Tag: Jean Quan
The race is underway as 14 challengers vie for Jean Quan’s job.
According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.
After rising chorus of privacy concerns, system will cover only airport and Port of Oakland property.
BCN — Funding from a Chinese real estate developer and investor will finally kickstart a long-stalled $1.5 billion development project on a 65-acre waterfront property south of Jack London Square in Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday. The Signature Development Group, which is based in Oakland, obtained development rights to the former industrial site in 2001 […]
The bolts snap, the plot thickens. California Transportation Department officials at a meeting of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Wednesday said that faulty bolts being used in the construction of a new span of the Bay Bridge might have been damaged by rainwater, reports KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm. They also said they can’t promise the bridge […]
Bummed out by rising crime, Oakland residents are turning their thumbs down on their city’s prospects, according to a new opinion poll. Sixty-five percent say the town is headed in the wrong direction, compared to only 22 percent with the opposite feeling, and 12 percent who can’t decide, Survey USA reported. The findings contrast with […]
Here’s Jean Quan’s statement today acknowledging that the 100-blocks crime plan she repeatedly touted as reducing violent crime was based on incorrect data. Quan says: I was given incorrect data last year regarding areas with a high concentration of homicides in our city. I have been using that data to describe the 100 Blocks Initiative. […]
Oakland officials are acknowledging that Mayor Jean Quan’s “one-hundred block” crime-fighting plan miscalculated where most violent crime in the city takes place. Quan has been saying that 90 percent of the crime in Oakland takes place in 100 blocks, and that the city is focusing police and other city services on those blocks. On Wednesday […]
Police Crowd Control Tactics Again an Issue in Occupy Oakland Protest; Video: Jean Quan Gives Media Tour of City Hall Damage
Sunday was meant to be a daylong ‘rise-up’ festival for Occupy Oakland, held at the site of what was supposed to be the group’s new social center. But when Occupy’s plans on Saturday to take over a building and establish a physical headquarters were foiled by police, Occupy regrouped and moved the gathering to Frank […]