Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is proposing two major tax-generating ballot measures for November during Tuesday’s slate of Oakland City Council committee meetings.
Parcel tax could raise $3-$6 per year for public safety Three of the last four San Leandro municipal elections have included at least one revenue-generating tax measure. On Monday, the San Leandro City Council set the initial stages for another…. Read More ›
Alameda County District Attorney candidates Pamela Price, center, Nancy O’Malley, right, with Robin Torello, chair of the Alameda County Democratic Party. ALAMEDA COUNTY–ELECTION 2018–At one point during the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee meeting Wednesday in San Leandro, an elected… Read More ›
EBC AGENDA | FEB 16-22 | ALAMEDA, BERKELEY eye ballot measures; ALCO DA candidates meet in SAN LEANDRO; HAYWARD mid-year budget
THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22.–ALAMEDA– Regular council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]–INFRASTRUCTURE BOND MEASURE-– A $95 million general obligation bond measure may be coming to the ballot in Alameda this June. Here is the proposal ballot language to… Read More ›
Renters and housing activists at Alameda’s Bay View Apartments. ALAMEDAResidents at Alameda’s Bay View Apartments on Central Avenue have stood as the symbol of the island community’s struggle with rising rents and a lack of affordable housing for more than… Read More ›
Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan addresses the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Wednesday in San Leandro. ALAMEDA | The bid to bring rent control to Alameda received the backing of the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee Wednesday. The endorsement by the… Read More ›