Oakland Mayor Jean Quan highlighted new developments in Oakland that will help drive the Bay Area’s future at the 2012 Economic Summit hosted by the SF Business Times on February 14, 2012. Both Mayor Quan and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee were featured speakers.
Oakland, CA – Two arrests of protestors were made late yesterday evening during anti-police and
Occupy Oakland activity. A female was arrested for battery on a peace officer and
resisting, delaying, or obstructing arrest and a male protestor was arrested for
attempting to unlawfully intervene. Identities of the arrested were being confirmed
during the booking process at the time of this release.
Oakland, CA – On Wednesday, February 8, 2012, Oakland Police arrested Joseph Briones for violating a recently issued Stay Away Order as a result of his violent acts during the January 28th protest in Downtown Oakland.
"Oakland is on the Rise,” said Mayor Jean Quan in her first State of
the City address to the City of Oakland tonight. “It’s been a pretty good year for
Oakland, despite a few bumps.”
“Even while recovering from the worst national recession in decades and a
constant stream of state and federal cuts, we are making progress in jobs and
development. We are undergoing a renaissance in our thriving arts, cultural and
culinary scenes that reflects one of the most diverse cities in the world,” she said.
Oakland is offering a new tool that streamlines the process of reporting a problem. Yesterday Oakland unveiled their portal into the mobile app called SeeClickFix for reporting non-emergency problems such as illegal dumping, graffiti, broken street lights and other infrastructure issues to help keep Oakland clean and safe.
On February 4, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. a crowd of approximately 50 persons peacefully
assembled at Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. By 8:54 p.m, Oakland Police facilitated a
circuitous march of approximately 100 through the downtown streets of Oakland
between the hours of 8:54 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
The Oakland Police Department advises of an assembly planned to take place on
Saturday, February 4th, beginning at 8:00p.m.with a march to occur afterward
along an unplanned and unknown route from Frank H. Ogawa Plaza.