Hoa Tran might still be roaming free if he hadn't driven a vehicle in Orange County while intoxicated in 2008.But the DUI arrest wasn't Tran's biggest problem.For five years, the Vietnamese immigrant had been wanted by police in Oakland for murdering another immigrant in a late-night bar fight ov ... More >>
Backers of Prop 19 say they will return . . . in two years."We plan to continue this discussion," spokeswoman Dale Jones said at a news conference in the Yes on 19 campaign's downtown Oakland headquarters. "There's a seat at the table for 2012," she confided. "This is not a matter of if, but when ... More >>
Last night on The Simpsons there was a Harold Stassen joke.
This morning in the Oakland Tribune there's a story titled "Angelides eyes another gubernatorial bid".
Phil Angelides, the Democrat who lost to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in last month's election, announced Friday he plans to launch an inv ... More >>
Governor Schwarzenegger took a stand on cutting greenhouse gases yesterday. His stand? Going on the commonly held theory that most readers never get beyond the headline and first paragraph of a newspaper story, unless they have some compelling interest in the story, his stand depends on what city yo ... More >>