Nadia Lockyer posts alarmingly cryptic message on Facebook

Nadia Lockyer has made allegations against herhusband Bill Lockyer on Facebook in past.ALAMEDA COUNTYFormer Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer wrote an alarming message on Facebook Sunday that sounded to some as a suicide note while briefly alarming her friends. At minimum, Lockyer’s comments were yet another public outcry against her husband, former California State Senate … Continue reading Nadia Lockyer posts alarmingly cryptic message on Facebook

Read full Investigation Report on Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs

HAYWARD | Read below the entire investigation report on now-former Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs. Included is the notice of termination given by the Hayward School Board of Trustees on Sept. 15:Hayward Unified School District report of allegations against Supt Stan Dobbs by Steven Tavares on Scribdhttps://www.scribd.com/embeds/324571886/content?start_page=1&view_mode=scroll&access_key=key-YQOii9mZQwcwl4X2USZd&show_recommendations=trueNotice of Termination - Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs by … Continue reading Read full Investigation Report on Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs

Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

Stan "Data" Dobbs was terminated with causefollowing Wednesday night's Hayward school board meeting.HAYWARD | An investigation into now-former Hayward Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs details a calculating and controlling administrator with a volcanic temper, a bullying backstabber even to his most ardent supporters. “Dobbs is inherently dishonest about his guilt when he makes mistakes or does wrong,” according to … Continue reading Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

On Second Thought, Armas Will Not Be South San Francisco’s City Manager

Jesus ArmasHAYWARD | South San Francisco is having second thoughts about hiring former Hayward school board president Jesus Armas as its next city manager. After the city’s city council apparently approved the terms of a 2-year, $230,000 contract earlier this month, an internal memorandum dated Sept. 19, says otherwise.“The City Council has elected to continue … Continue reading On Second Thought, Armas Will Not Be South San Francisco’s City Manager

JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN

HAYWARD | Jesus Armas, the embattled former Hayward city manager and school board president who chose not to run for re-election in 2012 following an embarrassing sex scandal, has reemerged across the bay. On Wednesday, the South San Francisco City Council is set to approve a 2-year, $230,000 contract for Armas to become its next … Continue reading JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN

Some Hayward School Board Members Advocating For Large Supe Contract

Stan "Data" Dobbs has strong supportfrom Hayward school board membersJohn Taylor and Lisa Brunner.HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | The contract likely approved Wednesday evening by the Hayward school board for appointed interim superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs may equal or exceed that of his vastly more experienced predecessor, while questions arise over his community support.Dobbs, who has … Continue reading Some Hayward School Board Members Advocating For Large Supe Contract

Hayward School Superintendent Is Finalist For Berkeley Job

Dr. Donald Evans was named Haywardsuperintendent in Nov. 2011.HAYWARD | The superintendent of the Hayward Unified School District is a finalist for the same position in Berkeley, The Citizen has learned. Berkeley Unified will formally announce Dr. Donald Evans is a finalist for the position Friday morning, according to sources.Evans's interest in seeking employment outside … Continue reading Hayward School Superintendent Is Finalist For Berkeley Job

Despite Past Turmoil, Armas Remains On Hayward’s Redevelopment Successor Agency

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward's disgraced former school board President Jesus Armas chose not to run for re-election last year following reports of an affair with a former board member, however, Armas still remains as the school district’s representative on the Hayward Successor Agency Oversight Board (HSAOB) despite no longer being a school district trustee.Since he stepped … Continue reading Despite Past Turmoil, Armas Remains On Hayward’s Redevelopment Successor Agency

Wife of Alberto Torrico Attacks Wieckowski Aide At State Convention

ASSEMBLY 25 | By most accounts, last weekend’s Democratic State Convention in Sacramento was a quiet, sedate affair. Not so, was the case at a luncheon Saturday afternoon when the wife of former Assemblyman Alberto Torrico attacked the aide of Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski while alleging a long-time romance between the two.The confrontation, which many in … Continue reading Wife of Alberto Torrico Attacks Wieckowski Aide At State Convention

Reynoso Calls New Hayward School Board Member Walker a ‘Fresh Voice’

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Consultant contracts have been controversial for Hayward school board with board member Luis Reynoso often criticizing staff and board approval of expensive contracts. He's often pressured staff to take on the extra load to cut down on district expenses but found his voice to be the marginalized opinion on the board. … Continue reading Reynoso Calls New Hayward School Board Member Walker a ‘Fresh Voice’

Sex Sells: The Most Read East Bay Citizen Stories In 2012

2012 YEAR IN REVIEW | What a year it was for the East Bay Citizen. Through hard-hitting coverage of the 2012 election season you could not find anywhere else in the Bay Area news media to the unfortunate, yet glorious, spate of tabloid-style stories that emanated from the bowels of government this year, the site … Continue reading Sex Sells: The Most Read East Bay Citizen Stories In 2012

How I Got The Infamous Armas-Heredia Sext Messages

INSIDE THE STORIES OF 2012 | The original plan last July was to take the soon-to-be infamous text messages and present them to the Hayward school board during public comment. Jose Aldana, Maribel Heredia’s long-time fiancé and father of her two children, wanted to shame school board President Jesus Armas in a public setting for … Continue reading How I Got The Infamous Armas-Heredia Sext Messages

2012 Year In Review, Part IV: Swalwell, Bonta, Quirk Lead Infusion Of New Talent In Congress, Assembly; Hayashi Embarrassed

10.12Mary Hayashi unleashes a barrage of attacks on Richard Valle eliciting no response from the practicing Buddhist. Supporters of Valle and haters of Hayashi go nuts urging him to go on the attack armed with her shoplifting conviction, but he relents. The belief Hayashi could win starts to percolate, but unbeknownst to many, Valle’s union … Continue reading 2012 Year In Review, Part IV: Swalwell, Bonta, Quirk Lead Infusion Of New Talent In Congress, Assembly; Hayashi Embarrassed

2012 Year In Review, Part III: ‘What Did U Buy?’ Says Armas. "Crotchless Panties,’ Replies Heredia

07.12The first sign of campaign upheaval almost always contains elements of a shake up in staff. After major blowouts over the past two months, Pete Stark replaces his campaign manager Alex Tourk with Sharon Cornu. The local labor stalwart begins to highlight Swalwell’s conservative conundrum and tries to link him to Republican figure heads in … Continue reading 2012 Year In Review, Part III: ‘What Did U Buy?’ Says Armas. "Crotchless Panties,’ Replies Heredia

2012 Year In Lists: Funniest Moments In East Bay Politics

1. San Leandro Councilman-elect Benny Lee agrees to a policy during a candidates forum, begins to describes why he supports it, but then asks, "Wait, what is that?" To be fair, when the moderator asked the other candidates what the audience-generated questions was referring to, nobody knew, either.2. Hayward's profilic public commenter Jim Drake teases Jesus … Continue reading 2012 Year In Lists: Funniest Moments In East Bay Politics