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Weekly Newsletters from Mayor Jean Quan

Vol. 4, #5:  Cell Phone Legislation, Police Monitoring Changes, Free Emergency Prep Classes, More Black History Events, February  15, 2014.

Vol. 4, #4:  First Friday, Lunar New Year Continues, Stadium Updates, Neighborhoods Fight Illegal and Graffiti, February 3, 2014.

Vol. 4, #3:  Help Prevent Auto Thefts, Police Leadership Strengthened, Sports Update, White Elephant Sale Sunday, January 24, 2014.

Vol. 4, #2:  Job Fair for Foothill Square, MLK Day Events, Let’s Keep Homicides/Crime on the Decline, January 9, 2014.

Vol. 4, #1:  Tonight is First Friday, See you at Chabot Tomorrow, Sunday is Free at the Museum, Collaborative Policing/Jt Statement with Chief When for 2014, January 2, 2014.

Vol. 3, #51:  Closing in on Baseball Options, Toy Drive Still Needs Donations, More Exciting Holiday Events, December 16, 2013.

Vol 3, #50:  Celebrating Mandela, Priceless Holiday Moments, Gun Buy Back in Memory of Sandy Hook, Please Give to the Community Toy Drive, December 12, 2013.

Vol 3, #49:  Save Our Sports Benefit, Holiday Traditions Join First Friday, Jack London Tree Lighting Tomorrow; Holiday Parade & Mayor’s Toy Drive Kick Off Saturday, December 2, 2013.

Vol 3, # 48:  Happy Thanksgiving: Community Dinners, Shop Oakland, Plaid Friday and Small Business Saturday, Clean Air and Jobs @ the Port, November 25, 2013.

Vol 3, #32:  670 National Night Out Parties Tonight!! Laurel Street Fair Saturday, Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Merritt. August 5, 2013.

Vol 3, #31:  Last Day to Register for National Night Out, First Friday/Art & Soul This Weekend. July 29, 2013.

Vol 3, #30:   National Night Out and the National Discussion on Race; Enjoy Free Park Programs.  July 22, 2013.

Vol 3, #29:  Support Downtown-Uptown-Chinatown Restaurants & Merchants; Police Request Photos, Videos, ID Help; Register for National Night Out, July 15, 2013.

Vol 3, #28:  Council Districting Borders, City Hall Weddings Continue, Free Programs at City Parks & Rec, July 8, 2013.

Vol 3, #27:  City Workers Back, BART Strike Continues, Free Weddings @ City Hall Plaza Today 6pm, July 4th & First Friday Events, Fireworks Hotline, July 2, 2013

Vol 3, #25:  Celebrate LGBTQ Victories Today/Sunday, Weigh In on Budget Vote Tomorrow, June 26, 2013.

Vol 3, #24:  Budget Vote Next Thursday, Juneteenth, Oakland Answers Website, Many Summer Events, June 17, 2013.

Vol 3, #23:  5 Police Districts Launched, Weigh In on My Public Safety Budget Now, Love Our Lake Day a Huge Hit, June 10, 2013.

Vol 3, #22:  Love Our Lake Day on Sunday, Mayor’s Ambassador Orientation Tonight, June 3, 2013.

Vol 3, #21:  Natural Sciences Wing ReOpens at OMCA; Oakland Pride; Budget Talks Continue, May 27, 2013.

Vol 3, #20: Free Celebration for the Warriors and Fans @ Oracle Tonight, Budget Hearings Wind Down, Walking Oakland, May 20, 2013.

Vol 3, #19: New Police Leadership Determined to Implement Bratton Plan Quickly; Greek Festival & Walk to End Poverty This Weekend, May 14, 2013.

Vol 3, #18: Wasserman-Bratton Recommendations to Improve Police Dept, Bike to Work Thursday, Mother’s Day events, Budget Hearings Continue, May 7, 2013.

Vol 3, #17:  Budget Hearings Start Tuesday. Busy Weekend: First Friday, Cinco de Mayo,  Space Day@Chabot, Free Comics at the Library, Music & Art Everywhere!, April 29, 2013.

Vol 3, #16: Veg Week Starts, Mayor’s Proposed Budget is Online, Thousands Love Oakland on Earth Day!,  April 22, 2013.

