2016 EAST BAY YEAR-IN-REVIEW, PART 3 – Khanna heads to Congress; Oakland moves to keep the Raiders; Ghost Ship tragedy; East Bay responds to Trump

SEPTEMBERSen. Bernie Sanders>>>Progressive darling and former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders puts his imprint on the Berkeley mayoral race by endorsing Councilmember Jesse Arreguin. >>>San Leandro City Council moves to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, two full years quicker than the state mandate of 2022. Starting in July 2017, the city’s minimum wage … Continue reading 2016 EAST BAY YEAR-IN-REVIEW, PART 3 – Khanna heads to Congress; Oakland moves to keep the Raiders; Ghost Ship tragedy; East Bay responds to Trump

Honda Puts Up His Dukes As Seniors Group Questions Khanna

Rep. Mike Honda wearing boxing gloves at a press conference Thursday in Newark. PHOTOS/Steven TavaresCONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | If Ro Khanna is moving to the right, Rep. Mike Honda is choosing to stick with the seniors on the left, precisely those concerned by attempts to whittle away more benefits from the Republican-controlled House. Wearing … Continue reading Honda Puts Up His Dukes As Seniors Group Questions Khanna

2013 Year-In-Review, Part I: The Fight Over Public Safety Erupts Over Bratton, Drones

PHOTO/Shane Bond2013 | YEAR-IN-REVIEW | The spoils of the 2012 election season were received from Congress to the State Legislature to city councils throughout the East Bay. Crime continues to be a problem in Oakland, along with how to quell the violence and the annual East Bay Citizen Year-in-Review begins with the New Year the … Continue reading 2013 Year-In-Review, Part I: The Fight Over Public Safety Erupts Over Bratton, Drones