Oakland Mayor Jean Quan
Hundreds of people rallied and marched on International Boulevard in Oakland Friday night to call for an end to prostitution and robberies along the notorious corridor.
One of the groups trying to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has suspended its signature gathering effort, even as another group presses forward with its own recall petition.
In the midst of a recall effort, a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll found the approval rating for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has actually improved in recent weeks — although a majority of residents still disapprove of her job performance.
Notice was issued by the Oakland city administrator on Sunday that Occupy protesters’ camps in city parks were a violation of local ordinances and would be removed.
Oakland voters appeared unhappy with Mayor Jean Quan on her overall job performance and her handling of the Occupy Oakland protests, according to a KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll.
Ahead of the safety summit, Quan would only talk in general terms about efforts to improve public safety in Oakland, including maximizing the value of more than 60 police officers being added to the police department.
69% of Oaklanders surveyed in a KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll said they had little or no confidence in Mayor Jean Quan.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear – she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.
Despite voter rejection in the past, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan suggested she now had the support for two new proposed city taxes. She also warned that this was the only way to dig the city out of its massive deficit.