Labor leaders in Oakland said they will help Mayor Jean Quan defeat the campaign to recall her from office.
As Occupy Oakland protesters gear up for three separate events taking place Saturday, city leaders say that they are prepared to prevent overnight lodging.
San Francisco’s Department of Elections on Thursday certified the results of the Nov. 8 election, officially declaring Ed Lee the winner of the mayor’s race, George Gascon the winner of the district attorney’s race, and Ross Mirkarimi the winner of the sheriff’s race.
With the ranked choice ballots calculated, voters are now looking for SF’s Mayor Ed Lee to fulfill his campaign promises and deal with a city-wide eight percent unemployment rate.
Solano County voters Tuesday appear to have elected mostly incumbents and a few newcomers to various city councils and approved a local measure that imposes a tax on marijuana businesses to provide for city services while defeating a measure that would have raised a citywide sales tax.
In San Ramon on Tuesday, small business owner Bill Clarkson, 59, defeated Carol Rowley, an educator who has worked as a teacher and principal at Country Club Elementary School. She has been on the San Ramon City Council for eight years.
Cupertino voters re-elected Mayor Gilbert Wong for a second term and a high-tech executive for his first term on the city council, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night.
The campaign headquarters for San Francisco mayoral candidate and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu was burglarized and vandalized on Sunday night, campaign officials said Monday.
Next week, San Francisco voters will elect a new mayor with a system many of them still don’t quite understand.
A website claiming to be the official site of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appeared recently, mimicking the official Oakland website almost entirely.