The Wild and the Wacky from Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Meeting

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | Just over an hour into Tuesday night's Oakland City Council meeting, a man jumped on the desk and, at one point, attempted to leap onto the council dais. "Okie-dokie," Council President Pat Kernighan calmly said as the man scaled the half-circle dais.The San Francisco Chronicle reported 20-year-old Dante Cano was arrested … Continue reading The Wild and the Wacky from Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Meeting

San Leandro Mayor Dropped Excessive Pounds Through The Oprah Diet

Cassidy: many cheeseburgers ago.PHOTO/Shane BondSAN LEANDRO | Mayor Stephen Cassidy was once one of those fat guys who drank Diet Coke during San Leandro City Council meetings. Now he drinks what The Citizen’s Shane Bond reported was “green sludge” at a meeting last July. An “investigation” in May questioned how Cassidy had transformed himself from a rotund … Continue reading San Leandro Mayor Dropped Excessive Pounds Through The Oprah Diet

NLRB Sides With Oakland Airport Workers Harrassed For Union Activities

OAKLAND AIRPORT//LABOR | The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has found that multiple restaurants at Oakland International Airport violated federal labor laws, including firing employees for trying to organize a union, interrogating workers about union activities, and cutting the hours of union employees. The restaurants in question included the same ones — Subway and Jamba … Continue reading NLRB Sides With Oakland Airport Workers Harrassed For Union Activities