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Bryan Parker Close To $200K: Oakland Mayor’s Race Video Interview

Bryan Parker, the Port of Oakland Commissioner and tech executive who’s running for Mayor Of Oakland, met with me on Wednesday morning at The Lakeshore Cafe (3257 Lakeshore Ave.) for a wide-ranging, 24-minute interview where he gave an update of where his campaign to become Oakland’s next government head is as of now. The big […]

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Pat Kernighan: Oakland Councilmember Will Not Seek Reelection In 2014

Pat Kernighan, current Oakland Councilmember and President Of The Oakland City Council, has issued a note to her constituents that she’s not seeking re-election in 2014. Here’s the email she sent out just two hours ago: Dear Friends, I am writing to let you know that I have decided not to run for re-election next […]

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Supreme Court Drops DOMA, Prop 8: Oakland Mayor Quan, Councilmember Kaplan

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan made the following joint statement Wednesday with Oakland City Council President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan, the city’s first openly-lesbian councilmember, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, where DOMA, the Defense Of Marriage Act, and Prop 8, were rejected. (The joint appearance of Quan and Kaplan may also […]

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Rebecca D. Kaplan, Art Murmur Shooting: Oakland City Council President Statement

Rebecca D. Kaplan, the Oakland City Council’s At Large representative and new President Pro Tem has sent this statement on the Oakland Art Murmur First Friday Shooting that occurred almost one week ago come this Friday. “The shooting that took the young life of Kiante Campbell in Oakland Friday night was tragic – my prayers […]