Hayward to ask voters to increase hotel tax, allow non-citizens to serve on boards

Hayward voters will be asked this November to increase its current hotel tax up to 14 percent. A charter amendment to allow non-citizens to serve on city boards and commissions will also appear on the fall ballot, the Hayward City Council decided last week. Hayward's 8.5 percent Transient Occupancy Tax, also known as a hotel … Continue reading Hayward to ask voters to increase hotel tax, allow non-citizens to serve on boards

Wieckowski drops out of congressional race after less than a month

State Sen. Bob Wieckowksi's campaign for Congress is over before it even started after he announced his exit on Friday from the race for Rep. Eric Swalwell's seat in the 15th Congressional District. Wieckowski told The Mercury News, “After much thought and review of the political landscape, I know I can best serve our community … Continue reading Wieckowski drops out of congressional race after less than a month

EricSwalwell2020.com? Swalwell campaign recently purchased domain names

Rep. Eric Swalwell, through his long-timecampaign consultant, began gobbling updomain names earlier this year.15TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTAt last count, East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell has visited Iowa, the early epicenter of the 2020 presidential campaign, seven times, including once this month.The repeated trips to the Hawkeye State has more than suggested to East Bay politicos and … Continue reading EricSwalwell2020.com? Swalwell campaign recently purchased domain names