|East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell, center, poses with law enforcement while wearing a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration cap. Last week, Swalwell urged for the nomination of a “progressive” DEA administrator.|
CA DROUGHT | Jerry Brown to water tunnel critics: ‘Shut up’ (Sacramento Bee) Statement contrasts his very respectful-looking burgundy sweater
SD7 | Open wide: California dentists pony up for state Senate candidate (San Francisco Chronicle) Look for the California Dental Association to fully back Nancy Skinner for State Senate next year
ALAMEDA COUNTY | Alameda County Traffic Court Data Reveals Minor Infractions Routinely Cited By Police (East Bay Express) Punishment does not fit the crime
OAKLAND | Intel to invest $5 million in Oakland high schools (USA Today) Only $5 million?
EMERYVILLE | Emeryville votes for the highest minimum wage in the country (San Francisco Business Times) If you have more than 55 employees, start paying $14.44 an hour starting July 1
CONGRESS | House Dems urge human rights protections in trade (The Hill) Swalwell is finally following the path of his Bay Area progressive colleagues
RAIDERS | Carson pushes NFL stadium plans forward to ensure construction can start this year (Daily Breeze) About $50 million in funding for environmental cleanup of the site remains