Report: Raiders told NFL that Oakland, Alameda County officials lied to them

Raiders ownership reportedly told NFL execsthat East Bay officials reneged on promises. OAKLAND | With the hopes of Raiders ownership flagging over the possibility NFL owners will approve their relocation bid to Los Angeles this week comes a report the team recently made disparaging comments toward Oakland and Alameda County officials during talks with league executives … Continue reading Report: Raiders told NFL that Oakland, Alameda County officials lied to them

Mayor leading effort to bring Raiders to Carson is accused of sexual harrasment

Carson Mayor Albert Robles' attorney believesthe lawsuit is timed to thwart the city's effort tolure the Raiders and Chargers to a new stadium.RAIDERS | In his bid to lure the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers from their home cities for a proposed $1.7 billion stadium in the Southern California city of Carson, Mayor Albert … Continue reading Mayor leading effort to bring Raiders to Carson is accused of sexual harrasment

P.M. BRIEFING | 5.6.15 (POLITICIANS IN HATS WEEK)

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell, center, poses with law enforcement while wearing a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration cap. Last week, Swalwell urged for the nomination of a "progressive" DEA administrator. CA DROUGHT | Jerry Brown to water tunnel critics: 'Shut up' (Sacramento Bee) Statement contrasts his very respectful-looking burgundy sweaterSD7 | Open wide: California dentists pony up … Continue reading P.M. BRIEFING | 5.6.15 (POLITICIANS IN HATS WEEK)

Coliseum JPA postpones vote on Raiders lease; Miley says some public money may be used for new stadium

COLISEUM AUTHORITY | The morning after the Oakland Raiders unveiled a surprise joint proposal with the San Diego Chargers to build a stadium in Southern California, the Oakland Coliseum Joint Powers Authority (JPA) postponed a decision to approve a one-year lease extension for the team to play another season at O.co Coliseum.No official reason was … Continue reading Coliseum JPA postpones vote on Raiders lease; Miley says some public money may be used for new stadium

Coliseum Authority to offer next executive director 3-year, $250,000 contract

Scott McKibbenCOLISEUM AUTHORITY | Former newspaper publisher Scott McKibben wanted a bit more to fill the long-vacant executive director position at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority, but he’ll settle for an annual salary of $250,000.McKibben, who led the Oakland Tribune in the early 2000s and was CEO of the Rose Bowl from 2009-2011, will be … Continue reading Coliseum Authority to offer next executive director 3-year, $250,000 contract