Mayor Jean Quan

Oakland shooting victim Drew Jackson (Jackson Family/Facebook)

Oakland Boosts ‘Operation Ceasefire’ After Baby, Father Killed

Hours after a young father and his infant son were shot and killed while sleeping inside an East Oakland home, city leaders said they are looking to local youth to help solve the city’s crime problems.

08/08/2013

San Francisco State University professor Joe Tuman, when he provided political analysis for KPIX 5 and KCBS. (CBS)

Tuman Announces 2nd Run For Mayor Of Oakland

San Francisco State University Professor and political analyst Joe Tuman announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor of Oakland for a second time in 2014.

07/24/2013

Police follow protesters in Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest Violence

Oakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.

07/17/2013

Oakland Protest

Oakland Investigators Trying To Track Down Vandals In Wake Of Zimmerman Ruling Protests

More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/15/2013

Striking Oakland City Workers rally and march in front of city hall, July 1, 2013.

Oakland City Workers Return to Jobs After One-Day Strike

Municipal workers in Oakland returned to their jobs on Tuesday after a one-day strike that shut down all but the emergency public services in the city. Union leaders said the work stoppage was designed to send a message to city leaders.

07/02/2013

Striking Oakland City Workers rally and march in front of city hall, July 1, 2013.

Oakland City Services Halted As Employees Hold 1-Day Strike

Most city of Oakland services were stopped Monday because of a one-day strike by unions representing 2,470 city employees.

07/01/2013

Oakland city workers gather on the eve of a one-day strike. (CBS)

Oakland City Employees Call One-Day Strike For Monday

Oakland city employee unions have said they will call a one-day strike on Monday, Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday evening.

06/30/2013

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

Quan Calls For Weekend Talks To Avert Oakland Worker Strike

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday called for negotiations this weekend to try to avert a one-day strike that city employees plan to conduct on Monday.

06/28/2013

OXFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: First year student Tom Partington peruses the books in Blackwell bookshop as Oxford University commences its academic year on October 8, 2009 in Oxford, England. Oxford University has a student population in excess of 20,000 taken from over 140 countries around the world. The University is made up of 38 independent, self-governing colleges, three of which: University College, Balliol College, and Merton College, were established by the 13th century. According to the QS/Times Higher Education rankings, Oxford has slipped down the international league table from fourth to a joint fifth place with Imperial College London. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Oakland Kicks Off Campaign To Improve Literacy Among Children

Mayor Jean Quan on Monday kicked off “Oakland Reads 2020,” a seven-year literacy campaign that aims to improve literacy among the city’s schoolchildren.

06/17/2013

West Oakland Youth Center. (CBS)

$7.6 Million Oakland Youth Center May Not Open Due To Budget

A $7.6 million youth center five years in the making may close before it has a chance to open. While the West Oakland facility is almost finished, the city is having problems finding the money to run it.

05/31/2013

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