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.
Oakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.
While stadium officials approved a 10-year lease extension for the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, the deal already appears to be unraveling as some in City Hall, including Mayor Jean Quan are attempting to rework the agreement.
The lawyer of a woman who was involved in a crash with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said the mayor has not sent her insurance information, more than three weeks after the fender-bender.
Oakland’s 911center has undergone a $750,000 upgrade in technology and equipment. The center, which receives an estimated 1,500 calls a day, now meets current standards and improves communications between the public and police.
A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.