Vol 3, #15:  Go Warriors!  Pothole Blitz, 100 Earth Day Sites, Chinese Investment Kick’s Off Housing Development, April 15, 2013.

Vol 3, #14: Earth Expo April 10, Budget Documents on Line, Muni ID Cards Applications Hit 3K, April 8, 2013.

Vol 3, #13: Remembering OIKOS, Muni ID Card Outreach, Easter Photos & A’s Spirit Week, April 1, 2013.

Vol 3, #12: 166th Police Academy Grads Hit the Streets, 167th Class Starts! Zendaya in the lead, Easter Egg Hunts and Marathon Photos, March 25, 2013.

Vol 3, #11: Vote 4 Zendaya Tonight, Oakland Marathon This Weekend, More Community Policing Mtgs, March 18, 2013.

Vol 3, #10: Multi Agency Sweep Arrests Over 30, Community Policing Meetings Continue, Women’s History & St Patrick’s Events, March 11, 2013.

Vol 3, #9: State of City Online, Spirited First Friday, More Community Safety Mtgs, March 4, 2013.

Vol 3, #8:  State of City Wednesday, First Friday 5-9 pm, White Elephant Sale Sat/Sunday, February 25, 2013.

Vol 3, #7:  Oakland #11 for Tech Start-ups, 1Billion Rising.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 19, 2013.

Vol 3, #6:  More Lunar New Year and Valentine Events, Mentors Needed, Over 200 Attend Wasserman Mtg.–News from Mayor Jean Quan. February 12, 2013

Vol 3, #6:  Special Edition: Black History Month Events in Oakland.–News from Mayor Jean Quan. February 11, 2013.

Vol 3, #5:  City ID Program Launched; Happy Lunar New Year.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 4, 2013.

Vol 3, #4:  Public Safety Measures Pass; Black History Month Events.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 28, 2013.

Vol 3, #3: MLK Day events, Honoring our Mentors.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 19, 2013.

Vol 3, #2: Restaurant Week Starts Friday, CORE Classes Begin.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 12, 2013

Vol 3, #1: Museum Free Sunday, City Inauguration Monday, Muni ID.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 5, 2013

Vol 2, #51: Peace, Progress and Prosperity in the New Year; New Year’s Eve Events; Police Reorganization; Plastic Bag Ban Begins Jan 1.–News from Mayor Jean Quan, December 30, 2012

Vol 2, #50: Nutcracker Tickets, Record 12K Kids Need Toys, Donations Still Needed. A’s Want to Stay to 2018. Talking Guns. –News from Mayor Jean Quan, December 22, 2012

Vol 2, #49: Holiday Events, Support the Ballet, Federal Judge Approves Police Plan, Prayers for Newton–News from Mayor Jean Quan, December 15, 2012

Vol 2, #48: Shop the Art Stroll Saturday, Town Hall Focuses on Public Safety, Police Settlement?–News from Mayor Jean Quan, December 8, 2012

Vol 2, #47: Holiday Parade Today, Volunteers Needed for Toy Drive Sunday, Swanson Appointed Vice Mayor–News from Mayor Jean Quan, November 24, 2012

Vol 2, #46: Shop Small Today: Parking Free, Time Limits Still Apply; Long List of Holiday Events!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, November 24, 2012

Vol 2, #45: Boost Our Local Economy, Shop Oakland, Free Saturday Parking thru the Holidays–News from Mayor Jean Quan, November 17, 2012

Vol 2, #44: Housing Clinic on Veteran’s Day, East Oakland Job Fair, Buy & Fly Oakland, City Files Opposition to Police Receivership–News from Mayor Jean Quan, November 10, 2012

Vol 2, #43: Vote Now, Mail Your Ballot Today; Measures that Affect Our City; Oakland Economy Up–News from Mayor Jean Quan, November 3, 2012

Vol 2, #42:Free Day At Chabot Science Ctr Sat, Fruitvale Day of the Dead Sunday, Community Policing Milestones–News from Mayor Jean Quan, October 27, 2012

Vol 2, #41: Dia de los Muertos at OMCA, Halloween Events, Free Flash Mob Science @ Chabot Science Center, Monday is Deadline to Register to Vote–News from Mayor Jean Quan, October 20, 2012

Vol 2, #40: Thanks A’s Fans, Autumn Lights Festival Tonight, Chief Releases Occupy Discipline Report, New Foreclosure Program for Homeowners–News from Mayor Jean Quan, October 13, 2012

