A dozen candidates who want to be mayor of Oakland faced off Thursday night in a campaign debate at City Hall in which public safety was hot-button issue.
Much like Ferguson, Missouri, the city of Oakland has been rocked in the past by civil unrest, both during the Occupy protests and also following the shooting of Oscar Grant. Mayor Jean Quan has her own reflections on how her city’s police department handles protests.
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.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, “Our city is rising overall.”
The A’s have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to keep them playing ball in Oakland, but it really only requires them to play at the Coliseum for two.
The Oakland City Council approved a lease agreement for the Oakland Athletics to stay at the O.Co Coliseum Wednesday night, but the team expressed disappointment after city leaders made several adjustments to the deal.
The cause of a vehicle collision involving Oakland Mayor Jean Quan last month in West Oakland remains under investigation and cellphone use by either driver involved in the collision has not been ruled out, police said Tuesday.
There are currently 19 candidates vying to unseat incumbent Jean Quan as Mayor of Oakland, but one low-profile candidte wants you to consider him as an alternative to the regular political tail-wagging.
Oakland police said Friday that they could not determine who was at fault in a vehicle collision involving Mayor Jean Quan last month but they have ruled out the use of cellphones by either driver as a factor.
Commenting for the first time in public on the proposed lease extension plan, Quan said the city council should approve the deal so they can work on getting the team a new stadium.