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Oakland City Council Members Face ‘Interference’ Charges

March 22, 2013 | 1:33 pm

Oakland City Council Members Face ‘Interference’ Charges

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You can call your city council member because your garbage didn’t get picked up, or because your basement is flooding in a storm. But don’t ask for help with your parking ticket, let alone a city job. You can get the council member in big trouble. Such trouble emerged on Thursday when City Auditor Courtney […]

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Quan Meets With Encampment Members, Says ‘Consensus is Camp Must Move’; Councilmembers Shouted Down at Press Conference

November 9, 2011 | 2:46 pm

Quan Meets With Encampment Members, Says ‘Consensus is Camp Must Move’; Councilmembers Shouted Down at Press Conference

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KQED News intern Vinnee Tong was at the Occupy Oakland encampment at Frank Ogawa Plaza today when Jean Quan showed up, along with Sharon Cornu, Deputy Mayor for Community & Governmental Relations. Quan said she was there to talk to people informally. Vinnee Tong did not see any police accompanying the pair. About a dozen […]

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January 17, 2011 | 3:19 pm

Oakland Mayor Quan, Councilmember Reid React to News Chief Batts May Bolt for San Jose

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Boy, first San Jose tries to make off with Oakland’s baseball team, now they’re going after the city’s police chief. KQED’s Rachel Dornhelm reports that Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts received a standing ovation as the keynote speaker at the 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Rally in Oakland Monday. But how many […]

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