On a frigid night, progressives give Nancy O’Malley the cold shoulder, deny endorsements

Alameda County District Attorney NancyO'Malley and Pamela Price at a candidateforum last Thursday in San Leandro.ALAMEDA COUNTY DA--ELECTION 2018--Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley's re-election campaign is bolstered by higher name-recognition and awash in campaign contributions. But neither fact appeared to hold much sway last week with two East Bay progressive groups.Both the San Leandro … Continue reading On a frigid night, progressives give Nancy O’Malley the cold shoulder, deny endorsements

NEWSOM STRONGLY CALLS FOR DECRIMINALIZING CANNABIS

California Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses Democrats, Apr. 13, at the state party convention in Sacramento. PHOTO/Shane BondCADEM CONVENTION | California Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged the political establishments on both sides of the aisle Saturday afternoon calling for decriminalizing marijuana and describing the decades-long war on drugs as “an abject failure.”“I think it’s time for politicians … Continue reading NEWSOM STRONGLY CALLS FOR DECRIMINALIZING CANNABIS

State Senator Calls Calif. Death Penalty Law ‘An Expensive Failure’

SEN. LONI HANCOCK WOULD REPLACE DEATH PENALTY WITH LIFE WITHOUT PAROLEBy Steven Tavaressteven.tavares@eastbaycitizen.comFollow @eastbaycitizen on twitterEast Bay State Senator Loni Hancock is offering legislation today calling for the replacement of the state death penalty with life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.State Sen. Loni HancockHancock is no stranger to the issues surrounding the California prison system and … Continue reading State Senator Calls Calif. Death Penalty Law ‘An Expensive Failure’