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Dozens Arrested As Oakland Cracks Down On Nighttime Demonstrations

AP | Posted 05.24.2015 | Crime

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities acting under a new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests arrested or cited dozens of demonstrators for ...

Oakland Joins Boycott Of Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

Oakland, California, on Tuesday joined a growing list of governments and businesses to boycott Indiana over its new Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...

Carly Schwartz

New Mayor Drives Around In Giant Snail Car

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

Libby Schaaf may very well be the first mayor of a major American city to ride around town in a flame-shooting Burning Man art car shaped like a giant...

See Spot Run ... For Mayor Of Oakland

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.03.2014 | Weird News

SAN FRANCISCO — The Oakland mayor's race has gone to the dogs — or actually, to one dog. Activists from the Occupy Oakland movement are pushi...

Professor's Assignment Raises Ethics Questions

AP | Posted 05.23.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A San Francisco State University professor considering a run for Oakland mayor is drawing scrutiny for a class assignment that asked ...

Why Oakland's Mayor Falls Short

This article comes to us courtesy of the Bay Citizen. By Jennifer Gollan One of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan's first promises on taking office in Jan...

BETRAYAL: Mayor Quan Challenged By Someone On The Inside

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.08.2012 | San Francisco

Mayor Quan has had her share of adversaries in the past year. But now, should the recall against her prove successful, she already has an opponent -- ...