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 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.
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.
Oakland Mayor Says Dubai Prince Backs Coliseum City ComplexThe crown prince of Dubai is among the financial backers of a plan to remake the Oakland Coliseum sports complex into a sports and entertainment destination called Coliseum City, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Thursday.
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.
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?
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.
Mayor Lee Delays China Trip In Case Of BART Strike San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is keeping a close eye on the potential BART strike and he’s trying to minimize the impact on the city and its residents.