Police Unable to Determine Who’s At Fault in Quan Collision

Police Unable to Determine Who’s At Fault in Quan Collision

Oakland police said today that they could not determine who was at fault in a vehicle collision involving Mayor Jean Quan last month but they…

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Says She Wasn’t Using Cell Phone At Time Of Crash

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Says She Wasn’t Using Cell Phone At Time Of Crash

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was involved in a minor vehicle collision in West Oakland this evening and has said that she was not on her…

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce today new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft…

Bay Area Residents Have Mixed Reactions To Obama’s Immigration Speech

Bay Area Residents Have Mixed Reactions To Obama’s Immigration Speech

Bay Area elected officials and others who heard President Barack Obama’s speech about immigration reform at the Betty Ong Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown…

Mayor Lee Cuts Asia Trip Short In Wake Of BART Strike, Deaths

Mayor Lee Cuts Asia Trip Short In Wake Of BART Strike, Deaths

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has come home early from an overseas trip to Asia and this afternoon called for a resolution to the BART…

BART Strike: Jean Quan Says “now is not the time to give up.”

BART Strike: Jean Quan Says “now is not the time to give up.”

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan tonight has released a statement in response to the impending BART strike after negotiations fizzled out earlier today. In her statement,…

Official Blames Painfully Slow Bay Bridge Commute On Gawkers, Says It’ll Improve Soon

Official Blames Painfully Slow Bay Bridge Commute On Gawkers, Says It’ll Improve Soon

Metropolitan Transportation Commission Executive Director Steve Heminger said today that traffic on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge continues to be slow but…

Residents “feel worse, not better”: SF State Prof Announces Bid To Unseat Oakland Mayor

Residents “feel worse, not better”: SF State Prof Announces Bid To Unseat Oakland Mayor

College professor and political commentator Joe Tuman, who finished fourth in the 2010 Oakland mayoral race, announced today that he will run against Mayor Jean…

Oakland Mayor: Destructive Demonstrations Dishonored Memory Of Trayvon Martin

Protestors that vandalized businesses in downtown Oakland last night in a protest over Saturday’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial “dishonored the memory” of the…

Jean Quan: Oakland Crime “is beginning to level off a bit”

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said today that his department’s new neighborhood policing plan is aimed at being more efficient in reducing the city’s…