I’m starting to blush, or maybe get a lump in my throat in gratitude.—Jovanka Beckles, candidate in the 15th Assembly District, with perhaps a bit of melodrama last Thursday in a press release highlighting an endorsement from the Contra Costa County Cental Labor Council.
If we could police and incarcerate our way into safety we’d be the safest country in the world. We need to get to the gun before the bullet flies, not hold the mothers as they mourn.-Oakland mayoral candidates Cat Brooks, speaking at the Alameda County Democratic Party candidate forum Thursday night in Oakland.