Oakland News: Oakland City Council Races 48-hrs Before Election Day

In this Oakland News you know it’s just 48 hours before election day when on Saturday night, you see Nyesha DeWitt’s campaign truck parked on Broadway at 10 PM. Have…

Reid, Kaplan, Sullivan Get Oakland Tribune Endorsement; Juarez Doesn’t

The last time the Oakland Tribune weighed in with endorsements in a local election, they had zero impact: people just don’t read the newspapers like they used to and the…

Oakland City Council District 3 Race Three-Way Tie; Amy Lemley Leads D1

The Oakland City Council District Three Race is a not one, not two, but three – a three-way tie according to a new poll released today. Meanwhile, Amy Lemley is…

Oakland Candidate Debates: Oakland Chamber Of Commerce Schedule

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber Of Commerce has announced its schedule of debates between candidates for various Oakland offices. Here it is: City Attorney August 21 Tuesday Waterfront Hotel Jack London…

Oakland News: Sean Sullivan Raises 65K, Amy Lemley $37K In Oakland City Council Races

More Oakland News after Jane Brunner’s “Cops got my back” blast. Sean Sullivan, who’s signs are popping up all over the Grand Lake Business District – the District Three side…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Invites Councilmembers To Mua For Drinks; Budget Items

Oakland Mayor Quan tried for a Kumbaya moment Thursday June 28th, and got it, to a degree. And that after a Wednesday July 27th press conference that went badly off…

The Oakland Caucus By OBA – Oakland Candidates Forum Well-Attended

This first-of-its kind event was held in Oakland on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the office of The Community Bank Of The Bay at 1750 Broadway. The…

Oakland News: Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan For At-Large City Council Seat

Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan would have gained more attention if Tuman (hint to Joe) embraced Social Media. But before we get to that, the news is that Joe Tuman…

Oakland News: Why Kathy Neal Quit Assembly Race; Make Love Oakland!

The race for the California 18th District Assembly Seat currently held by the termed-out Sandre Swanson recently lost a candidate that this blogger thought had a chance because she was…

The Green Party Rises In Post-Occupy Oakland – Oakland Politics

Occupy Oakland has given rise to a party that, for a long time, seemed almost dead in Oakland: The Green Party. Oakland Politics – or to be clear, politics in…

Oakland Green Party Cadidates Press Conference Thursday, 4 PM, City Hall

The Oakland Green Party has issued a press release that declared Thursday, February 9th to be GREEN DAY. That day, at 4PM on the Oakland City Hall Steps, the Oakland…

Don Macleay (Oakland Green Party President) Talks District One Race

Occupy Oakland Rumor: Dan Siegel Resigns, Eases Recall Of Mayor

According to a number of twitter tweets, the rumor is that famed Oakland lawyer Dan Siegel has resigned in response to the police action of clearing the Occupy Oakland encampment…