Tag Archives: Dan Siegel

8:15 p.m. Parker, Tuman and Quan pose with other Oakland mayoral candidates, including fellow frontrunners Rebecca Kaplan and Dan Siegel plus a few write-in hopefuls, for a photo taken by blogger and event moderator Zennie Abraham, moments before the Giants win the World Series. Photo by Sasha Lekach.

Life on the trail: A day campaigning with Oakland’s mayoral candidates

We followed Oakland mayoral candidates Courtney Ruby, Joe Tuman, Bryan Parker and Mayor Jean Quan for a day on the campaign trail and documented what they are doing in their final push before Tuesday's election.
The registrar of voters office deals with the elections for Alameda County. Photo by Gabriela Arvizu.

Mayoral candidates prep for the return of ranked choice voting

Ranked choice voting, also known as instant run off voting, changed the face of the 2010 Oakland mayoral election. As 2014 elections approach, many of this year's mayoral candidates are approaching their campaigns with the...
Oakland mayoral candidates grid.

Early candidates for Oakland’s fall mayoral race outline platforms

Oakland elections occupy a complex political landscape, and the upcoming 2014 mayoral contest is no exception.

Foster youth leader runs for Oakland City Council

The son of Cambodian immigrants, Mao is a former foster child who brings a unique life journey and first-hand perspective to his advocacy on behalf of foster youth and the poor.

Oakland mayoral candidates face off on public safety

In a tightly-moderated discussion Thursday evening at Temple Sinai in Oakland, mayoral candidates took questions from journalists, querying one another and making closing statements. Many aimed shots at Mayor Jean Quan, but most refrained from...
Mayoral candidate and civil rights lawyer Dan Seigel speaks out against the DAC: "This is not for Oakland." Photo by Becca Andrews.

DAC foes vow to keep ‘watching’ surveillance plan

The Oakland community filled City Hall last week to speak out against the Domain Awareness Center, a surveillance center that has been a source of controversy since July.
A photo of an activist screaming at the police.

Port of Oakland seeks injunction to curb truckers’ protests

Port officials said the measure is necessary to prevent protesters from interrupting cargo operations, while truckers called the injunction a scare tactic.
Walter Riley and Dan Siegel, Blueford family attorneys

Blueford family, attorneys still have questions after release of police documents

Standing before a well-worn banner reading “Justice for Alan Blueford,” on Friday attorneys for the family criticized the heavily redacted Oakland Police Department crime report released October 2 that details the 18-year-old’s death.

Peaceful Occupy Oakland crowd returns to City Center plaza Wednesday night

After Mayor Jean Quan's first public comments Wednesday on the police raids of the Occupy Oakland encampments the day before, protesters returned to Frank Ogawa Plaza and gathered a nighttime standing-room only crowd into a...

Oakland Tribunal addresses officer-involved shootings, racial profiling

Oakland residents give testimony about officer-involved shootings and racial profiling in the community at the Oakland Tribunal: A People's Hearing on Racism and Violence.