Challengers Take Direct Aim At Quan During Oakland Mayoral DebateA 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.
After Shakeup, Oakland Mayor Quan Names New Chief Of StaffOakland Mayor Jean Quan, who’s been under fire for her handling of Occupy Oakland protests, began restructuring her staff Monday by appointing Anne Campbell Washington to be her chief of staff.
Oakland Mayor Quan Adviser Quits Over Occupy RaidA top legal adviser to Oakland’s mayor has resigned over the decision to raid the Occupy Oakland encampment Monday.
Judge OKs Oakland City Hall-Connected Lawyers In Gang Case A judge has ruled that a group of lawyers with connections to Oakland City Hall does not have to disqualify itself from representing alleged Nortenos gang members named in a city lawsuit.
Oakland Mayor, City Attorney Clash Over Outside Legal AdviserOakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Attorney John Russo traded barbs Tuesday over her decision to have her longtime friend and lawyer Dan Siegel act as an unpaid legal adviser for the city.