Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayor – San Francisco Chronicle

Jerry Brown says he’d run for another term as Oakland mayorSan Francisco ChronicleThirteen candidates have filed to run in the 2014 race, including incumbent Jean Quan, former Brown aide and…

Citywide: Kaiser abandons “forbidden garden” plan in Oakland – Contra Costa Times

Citywide: Kaiser abandons “forbidden garden” plan in OaklandContra Costa TimesWhen Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers her State of the City address at 7 p.m. Thursday, one her top priorities likely…

Citywise: Kaiser abandons “forbidden garden” plan in Oakland – Fremont Bulletin

Citywise: Kaiser abandons “forbidden garden” plan in OaklandFremont BulletinWhen Mayor Jean Quan delivers her State of the City address at 7 p.m. Thursday, one her top priorities likely won’t be…

Auditor to enter Oakland mayor’s race – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesRuby joins a crowded field looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan that includes Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, former school board member Dan Siegel, Port of Oakland Commissioner Bryan Parker…

Elihu Harris Former Mayor On Occupy Oakland Jean Quan and Oakland

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Divide emerges over future of interim Oakland police chief – Inside Bay Area

Divide emerges over future of interim Oakland police chiefInside Bay AreaOAKLAND — As the city resumes its hunt for a permanent police chief, there is a deepening divide over whether…

Oakland Attendance Awards: Solutions for Chronic Absence – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalOakland Mayor Jean Quan and School Board Director Anne Campbell-Washington were among the 50 people who attended. AttendanceAwards14.jpg. Click here to view photos of the Oakland Attendance Awards on…

Could Oakland Become the Next Silicon Valley? – NBC Bay Area (blog)

NBC Bay Area (blog)At least one article, which appeared in the Guardian (U.K.) told about Oakland residents disliking techies setting up shop. In it, Oakland’s Mayor Jean Quan said the…

Oakland honors pioneering black aviator – Contra Costa Times

Oakland honors pioneering black aviatorContra Costa TimesBarbara Lee, D-Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Larry Reid. “Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer, an inspiration and the finest example of the…

Oakland honors pioneering black aviator – Inside Bay Area

Oakland honors pioneering black aviatorInside Bay AreaBarbara Lee, D-Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan and City Councilmember Larry Reid. “Bessie Coleman was a trailblazer, an inspiration and the finest example of the…

Cherry-picking crime stats may have pitfalls for Jean Quan – San Francisco Chronicle

Cherry-picking crime stats may have pitfalls for Jean QuanSan Francisco ChronicleAt just about every event she’s attended this year, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has repeated the campaign mantra she hopes…

Funding, Structure for Universal ID Cards in NYC Still Unclear – The Epoch Times

Funding, Structure for Universal ID Cards in NYC Still UnclearThe Epoch TimesOakland mayor Jean Quan takes her photo as she registers for the new Oakland Municipal identification card in Oakland,…

Oakland Mayor Dedicates Day To Mistah FAB, – AllHipHop

Oakland Mayor Dedicates Day To Mistah FAB,AllHipHop(AllHipHop News) One of the Bay areas most celebrated and beloved Hip Hop artist will now have his own day to commemorate his legacy.…

Mayor Jean Quan honors Oakland rapper – Contra Costa Times

Mayor Jean Quan honors Oakland rapperContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Mayor Jean Quan has honored an Oakland hip-hop artist for his local charity work. Quan declared last Saturday “Stanley Cox aka…

Big names to help rechristen Bay Bridge span for Willie Brown – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCash call: When it comes to money, Oakland’s mayoral contest is starting off with incumbent Jean Quan slowing down, while City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf and college professor and…

Bryan Parker Mayor Of Oakland News

Bryan Parker Mayor Of Oakland News Bryan Parker leads all Oakland Mayor’s Race candidates with $180k raised to date. Joe Tuman is second with $150k raised. The incumbent Mayor Jean…

