It’s not only the assembly candidates emptying their pockets, but also Independent Expenditure Committees.
Alameda County DA candidate Pamela Price apparently has her own hype man.
Has Alameda County DA Nancy O’Malley had enough with Pamela Price’s repeated attacks? According to a new mailer, apparently, yes.
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.”
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.
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.
ELECTION 2018 Ron Dellums DELLUMS 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… Read More ›
Don Grundmann ran for the San Leandro school 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,… Read More ›
AD15 Democrat Buffy Wicks has $323,000 for 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… Read More ›
This mailer arrived in some Alameda County mailboxes 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… Read More ›
Owen Poindexter and Jovanka Beckles at a 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… Read More ›
Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern at a town hall last summer in Hayward where 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… Read More ›
O’Malley scrubs website of Sacramento DA’s endorsement after Price calls out similar fundraising conflicts
Civil right attorney Pamela Price is turning up the heat on Alameda County District Attorney 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… Read More ›
Alameda County District Attorney candidates Pamela Price, center, Nancy O’Malley, right, with Robin Torello, chair of the Alameda County Democratic Party. ALAMEDA COUNTY–ELECTION 2018–At one point during the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee meeting Wednesday in San Leandro, an elected… Read More ›
Including donations from attorney Joe Cotchett and 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… Read More ›
Nancy O’Malley says she’ll return donations from Tri-Valley developer indicted on federal campaign finance charges
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley speaking at the San Leandro Democratic Club in February. ALAMEDA COUNTY DA–ELECTION 2018–Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley says her re-election campaign will return contributions from a well-known Tri-Valley developer who was indicted last… Read More ›
Just a portion of the AD15 field during a forum in Oakland last January. ELECTION 2018Voters in the contentious 15th Assembly District will have to choose from a list of 11 Democrats and a lone Republican this June. The wide-open… Read More ›
Political patronage rekindled in Alameda County with well-timed retirements and unopposed incumbents this June
The status quo in Alameda County has beenaided by a concerted effort to perpetuatepolitical patronage and stymie insurgents. ALAMEDA COUNTY–ELECTION 2018–As the filing deadline for the June 5 primary passed last Friday evening, the Alameda County Auditor-Controller Steve Manning and Assessor Ron Thomson failed… Read More ›
Price says O’Malley didn’t charge Fremont officers for killing 16-year-old because of $10,000 campaign donation
Oakland civil rights attorney Pamela Price, left, is challenging Alameda County DA Nancy O’Malley in June. ALAMEDA COUNTY DA–ELECTION 2018–Pamela Price says Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley did not charge two Fremont police officers for the killing last year… Read More ›
AD16 Assemblymember Catharine Baker will face Dem Rebecca Bauer-Kahan are the only candidates in the June 5 primary. 16TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT–ELECTION 2018–In some parts of the state where Democrats are hoping to upend Republican seat holders, aspiring candidates are running… Read More ›
Ron Cohen 17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT–ELECTION 2018–A week ago, Ron Cohen, a Republican congressional candidate in the 17th District’s June primary, was incensed by Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf‘s move to alert residents of impending raids by federal ICE agents. He responded… Read More ›
EBC AGENDA | MAR 2-8 | HAYWARD may go carbon-free; FREMONT police seek tech upgrades; ALAMEDA extra special closed session
THE WEEK OF MARCH 2-8.–HAYWARD– Regular council meeting, Tuesday, Mar. 6, 7 p.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]–CARBON-FREE ENERGY– Hayward could be heading toward 100 percent carbon-free energy for all its residents through the new East Bay Community Energy program. The council will decide Tuesday… Read More ›
Assembly candidate Buffy Wicks at a candidate forum last January in Albany. 15TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT–ELECTION 2018–An extensive poll from the well-bankrolled upstart in the wide-open race for the 15th Assembly District shows a candidate unsure over how to present herself… Read More ›
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and Pamela Price at a candidate forum 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… Read More ›
El Cerrito Councilmember Rochelle Pardue- Okimoto and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond 15TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT–ELECTION 2018–Assemblymember Tony Thurmond certainly has many options when it comes to handing out his endorsement in the crowded field of diverse candidates hoping to replace him in… Read More ›
ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILAs the clock inched toward 11 p.m. Tuesday night, Alameda councilmembers not only were concentrating on a decision whether to place a $95 million bond measure on the June ballot, they were also racing against time. The city’s… Read More ›
EBC AGENDA | FEB 16-22 | ALAMEDA, BERKELEY eye ballot measures; ALCO DA candidates meet in SAN LEANDRO; HAYWARD mid-year budget
THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22.–ALAMEDA– Regular council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE]–INFRASTRUCTURE BOND MEASURE-– A $95 million general obligation bond measure may be coming to the ballot in Alameda this June. Here is the proposal ballot language to… Read More ›
A proposed Alameda infrastructure bond measure in June could join other high- profile tax and fee increases this June. ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILLast September, hundreds of residents in Alameda’s West End reported foul-smelling water coming from the taps and shower heads…. Read More ›
County supervisor lectured Alameda’s mayor after she did not support ballot measure that benefits her city’s interests
Alameda Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer ALAMEDA CTC The nine-county regional ballot measure this June to raise an estimated $4.5 billion for local transportation projects, includes significant funding for Bay Area ferries, which are immensely popularity in places like Alameda. But when… Read More ›
EBC AGENDA | FEB 2-8 | ALAMEDA COUNTY 1/2-cent sales tax measure for child care coming this June; ALAMEDA PD wants 13 license-plate readers
THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2-8. –ALAMEDA COUNTY– Regular council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. [ENTIRE AGENDA HERE] –BALLOT MEASURE FOR CHILDREN– The Board of Supervisor will approve placement on the June ballot of a countywide half-cent sales tax measure to fund child… Read More ›