Exhibit One, Two For Why The East Bay Resides In A Unique Political Bubble

ELECTION ‘12//OAKLAND DISTRICT 3 | Pedro Rios is the Republican candidate for the 32nd Assembly District in Kern County. He waxes romantically about his up-from-the-boot-straps rise from the fields of the Central Valley to hopefully a seat in the State Legislature. It’s standard conservative “I built that” bullshit that resonates with many in rural California … Continue reading Exhibit One, Two For Why The East Bay Resides In A Unique Political Bubble

Swanson Endorses Another In Oakland’s District 3

ELECTION '12//OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL D3 | Oakland District 3 City Council candidate Alex Miller-Cole announced the endorsement of Assemblyman Sandre Swanson today in an email to supporters. The progressive champion's backing, however, has also been bestowed upon District 3 candidates Sean Sullivan and Nyeisha DeWitt.“To have the endorsement of such a legendary leader is truly … Continue reading Swanson Endorses Another In Oakland’s District 3

Alex Miller-Cole’s Next Reclamation Project Includes Oakland’s City Hall

ELECTION '12//OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL DIST 3//PROFILE | “Would you mind moving your car?” asked Christopher. “Don’t you fucking talk to me again,” said Chad. He was new in town but wasn’t expecting a polite suggestion resulting in a handgun against his head.  He was stepping over boundaries he wasn’t aware even existed; Christopher retreated and … Continue reading Alex Miller-Cole’s Next Reclamation Project Includes Oakland’s City Hall

Some Candidates For Oakland’s District Three Council Seat Don’t Like Each Other

ELECTION ‘12//OAKLAND COUNCIL DIST 3 | Who said ranked choice voting puts a damper on campaign fisticuffs? Battle lines became more visibly drawn Thursday night in West Oakland as the six candidates for the City Council’s District 3 began searching for the best ideas to fix the perennially underutilized section of the city.Similar to a candidates … Continue reading Some Candidates For Oakland’s District Three Council Seat Don’t Like Each Other

Meet The Candidates: Oakland City Council District 3

ELECTION '12//OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3|By SHANE BOND, The CitizenCandidates searching for ways to reinvigorate Oakland's perennially underserved, but potentially vibrant neighborhoods surrounding West Oakland met last week to discuss their visions for the city at a candidates forum featuring a distinct environmental flavor.District 3 candidates include, Damon Eaves, Lynette McElhaney, Alex Miller-Cole, Derrick Muhammed, Nyeisha Dewitt … Continue reading Meet The Candidates: Oakland City Council District 3