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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby enters mayor’s race – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOthers in the fray include City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, political communications Professor Joe Tuman, Port Commissioner Bryan Parker and Quan’s friend and former police adviser, Dan Siegel. “I … Read More

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 … Read More

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

“We don’t need more police”: Mayor & Police Chief hit a nerve at town hall – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalAnd while some balked at the surveillance, Mayor Quan argued that this technology brings Oakland in step with cities using the same tactics to get safe. “We can’t pretend … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Mayor Quan responds to dismissal of compliance director – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoA federal judge has terminated the contract of a compliance director appointed by the court to oversee reforms in the Oakland Police Department. U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson … Read More

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 … Read More

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, … 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

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

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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, … 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

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 … 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

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 … Read More

Oakland News: Mayor Quan Reelection Mistruths; Tuman, Siegel Videos

This Oakland News comes from Las Vegas, where I am for the New Media Expo and International CES, or CES 2014, or the Consumer Electronics Show. I have two items … 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

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … 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


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