The election season is nearing thr end. It’s put up or shut up time for campaigns. If you have mud to sling, sling it now, and races in cities all over the East Bay are getting ugly just in the past few days. I’ll break down one such race, give you a brief projection for the Oakland City Council District 6 race with Councilmember Desley Brooks.

In Alameda, the mayor is off to China for six days as her re-election campaign hits the final two weeks, and I’ll talk about the hilarious negative ad in the 15th Assembly District campaign.

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Jaime Patiño

Later, I sit down with Union City Council candidate Jaime Patiño, who is running in a race next month for three open seats.

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