Bryan Parker

Castlemont High School football players on the field. (KCBS)

East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through Crowdsourcing

With pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don’t see three meals a day.

08/13/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19: (L-R) Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors, daughter Riley and wife Ayesha smile during the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade in Oakland, California. Thousands are expected to attend in celebration of the Warriors' first NBA title in 40 years. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

As Warriors Celebrate Championship, Oakland Official Campaigns For Team To Stay

In the glow of the Larry O’Brien Trophy and a championship parade, a movement kicked off Friday with a simple premise, to keep the Golden State Warriors in Oakland.

06/19/2015

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Bryan Parker and Don Perata. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Former State Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata Endorses Bryan Parker For Oakland Mayor

Just six days before the election, one candidate won a key endorsement on Wednesday in the race for Mayor of Oakland from the man who finished second the last time around.

10/29/2014

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s Re-Election Campaign Cleans Up Email Distribution Lists

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election campaign began cleaning up its email list on Wednesday after reports surfaced that that political messages were being distributed to Oakland city employees at their city-administered accounts.

08/14/2014

Bryan Parker, candidate for Mayor of Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Turns Vandalized Building Into Campaign HQ

An abandoned bank in Oakland’s Temescal District has become the canvas for taggers. A candidate for Oakland mayor has decided to turn it into campaign headquarters.

08/14/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Challengers Take Direct Aim At Quan During Oakland Mayoral Debate

A crowded field of 10 candidates shared the microphone Wednesday night in the latest Oakland mayoral debate at City Hall with many of the nine challengers taking direct aim at Mayor Jean Quan.

05/22/2014

San Francisco State University professor Joe Tuman, when he provided political analysis for KPIX 5 and KCBS. (CBS)

Tuman Announces 2nd Run For Mayor Of Oakland

San Francisco State University Professor and political analyst Joe Tuman announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor of Oakland for a second time in 2014.

07/24/2013