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…

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…

Oakland Mayor Quan Ready To Talk Oakland A’s Stadium Lease Via Media

The City of Oakland’s reacting to a small handful of media who asked for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to give a statement on the Oakland Athletics Stadium situation, where the…

THE OAKLAND CITY BUDGET 2013 – 2015: A CITY COUNCIL PRIMER

The Oakland City Council will hold its last budget hearing on Thursday, tommorrow, and before its final vote in two weeks. This is your chance to go to the Oakland…

Oakland Mayor Quan: Husband As Driver / Bodyguard Violates City Charter

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has a terrible habit of operating the Office Of The Mayor Of Oakland as if it’s Mayberry RFD: a small town where she drives herself around,…

Josh Cribbs To Raiders? Mayor Quan’s Bodyguard; Oakland Workers Video: News

UPDATE: Quan And Husband Violate City Charter When He Drives Here Around. A lot of Oakland news, from the Oakland Raiders trying to land Josh Cribbs to Oakland Local 21’s…

Was Oakland Mayor Quan’s Husband Driving Drunk In Art Murmur Video?

UPDATE: a friend called to assert that Dr. Floyd Huen does not drink and the video-person was being inappropriate to he and the Mayor of Oakland. Was Floyd Huen, the…

Oakland Mayor Quan Supports William Bratton OPD Contract

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan issued a letter than may or may not bee seen or cared about as Oakland ponders Lance Armstrong and Manti T’eo. Mayor Quan is making public…

Oakland Mayor Quan, City Of Oakland’s Inept Social Media Approach

The City Of Oakland has suddenly adopted a head-in-the-sand, protectionist, and just plain stupid social media strategy that results in a series of wrong-headed approaches that don’t protect the elected…

Sandre Swanson: Oakland Mayor Quan Appoints Assemblymember Deputy Mayor

Outgoing California Assemblymember Sandre Swanson was appointed Deputy Mayor of Oakland today by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. The email announcing this popped up just five minutes ago. Sandre was one…

Oakland Mayor Quan, Barbara Parker Let Warriors Plan Move To SF While Owing $95 Mil

Warriors planning move to San Francisco from Oakland. This is the kind of thing John Russo would have worked to prevent if he were City Attorney: The Golden State Warriors,…

Oakland Mayor Quan Pissed Over April Fools Joke

The blog post called “Mayor Jean Quan Had Affair With Ron Dellums In 2009” and released on April Fools Day Sunday, was widely seen by readers and observers as an…

Oakland Mayor Quan Press Conference On Budget And Redevelopment 2012

The City of Oakland’s in a bad spot, and this blogger’s not sure if many people in Oakland understand exactly what’s going on. That’s why it’s important to look at…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall Effort Scarred By Voter Fraud Claim

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan undoubtedly fears the recall effort launched against her, but from what this blogger has learned, it’s currently marred by not two, but three (yes, 3) competing…

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…

Oakland Mayor Quan, Don’t Fire Anne Campbell Washington Over A Hug!

Now that Oakland Mayor Jean Quan did a good move in bring Anne Campbell Washington back to Oakland, this blogger has one request: don’t fire her for hugging someone who…

Occupy Oakland: Mayor Quan’s Sharon Cornu, Dan Siegel Not Missed

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan wants a new team! There has been a rash of staff changes in the wake of the unpopular eviction of Occupy Oakland from Oakland City Hall…

Oakland Mayor Quan Walks Occupy Oakland After Eviction

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was just captured on camera walking Frank Ogawa Plaza in the wake of the eviction of Occupy Oakland, tends and protestors. The live stream (as of…

Oakland Mayor Quan Recall Plan Details Leaked To Zennie62

While there has been a lot of talk about the desire to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, there hasn’t been any real information on the actual structure of the effort…

Oakland Mayor Quan’s Chinese Speech Update, Adams Point Dump Issue

On Saturday, this space reported the rather unfortunate speech given by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and this blogger’s take that it was rather racist. This is the video that was…

Oakland Mayor Quan’s Pro-Chinese Speech Sounds Racist

In Oakland’s political history, or at least since Mayor Lionel Wilson, no Mayor of this town has ever been associated with a speech that could even be twisted as having…