Oakland A’s Lease Agreement Could Be Tweaked Behind Closed Doors MondayOakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.
Oakland A's Deal May Be In Jeopardy As Mayor Quan, Others Want To Make ChangesWhile stadium officials approved a 10-year lease extension for the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, the deal already appears to be unraveling as some in City Hall, including Mayor Jean Quan are attempting to rework the agreement.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Yet To Give Insurance Info To Other Driver 3 Weeks After Crash, Lawyer Says The lawyer of a woman who was involved in a crash with Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said the mayor has not sent her insurance information, more than three weeks after the fender-bender.
Oakland Police Department Dispatch Center Gets $750,000 UpgradeOakland's 911center has undergone a $750,000 upgrade in technology and equipment. The center, which receives an estimated 1,500 calls a day, now meets current standards and improves communications between the public and police.
Committee Passes Phone Anti-Theft, Kill-Switch Measure—Heads To Full State Assembly A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.
Oakland Mayoral Hopeful Rebecca Kaplan Faces Backlash For Leaving Behind Trash After Announcing CandidacySome people in East Oakland said City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan used their community as a prop for political advancement, but did nothing to help them. Now, they’re taking action to make sure she won’t be their next mayor.
Oakland Police Make Multiple Arrests In Unrelated Shootings That Injured Two Toddlers Oakland Police say they've made multiple arrests in connection with a pair of unrelated shootings on Monday that wounded two young children.
Oakland Mayor Quan Defends Herself Against Cellphone Use Claims After Weekend CrashOakland Mayor Jean Quan is looking into getting a staff or volunteer driver after her involvement in a West Oakland car crash Sunday where witnesses say she ran a red light and was talking on her cell phone.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Involved In Car CrashOakland Mayor Jean Quan was involved in a car crash Sunday after witnesses say she ran a red light while possibly talking on her cell phone.
City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Joins Crowded Oakland Mayor’s RaceKaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.
Oakland Mayor Confirms Photo Of Checking Phone While Driving, Says She Was Getting DirectionsMayor Jean Quan said she was using a navigation app after a photo surfaced of the mayor checking her phone while she was behind the wheel.
Two Oakland City Council Members Demand Answers For Police Staffing LevelsLibby Schaaf and Noel Gallo are both questioning why the police department is significantly below its budgeted staffing level.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Seeks Another Police Academy In New Budget ProposalOakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday proposed a revised budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that calls for spending more money on public safety, including adding an additional police academy that could begin as early as October.
Challengers Take Direct Aim At Quan During Oakland Mayoral DebateA crowded field of 10 candidates shared the microphone Wednesday night in the latest Oakland mayoral debate at City Hall with many of the nine challengers taking direct aim at Mayor Jean Quan.
Oakland To Spend Next Several Weeks Fixing Major Pothole ProblemThe city hopes to fix thousands of potholes over the next several weeks, part of an annual blitz to fix the streets of Oakland.