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A look at Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

June 22, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Biographical information on Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf

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Libby Schaaf

AGE, BIRTH DATE, BIRTHPLACE — 51; Nov. 12, 1965; Oakland, California.

EDUCATION — Bachelor’s degree in political science from Rollins College and a J.D. from Loyola Law School.

EXPERIENCE — Mayor of Oakland, California, since January 2015; member of Oakland City Council for four years; served on the board of directors of advisory boards of 12 Oakland non-profits and was appointed to three Oakland commissions. Worked as an attorney from 1992 to 1995 practicing employment law and doing products liability litigation; co-founded non-profit Oakland Cares, which did volunteer community improvement projects across the city.

FAMILY — Married to Salvatore Fahey with two children.

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