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Did Democratic Debate Moderator Jose Díaz-Balart Favor Beto O’Rourke With Question In Spanish?

Did Democratic Debate Moderator Jose Díaz-Balart Favor Beto O’Rourke With Question In Spanish?

Did Noticias Telemundo’s Jose Díaz-Balart favor Rep. Beto O’Rourke by asking him a question in Spanish?

It’s known that Beto O’Rourke comes from El Paso, Texas. That city has an 82 percent white population but is known for its bilingual culture.

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Fayetteville Ga Weather: Thunderstorms And Flash Rain On Monday Evening

Fayetteville Ga Weather: Thunderstorms And Flash Rain On Monday Evening

As it does here, the weather went from calm and partly cloudy to rain and wind and thunderstorms and lightning. Fast.

Only this time the lighting was too often and too close. I am sure I saw one lighting bolt hit a transformer as I was driving.

Now, as of 8:22 PM EST, it’s calm again.

Wow.

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Jordan Poole Warriors NBA Draft 1st Rnd Pick, New Splash Brother, An Analytics Choice

Jordan Poole Warriors NBA Draft 1st Rnd Pick, New Splash Brother, An Analytics Choice

Some are panning the Golden State Warriors selection of Michigan’s Jordan Poole as its NBA Draft 2019 1st Round Selection.

The general claim is that Jordan Poole is a bad value pick. But those who say that forget the Warriors use analytics to make their decisions. From that perspective, Poole is the best at doing what Golden State needs: a player who can shoot and make 3s a lot.

Last NCAA basketball season Poole shot over 3 3s per game. That’s an automatic nine points you can add to the team’s total scoring output. Not bad.

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Ray Leon Retires After 28 Years With City Of Oakland. Will He Run For Mayor?

Ray Leon Retires After 28 Years With City Of Oakland. Will He Run For Mayor?

For 28 years, Ray Leon has served as an asset to the City of Oakland and in particular to his boss, Oakland District 7 Councilmember Larry Reid.

While I know Ray will be focused on his family, he would make an excellent Oakland Councilmember or Mayor of Oakland.

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Oakland Raiders Las Vegas Stadium Truss Problem Construction Update Livestream

Oakland Raiders Las Vegas Stadium Truss Problem Construction Update Livestream

The Oakland Raiders Las Vegas Stadium effort was dealt a setback. The canopy truss array that was being installed was interrupted by an incorrectly placed truss. According to Jedi Rich and Jedi Joy Lightower, a truss that they filmed the installation of, was removed last week – and it was still down.

This caused a four-day delay in the process, and 26 of the trusses were expected to be installed by July 31, 2019. After Jedi Rich and Jedi Joy Lightower discovered the truss problem, and this vlogger vlogged and blogged about it, then the Las Vegas Review Journal mentioned it, but failed to mention the work of Jedi Rich and Jedi Joy Lightower.

That was not right or fair.

Where this all is, is that we have a stadium situation that lacks a weekly media update procedure. This is unusual for a giant public project that uses public resources – in this case a $750 million subsidy.

Accurate and timely information is not what this Raiders stadium construction effort is about. But it should be.

Talking About The History Of The NFL Las Vegas Decision

I shifted into a talk about the The History Of The NFL Las Vegas Decision from my unique point of view. The highlight is that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf was going to present a letter to the NFL, and have it sent to the 2015 NFL Spring League Meeting.

Mayor Schaaf, my godsister, told me that she was going to send the letter to me and then she would call me in the morning. She called at 5:17 AM. As it turned out, Libby wanted me to help a man that was sent to Arizona representing Fortress Investments to hand out the letter, by hand, to the owners.

I didn’t think that was something a guy with a press badge should be doing, but by the time I left my hotel and arrived at the Arizona Biltmore, he managed to gain the help of hotel management. But, the letter itself was a disappointment.

It wasn’t a new 11th hour deal as I was led to believe. It didn’t give the Oakland Coliseum land to the Raiders and the NFL. The letter was just, and I mean only, an affirmation of the deal that was already presented to the league. And it reminded the owners that Oakland had a “shovel ready” stadium plan.

Well, the NFL wanted the land. What Libby should have done was flown in and to present an 11th hour deal doing just that.

That was a painful morning that was recapped on tonight’s livestream show.

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Kaiser Medical Center – Nov 3, 1994 – Emeryville Planning Commission

Kaiser spent $43 Million to buy land and obtain approval for a new Medical Center in Emeryville. However, the City was sued by Oakland, Berkeley, & Jerry Brown (as an individual). Kaiser then decided to abandon the Project.