Vol 2, #39: City Hall A’s Rally Monday 5pm, Oaktoberfest, Peralta Junction, Black Cowboys, Rockridge Out & About this Weekend!News from Mayor Jean Quan, October 6, 2012

Vol 2, #38: This Sunday’s Redwood Concert Sold, Next Weekend Oaktoberfest, Black Cowboys Parade, First Friday and Koreatown Festival, September 29, 2012

Vol 2, #37:  Eat Real Festival All Weekend, 4 Sunday Concerts in Redwoods, Obama Office Reopens–News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 22, 2012

Vol 2, #36: Creek to Bay Day, Volunteer in Our Schools, Sunday Symphony at the Lake for $10!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 15, 2012

Vol 2, #35: Local Hero Andre Ward Defends His Championship Tonight, Oakland Loves Sports Week–News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 8, 2012

Vol 2, #34: Oakland Pride & Free Day @ the Museum Sunday, Have a Safe Labor Day Weekend!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 1, 2012

Vol 2, #33: Chinatown Street Fair This Weekend–News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 25, 2012

Vol 2, #32: Back to School Rally at City Hall:PedalFest Today, Gay Rights Heroine Headlines Pride Fundraiser Thursday, Meet the City Candidates–News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 18, 2012

Vol 2, #31:Laurel Street Fair Today Saturday, Raider Nation Rally Sunday, Over 30,000 Celebrate Neighborhoods–News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 11, 2012

Vol 2, #30: Art & Soul Today & Tomorrow ! Join Us at Any of 605 National Night Out Parties on Tuesday ! News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 4, 2012

Vol 2, # 29: Art Murmur on Friday, Get Ready for Art & Soul Next Weekend!–News From Mayor Jean Quan, July 28, 2012

Vol 2, #28: Oakland Jazz Festival at Dunsmuir Today, Sunday Band Concert, Social Media for Small Business Workshop–News From Mayor Jean Quan, July 21, 2012

Vol 2 #27: Dimond Picnic Sunday, Save August 4 & 5 for Art & Soul–News from Mayor Jean Quan, July 13, 2012

Special: Make Oakland Safer, Join Us for National Night Out–Tuesday, August 7, 7-9 pm-July 13, 2012

Vol 2 # 26: Temescal Street Festival Tomorrow Sunday, Save August 4 & 5 for Art & Soul-News from Mayor Jean Quan, July 6, 2012

Vol 2 #25: Budget Passes, Have a Safe July 4th, First Friday & Jack’s Night Market, Register now for National Night Out-News from Mayor Jean Quan, June 30, 2012

Vol 2 #24: Oakland Wins $15M Grant for Port, Register now for National Night Out, July 4th,–News from Mayor Jean Quan, June 22, 2012

Vol 2 #23 Happy Father’s Day, Laurel Solistice Music Festival Saturday-News from Mayor Jean Quan, June 15, 2012

Vol 2 #22:Last Weekend for Open Studios, Preparing for Father’s Day-News from Mayor Jean Quan, June 8, 2012

Vol 2 #21: Art Murmur Tonight, 100 Mom Gun Buy Back Saturday, Open Studios This Weekend,-News from Mayor Jean Quan, June 1, 2012

Vol 2 #20: A Packed Weekend of Events. Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, May 25, 2012

Vol 2 # 19: Job Fairs for Youth Today, A Packed Weekend of Events. Enjoy!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, May 18, 2012

Vol 2, #18: Last Chance to Register for State of the Schools Business Forum. Happy Mothers Day!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, May 12, 2012

Vol 2 #16: Join 1000′s of Oaklanders: Great American Clean-up & Citywide CORE Exercise April 28, Family Violence Resources,–News from Mayor Jean Quan, April 27, 2012

Vol 2 #15: Join 1000′s of Oaklanders: Earth Day, Great American Clean-up & Citywide CORE Exercise April 28, Family Violence Resources–News from Mayor Jean Quan, April 20, 2012

Special Edition: Where Will You Be On Earth Day?– News from Mayor Jean Quan, April 16,2012

Vol. 2 #14 Pick One of 96 Earth Day Projects on April 21, Family Violence Resources, Oaklanders Leave $20 M in Tax Credits Unclaimed–News from Mayor Jean Quan, April 13, 2012

