East Bay candidate for Congress declares war on California

Ron Cohen17TH 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 by filing a complaint with the U.S. Attorney General's office in Oakland. On Wednesday, Cohen declared … Continue reading East Bay candidate for Congress declares war on California

Jeff Sessions: How dare you! Libby Schaaf: How dare YOU!

U.S. Attorney General Jeff SessionsPHOTO/WikicommonsOAKLANDU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ripped Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf this morning during a speech in Sacramento, calling her "an embarrassment to the proud state of California."Two weeks ago, Schaaf issued a statement imminently warning undocumented immigrants that ICE agents may be preparing a large-scale action in Northern California.ICE agents, indeed, … Continue reading Jeff Sessions: How dare you! Libby Schaaf: How dare YOU!

SEIU files suit against Oakland for violation of City Charter

OAKLAND CITY COUNCILOakland's largest public employees union filed a lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court Tuesday alleging the City of Oakland is violating its City Charter with an over-reliance on part-time workers.Representatives for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 1021 contend Oakland administration is undermining full-time positions with less expensive temporary workers.“Just like the … Continue reading SEIU files suit against Oakland for violation of City Charter

Judge tells Berkeley to quit with excuses, orders search for homeless shelters

BERKELEYA federal judge strongly admonished the City of Berkeley Tuesday for its lack of specificity when it comes to finding shelter for its homeless population.U.S. District Judge William Alsup ruling in a lawsuit by a group forced to leave land owned by BART for , ordered the city to come up with a plan to … Continue reading Judge tells Berkeley to quit with excuses, orders search for homeless shelters

Alameda County may be poised to sue President Trump

ALAMEDA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSJust days after an executive order signed by President Trump in late January amounted to a shot across the bough of sanctuary cities, Santa Clara County and San Francisco asked a federal judge to block the order.Alameda County, which is also a declared sanctuary county, may soon follow suit. A closed … Continue reading Alameda County may be poised to sue President Trump

Honda’s past campaign suspected Khanna was phishing their emails

Rep. Mike Honda and Ro Khanna will face eachother in a rematch this November.CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT |ELECTION 2016 |Rep. Mike Honda's previous congressional campaign believed Ro Khanna may have been trying to gain access to their emails, according to a 2013 campaign memo. The technique, called “spear phishing,” is often used to dupe users … Continue reading Honda’s past campaign suspected Khanna was phishing their emails

Lawsuit Alleges Haggerty Posed His Male Staff Questions Of Sexual Fantasy

ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS//GRAY LAWSUIT | The office of Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty was a den of masculine sexual bravado and hostility towards women, including against those who served with him on the Board of Supervisors, says his former chief of staff, in court documents.Haggerty, according to the lawsuit filed by Chris Gray in Alameda … Continue reading Lawsuit Alleges Haggerty Posed His Male Staff Questions Of Sexual Fantasy

Fired Chief Of Staff Accuses Alameda County Supervisor Of Major Corruption

ALAMEDA COUNTY BOS//LAWSUIT | Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty directed county employees to work on his re-election campaign instead of doing their jobs, used the county sheriff to cover-up an alleged arrest and received numerous kickbacks in return for his support, says his former chief of staff in an explosive lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior … Continue reading Fired Chief Of Staff Accuses Alameda County Supervisor Of Major Corruption