.) center Patrick Mekari, brother of current Cal defensive lineman Tony. Patrick flipped his commitment today from the Utah State Aggies to the California Golden Bears. …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Ambitious Tigerlily opens stealth-like in Berkeley’s Gourmet GhettoSFGate (blog)It’s rare these days that nearly any restaurant in the Bay Area can open without ample prior blog warning, let alone in one of the most famous food destinations in the region. But that’s exactly what happened with Tigerlily, an ambitious new bar and …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!...

Louisville’s Todd Grantham turns down Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator jobAL.comLouisville’s Todd Grantham turns down Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator job. toddgranthamLvilleAP.jpg. Todd Grantham’s defense at Louisville was sixth in the nation in 2014, allowing 308.5 yards per game. (Associated Press). Print · Mike Herndon …Oakland Raiders target Louisville DC Todd Grantham for Del Rio’s staffNBCSports.com Todd Grantham Turns Down The Oakland Raiders To Stay At LouisvilleCard ChronicleGrantham...

Missing van filled with couple’s possessions, treasured artwork recovered in …Contra Costa TimesAlmost all of it was and the finding marked a happy ending for the 31-year-old art professor and her husband, Jason Friend, who recently moved from Oakland to Eureka so she could start a teaching job at Humboldt State University. The day before they …and more …read more From:: East Oakland News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!...

Weekly Dish: McCovey’s is ClosingDiablo Magazine (blog)I finally caught up with Jeff Dudum, who confirms that McCovey’s will soon be the home of SoCal chain, Slater’s 50/50, and that Dudum’s brother, Rick, is busy looking for a space in San Francisco where he can reopen the popular sports bar closer to … …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now! Reviewed by on. Rating: ...