Poll Finds Only 5 Percent Of Oakland Voters Likely To Re-Elect QuanNearly half in a poll of 500 likely voters say they would definitely not re-elect Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to a second term.
Phil Matier: Dubai Investors To Save Oakland Pro Sports? The complex would include new facilities for the Oakland A's, Raiders and the Golden State Warriors.
Oakland Boosts 'Operation Ceasefire' After Baby, Father KilledHours after a young father and his infant son were shot and killed while sleeping inside an East Oakland home, city leaders said they are looking to local youth to help solve the city's crime problems.
Tuman Announces 2nd Run For Mayor Of OaklandSan Francisco State University Professor and political analyst Joe Tuman announced Wednesday that he will run for mayor of Oakland for a second time in 2014.
Oakland Police Changing Tactics After Zimmerman Protest ViolenceOakland police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Jean Quan pledged Wednesday that police will change their tactics in future protests to try to prevent the acts of violence that occurred in protests on recent nights.
Oakland Investigators Trying To Track Down Vandals In Wake Of Zimmerman Ruling Protests More than 500 protesters marched city streets in Oakland for hours in a second night of protests after George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Oakland City Workers Return to Jobs After One-Day StrikeMunicipal workers in Oakland returned to their jobs on Tuesday after a one-day strike that shut down all but the emergency public services in the city. Union leaders said the work stoppage was designed to send a message to city leaders.
Oakland City Services Halted As Employees Hold 1-Day StrikeMost city of Oakland services were stopped Monday because of a one-day strike by unions representing 2,470 city employees.
Oakland City Employees Call One-Day Strike For MondayOakland city employee unions have said they will call a one-day strike on Monday, Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday evening.
Quan Calls For Weekend Talks To Avert Oakland Worker StrikeOakland Mayor Jean Quan on Friday called for negotiations this weekend to try to avert a one-day strike that city employees plan to conduct on Monday.
Oakland Kicks Off Campaign To Improve Literacy Among ChildrenMayor Jean Quan on Monday kicked off “Oakland Reads 2020,” a seven-year literacy campaign that aims to improve literacy among the city's schoolchildren.
$7.6 Million Oakland Youth Center May Not Open Due To BudgetA $7.6 million youth center five years in the making may close before it has a chance to open. While the West Oakland facility is almost finished, the city is having problems finding the money to run it.
Oakland Has Nation’s Highest Robbery Rate, FBI Data ShowsAs Oakland prepares to hear from law enforcement expert Bill Bratton about his recommendations to fight crime, new FBI numbers show the city has the highest robbery rate in the country.
Oakland City Employees Voice Concerns About New BudgetMany city employees said they refuse to accept any more cuts to their benefits or pay after making those concessions during the recession.
Oakland Police Monitor Says City Making Slight Improvement In ReformsAn independent monitor says the Oakland Police Department is making a “slight improvement” in meeting reforms that were mandated in the settlement of a police brutality lawsuit a decade ago.