UPDATE 6:19 P.M. From the Oakland Tribune: Jean Quan sworn in as Oakland mayor, promises town hall meetings across town
UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Next on the agenda for Jean Quan inauguration day: a City Hall open house from 5 to 9 p.m.
Here's the schedule of events related to Jean Quan's inauguration today, per the city of Oakland. A live stream of the inauguration ceremony will be webcast at the city's web site. (But if you're interested in such things, better get out that second computer: Jerry Brown's inauguration will be webcast at the exact same time.)
Photos from yesterday's Quan celebration at Chabot Science Center in Oakland Local.
More on the beginning of the Quan era below.
“Remembering & Making History” Walk
8:30 - 10:45 am
Join Jean on an Inaugural Walk. Start at Pacific Renaissance Plaza on 9th Street between Franklin & Webster and end at The Fox Oakland Theater @ 18th and Telegraph.
Click here for the route and an explanation of the signficance of the points along the way.
Official Inauguration Ceremony
@ The Fox Oakland Theater, 1807 Telegraph Avenue
11 am -1 pm
The official inauguration will include the swearing-in of Mayor-elect Quan, City Councilmembers Patricia Kernighan (District 2), Libby Schaaf (District 4), and Desley Brooks (District 6), City Auditor Courtney Ruby and Oakland Unified School Board Directors David Kakishiba (District 2), Gary Yee (District 4) and Christopher Dobbins (District 6).
Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 10 am.
Open House @ City Hall
Monday, January 3, 2011
5 - 9 pm
Many people have never been inside our beautiful City Hall, built in 1914 and lovingly restored after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Visit the Mayor’s office, take a photo at the Mayor’s desk. Sign up to volunteer at our schools, parks, and libraries. Music in the Council Chambers. City Hall, 14th Street between Broadway & Clay.
- Quan's "Remembering & Making History Walk" (Annalee Allen, Oakland Tribune)
- Video report: Key issues facing Quan (KTVU)
- Interview with Dr. Floyd Huen, Jean Quan's husband: Family first (SF Chronicle)
- Becoming mayor after years of fighting authority (SF Chronicle)
- Humble beginnings shaped Jean Quan into a tireless champion for underserved (Oakland Tribune)