Embattled Alameda Councilman Clarifies Reasons for Hiding Past Convictions

Stewart ChenALAMEDA | CITY COUNCIL | Alameda Councilmember Stewart Chen responded Thursday to a joint investigation by the East Bay Citizen and The Alamedan published this week detailing a previously undisclosed pair of misdemeanor convictions for insurance fraud from two decades ago. In the statement, Chen answers questions over why he kept his legal troubles a … Continue reading Embattled Alameda Councilman Clarifies Reasons for Hiding Past Convictions

Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud

ALAMEDA | CITY COUNCILBy Michele Ellson and Steven TavaresAlameda Councilmember Stewart Chen’s official biography offers the storybook journey of a man who immigrated from the Philippines as a teen and made his way onto the Alameda City Council, dedicating his time to a long list of Alameda and Oakland community organizations over more than a … Continue reading Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud