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After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police On Track To Hire 100 New Officers By Year’s End

The Oakland Police Department says it’s on track to hire 100 new officers by the end of the year signaling a potential turnaround for the force that has struggled with dwindling numbers for years.

03/21/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has plans to outline a proposal to build more housing units and bring in new residents as proposed during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Quan’s State Of The City Optimism May Not Be Enough For Re-Election

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivered her last State of The City Address Thursday before facing voters in her re-election effort this fall.

03/07/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has plans to outline a proposal to build more housing units and bring in new residents as proposed during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Touts Plan To Bring In New Residents

Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.

03/06/2014

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

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Business Leaders Move Ahead With Stadium Plans

Oakland business leaders are moving ahead with plans for a waterfront baseball stadium downtown and they have the support of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan but not necessarily that of the Oakland A’s.

01/24/2014

Oakland Athletics A's Logo

Phil Matier: Group Reveals Plan To Build A’s Stadium On Oakland Waterfront

A group trying to keep the A’s in Oakland has been lobbying for a stadium on the waterfront, saying it is taking the next steps toward making that dream a reality.

12/16/2013

Oakland Athletics fan Dave Conand (#42) celebrates with other fans above the dugout after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Quan Facing Hurdles To Keeping 3 Pro Teams In Town

Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.

12/04/2013

Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland City Councilwoman To Run For Mayor In 2014

Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf filed papers on Monday to run for mayor in 2014 with reducing police response times and creating jobs as part of her platform.

12/02/2013

The West Oakland Youth Center sits vacant after a multi-million dollar remodel (CBS)

Oakland Youth Center Sits Empty After $8 Million Renovation

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has said repeatedly that the kids of Oakland need things to do that keep them off the street, so why is a brand-new youth center is sitting empty?

11/22/2013

Weapons confiscated during a joint US Marshals-Oakland Police raid (US Marshals/OPD)

Oakland Plans Gun Buyback Event

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Police Chief Sean Whent and community leaders said Wednesday that they hope a gun buyback event planned for next month will take a significant number of guns off of the city’s streets.

11/21/2013

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