TweetWell I suppose if the San Francisco Establishment wanted to claim that it had support “across the spectrum” for the arena deal, they’d have Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Aaron Peskin and a whole bunch of San Francisco Giants baseball players up there with them on the steps of City Hall today. But this group will [...]
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The mayor of a California city struggling with a spike in burglaries and other crimes is apologizing for promoting a class about ho... Read more: Video, Dumb Crime, Jean Quan, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Weird California, UK Weird News, California Crime, Dumb Politicians, Jean Quan Lock-Picking Class, Weird News News
She has a pink plastic iPhone case! How about that. Also... [ more › ]
Just to illustrate what life is like in the San Francisco Bay area: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan advertised a lock picking class in her newsletter–in a town under siege by criminals. From the column by the terrific San Francisco Chronicle...Show More Summary
Oakland mayor Jean Quan found herself apologizing for ill-timed course offering amid jump in burglaries
Mayor Jean Quan seems unaware that the practice is well-established among hackers.
The Oakland Police Department is in some serious hot water as it faces a possible takeover by the federal government. Meanwhile, a federal monitor has just issued a quarterly report that details the account of a whistle-blowing department...Show More Summary
In Tuesday's morning roundup: where to eat now, nationally recognized ice creameries, "a tavern girls will love," Jean Quan defaced, local startup drama, and sad news for rollercoaster fans. [ more › ]
Over in the East Bay, Oaklanders skittish from what we can only assume is the constant wee-ooo-wee-ooo-wee-ooo of Police sirens have been waiting patiently for updates on Mayor Quan's 100 Blocks Initiative. The plan, remember, aimedShow More Summary
On Thursday, April 19, I attended a meeting sponsored by the Oakland Police Department (OPD) with our new police chief, Howard Jordan, leading the meeting and Mayor Jean Quan attending. The agenda was all about crime and the strategies and resources the OPD is using to address it. Show More Summary
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan spoke out about the mass shooting at Oikos University on Monday. During a news conference, Quan questioned the link between mass shooting sprees and our country's readily available guns, saying: "No american mayor wants to have this situation. Show More Summary
Over in Oakland, where two separate efforts are underway to recall Mayor Jean Quan, the city's top elected official isn't exactly helping herself out in the PR department. Or the deli department either, apparently. KTVU brings us the story of one local mother of two and her awkward run-in with Quan at a local supermarket: [ more › ]
In response to what they view as an unnecessarily violent response by the City of Oakland to Occupy protesters, the internet collective known as Anonymous struck out against Oakland officials today by posting their home phone numbers, addresses, and other personal information. [ more › ]
This week Jean Quan, Oakland’s perpetually embarrassing excuse for a Mayor, has started shooting off distress flares. It would seem that the angry rabble of Bolsheviks and vanguard anarchists she cynically welcomed into her city with open arms have turned against the good interests of law and order and started to become an actual nuisance. [...]
TweetHere’s a scene from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s recent heavily-staged photo-op at City Hall. “Oh Volodya! What have those Occupiers done to you? Of course as a white male hetero, you were probably totally misogynistic and racist ‘n stuff, but still, damaging your refrigerated traveling case, well, that wasn’t called for. No matter, we’ll get your legs [...]
In the aftermath of Saturday's day of action in Oakland, Mayor Jean Quan came in to the office on a Sunday to see for herself the damage at City Hall where dozens of Occupy protestors broke in with a crowbar before setting loose on the place. Show More Summary
Officials in Oakland expressed outrage that protesters vandalized City Hall during an Occupy Oakland demonstration on Saturday. "We're tired of one faction using Oakland as their playground," Mayor Jean Quan said. Arrests from the protest are expected to top 400....
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan praised the Occupy Oakland protesters after mass rioting in November. The violent radicals smashed windows in several businesses and banks, shut down the port, blocked traffic and attacked and wounded police officers. Mayor Quan commended the … Continue reading ?
Officials said Sunday that arrests from the Occupy Oakland protests the day before could reach 400 and vowed to seek restitution from those who vandalized City Hall. Mayor Jean Quan said the city would seek monetary damages from protesters. In...
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan can't catch a break. Quan was visiting Washington, D.C., for the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting when she was spotted riding in a cab by Occupy DC protesters and surrounded. Quan sat in the cab and shielded her face while roughly a dozen protesters surrounded the car...