Caption: Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. , Credit: Lailan Sandra Huen
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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.  

Mayor Jean Quan hopes to unify Oakland's "two cities"

From: KALW
Length: 07:18

When she took office in January, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan had a laundry list of promises to make good on, and ideas to make reality. To talk about her progress and goals for the city of Oakland, Mayor Quan joined KALW’s Holly Kernan by phone.

Picture_1_small When she took office in January, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan had a laundry list of promises to make good on, and ideas to make reality. To talk about her progress and goals for the city of Oakland, Mayor Quan joined KALW’s Holly Kernan by phone.

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Broadcast History

KALW 91.7FM:
March 7, 2011

Transcript

When she took office in January, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan had a laundry list of promises to make good on, and ideas to make reality. To talk about her progress and goals for the city of Oakland, Mayor Quan joined KALW’s Holly Kernan by phone.

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HOLLY KERNAN: You’ve been very open to the press, particularly in contrast to former Mayor Ron Dellums. But how are you balancing being available and getting all of the things that you need to get done, done?

MAYOR JEAN QUAN: I think my sleep is losing ground here! (laughs) I thought it was specifically important, and particularly in the first few months, to show that I was willing to be available to the media. And I haven’t turned down a single interview, including the Skyline High School staff. So, obviously when things get tougher, we’re trying to now contain it to certain times. So now I’m doing a weekly briefing – this is someth...
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