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Prolect – Request for (1) Certification of an Environmental Impact Report Request for Approval of (2) Amendments.to the Emeryville General Plan; (3) Approval of a Rezoning from Medium Density Residential (R-M) to Planned Unit Development(Commercial including Applications for a Preliminary Development Plan for the Phase I Site and Future Expansion Site; Final Development Plan for Phase IA (the hospital portion of the Phase I Site); (4) A Development Agreement with the City of Emeryville; for the Proposed Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Project on an approximately 30 acre site generally bounded by San Pablo Avenue, Park Avenue, Hollis Street, 45th Street 53rd Street, and Doyle Street (known more specifically as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers: 049-1027-002,-003,-004,-016-01,-017,-018,-019,-020-01&02,021,-022-01-02,-023- 02, -024, -028, -029, -030, -031, -032, -033, & -034; 049-1029-001-3&4; 049-1031-003-01, & -004; 049-1041-059; Future Expansion Site: 049-1041-011-04,-012-02, -013, -022,-023-01&02, -032-01, -041-03. Environmental Clearance: Proposed Final Environmental Impact Report. via IFTTT

Video Shows Raptors President Masai Ujiri Did Have Credentials, Alameda County Sheriffs Wrong

Video Shows Raptors President Masai Ujiri Did Have Credentials, Alameda County Sheriffs Wrong

Hat tip to a viewer with better eyes than mine. But from the video of Raptors President Masai Ujiri on the floor of Oracle Arena after the altercation with the Alameda County Sheriffs Deputy, one can see that he was clearly carrying his credentials in his right hand!

This calls the Alameda County Sheriffs Deputy and the Alameda County Sheriffs Department itself into question. It also points to the only possible reason why this was missed: the Sheriffs Deputy harassed Masai without even asking to learn who he was or if he had a credential. How else to explain this?

But for the Alameda County Sheriffs Department to say Masai Ujiri didn’t have credentials is now obviously not true. And then to want to press charges against him on the basis of an obvious untruth is worse.

This is really bad.

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ESPN’s Last NBA Finals Day At Oakland Lake Chalet, Perhaps Ever

ESPN’s Last NBA Finals Day At Oakland Lake Chalet, Perhaps Ever

June 14th, 2019 marks ESPN’s last day producing shows from Oakland’s Lake Chalet. Something that started with the Golden State Warriors 2015 trip to the NBA Finals turned into an annual habit.

ESPN shows “First Take” and “The Jump” were made in what is called the Gondola Room. Fans of the shows would line up as early as midnight for the doors that opened at 5:30 am.

ESPN put Lake Chalet, Lake Merritt, and an Oakland America never saw before on the map.

Now, the Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where, if they return to the NBA Finals, will play host to ESPN shows.

End of an era in Oakland.

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Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Assault Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy? Videos Are Inconclusive

Did Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri Assault Alameda Sheriff Deputy? Video Is Inconclusive

An Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy is claiming that Raptors President Masai Ujiri, the architect of the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors pushed the officer and struck him in the face. NBC Bay Area claimed to have exclusive video, but it doesn’t actually show the incident.

Moreover, I found another video of a different angle, but it also does not actually show the incident. The videos are inconclusive.

However, we can ask some questions based on what we see and what the Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy claimed. First, why would the Raptors President just push and hit a police officer? The videos do indicate two facts: that some disagreement happened, and that Masai Ujiri was clearly puzzled.

Another video shows Raptors Star Kyle Lowry waving to and then pulling Masai Ujiri away from the confusion, and with a confused look on his face.

What puzzles me is this: there are many people on the Oracle Arena Floor, and they don’t have around-the-neck badges. Many men in suits also don’t have these around-the-neck badges. The only possible way Masai Ujiri may have acted inappropriately was if the Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy did something in the way of trying to stop him from moving forward onto the court.

But look at the video and ask this question: why him? Of all of the freely roaming people, why would the Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy pick out Masai Ujiri?

This has to be cleaned up because right now, the Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy is in the middle of an international incident. Additionally, the Alameda Sheriff’s Deputy is already under fire for retweeting a retweeting a “UniteTheRight” press conference given by high-profile white nationalist Richard Spencer.

And while the person at fault in that incident, Public Information Officer Sergeant Ray Kelly, said it was a mistake, many aren’t buying it. The California Immigrant Policy Center says
“The department’s claiming this is an ‘accident,’ but in fact it’s part of a long pattern of racist attitudes and practices at the department.”

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NBA Finals 2019 Aftermath: Warriors Close Oakland Years With Loss To Raptors – Livestream Talk

NBA Finals 2019 Aftermath: Warriors Close Oakland Years With Loss To Raptors – Livestream Talk.

My conversation with Zennie62 on YouTube Live viewers about the Toronto Raptors NBA Finals 2019 win over the Defending Champion Golden State Warriors. Watch and please add your own comments in the video or this blog post.

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