Alameda investigator finds Oddie violated charter, also says specific section needs revisions

Despite a number of explosive allegations, thereport found Jim Oddie's violation occurredafter he sent a letter of recommendation forthe fire chief candidate favored by the firefighters.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILAlameda Councilmember Jim Oddie was found to have violated the City Charter's provision that prohibits political interference. But the independent investigator's report released Wednesday evening was, at the … Continue reading Alameda investigator finds Oddie violated charter, also says specific section needs revisions

What to expect from Alameda investigator’s report on City Council interference

Alameda's report on council interference isscheduled to be released on Wednesday.ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILIt's been six months since the Alameda City Council hired an independent investigator to probe a number of claims laid out by Alameda City Manager Jill Keimach in an Oct. 2 letter. Keimach alleged two Alameda elected officials, now identified as Councilmembers Jim … Continue reading What to expect from Alameda investigator’s report on City Council interference

Hayward’s Dobbs saga ends with dropped lawsuit

Case dismissed: Former HaywardSuperintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs.HAYWARDFormer Hayward superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs' tumultuous tenure appears officially over after he filed to drop his $500,000 lawsuit against the Hayward Unified School District and three of its board trustees.Dobbs, who was fired by the board in September 2016, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court earlier the … Continue reading Hayward’s Dobbs saga ends with dropped lawsuit

Read full Investigation Report on Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs

HAYWARD | Read below the entire investigation report on now-former Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs. Included is the notice of termination given by the Hayward School Board of Trustees on Sept. 15:Hayward Unified School District report of allegations against Supt Stan Dobbs by Steven Tavares on Scribdhttps://www.scribd.com/embeds/324571886/content?start_page=1&view_mode=scroll&access_key=key-YQOii9mZQwcwl4X2USZd&show_recommendations=trueNotice of Termination - Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs by … Continue reading Read full Investigation Report on Hayward Superintendent Stan Dobbs

Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

Stan "Data" Dobbs was terminated with causefollowing Wednesday night's Hayward school board meeting.HAYWARD | An investigation into now-former Hayward Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs details a calculating and controlling administrator with a volcanic temper, a bullying backstabber even to his most ardent supporters. “Dobbs is inherently dishonest about his guilt when he makes mistakes or does wrong,” according to … Continue reading Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

Honda likely violated House ethics rules, says report; investigation to continue

Eight-term Rep. Mike HondaCONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | The Office of Congressional Ethics concluded Thursday that Rep. Mike Honda’s previous campaigns likely violated House ethics rules. The House Ethics Committee, meanwhile, will continue its investigation into the matter, according to the 41-page report.The OCE, which reviews alleged misconduct by its members, alleges Honda’s two previous congressional … Continue reading Honda likely violated House ethics rules, says report; investigation to continue