Oakland Mayor Jean Quan
Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.
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.
Most city of Oakland services were stopped Monday because of a one-day strike by unions representing 2,470 city employees.
Gov. Jerry Brown returned to Oakland Sunday afternoon to attend a grand opening dedication at Lake Merritt.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city must continue with its systematic approach to fighting violence that involves prevention, intervention and law enforcement.
Now that the Golden State Warriors are headed to the NBA playoffs, the mayoral tug-of-war has begun.
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.
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.
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.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Friday that she has appointed termed-out state Assemblyman Sandre Swanson, D-Oakland, to become her deputy mayor.