Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

Oakland Athletics fan Dave Conand (#42) celebrates with other fans above the dugout after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Quan Facing Hurdles To Keeping 3 Pro Teams In Town

Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.

12/04/2013

Zimmerman Verdict Protesters

Oakland Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict Continue

Protesters that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland Saturday night in a demonstration over Saturday’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial “dishonored the memory” of the boy Zimmerman killed, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday.

07/14/2013

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

Lake Merritt Celebration

‘Love Our Lake’ Celebration Draws Big Crowd To Oakland

Gov. Jerry Brown returned to Oakland Sunday afternoon to attend a grand opening dedication at Lake Merritt.

06/09/2013

Oakland Mayor Quan Honors 22 Community Youth Intervention Programs

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city must continue with its systematic approach to fighting violence that involves prevention, intervention and law enforcement.

04/25/2013

Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors dunks on a fast break against the Minnesota Timberwolves on April 9, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bay Area Sports Rivalry: Mayors Play Tug Of War Over Warriors

Now that the Golden State Warriors are headed to the NBA playoffs, the mayoral tug-of-war has begun.

04/19/2013

Oakland Mayor Gene Quan (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor’s Budget Calls For More Police On Streets

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan unveiled a new two-year budget on Wednesday that calls for more police officers on the streets as the city experiences a gradual influx of money.

04/18/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities

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.

03/11/2013

U.S. Capitol

Bay Area Politicians, Citizens Head To Nation’s Capital For Inauguration

President Barack Obama’s second term will kick off with much fanfare in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend and the Bay Area will be well represented with local politicians, community leaders and residents in attendance.

01/19/2013

State Assemblyman Sandre Swanson, D-Oakland, has introduced several bills aimed and combating commercial sexual exploitation of children.  has (Sandre Swanson)

Quan Appoints Sandre Swanson As Oakland’s Deputy Mayor

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Friday that she has appointed termed-out state Assemblyman Sandre Swanson, D-Oakland, to become her deputy mayor.

12/01/2012

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