Archive for June, 2010

Mehserle Trial Causes Oakland Riots – Tonight’s Event Cancelled

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Hi All,

Thanks to Kathy Babcock who works in downtown Oakland and called to provide breaking news and excellent advice; “I HIGHLY recommend you stay out of Oakland due to the Judges recent ruling on the Mehserle trial”.  

She also said the streets are dangerous and many of the buildings have closed and sent their staff home for the day.

Due to the location of The Ellington, and that the ongoing riots are only blocks away from the building, we’ve rescheduled tonight’s event – date TBD. (more…)

Celebrate Summer At The Ellington!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Take a break from your same old routine, and join me Wednesday night in downtown Jack London Square for a glass of champagne (or two) and some wonderful appetizers!

The gracious owners of The Ellington, (the newest and most prestigious high-end condo project in downtown) are hosting me and my book; “Read Between the Lines” to help get the word out about their beautiful project.  If you get a chance, stop by and come say hi!

Where:  The Ellington – 222 Broadway, Oakland – Free Parking is Available


Attention Californians: Claim Your Lost Cash!

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

If you live in California (I’m sure it’s the same in every other state) you should periodically check out your home state’s website to see if you have any long lost cash you need to claim.

I make a point to check annually, and I always find some missing money that I never knew was missing.  It’s like Christmas!

Last year I hit pay dirt.  I found $5,200.00 and was ecstatic.  In 2004, I found a check for $9000!  I checked today, and found $937.00, a refund that was apparently sent by Hewlett-Packard, but I never received it.