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 Mayor Denounces Vandalism As Protests Of Zimmerman Verdict ContinueProtesters that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland Saturday night in a demonstration over Saturday's verdict in the George Zimmerman trial "dishonored the memory" of the boy Zimmerman killed, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Sunday.
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.
'Love Our Lake' Celebration Draws Big Crowd To OaklandGov. Jerry Brown returned to Oakland Sunday afternoon to attend a grand opening dedication at Lake Merritt.
Oakland Mayor Quan Honors 22 Community Youth Intervention ProgramsOakland Mayor Jean Quan says the city must continue with its systematic approach to fighting violence that involves prevention, intervention and law enforcement.
Bay Area Sports Rivalry: Mayors Play Tug Of War Over WarriorsNow that the Golden State Warriors are headed to the NBA playoffs, the mayoral tug-of-war has begun.
Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor's Budget Calls For More Police On StreetsOakland Mayor Jean Quan unveiled a new two-year budget on Wednesday that calls for more police officers on the streets as the city experiences a gradual influx of money.
Phil Matier: A Mayoral Tale Of Two Cities While low approval ratings plague Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, it doesn't appear she'll be going anywhere. Meanwhile, San Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee is leading his city in a period of rapid expansion.
Bay Area Politicians, Citizens Head To Nation's Capital For InaugurationPresident Barack Obama's second term will kick off with much fanfare in Washington, D.C. this holiday weekend and the Bay Area will be well represented with local politicians, community leaders and residents in attendance.
Quan Appoints Sandre Swanson As Oakland’s Deputy MayorOakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Friday that she has appointed termed-out state Assemblyman Sandre Swanson, D-Oakland, to become her deputy mayor.
Port Expansion Pushes Oakland Film Center Off Army BaseThe businesses that make up the Oakland Film Center must leave the Oakland Army Base by January to keep an expansion project at the Port of Oakland on schedule, Mayor Quan said Wednesday.
Quan Leads Downtown Oakland Rally To Keep Sports TeamsOakland Mayor Jean Quan on Wednesday led the latest in a series of rallies aimed at convincing her city’s three sports team to stay in town.
Mayor Jean Quan Rallies For Oakland’s Sports Spirit Week, Wants Teams To Stay PutOakland Mayor Jean Quan will tailgate with the Raider Nation and Ice Cube will perform at the team's season opener as part of 'Oakland Loves Its Sports Teams' Week, a calculated push to keep all three major sports teams in the city
Oakland Mayor On Teen ‘Loitering Law’ Proposal: ‘Don’t Call It A Curfew’Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said she’s working with the city’s police chief on crafting what she’s calling a “loitering law” that would target getting teenagers off the streets.
Oakland Marchers Call For End To Prostitution CorridorHundreds of people rallied and marched on International Boulevard in Oakland Friday night to call for an end to prostitution and robberies along the notorious corridor.