AGENDA NOTES: Oakland examines racial profiling; repeated failure to join regional radio system; 12th Street sale

Rendering of the proposed 24-story apartmenttower near Lake Merritt in Oakland.Oakland City Council Committees1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, first floorTuesday, Apr. 14, 2015, starts at 9:30 a.m.Twitter hashtag: #oakmtgFINANCE & MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE¬†Oakland's difficult path toward switching over its public safety radios to the regional East Bay Regional Communication System Authority isn't getting better. The Oakland City … Continue reading AGENDA NOTES: Oakland examines racial profiling; repeated failure to join regional radio system; 12th Street sale

Bill McCammon, former Alameda County Fire Chief, dies

McCammon's 2006 Assembly race againstMary Hayashi was notable for its vitriol.ALAMEDA COUNTY | Bill McCammon, a former Alameda County fire chief and head of the the East Bay Regional Communication System Authority, died in his sleep Monday morning from an apparent heart attack. He was 61.In addition to leading the Alameda County Fire Department for … Continue reading Bill McCammon, former Alameda County Fire Chief, dies

Respectfully, this Bill is Bad; Don’t Hurt Me

OP-ED PIECE SHOWS HAYASHI'S PROPENSITY TO ATTACKAssemblywoman Mary Hayashi will cut you.The recent side-by-side Op-Ed pieces in the San Francisco Chronicle shows how Hayashi can praise you, then before you can say thank you, will rip you to shreds.Rep. Jackie Speier, who authored legislation six years ago that stopped insurance companies from steering customers to … Continue reading Respectfully, this Bill is Bad; Don’t Hurt Me