Sunday free parking plan up against money, politics – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJoe Tuman, a San Francisco State University political communications professor who is making his second run for mayor, came in with 8 percent. Civil rights attorney and former … Read More

Monday Must Reads: Legislation Moves Forward to Limit Tenant Evictions … – East Bay Express

East Bay ExpressThe poll had Joe Tuman in fourth with 8 percent, Dan Siegel in fifth with 6 percent, and Bryan Parker in sixth with 4 percent. 3. If the … Read More

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 … Read More

Payton: Sizing up Oakland mayoral candidates – Contra Costa Times

Payton: Sizing up Oakland mayoral candidatesContra Costa TimesJoe Tuman, a professor at San Francisco State, says he’s not an insider beholden to the City Hall machine. (As a Chicago native, … Read More

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 … Read More

Dana King: Joe Tuman Talked Her Into Run For Oakland City Council

Months later, Joe and I were talking about District Two and Pat’s retiring from her seat, and that’s when he said that he was taking a friend of his around … Read More

Alex Castro, Electronic Arts VP, Is Oakland’s “Fake Joe Tuman”, “Crocker Mom”

Alex Castro, is currently Vice President Of Product Management At Electronic Arts, and a fairly-well-known and legendary tech executive, regularly quoted in a number of industry publications. But Alex Castro’s … Read More

Joe Tuman: Dog Accident Should Not Dampen Run For Mayor Of Oakland

Joe Tuman, who’s a candidate for Mayor Of Oakland, is the focus of this KTVU video about the need for a camera at in Crocker Highlands because drivers through the … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Nancy Sidebotham Running For Mayor Of Oakland: Blasts Joe Tuman, Libby Schaaf

Nancy Sidebotham is a name known only to Oakland political junkies and Oakland City Council District Six dwellers who voted over the last 12 years, at the least. For this … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Oakland News: Schaaf, Kaplan For Mayor Of Oakland? Tagami Wants Oakland Trib

There’s a lot of Oakland News out there, so let’s get to it. First, I have it from several sources that Oakland City Councilmember Libby Schaaf (District Four) is considering … Read More

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Fundraiser Draws Just Four People; Visit Oakland Office Party

UPDATE: Oakland News: A’s One Game From AL West; Whole Foods Oakland; Oakland Cabs In this Oakland News, a fundraiser for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan recently held in the Oakland … Read More

Anne Gust Brown To Run For Mayor Of Oakland: Hot Rumor

Anne Gust Brown, the First Lady of California and an Oakland resident with her husband, California Governor and former Mayor of Oakland, Jerry Brown is going to run for mayor … Read More

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 … Read More

Joe Tuman On The GS Warriors, Oakland, Rebecca Kaplan At Large, And Mayor Quan

For Oakland politicos, Joe Tuman has become a household name. The San Francisco State Professor and San Francisco CBS Channel Five Political Commentator made a name for himself in 2010 … Read More

Oakland News: BART Fire Arson?; Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan No More

At 2:15 AM Thursday Morning a massive fire broke out at Mandela and 7th Street right next to the West Oakland BART Station. The fire spread to other buildings and … Read More

Oakland News: Vote For Donald Macleay, Sean Sullivan, Abel Guillen; City Attorney Race

In this Oakland News we have politics elections. First, I’m asking you, Oaklander, to vote for Donald Macleay for Oakland City Council District One, Sean Sullivan for Oakland City Council … Read More

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 … Read More

Oakland News: MayDay, Joel Young Gets Tribune Endorsement, Coliseum SMG V. AEG II

Oakland MayDay went off without a hitch, at first – but then… Frankly, I had so much backlog from my New York NFL Draft trip, and interviews conducted before that, … Read More

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall – Ken Pratt Rips Quan

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is facing two things: a recall signature gathering process and the wrath of Oaklander Ken Pratt. This blogger literally ran into Mr. Pratt at last night’s … Read More

Joe Tuman Watches As Gene Hazzard Teases Oakland Mayor Quan Recall

This is a follow-up to this blogger’s earlier blog post on the effort to recall Mayor Quan, and focuses on two well-known Oaklanders. Well, at least to people who are … Read More