Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby issued a report Thursday alleging that City Council members Desley Brooks and Larry Reid interfered with the bidding process for the demolition and remediation process at the former Oakland Army Base.
While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn’t appear she’ll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and civil rights attorney John Burris on Tuesday both welcomed the appointment of police expert Thomas Frazier to oversee long-overdue court-ordered reforms of the Oakland Police Department.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.
The crime problem facing Oakland has crept into Mayor Jean Quan’s own backyard. Neighbors told KPIX 5 they are frustrated and plan to hire a private guard to improve security.
$5.6 million was approved to be spent on the new Bay Bridge celebration to be held over Labor Day Weekend, but now final approval goes before the full MTC board.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday hailed her city’s first step in issuing municipal identification cards as an important step in “fighting for more equity and justice in our country and having a more perfect union.”
The California Highway Patrol has agreed to extend its assistance to the understaffed Oakland Police Department for at least another 30 days, but the question of who will pay the bill hasn’t been settled.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday that she’s trying to get more federal help in fighting her city’s crime problem while she’s in Washington, D.C., to attend a U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting and the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
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.