As you read this today, I’ll likely be in the icy Pacific Ocean off the coast of Aptos, atop a boogie board. Grinning ear to ear, I’ll be dropping into a smallish wave that will take me all the way to the shore and into the unconditionally giddy embrace of my 8- and 9-year-old daughters.Unless, of course, they drop into the wave before me — or muscle me off it. Read More
Coach Dennis Allen agrees with Oakland owner Mark Davis’ assessment that the Raiders have regressed in recent weeks and he is going to do what it takes to turn the team around. Read More
The National Football League has chosen San Francisco as one of two finalists to host the 2016 or 2017 Super Bowl — although the game would be played 50 miles south of The City at the 49ers’ new home in Santa Clara.
Still, Mayor Ed Lee applauded Tuesday’s announcement and said that hundreds of millions of dollars could be pumped into the region if San Francisco is selected. Read More
If new Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie had any doubts about whether Hue Jackson was moving the Raiders in the right direction, the former Packers director of football operations got the definitive answer last month at Lambeau Field watching Green Bay manhandle Oakland 46-16. Read More
If they want to be anything more than a joke to the rest of the NFL, the Raiders will have to make some critical structural changes this offseason.
Al Davis ran a one-man show, and when he died, he left a total vacuum. Amy Trask handles financial and legal matters, but she doesn’t make football decisions. Long-time front-office holdover John Herrera has done myriad jobs, but none of them has involved making football decisions. Read More
A Raider for life. So many who wore the Silver and Black came back. So many in the organization never left. Fueled by a ferocious passion and vision, Al Davis rightfully earned their loyalty.
Unfortunately, his trusted inner circle was often left with little sway or say. Now, at the risk of sounding like a heretic, it’s possible the Raiders will actually improve as they transition from dictator to democracy. Read More
Mark Davis, the new chef director at the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of California, has been a culinary professional for more than 35 years. He is also an educator and an internationally renowned ice sculptor.
What excites you about your new appointment? I’ll have the ability to see some of my dreams for culinary education come true. I like to try and inspire faculty and students to go beyond their own expectations. Read More
Mark Davis, the new chef director of the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of California, has been a culinary professional for more than 35 years. He is also an educator and an internationally renowned ice sculptor.
What excites you about your new appointment?
I’ll have the ability to see some of my dreams for culinary education come true. Read More
Mark Davis has a superb piece up on Real Clear Politics this morning on what makes the Tea Party movement tick and, perhaps even more important, what doesn't. Along the way, Davis makes a number of important observations and offers some solid advice that ought to be taken to heart by Tea Partiers everywhere. Read More