Aug 29, 2007
Meet Mr. Wrong
In the news biz, a small production error can create a big problem.
Aug 22, 2007
The Press-Shy Mayor
Getting Ron Dellums on board with the media is an ongoing process, says his outgoing flack.
Aug 16, 2007
Sandre Swanson Backed Your Black Muslim Bakery
The charade continues. This morning, Oakland Tribune scribe Cecily Burt reported that yet another politician, Assemblyman Sandre Swanson, recently sent a laudatory letter to...
Aug 15, 2007
Dellums’ Scarlet Letter
Oakland's mayor won't disavow support for a criminal organization.
Aug 15, 2007
It’s -30- for Ron Dellums’ Spokewoman
Karen Stevenson, spokeswoman for Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, has a PR business to run. That, she says, is why she'll be leaving her post...
Aug 14, 2007
Nation of Islam’s PR Nightmare
"For all my shock at the crime that killed a fellow journalist, I wasn't surprised to hear last week that a 19-year-old, bowtie-wearing handyman...
Jun 15, 2007
Thomas, Why Hath Thou Forsaken Us?
If you can't trust sweet little Thomas the Tank Engine, well, who can you trust? RC2 Corp., the marketer of this hugely popular line...
Jun 5, 2007
Novel Anticar Strategy: Bees v. SUVs
It's not clear what's drawing them. Berkeley bicycle activist Jason Meggs eludes that question from passersby, but he makes much ado -- and a...