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Mayor Quan: Occupy Oakland Costs City Of Oakland $3 Million

According to an email newsletter by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, the decision to evict Occupy Oakland protestors has (so far) cost the City of Oakland $3 million. Here’s what Quan wrote: This has been a tough few weeks for Oakland and for me as your Mayor. The national 99% movement continues to evolve, here in […]

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Occupy Oakland: Dan Siegel Resigns, Mayor Quan In Trouble

It’s confirmed that famed Oakland lawyer and activist Dan Siegel resigned at 2 AM, and in protest to Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s action of the eviction of the Occupy Oakland encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza. Mr. Siegel posted his actions in a harsh statement on his Facebook page, here: Dan Siegel No longer Mayor Quan’s […]

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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 this writing) shows protestors lined up around the area, which has been declared a crime scene by the Oakland Police. The eviction started at just […]

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Recall Effort Gains $100,000

The latest news in the Occupy Oakland constellation of information is the effort to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. According to an email from a source, Sanjiv Handa, East Bay News Service reports that $100,000 has been pledged toward the effort to recall the Mayor. Also, the latest Occupy Oakland news is that Oakland Police […]

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Oakland News – Mayor’s Office Plans To Move Occupy Oakland

UPDATE: Oakland Mayor Quan Recall Details Leaked To Zennie62 This is an Oakland News entry based on information given to this blogger over the weekend from various sources that do not wish to be named. The first most recent one was this morning. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan held a meeting at 7:30 AM today (Monday) […]

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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 led by Oaklander Gene Hazzard. The entire recall idea really started before the mess of Occupy Oakland, but it picked up real, considerable steam after […]

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Oakland Mayor Leads: Lionel Wilson Promotes Oakland

For the many who never knew Oakland Mayor Lionel Wilson, who was Oakland’s last three-term Mayor, and its first African American Mayor, serving from 1977 to 1991, when he lost to Elihu Harris. During his time, Mayor Wilson was a tireless promoter of Oakland. The video below has Mayor Wilson making a video to announce […]

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Oakland News: Mayor Jean Quan’s Husband Wants Oakland City Council Replaced

UPDATE: Oakland Mayor Quan Recall Details Leaked To Zennie62 Apparently giving a response to efforts to recall embattled Oakland Mayor Jean Quan after her bungling of the Occupy Oakland effort, her husband Floyd Quan wrote an email that has many Oakland insiders up in arms. The basic read of has Mr. Quan calling for the […]

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Oakland Mayor Santana Names Interim Chief, Where’s Mayor Quan?

The email from the City of Oakland’s media contact had a title that was clear as a bell: “Oakland City Administrator Appoints Howard A. Jordan as Interim Chief of Police.” So, this blogger immediately thought it was a misprint. After all, the Oakland City Charter that now-California Governor, and then Mayor Jerry Brown worked hard […]

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Oscar Grant Protests Come As Johannes Mehserle Is Released – Oakland’s Word

The nightmare that has been the Oscar Grant Murder, while it occurred on New Year’s Day Morning two years ago at Fruitvale BART Station, is not over. Former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle is due to be released from jail on Monday, getting a release for “good behavior” after what seems to have been a […]