State of the City

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Touts Plan To Bring In New Residents

Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.


A sign advertising apartments for rent is displayed in front of an apartment complex July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Targets SF Housing Market ‘Crisis’ In State Of City Address

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will deliver his State of the City address Friday at a Hunters Point housing construction site to unveil his seven-point plan to build 30-thousand more housing units by 2020.


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Focuses On Fiscal Reform In State Of The City Address

As part of the fiscal reform plan, passed by the city council last year, all city employees including the city council, have had to take a 10 percent pay cut, which Chuck Reed said was “crucial” to saving jobs and services.


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

Quan Says Oakland ‘On The Rise’ In Speech, Ignores Occupy

Mayor Jean Quan didn’t mention the Occupy Oakland protests that have brought attention to her city except to obliquely say that the city has experienced “lots of turns” and “challenges.”


San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Reed: Everyone To Share Budget Pain

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed delivered the 2011 State of the City address Thursday night, highlighting a $110 million budget cut and rising pension costs.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (San Jose Chamber of Commerce)

San Jose Mayor To Give State Of The City Speech

The need for employee pension cuts was expected to be one of the main topics of San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed’s State of the City speech Thursday night.


Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Dellums Touts Oakland Accomplishments In Report, Denies Early Exit

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums said in a 68-page “State of the City” report Wednesday that he has reduced crime, boosted the city’s economy, and improved health care and education.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums. (AP)

Oakland Mayor Dellums Cancels Final State Of The City Address

Mayor Ron Dellums announced Monday he won’t give his final “State of the City” address in person and will instead post it in written and video formats on the city’s website.

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010