Mayor Jean Quan
Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing Candidacy
Some people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is looking into getting a staff or volunteer driver after her involvement in a West Oakland car crash Sunday where witnesses say she ran a red light and was talking on her cell phone.
Mayor Jean Quan said she was using a navigation app after a photo surfaced of the mayor checking her phone while she was behind the wheel.
Libby Schaaf and Noel Gallo are both questioning why the police department is significantly below its budgeted staffing level.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday proposed a revised budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that calls for spending more money on public safety, including adding an additional police academy that could begin as early as October.
After word of Tuesday night’s rejection from the A’s on a 10-year lease proposal to stay in Oakland, the Coliseum Authority is speaking out about about a debt they claim the team wants to be written off.
The crown prince of Dubai is among the financial backers of a plan to remake the Oakland Coliseum sports complex into a sports and entertainment destination called Coliseum City, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday.
Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.
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.
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.