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Deanna Santana

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Santana Would Return To Oakland Politics, But Not With Mayor Quan

Oakland’s former City Administrator Deanna Santana says she’s willing to work as a consultant for the city, but only if she doesn’t have to have any contact with Mayor Jean Quan.

03/11/2014

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.

03/03/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Audit Finds Unchecked Spending

An audit of Oakland’s workers’ compensation program finds city employees accepted $23,000 in inappropriate gifts from a contractor during two training summits in 2007 and 2008.

10/01/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal shooting on the 9400 block of Hillside Street in Oakland on January 11, 2013. It was the fourth homicide in a six-hour span. (CBS)

Oakland Officials Blame Woman’s Murder For Setting Off Violent Crime War

Authorities in Oakland held a news conference Monday to discuss the alarming wave of shootings in the city over the weekend that killed four and wounded 11 more.

01/14/2013

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

Quan: Oakland In Strongest Financial Position In A Decade

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Monday that a new report indicates that her city’s fiscal position is the strongest it’s been in a decade.

10/29/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Considers Federal Takeover Of Police Internal Affairs

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on the change in Oakland officials regarding a possible federal takeover.

10/17/2012

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.

09/28/2012

Police at a triple shooting scene on Hunter Avenue in Oakland (CBS)

Oakland Police Department Report Lists No Comprehensive Crime Fighting Plan

Oakland City leaders admitted a lack of a plan to fight crime in their city at a news conference, blaming a lack of resources as part of the reason why.

09/19/2012

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Issues 2,500 Pink Slips To City Employees

The city of Oakland issued layoff notices Wednesday to 2,500 employees to cope with the state’s decision to eliminate redevelopment agencies statewide.

01/18/2012

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland City Administrator Gets Top Pay Amidst Pay Cuts

Oakland’s new city administrator starts her new job this week with a salary that’s $9,000 over top scale. The KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said this comes as city workers have had their pay slashed.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/01/2011

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