UFCW drops $10,000 on Nate Miley; IE supporting him formed by nonagenarian

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley said to anaudience earlier this month, "Don't hate the player,hate the game."ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |With less than two weeks until Election Day, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley is pulling out all the stops in his suddenly competitive re-election campaign against Bryan Parker. Over the last week, … Continue reading UFCW drops $10,000 on Nate Miley; IE supporting him formed by nonagenarian

Miley’s advisory board chair tells Castro Valley to vote out Wieckowski, Quirk

Assemblymember Bill Quirk may not know whyhe deserved to be singled-out during a tumultuousmeeting May 9 in Castro Valley.CASTRO VALLEY | Some members of Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley’s hand-picked community advisory board in Castro Valley don’t think much of state Sen. Bob Wieckowski and Assemblymember Bill Quirk, or, unions, for that matter.At a Castro … Continue reading Miley’s advisory board chair tells Castro Valley to vote out Wieckowski, Quirk

Port of Oakland Readies Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Downtown Ballpark Investors

An artist's rendering of a proposed ballparknear Oakland's Jack London Square.PORT OF OAKLAND | HOWARD TERMINAL | The Port of Oakland staff will recommend at its next meeting Mar. 27 to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement with a group of Oakland business interests hoping to build a waterfront ballpark at the port-owned Howard Terminal north … Continue reading Port of Oakland Readies Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Downtown Ballpark Investors

Three Republicans, One Democrat Seek Open Seat On Alameda County’s Reddest City Council In Pleasanton

PLEASANTON//SPECIAL COUNCIL ELECTION | In terms of suburbia, Pleasanton is not unlike any other quiet bedroom community. Low-key and insular, the Tri Valley city also represents one of the few flecks of red-hued conservatism in Alameda County. A majority of its city council is already Republican and another may be on the way.The vote-by-mail-only election, which began this week, is the … Continue reading Three Republicans, One Democrat Seek Open Seat On Alameda County’s Reddest City Council In Pleasanton

Alameda County, Coliseum Needs To Quit Undercutting Its Sports Assets

PHOTO/Mark Salinas-FacebookSUNDAY COLUMN | We hear quite a bit about shopping locally from our public officials and supporting commerce in Alameda County, but when it comes to one of the biggest and most popular assets in the region, the view is fascinatingly obtuse.The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, as long-time sports broadcaster Brent Musberger has over the … Continue reading Alameda County, Coliseum Needs To Quit Undercutting Its Sports Assets