AD15: Heavy spending as primary race winds down

It's not only the assembly candidates emptying their pockets, but also Independent Expenditure Committees.

In Pamela Price’s corner

Alameda County DA candidate Pamela Price apparently has her own hype man.

O’Malley fires back with attack mailer

Has Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley had enough with Pamela Price's repeated attacks? According to a new mailer, apparently, yes.

CA15: Brendan St. John is the man in the middle

Pleasanton's Brendan St. John hopes to give CA15 voters an alternative to Swalwell. "I've always said the greatest thing about Eric Swalwell is no matter the opinion, he agrees with you."

ALCO prosecutor to Republican Central Committee: Don’t vote for Price

With just weeks before the June 5 primary race for Alameda County District Attorney, supporters for the incumbent DA are reaching out to the local GOP.

Alameda County assessor candidate targets Tesla

Phong La, a candidate for Alameda County assessor told local Democrats recently that he would hold Tesla accountable when assessing their Fremont auto plant. But his comments about their labor issues has raised eyebrows.

ELECTIONLINE: 29 days until the primary – Dellums’ DA pick; Appel dual endorsement in AD15

ELECTION 2018Ron DellumsDELLUMS ENDORSES PRICEThe East Bay's venerable liberal lion, former Rep. Ron Dellums, offered his endorsement of Pamela Price, the Alameda County District Attorney candidate seeking to unseat Nancy O'Malley next month. “I have always been proud of the long progressive tradition in Alameda County. But today, in Alameda County, there continues to exist … Continue reading ELECTIONLINE: 29 days until the primary – Dellums’ DA pick; Appel dual endorsement in AD15

San Leandro candidate for U.S. Senate used ballot statement to express anti-transgender views

Don Grundmann ran for the San Leandroschool board in 2008.U.S. SENATE--ELECTION 2018--Don Grundmann has long been a mainstay for more than a decade on nearly every June primary ballot in Alameda County since 2000. The San Leandro chiropractor, however, has never managed to advance to the November General Election. This year, his campaign as an … Continue reading San Leandro candidate for U.S. Senate used ballot statement to express anti-transgender views

Buffy Wicks again leads AD15 in fundraising as primary race heads toward stretch run

AD15 Democrat Buffy Wicks has $323,000for the final month of the primary campaign.CAMPAIGN FINANCE--ELECTION 2018--The fundraising juggernaut that is 15th Assembly District candidate Buffy Wicks shows no signs of abetting. Campaign finance reports released last Thursday show Wicks, a Democrat, raised $97,015 over the past four months. In addition, her campaign's $323,5765 in cash reserves … Continue reading Buffy Wicks again leads AD15 in fundraising as primary race heads toward stretch run

Pamela Price mailer calls Nancy O’Malley corrupt

This mailer arrived in some Alameda Countymailboxes late last week.ALAMEDA COUNTY DA--ELECTION 2018--A large-size mailer sent late last week by Alameda County District Attorney candidate Pamela Price calls her opponent, incumbent Nancy O'Malley, corrupt."Corrupt Nancy O'Malley bad news for Alameda County families," blares a headline on the mailer, along with a photo of a dour-looking … Continue reading Pamela Price mailer calls Nancy O’Malley corrupt

AD15 candidate who evangelized for Universal Basic Income, withdraws; endorses Beckles

Owen Poindexter and Jovanka Beckles ata candidate forum last January in Albany.15TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT--ELECTION 2018--Jovanka Beckles' bid for one of two seats in the highly-competitive 15th Assembly District primary, has gained the support of one of the field's most consistent progressive candidates. Owen Poindexter, who has gained attention for his support of Universal Basic Income, … Continue reading AD15 candidate who evangelized for Universal Basic Income, withdraws; endorses Beckles

As embattled ALCO Sheriff Ahern runs unopposed, critics search for a write-in candidate

Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahernat a town hall last summer in Haywardwhere he faced considerable criticism.ALAMEDA COUNTY SHERIFF--ELECTION 2018--Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern has long dismayed East Bay progressives because of his deference to ICE, his support of Urban Shield, and instances of abuse by his deputies, among many gripes.But despite being the target of … Continue reading As embattled ALCO Sheriff Ahern runs unopposed, critics search for a write-in candidate

O’Malley scrubs website of Sacramento DA’s endorsement after Price calls out similar fundraising conflicts

Civil right attorney Pamela Price is turningup the heat on Alameda County DistrictAttorney Nancy O'Malley in recent weeks.ALAMEDA COUNTY DA--ELECTION 2018--Last week ,the campaign for Alameda County District Attorney candidate Pamela Price attempted to highlight a link between incumbent Alameda County D.A. Nancy O'Malley and her counterpart in Sacramento, who is currently embroiled in the … Continue reading O’Malley scrubs website of Sacramento DA’s endorsement after Price calls out similar fundraising conflicts

Alameda County Democrats vote to back D.A. Nancy O’Malley’s bid for re-election

Alameda County District Attorney candidatesPamela Price, center, Nancy O'Malley, right,with Robin Torello, chair of the AlamedaCounty Democratic Party.ALAMEDA COUNTY--ELECTION 2018--At one point during the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee meeting Wednesday in San Leandro, an elected member of the group yelled "bullshit!" in response to one of District Attorney Nancy O'Malley's answers. O'Malley's upstart opponent … Continue reading Alameda County Democrats vote to back D.A. Nancy O’Malley’s bid for re-election

Powerful progressive law firm plunks down $20,000 for Nancy O’Malley’s campaign

Including donations from attorney Joe Cotchettand his law firm, Alameda County DA Nancy O'Malley raised $27,200 in the past eight days.ALAMEDA COUNTY DA--ELECTION 2018--The powerful Burlingame law firm of Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Facebook shareholder on Tuesday over the recent disclosure that the social media company failed to … Continue reading Powerful progressive law firm plunks down $20,000 for Nancy O’Malley’s campaign