Tag Archives: Don Perata

Joe Tuman, Rebecca Kaplan, and Jesse Allen-Taylor

Oakland mayoral runners-up rehash race and look to the future

Rebecca Kaplan and Joe Tuman, second and third runners up in last fall's mayoral election, shared their plans for the future and thoughts on the race's outcome on Saturday.
Registrar of Voters

Final results for mayoral election expected today

By 4:00 pm today, the Registrar of Voters expects to announce the complete results and winner of Oakland’s first ranked-choice mayoral election. Registrar of Voters Dave Macdonald said on Friday that the final tally, including...
Jean Quan

In Oakland mayoral race, Quan takes lead over Perata

Oakland mayoral candidate Jean Quan overtook fellow candidate Don Perata this afternoon in the computer-run calculation of second and third-choice votes in Oakland’s new ranked-choice voting system. Although several thousand votes remain uncounted, Quan said...

Oakland Votes: Election Day 2010

Polls have officially closed in California. Oakland North has reporters in the field submitting photos and content for up-to-date election coverage. Check back for the most current politics news in Oakland as the election results...
Candidates for Oakland mayor

Know your candidates: an interactive guide to the Oakland Mayor’s race

In anticipation of the 2010 election, Oakland North asked the 10 candidates for Oakland mayor two questions: what distinguishes you from the other nine hopefuls and what would your top two priorities be as the...
Oaklanders like Gene Stuckey offer their perspectives on the city's upcoming mayoral race.

Oakland voters name their top mayoral picks

Ten candidates, one mayoral race. As November 2 approaches, which of these candidates is making an impression on the people of Oakland? Twelve days before the 2010 election, Oakland North went to the corner of...
Urban Releaf founder Kemba Shakur (left) listens to Oakland mayoral candidate Don Perata (right). “If you are out there in the open hills looking down at the flatland of Oakland, it is easy to assume that this is a tree-laden city,” Perata said. “But it’s not.”

Tree planting project seen as solution to water pollution

Xiao’s current research involves the designing of a new model of tree wells—the area right around the tree root—that are integrated into the city’s drain system. This will allow the tree roots to become the...
Mayoral candidate Greg Harland (far right) sits next to follow candidates (from left to right) Rebecca Kaplan, Joe Tuman and Don Perata at a forum at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center. Harland says his main goals are to reduce crime, increase employment and solve the deficit problem. Photo by Evan Wagstaff.

Political novice Greg Harland stakes claim on mayoral seat

Oakland mayoral candidate and local businessman Greg Harland hopes to address the majority of Oakland’s problems—high crime, unattended street maintenance, and increased parking fees and fines—using business sense.