Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Kati Knox plead to three misdemeanors.ALAMEDA COUNTY | Kati Knox pulled out of her race for Alameda County auditor-controller last May just weeks before the June primary after she was accused of falsifying her address on campaign paperwork. Last Friday, Knox plead guilty to three misdemeanors for violating the state's election laws. Knox will serve … Continue reading Former Alameda County candidate for auditor pleads guilty to election fraud

Embattled Alameda Councilman Clarifies Reasons for Hiding Past Convictions

Stewart ChenALAMEDA | CITY COUNCIL | Alameda Councilmember Stewart Chen responded Thursday to a joint investigation by the East Bay Citizen and The Alamedan published this week detailing a previously undisclosed pair of misdemeanor convictions for insurance fraud from two decades ago. In the statement, Chen answers questions over why he kept his legal troubles a … Continue reading Embattled Alameda Councilman Clarifies Reasons for Hiding Past Convictions

Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud

ALAMEDA | CITY COUNCILBy Michele Ellson and Steven TavaresAlameda Councilmember Stewart Chen’s official biography offers the storybook journey of a man who immigrated from the Philippines as a teen and made his way onto the Alameda City Council, dedicating his time to a long list of Alameda and Oakland community organizations over more than a … Continue reading Alameda Councilman has Previously Undisclosed Convictions for Fraud

Oakland Gets Tough On Illegal Dumping

OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL//ILLEGAL DUMPING | The sight of dirty mattresses propped up by sign poles and piles of unattended refuse is getting on the nerves of many Oaklanders. Residents routinely complain illegal dumping on Oakland streets is ubiquitous and the mess may sit on city sidewalks for days, even weeks. “It begins to feel like … Continue reading Oakland Gets Tough On Illegal Dumping