Special Edition: Mini Preparedness Fair THURSDAY, April 12–Special from Mayor Jean Quan, April 10, 2012

Vol 2 #13 Family Easter Events, City Mourns Victims of Oikos Shooting and more–News from Mayor Jean Quan, April 6, 2012

Vol 2, # 12 Family Easter Events, State Park Grants, 580 Police Memorial–News from Mayor Jean Quan, March 29, 2012

Vol 2, # 11 New Route for Sunday Marathon, State Tax Compromise, Honoring Public Safety Leadership–News from Mayor Jean Quan, March 22, 2012

Vol 2, # 10 Coliseum City a “Game Changer,” Over 500 Attend Volunteer for Oakland!–News from Mayor Jean Quan, March 13, 2012

Vol 2, #9 International Women’s Day Celebration March 8, Volunteer for Oakland Fair Saturday, March 10–News from Mayor Jean Quan, March 6, 2012

Vol 2, #8 Police Recruitment Deadline March 5, Volunteer for Oakland March 10–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 28, 2012

Vol 2, #7 Oakland Valentine, Black History Month, Bay Bridge Closure–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 20, 2012

Vol 2, #6 State of the City, Oakland Valentine, Black History Month, Bay Bridge Closure–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 13, 2012

Vol 2, #5 Police:Fire Chiefs Named, Redevelopment Cuts Vote, Oakland Valentine, Black History Month Events–News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 6, 2012

Vol 2, # 4 Occupy Damage, 100 Block Update, Lunar New Year at OMCA Today, Redevelopment Cuts Vote–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 29, 2012

Vol 2, # 3 Lunar New Year Bazaar This Weekend, Redevelopment Budget Cuts Hearings This Week–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 21, 2012

Vol 2, # 2 MLK Day Events for Peace and Justice This Weekend–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 15, 2012

Vol 2, # 1 New Year Changes, MLK Day Events for Peace and Justice–News from Mayor Jean Quan, January 6, 2012

#49 Last Push for Toy Drive, Free Parking Saturday, Nutcracker Opens –News from Mayor Jean Quan, December 22, 2011

#47 Attracting Business, Holiday Events –News from Mayor Jean Quan #December 9, 2011

# 46 Discover Oakland’s Many Communities Through Holiday Events –News from Mayor Jean Quan December 1, 2011

#45 Oakland Is the 99%, Happy Thanksgiving, Shop Oakland –News from Mayor Jean Quan November 18, 2011

#44 Oakland Is the 99%, Foreclosure Workshop, Shop Oakland and other news–News from Mayor Jean Quan November 8, 2011

#43 Focusing on the 99% November 1 Update from Mayor Jean Quan November 1, 2011

#42 Occupy Oakland Status Update-October 27, 2011 from Mayor Jean Quan #42

#41 Occupy Oakland Status Update-October 26, 2011 from Mayor Jean Quan #41

# 40 20th Anniversary of 1991 Firestorm–Family Preparedness Fair Saturday, October 22, Noon-4 pm

 

# 39 Free Safety Summit @ Laney 9am-1pm Today, Remembering the Firestorm of 1991–News from Mayor Jean Quan October 15, 2011

# 38 Free PopLyfe Concert Tonight at 5 pm, Then Join the Art Murmur. Sign Up for the Neighborhood Safety Summit Now, Final Sunday Concert Sold Out! News from Mayor Jean Quan, October 7, 2011

#37 Feds Fund 25 Cops but Measure I Still Needed! Black Cowboys, Oaktoberfest, 100 Yrs of Suffrage & Chrisette Michelle This Weekend! News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 28, 2011

#36 Join Us at Sundays in the Redwoods and Eat Real Festival, Building Services Task Force to Be Formed–News from  Mayor Jean Quan, September 22, 2011

#35 Creek to Bay Day Sat, Remembering Them, Healing the Nation & the City– News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 13, 2011

# 34 Vote for PopLyfe Tonight, Friday is a City Furlough Day, Congratulations Oakland Pride –News from Mayor Jean Quan, September 5, 2011

#33 Slow Down, School Is In Session–News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 26, 2011

#32 Chinatown Street Fest Next Weekend–News from Mayor Jean Quan, August 21, 2011

