The Mercury News reported on August 23, 2013 that Glenn Kaplan was considered running for Mayor.1


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  • Bio

Kaplan is the owner of Make Westing, a bar on Telegraph Avenue in Uptown that opened in 2011. He self-identifies as a liberal Democrat.

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In the initial article he said, "Something needs to change. Oakland is an amazing place with incredible people coming in, but they're not going to stay if crime and lawlessness remain out of hand."2

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In the News



  1. Artz, Matthew and Matt O'Brien.  "Citywise: Fed up Oakland bar owner exploring mayoral bid." Mercury News: Aug 23, 2013.
  2. Artz and O'Brien



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