LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Show with special guest Dr. Luis Reynoso

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JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN

HAYWARD | Jesus Armas, the embattled former Hayward city manager and school board president who chose not to run for re-election in 2012 following an embarrassing sex scandal, has reemerged across the bay. On Wednesday, the South San Francisco City Council is set to approve a 2-year, $230,000 contract for Armas to become its next … Continue reading JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN

Despite Past Turmoil, Armas Remains On Hayward’s Redevelopment Successor Agency

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward's disgraced former school board President Jesus Armas chose not to run for re-election last year following reports of an affair with a former board member, however, Armas still remains as the school district’s representative on the Hayward Successor Agency Oversight Board (HSAOB) despite no longer being a school district trustee.Since he stepped … Continue reading Despite Past Turmoil, Armas Remains On Hayward’s Redevelopment Successor Agency

Hayward School Board Member Claims Colleagues ‘Attacked’ Principal Over Budget

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward school board member Luis Reynoso railed against fellow board members during last week's meeting over what he said was an “attack” against the principal of the Hayward Adult School and for Board President William McGee holding the principal accountable for not making cuts soon enough to stave off deficit spending. School board … Continue reading Hayward School Board Member Claims Colleagues ‘Attacked’ Principal Over Budget

Hayward School Board Cuts Funding to Adult Education Program

HAYWARD | The Hayward School Board struck down a $375,000 expenditure to Hayward’s adult school program last board meeting to help stave off deficit spending despite staff’s recommendation to approve the fund part of the second interim budget report to help keep the adult education program afloat until school year’s end. The second interim report … Continue reading Hayward School Board Cuts Funding to Adult Education Program

Reynoso Calls New Hayward School Board Member Walker a ‘Fresh Voice’

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Consultant contracts have been controversial for Hayward school board with board member Luis Reynoso often criticizing staff and board approval of expensive contracts. He's often pressured staff to take on the extra load to cut down on district expenses but found his voice to be the marginalized opinion on the board. … Continue reading Reynoso Calls New Hayward School Board Member Walker a ‘Fresh Voice’

Hayward School Board To Discuss School Safety In Wake Of Sandy Hook Shooting

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD |The Hayward School Board members will discuss public safety on school campuses at a later meeting after board members expressed concern about the Sandy Hook shooting last month. The board meeting on Wednesday night was the first time the new board was meeting after the departure of Jesus Armas and Maribel Heredia.Lisa Brunner … Continue reading Hayward School Board To Discuss School Safety In Wake Of Sandy Hook Shooting

Sex Sells: The Most Read East Bay Citizen Stories In 2012

2012 YEAR IN REVIEW | What a year it was for the East Bay Citizen. Through hard-hitting coverage of the 2012 election season you could not find anywhere else in the Bay Area news media to the unfortunate, yet glorious, spate of tabloid-style stories that emanated from the bowels of government this year, the site … Continue reading Sex Sells: The Most Read East Bay Citizen Stories In 2012

How I Got The Infamous Armas-Heredia Sext Messages

INSIDE THE STORIES OF 2012 | The original plan last July was to take the soon-to-be infamous text messages and present them to the Hayward school board during public comment. Jose Aldana, Maribel Heredia’s long-time fiancé and father of her two children, wanted to shame school board President Jesus Armas in a public setting for … Continue reading How I Got The Infamous Armas-Heredia Sext Messages

McGee Appointed as New HUSD Board President; Reynoso Abstains From Voting for Any Appointment

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD Last Wednesday was the last day that both Maribel Heredia and Jesus Armas were Hayward school board members after they decided not to run for re-election shortly after the The Citizen revealed the two were engaged in a secret affair. The presidency of the board, which Armas held, was filled by board … Continue reading McGee Appointed as New HUSD Board President; Reynoso Abstains From Voting for Any Appointment

Following Re-Election As Hayward School Trustee, Reynoso May Seek Board Presidency

HAYWARD SCHOOL DISTRICT | What would have been unthinkable even just six months ago could soon be fact—fiscal crusader and Hayward school board member Luis Reynoso may be soon ruling the roost and he would like the title of board president to go with it.Reynoso won re-election last week to the Hayward school board along … Continue reading Following Re-Election As Hayward School Trustee, Reynoso May Seek Board Presidency

Hit Piece From Hayward Chamber of Commerce Against Reynoso Lacks Citations

| HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | An attack mailer against school board member Luis Reynoso, who is seeking re-election this Tuesday, hit the streets recently from the Hayward Chamber of Commerce’s PAC Good Government Now!. The mailer states at two different points an anonymous quote from a former Hayward council member calling Reynoso a “disaster for the … Continue reading Hit Piece From Hayward Chamber of Commerce Against Reynoso Lacks Citations

At First HUSD Forum Reynoso Discusses Affair While Other Candidates Remain Silent

ELECTION '12//HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward Unified School District candidates gathered at the Skywest Golf Course last night for the first forum since board members, Jesus Armas and Maribel Heredia, didn’t file for re-election after a salacious affair was exposed between the two sitting members. The scandal has left community leaders, local media and candidates … Continue reading At First HUSD Forum Reynoso Discusses Affair While Other Candidates Remain Silent

Unmasked Hayward Chamber Gives Its Backing To Bufete, Lamnin, Walker

ELECTION '12//HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | The Hayward Chamber of Commerce released their endorsements for Hayward Unified School District this past week endorsing former city council candidate Peter Bufete, planning commissioner Sara Lamnin and Cal State East Bay employee, Annette Walker. The endorsement comes shortly after The Citizen reported last month school board president Jesus Armas’s … Continue reading Unmasked Hayward Chamber Gives Its Backing To Bufete, Lamnin, Walker

Armas Encourages Young Former Council Candidate to Run for Hayward School Board

ELECTION '12//HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD |By SHANE BOND, The Citizen​Peter Bufete, the 22-year old former candidate for the Hayward City Council, will file for one of the three open seats on the Hayward school board this fall. The move comes after the board’s president, Jesus Armas, chose not to seek re-election following a salacious scandal with … Continue reading Armas Encourages Young Former Council Candidate to Run for Hayward School Board