Laurel Street Fair today, Art & Soul Next Weekend, Focus on Violent Crime-News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan #31

# 30 NNO Breaks All Records, Focus on Violent Crime-News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, August 7, 2011

#29 See You Tuesday, 530 NNO Block Parties & Counting-News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, July 29, 2011

# 28 Friday Night Live!, Parcel Tax & November Election and more–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, July 20, 2011

# 27 News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, July 11, 2011

# 26 Police Reorg, Budget Passes, Redevelop Goes to Court -News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, July 6, 2011

# 25 BUDGET DELIBERATIONS & UNION NEGOTIATIONS NEAR RESOLUTION–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, June 27, 2011

# 24 New City Manager, Budget Vote Delayed, Elimination of RDA in Limbo, the Washington Effect–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, June 19, 2011

#23 Key City Attorney & Budget Votes Near–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, June 12, 2011

#22 Father’s Day Activities, Open Studio Final Weekend, Key City Attorney & Budget Votes Near–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, June 5, 2011

#21 Have a Safe Memorial Day; First Friday, Temescal Street Fair & Open Studios This Week–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, May 28, 2011

#20 We Win Readers’ Digest Contest! Have a Safe Memorial Day Weekend–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, May 22, 2011

#19 Budget Hearings Continue, District 7 Town Hall Saturday –News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan May 15, 2011

#18 Budget Proposals Online, China Trade Mission–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, May 9, 2011

#17 Budget Proposals Online, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day–News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, May 1, 2011

#16 Citywide Disaster Drill, District 2 Town Hall Saturday, April 30, 10_30 am-1 pm –News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, April 26, 2011

#15 100 Days, Focus on Jobs, District 2 Town Hall April 30 –News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan , April 18, 2011

#14 Youth Town Hall April 14, Earth Day April 16, Support the Fruitvale; News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, April 10, 2011

#13 District 5 (Glenview, Fruitvale) Town Hall Saturday, April 9, 11am-2 pm_ News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, April 3, 2011

#12 Interim City Adminstrator, Oakland Marathon, School Cuts Forum _ News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, March 27, 2011

#11 Notes from the Road, Sign Up for Earth Day & Citywide Earthquake Drill_ News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, March 20, 2011

#10 International Women’s Day Events, More Ways to Help Japan & Prepare at Home_ News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, March 13, 2011

#9 Target Officially Opened Today, 250 Attend D6 Town Hall_ News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, March 6, 2011

#8 Fed Cuts Hurt Seniors & Youth, Council Votes on Zoning & Climate Change Plans– February 27, 2011
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs090/1101193641895/archive/1104598242061.html

# 7 Federal & State Cuts Affect Oakland, Black History Events—February 20, 2011
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#6 Redevelopment’s Future, Asian New Year Events, Happy Valentines Day– News from Mayor Jean Quan, February 13, 2011

#5 Happy Lunar New Year, First Town Hall Meeting–February 6, 2011
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# 4 Deep East Celebrates, Big 10 in Sacramento, Lunar New Year—January 30 2011
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#3 White House Visits, Oakland’s Newest Library Opens, New Clinic at Madison—January 23, 2011
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# 2 250 Volunteer in East Oakland, MLK Day of Service Tomorrow—January 16, 2011
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs090/1101193641895/archive/1104223893211.html

# 1 News from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan—January 9, 2011
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs090/1101193641895/archive/1104206461229.html

Special Editions

Art & Soul Line Up for This Weekend

Make Oakland Safer, Join Us for National Night Out–Tuesday, August 2, 7-9 pm–July 12, 2011

Make a Plan, Build a Kit, 22 Ways to Be More Prepared — 2011 Citywide CORE Exercise Saturday, April 30–Special from Mayor Jean Quan–April 27, 2011

This Saturday, April 16, 9am-Noon; 80 (!) Ways & More to Love Oakland–April 15, 2011

• You Can Run In or Watch the Oakland Marathon This Sunday!!!! – March 25, 2011
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs090/1101193641895/archive/1104955649583.html

UPDATE_ Help Earthquake Survivors in Japan, Prepare Now for The Big One Here at Home!–March 15, 2011

Help Earthquake Survivors in Japan, Prepare Now for The Big One Here at Home!–March 11, 2011

Redevelopment Critical for Oakland–February 3, 2011