LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Podcast Special Edition: East Bay June Primary Outlook

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State Sen. Steve Glazer backs Bryan Parker for Alameda County supervisor

Alameda County supervisorial candidate Bryan Parker at an April 13 forum in Castro Valley.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |State Sen. Steve Glazer is weighing-in on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors race on the side of upstart challenger Bryan Parker over long-time Supervisor Nate Miley. Parker's campaign announced the Glazer endorsement Monday morning.“Bryan represents the … Continue reading State Sen. Steve Glazer backs Bryan Parker for Alameda County supervisor

Alameda County Dems issue a rude response to Bryan Parker’s candidacy

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and formerPort of Oakland Commissioner Bryan Parker.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Alameda County supervisorial candidate Bryan Parker is well-spoken with a firm grasp of the issues. When the upstart challenging long-time Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley spoke before the county’s Democratic Central Committee last week, the party big-wigs … Continue reading Alameda County Dems issue a rude response to Bryan Parker’s candidacy

Rep. Eric Swalwell sure is fond of Bryan Parker’s campaign for supervisor

Is Rep. Eric Swalwell telegraphing an intent toissue an endorsement for Bryan Parker?ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Just a whispers of whether Rep. Eric Swalwell will endorse Bryan Parker for Alameda County's District Four supervisorial campaign against incumbent Nate Miley become louder, comes this tantalizing item.Swalwell, the popular Tri Valley representative whose congressional … Continue reading Rep. Eric Swalwell sure is fond of Bryan Parker’s campaign for supervisor

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley fights back Bryan Parker’s call for change

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley awaitinghis opponent Bryan Parker, with campaign volunteer,Bob Swanson in the foreground.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISOR | DISTRICT 4 |The opening round of what many think will become a hard-hitting race for Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley’s District Four seat failed to deliver much punch Tuesday night as both as he and … Continue reading Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley fights back Bryan Parker’s call for change

Parker backs use of county reserves for stadium infrastructure

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, right,is facing a well-financed challenge from formerOakland mayoral candidate Bryan Parker.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |The Oakland Raiders are about $500 million short when it comes to financing a new stadium in Oakland while Alameda County is sitting on budget reserves of around $1 billion. Alameda County Supervisor … Continue reading Parker backs use of county reserves for stadium infrastructure

June primary filing deadlines passes without many surprises, but Hayward incumbent will not seek re-election

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley will faceonly the well-financed Bryan Parker in June.JUNE PRIMARY | Eight state and federal legislative races in the East Bay this June are guaranteed rematches in November; a Hayward city councilmember did not file for re-election, and a bruising one-on-one matchup between Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and Bryan Parker is … Continue reading June primary filing deadlines passes without many surprises, but Hayward incumbent will not seek re-election

Alameda County supervisor candidate Bryan Parker to lead pro-Israel event

County supervisor candidate Bryan Parker visitedIsrael for a sponsored event in mid-January. ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |It's beginning to become clear why Alameda County Board of Supervisors candidate Bryan Parker was recently in Israel, despite no clear connections between his campaign against Supervisor Nate Miley this June.Parker is headlining a discussion this Sunday … Continue reading Alameda County supervisor candidate Bryan Parker to lead pro-Israel event

EBCAMPAIGN: Dumb & Dumber in CA17; Sign Stealer Joins Race; Missing Hayward Incumbent; Don’t Mess with Hags!; Bonta’s mom supports renters

95 DAYS UNTIL PRIMARY DAY | Mike Honda: Hit me with it! Just give it to me straight! I came a long way just to see you Mary, just... The least you can do is level with me. What are my chances?President Obama: Not good.Mike Honda: [he gulps, his mouth twitching] You mean, not good like … Continue reading EBCAMPAIGN: Dumb & Dumber in CA17; Sign Stealer Joins Race; Missing Hayward Incumbent; Don’t Mess with Hags!; Bonta’s mom supports renters

Is Swalwell’s endorsement up for grabs in Alameda County supervisors race?

Rep. Eric SwalwellALCO BOARD | DISTRICT 4 | Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley was not happy last week when proponents of giving unincorporated Castro Valley more self-governance through an elected advisory board trotted out the endorsements of Rep. Eric Swalwell and state Sen. Bob Wieckowski.“I resent the fact that we have a congressman and a … Continue reading Is Swalwell’s endorsement up for grabs in Alameda County supervisors race?

After dismal finance report, ALCO Supe Miley says expect a large campaign cache

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley sayshis opponent this June, Bryan Parker, betterbring his "A-game."ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS |DISTRICT 4 |Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley re-election campaign received a shocking reorientation this week when campaign finance reports highlighted his challenger, Bryan Parker, significantly outraised him over the past three months.Miley’s finance report showed his campaign with … Continue reading After dismal finance report, ALCO Supe Miley says expect a large campaign cache

Nancy Skinner nears $1.1 million in cash reserves; Nate Miley’s supervisorial campaign in the red

State Senate candidate Nancy Skinner raisedmore than $277,000 during the past six months.SD9 ALCOD4 CAMPAIGN FINANCE |Former Assemblymember Nancy Skinner of Berkeley reported that she has nearly $1.1 million in cash reserves in her state Senate campaign account, which is more than ten times what her main opponent Sandré Swanson, has in total cash on … Continue reading Nancy Skinner nears $1.1 million in cash reserves; Nate Miley’s supervisorial campaign in the red

Bryan Parker posts big early fundraising numbers in bid to unseat Nate Miley

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, left,is hoping to fend off Bryan Parker this June.ALAMEDA COUNTY | DISTRICT 4 |Bryan Parker’s nascent campaign for Alameda County supervisor is showing mettle after posting year-end fundraising totals of $117,000, his campaign announced Wednesday.The totals, compiled since Parker began his campaign last September to unseat long-time Alameda County Supervisor … Continue reading Bryan Parker posts big early fundraising numbers in bid to unseat Nate Miley

YEAR-IN-PREV16W: TOP 10 EAST BAY RACES TO WATCH IN 2016

Nancy Skinner and Sandre SwansonSD9 | State Senate District 9It’s the race most East Bay political junkies have been waiting four years to watch. State Sen. Loni Hancock is termed out of the Seventh State Senate District, which leaves the race up for grabs between two well-known former Democratic assemblymembers Nancy Skinner and Sandre Swanson. … Continue reading YEAR-IN-PREV16W: TOP 10 EAST BAY RACES TO WATCH IN 2016

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Show with guest supervisorial candidate Bryan Parker

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