Oakland Names Interim Chief Sean Whent As Permanent Top CopWhent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.
Coliseum Authority Claims A’s Wanted Debts Written Off As Negotiations Sour After word of Tuesday night's rejection from the A's on a 10-year lease proposal to stay in Oakland, the Coliseum Authority is speaking out about about a debt they claim the team wants to be written off.
Phil Matier: What Happens To Oracle Arena When Warriors Move To San Francisco?Oakland's fight to keep the Golden State Warriors appears to have ended with the team announcing that it's inked a deal to buy a plot of land in San Francisco's Mission Bay, but what happens to Oracle Arena?
Oakland Police On Track To Hire 100 New Officers By Year’s End The Oakland Police Department says it's on track to hire 100 new officers by the end of the year signaling a potential turnaround for the force that has struggled with dwindling numbers for years.
Oakland Mayor Quan’s State Of The City Optimism May Not Be Enough For Re-Election Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivered her last State of The City Address Thursday before facing voters in her re-election effort this fall.
Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Touts Plan To Bring In New ResidentsJean Quan's 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.
Oakland City Administrator Suddenly Resigns, Replacement NamedOakland’s assistant city administrator has been named to replace City Administrator Deanna Santana effective noon on Tuesday in a sudden announcement by Mayor Jean Quan Tuesday afternoon.
Oakland Business Leaders Move Ahead With Stadium PlansOakland business leaders are moving ahead with plans for a waterfront baseball stadium downtown and they have the support of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan but not necessarily that of the Oakland A's.
Phil Matier: Group Reveals Plan To Build A’s Stadium On Oakland WaterfrontA group trying to keep the A’s in Oakland has been lobbying for a stadium on the waterfront, saying it is taking the next steps toward making that dream a reality.
Phil Matier: Quan Facing Hurdles To Keeping 3 Pro Teams In TownOfficials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.
Oakland City Councilwoman To Run For Mayor In 2014Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf filed papers on Monday to run for mayor in 2014 with reducing police response times and creating jobs as part of her platform.
Oakland Youth Center Sits Empty After $8 Million RenovationOakland Mayor Jean Quan has said repeatedly that the kids of Oakland need things to do that keep them off the street, so why is a brand-new youth center is sitting empty?
Oakland Plans Gun Buyback EventOakland Mayor Jean Quan, Police Chief Sean Whent and community leaders said Wednesday that they hope a gun buyback event planned for next month will take a significant number of guns off of the city’s streets.
Mother Of Man Killed In Oakland Slams Quan For Touting SuccessMore than four months after her only son was murdered on a street in Oakland, a mother is criticizing Mayor Jean Quan over a recent newspaper editorial touting her success in fighting crime.
San Francisco, Oakland Continue Battle Over Home For WarriorsBoth Oakland and San Francisco are battling over which city the team will call home, as the Warriors are preparing for one of their most promising seasons in years.