KPIX 5 Poll: Quan Struggling In Re-Election Bid, Kaplan Has Double-Digit Lead In Oakland Mayor's RaceWith about six weeks to go until Election Day, a new KPIX 5 / Survey USA poll released Thursday finds Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is in trouble as she seeks re-election. The poll finds those who supported her four years ago are abandoning her in droves.
Oakland Mayor Touts Improving Violent Crime StatisticsOakland has had a remarkably peaceful summer, with its longest murder-free stretch since the late 1990s and a dramatic drop in homicide and other violent crime, Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday.
New Poll Finds Rebecca Kaplan Has Commanding Lead Over Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s RaceWith less than two months until Election Day, a new poll has found city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan with a commanding lead over incumbent Jean Quan in the race for Oakland mayor.
Mayor Says ‘Urban Shield’ Won’t Return To Oakland Next Year Amid Police Militarization DebateOakland Mayor Mean Quan said Friday that a disaster preparedness conference and training exercise that drew protests Friday evening will not take place in Oakland next year.
Following The Money In Oakland’s Mayoral Campaign Through A New App There's a new app and web tool for Oakland residents interested in following the money in November's mayoral race. The idea is to hold candidates accountable while keeping citizens informed.
Oakland Mayoral Candidates Bicker Over Police Staffing Level A dozen candidates who want to be mayor of Oakland faced off Thursday night in a campaign debate at City Hall in which public safety was hot-button issue.
As Ferguson Protests Continue, Oakland Mayor Quan Says City Learned Lesson On Handling Civil UnrestMuch like Ferguson, Missouri, the city of Oakland has been rocked in the past by civil unrest, both during the Occupy protests and also following the shooting of Oscar Grant. Mayor Jean Quan has her own reflections on how her city's police department handles protests.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan's Re-Election Campaign Cleans Up Email Distribution ListsOakland Mayor Jean Quan’s re-election campaign began cleaning up its email list on Wednesday after reports surfaced that that political messages were being distributed to Oakland city employees at their city-administered accounts.
Oakland Mayor Quan Files Papers For Re-Election BidOakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying, “Our city is rising overall.”
Phil Matier: A’s Agree To 10-Year-Lease Extension To Keep Playing In OaklandThe A's have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to keep them playing ball in Oakland, but it really only requires them to play at the Coliseum for two.
Oakland A's Coliseum Lease Deal Approved By City Council With ModificationsThe Oakland City Council approved a lease agreement for the Oakland Athletics to stay at the O.Co Coliseum Wednesday night, but the team expressed disappointment after city leaders made several adjustments to the deal.
Oakland Police Says Past Statement On Mayor Jean Quan Crash Inaccurate, Phone Use Not Ruled OutThe cause of a vehicle collision involving Oakland Mayor Jean Quan last month in West Oakland remains under investigation and cellphone use by either driver involved in the collision has not been ruled out, police said Tuesday.
Dog From Occupy Encampment Joins Pack Hoping To Become Oakland’s MayorThere are currently 19 candidates vying to unseat incumbent Jean Quan as Mayor of Oakland, but one low-profile candidte wants you to consider him as an alternative to the regular political tail-wagging.
Oakland Police Unable To Determine Fault In Mayor Jean Quan Crash, Cellphone Use Ruled OutOakland police said Friday that they could not determine who was at fault in a vehicle collision involving Mayor Jean Quan last month but they have ruled out the use of cellphones by either driver as a factor.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Calls On City Council To Approve A’s Lease DealCommenting for the first time in public on the proposed lease extension plan, Quan said the city council should approve the deal so they can work on getting the team a new stadium.