Rebecca Kaplan

6:12pm

Wed October 15, 2014
Politics

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Interview: Rebecca Kaplan

Council Member and Mayoral Candidate Rebecca Kaplan

 

On November 4th, Oakland voters will pick their next mayor. All month on “Crosscurrents,” we are going to bring you the voices of each of the 15 people who are campaigning for the job.

This fall is Rebecca Kaplan’s second time running for Mayor of Oakland - she came in third in 2010 when current Mayor Jean Quan was first elected. Kaplan has been on the city council since 2008 and she is Council Member at Large - meaning she is Oakland’s only council member who was elected by the whole city, rather than just a single district. She lives in North Oakland with her wife who she married this summer. Reporter Jeremy Dalmas spoke with her at her campaign office by city hall.

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7:55pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Cannabis News Round-up

Is this the beginning of the end for medical cannabis in California?

The traditional weather prediction for March is that if it comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb. This year the aphorism may also apply to April for the Bay Area medical cannabis community. 

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