Placing their trust in Ronnie Lott, Alameda County supervisors agree to Raiders stadium term sheet

NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott addressing theAlameda County Board of Supervisors Tuesdaymorning in Oakland.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS |The Alameda County Board of Supervisors agreed to signing a term sheet with a group led by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott to begin negotiations for a $1.3 billion football stadium in Oakland. The Oakland City Council … Continue reading Placing their trust in Ronnie Lott, Alameda County supervisors agree to Raiders stadium term sheet

Oakland’s commitment to not using public money for a new football stadium

View of O.co Coliseum from the parking lot.OAKLAND | Under the NFL’s bylaws, franchises that want to relocate to another city must first allow fans to have their voices heard. The practice of the NFL, however, when it comes to building costly stadiums, is to leverage fans’ fears about a team leaving to pressure municipalities … Continue reading Oakland’s commitment to not using public money for a new football stadium

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Show with special guests Robert Gammon; Dr. Death

//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/3770699/height/250/width/450/theme/legacy/direction/no/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/East Bay Express Editor-in-Chief Robert Gammonand Raiders superfan Dr. Death.EPISODE 5 | A very eclectic podcast this week. East Bay Express Editor-in-Chief Robert Gammon and I discuss the growing use of police body cameras in the East Bay and elsewhere. Specifically, the issue of when or if the public ever sees footage captured on tape … Continue reading LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Show with special guests Robert Gammon; Dr. Death

When Will The Raiders Stop Taking A Knee In Stadium Negotiations?

Dr. Death addressing the Oakland CityCouncil earlier this year.OAKLAND COLISEUM | Ray Perez viewed last week’s Coliseum Joint Powers Authority meeting from the back of the room. Missing was the silver and black war paint and Raiders head dress festooned with a row of foam hatchets. Otherwise, known as Dr. Death, the Sacramento native who … Continue reading When Will The Raiders Stop Taking A Knee In Stadium Negotiations?

Pivotal Raiders Corporate Event Last Month Seen As Unsuccessful

COLISEUM AUTHORITY//RAIDERS | The Raiders and the National Football League said lagging corporate support in the East Bay is hampering the team's bottom line. So, the Coliseum Joint Powers Authority (JPA) led by Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley moved to fill the deficiency with a corporate event at Raiders headquarters in Alameda featuring local politicians and … Continue reading Pivotal Raiders Corporate Event Last Month Seen As Unsuccessful

Preliminary Studies Find Corporate Sponsorship Lacking For New Raiders Stadium

OAKLAND COLISEUM AUTHORITY | Two preliminary studies — one by the City of Oakland and Alameda County, and one by the Oakland Raiders — say the feasibility of a new stadium in Oakland for the football team would be hampered by the East Bay’s lack of corporate support. The stadium project also falls short financially … Continue reading Preliminary Studies Find Corporate Sponsorship Lacking For New Raiders Stadium