Mayor Reed got smacked down pretty hard by Comish Bud Selig when he requested a meeting to beg for baseball in San Jose. Selig’s response reminds us of that one time former VP Dick Cheney was a Walmart greeter.
Mayor Reed’s all for open government, that is of course until it comes to disclosing his text conversations. We doubt the conversations are that interesting anyway.
And it looks like Google hit a little snag in their effort to buy themselves an airport. The SV Business Journal reports the San Jose City Council punted on Tuesday.
Not content to simply be master of the social media universe, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has decided to enter the political fray.
The opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is now up in the air as the bolts holding the thing up were defeated not by earthquakes…but by rain water.
Newby North Bay Congressman Jared Huffman took a swipe at the district shopping, desperate-to-be-a-congressman-wanna-be Ro Khanna this week. Better be careful Jared, Ro still has time to redirect his army of political mercenaries to a district near you. Meanwhile, Mike Honda was hosting a showing of NBC Bay Area’s Damian Trujillo’s documentary in Washington, DC. It’s hard to believe the mid-term elections are still almost two years away.
BART to San Jose is finally getting really, really underway…seriously how long does it take to lay a few miles of train track? Meanwhile, in far less time the Chinese have constructed the longest high-speed rail line in the world. Bart to San Jose…maybe in 2017 if we’re lucky.
California finally joined Power Ball this week. If you’re reading this you didn’t win.