Tag Archives: Oakland

Jean Quan Running for Oakland Mayor

I previously blogged about Jennifer Pae running for Oakland city council, but what I didn’t realize was that Jean Quan was running for mayor.  Just the other night, I received a Facebook invitation for a fundraiser for her. Jean Quan … Continue reading

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Jennifer Pae for Oakland City Council & Emerge California

Over a week ago, I had a chance to briefly meet Jennifer Pae, a candidate for Oakland City Council at the annual Emerge California fundraising event. If you haven’t heard of Emerge California, it’s “part of a national movement to … Continue reading

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Protests Against New “Geisha” Bar in Oakland

Folks at Asian Pacific Americans for Progress (APAP) are reporting that a bunch of APA activists are upset at the Oakland Planning Commission for approving a permit for a new bar in Chinatown to be titled “Geisha”, stating that the … Continue reading

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