City Administrator

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Administrator Suddenly Resigns, Replacement Named

Oakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.


Protesters interrupt meeting inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Considering Limiting Access To City Council Meetings

City council members have been routinely shouted down at some recent gatherings, and now Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana and other officials are calling for a new balance between an open government and an efficient one.


Former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jury Rules Against Former Oakland Administrator In Termination Lawsuit

An Alameda County jury took only 40 minutes Monday to reject a lawsuit filed by former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly claiming that former Mayor Ron Dellums fired her because she was a woman.


Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

New Oakland City Administrator Has Her Work Cut Out For Her

There won’t be a honeymoon period for Oakland’s new city administrator, who faces a $58 million deficit that is expected to grow next year.


Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is interviewed in the KCBS studio (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Quan To Name City Administrator Next Week

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says she has a preferred candidate to take the important city administrator’s post and plans to make an announcement next week.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

Gavin Newsom and Ed Lee at a news conference

Lee Agrees To Serve As Interim San Francisco Mayor

San Francisco City Administrator Ed Lee released a statement Thursday saying he will agree to serve as interim mayor if he is selected by the Board of Supervisors.

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2011