Chan on shelter in place

Until there is medical science that can cure the cases, I think this will continue for awhile.-Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan said last week when asked about the duration of the county's shelter in place order.

Sheriff Ahern is asking county for $255 million to hire 370 new employees

UPDATE from Tuesday's Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting.

Miley wants to declare disaster emergency for homeless in Castro Valley

A homeless encampment of more than 40 individuals under the freeway in Castro Valley will soon be cleared by CalTrans workers. In the aftermath, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley foresees a scattering of homeless individuals the unincorporated areas that he believes constitutes an emergency disaster declaration. Earlier this month, Miley, who represents unincorporated Castro Valley, … Continue reading Miley wants to declare disaster emergency for homeless in Castro Valley

ALCO Assessor: Phong La, Jim Johnson advance to November runoff

The four-candidate race for Alameda County Assessor failed to deliver a winner Tuesday night, although first-time candidates Phong La and Jim Johnson advanced to a November runoff. La, who earned a large number of endorsements from well-known establishment candidates topped the field with 36 percent of the vote. Johnson, who works in the Assessor's Office, … Continue reading ALCO Assessor: Phong La, Jim Johnson advance to November runoff

ALCO ASSESSOR: Can Phong La win it outright?

Phong La is not the county's unofficial hand-picked successor for Assessor, but he seems like it.

ALCO ASSESSOR: Phong La assesses the American Dream

Alameda County Assessor hopeful Phong La's family fled Vietnam for the U.S. in 1979 and his origin story is fueling his campaign this June.

Alameda County assessor candidate targets Tesla

Phong La, a candidate for Alameda County assessor told local Democrats recently that he would hold Tesla accountable when assessing their Fremont auto plant. But his comments about their labor issues has raised eyebrows.