5 BEST EAST BAY PRIMARY RACES IN 2016: #4 HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL

ELECTION16 | Starting in 2013, the Hayward City Council waged a war over wages and ultimately imposed a five percent wage cut on more than 300 city employees represented by SEIU Local 1021. Following the council's decision in February 2014, Chris Daly, the very outspoken former San Francisco supervisor then employed by SEIU, rose from … Continue reading 5 BEST EAST BAY PRIMARY RACES IN 2016: #4 HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL

Another Wieckowski aide loses a winnable city council race

Wieckowski aide Tim Orozco lost his San JoseCity Council race Tuesday despite $232,000 insupport from the South Bay AFL-CIO.Orozco loses in San Jose; Fernandez failed in HaywardSTATE SENATE | DISTRICT 10 | Even with the pocket books of labor unions and big-name local endorsement, another of State Sen. Bob Wieckowski’s staff has failed in a … Continue reading Another Wieckowski aide loses a winnable city council race

Five Will Interview for Hayward Council Seat, Including One Who Just Lost Seat

HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Hayward may have a new council member Tuesday night. On Friday, the City Council narrowed to 5 the list of 18 applicants hoping to fill out the remaining two years of Barbara Halliday's council term. Halliday, a council member, was elected mayor in June.Mark Salinas' council seat is still warm.All five … Continue reading Five Will Interview for Hayward Council Seat, Including One Who Just Lost Seat

Hayward Attracts Eighteen Applicants for Two-Year City Council Seat

Mark Salinas, center, at a Hayward mayoralforum this spring. He hopes for a return tothe council after just a few weeks.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Eighteen candidates have applied for the chance to serve out the remaining two years of Barabara Halliday’s Hayward City Council term following her election to mayor last month.The deadline for applicants … Continue reading Hayward Attracts Eighteen Applicants for Two-Year City Council Seat

Halliday Wins Hayward Mayor’s Race; Peixoto Re-Elected to Council, Lamnin Finally Breaks Through

Barbara Halliday: Hayward's mayor-electHAYWARD | Councilmember Barbara Halliday is the next mayor of Hayward after winning a clear victory Tuesday night over fellow council members Mark Salinas and Francisco Zermeno. Councilmember Marvin Peixoto also won re-election to the City Council and community activist Sara Lamnin finally broke through after snagging the second open seat on … Continue reading Halliday Wins Hayward Mayor’s Race; Peixoto Re-Elected to Council, Lamnin Finally Breaks Through

Primary Questions: Hayward City Council

Hayward City Council chambers. Which two of the seven candidates will take a seat at the dais this summer?THE CANDIDATES Councilmember Marvin Peixoto is seeking re-election to the City Council. Hayward holds at-large June elections with the top two vote-getters winning seats on the council. Four years ago, Peixoto received the most votes following a … Continue reading Primary Questions: Hayward City Council

Down Ballot, May 27, 2014; 7 days to Election Day

Just so we're completely clear.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL If you drive east on A Street in Hayward near Hesperian Boulevard, you will see a billboard paid for by the union-backed political action committee, Healing the Heart of Hayward (ProTip: about a block away is World’s Faire Donuts—best in town). The signage hopes to stoke anger among … Continue reading Down Ballot, May 27, 2014; 7 days to Election Day

Down Ballot, May 23, 2014; 11 Days to Election Day

HAYWARD MAYOR/COUNCIL Money is being poured into the Hayward City Council race at a greater pace than even its mayoral campaign. Union-backed council candidate Rocky Fernandez lead everyone after quickly raising over $26,000, according to the most recent campaign finance reports. Hayward restaurant owner Julie McKillop has also raised over $25,000 for a chance to … Continue reading Down Ballot, May 23, 2014; 11 Days to Election Day

The Case for Taxing Property Owners Who Leave Their Storefronts Empty

SD10 Republican 'Splintering' Dems | Superintendent Candidate's BF? | Forum Changes WorkingCHAPTER 12 | There’s a book making waves among economists named Capital in the Twenty-First Century. In part, the tome by Thomas Picketty rising in influence since its release last year proposes a global tax on capital, not income. The plausibility of installing such a … Continue reading The Case for Taxing Property Owners Who Leave Their Storefronts Empty

Hayward Council Candidates Agree on much and they really dislike The Loop

Six of the candidates seeking two seatson the Hayward City Council.HAYWARD | CITY COUNCIL |The seven candidates for two open seats on the Hayward City Council may be secretly rooting against Councilmember Mark Salinas being elected mayor on June 3. Instead of running for re-election to his council seat, Salinas is running for mayor against … Continue reading Hayward Council Candidates Agree on much and they really dislike The Loop