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Mayor Jean Quan

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

New Oakland Police Compliance Director Welcomed By Mayor, Critic

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.

03/05/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor’s Newsletter Includes Promotion For Lock-Picking Class

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.

02/28/2013

The Oakmore neighborhood in the Oakland Hills. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor’s Neighbors Fed Up With Crime, Seek Private Guard

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.

02/20/2013

Eastbound Lanes of New Bay Bridge

Toll Authority Committee Approves $5.6M For New Bay Bridge Celebration

$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.

02/13/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Begins Process Of Issuing Municipal ID, Debit Cards

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.”

02/01/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Agrees To Help Oakland Police For At Least Another Month

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.

01/31/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Quan Travels To DC, Seeks Federal Aid To Fight Crime

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.

01/17/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal shooting on the 9400 block of Hillside Street in Oakland on January 11, 2013. It was the fourth homicide in a six-hour span. (CBS)

Oakland Officials Blame Woman’s Murder For Setting Off Violent Crime War

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.

01/14/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Workers At Oakland Port, Airport Returning After 1-Day Strike

Officials say custodial and maintenance workers at Oakland International Airport and one of the nation’s busiest seaports are set to end their pickets and return to work late Tuesday and early Wednesday.

11/20/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Department Tries To Avoid Federal Takeover

A federal judge has ordered city officials to negotiate with two lawyers who want the embattled Oakland Police Department to become the first in the nation to be taken over by the federal government.

11/15/2012

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