Livermore will appoint new councilmember to open seat, rather than costly special election

"The four sitting Livermore City Council members voted unanimously for an interview and appointment process, as opposed to calling for a costly special election, to fill the vacancy on the dais created upon Bob Woerner's ascension from councilman to mayor on Monday night," Pleasanton Weekly reports. Woerner won last month's mayoral election against Mony Nop. … Continue reading Livermore will appoint new councilmember to open seat, rather than costly special election

Juul-backed initiative to reverse Livermore’s e-cig ban qualifies for the ballot

A initiative campaign backed by e-cigarette giant Juul to reverse an ordinance approved last month by the Livermore City Council to ban the sale of vaping products is heading to the ballot next year. Livermore followed San Francisco last July in banning the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes, in an effort to curb youngsters from … Continue reading Juul-backed initiative to reverse Livermore’s e-cig ban qualifies for the ballot

Lawsuit alleges Livermore City Council deliberately undermined measure to lower health care costs

Similar initiatives to limit health care charges to 15 percent of cost is coming to Palo Alto this, fall, and possibly Emeryville