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Mayoral candidate: Jason “Shake” Anderson

Former Occupy spokesperson Jason ‘Shake’ Anderson, a U.S. Navy veteran, artist and activist, is a candidate for Oakland mayor. “What I see in the city is a lot of dysfunction, a lack of leadership and...
Incumbent Mayor Jean Quan looks on as Councilmember Libby Schaaf speaks at Youth Uprising before Schaaf had announced her own candidacy. Photo by Becca Andrews.

Schaaf, Oakland’s ‘Girl Scout Barracuda,’ to run for mayor

On a rainy Wednesday, Oakland City Councilmember Libby Schaaf rushed into Laurel Elementary School, staving off any signs of exhaustion from the previous night’s late council meeting. There, potential student council members waited to hear...