Save Oakland Sports Mixer Has Coliseum City Presentation, Thursday, February 6th

Save Oakland Sports (SOS) has announced that it’s hosting a business mixer this Thursday, February 6th, from 5:30pm until 7:30pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Rd. The…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election hinges on crime – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLeah Harris, a retired preschool teacher, has lived in the heart of East Oakland for 37 years. In the 2010 mayoral election, she voted for Jean Quan. She…

Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money race – Vallejo Times-Herald

Oakland: Mayor Jean Quan still trails mayoral money raceVallejo Times-HeraldHe was followed by San Francisco State Professor Joe Tuman, who raised $145,350; Quan, who raised $129,494; and Councilmember Libby Schaaf,…

Jean Quan’s car windshield smashed during neighborhood meeting – Vallejo Times-Herald

Jean Quan’s car windshield smashed during neighborhood meetingVallejo Times-HeraldIt was unclear whether the incident was an act of vandalism or an attempted burglary. Last month, one of Quan’s opponents in…

Oakland’s Youth Uprising mourns violent attacks on its members – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Oakland’s Youth Uprising mourns violent attacks on its membersSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is crowing about a precipitous drop in homicides in 2013 as she eyes a second…

Joe Tuman Aims At Libby Schaaf, Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race Video

Joe Tuman has fired the first official shot in the unfolding 2014 Oakland Mayor’s Race. In a new YouTube video sent to supporters and called “Meet Joe Tuman,” Mr. Tuman…

Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

The National Union of Healthcare Workers endorsed its lawyer, Dan Siegel, who’s running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s my interview with Dan Siegel just three weeks ago: The National Union…

Dan Siegel, Former Quan Aide, Occupy Oakland Hero, To Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Dan Siegel, long-time Oakland civil rights attorney, partner in the Oakland law firm Siegel & Yee, and long-time friend, and former legal adviser, to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, is running…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who…

Proposal for new A’s stadium targets Port of Oakland – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe good news: There’s a new stadium proposal for the A’s at a site in Oakland, meaning all the hurdles of clearing any move through Major League Baseball would be…

Oakland News: City Council And Police Radio: Will They Pick Alameda JPA Over Staff Ire?

This bit of Oakland News is, a more disturbing continuation of my Oakland Police Radio blog post of last week. It’s disturbing because several Oakland City staffers who I will…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Boondoggle Radio Deal For Re-Election; Coliseum City Stupidity

UPDATE: Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland” UPDATE: Oakland A’s Move To San Jose Rejected By Major League Baseball. This Oakland News entry may, no…

Libby Schaaf For Mayor Of Oakland Campaign Starts; Schaaf Filed Papers Today

Libby Schaaf, my friend and Oakland City Council District Four Representative – who so scared the heck out of current Oakland Mayor Jean Quan when Libby openly talked about running…

Oakland News: Raiders, A’s Coliseum Leases Extended; Mayor Quan’s Dirty Tricks On Libby Schaaf

This Oakland News is chocked full of a lot of stuff, so let’s get to it. Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders Extend Coliseum Leases The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has…

Libby Schaaf Enters Oakland Mayor’s Race: Implications

UPDATE: Libby Schaaf Files Papers To Run For Mayor Of Oakland Libby Schaaf shocks Oakland with Mayor’s Race talk. She did. (And look, some headlines says “Libby Schaaf expected to…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Thinks Black Oakland Is Bad

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said this to the National Journal’s Sophie Quinton: “And so, you asked me what my challenge is. Well, my challenge is to let people know what…

Oakland Mayor Quan Re-Election Woes Show In Chamber Poll, Fundraising News

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce released the results of an extensive poll of likely Oakland voters, and the news reflects not only every single anecdotal report or conversation this…

Joe Tuman Runs For Mayor Of Oakland

Joe Tuman, the professor and political television commentator, Oaklander, and friend of this blogger, finally decided to run for Mayor Of Oakland for a second time, and after almost saying…

City Of Oakland, BART, AC Transit Workers Set To Strike Monday

Oakland is about to face a total stoppage of work on Monday, as the City of Oakland, BART, and reportedly AC Transit workers will all stop working on that day.…