Hayward’s Halliday Makes An Astute First Move As Mayor

Hayward Mayor Barbara HallidayHAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | There's a reason why it's good to be the king. Of course, it means you run the show and during new Mayor Barbara Halliday's first chance to wield her powers last week, she took control and avoided a potential loss of face.One of the five candidates for the … Continue reading Hayward’s Halliday Makes An Astute First Move As Mayor

Hayward City Council Chooses Marquez to Fill Its Open Seat

Hayward's new CouncilmemberElisa MarquezHAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | The Hayward City Council is back at full strength after appointing Planning Commissioner Elisa Marquez to serve the remaining two years of Mayor Barbara Halliday’s council term.The choice of Marquez is a twofer for a council in need of a shot of diversity. She represents a second woman … Continue reading Hayward City Council Chooses Marquez to Fill Its Open Seat

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

Hayward Could Fill City Council Opening by Mid-July

Who will be appointed to Barbara Halliday's council seat now that sheis mayor-elect?HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | When the new Hayward City Council is sworn-in along with Mayor-elect Barbara Halliday next month, it will have an opportunity not afforded it since 2006—the responsibility of appointing a new member to its ranks.Eight years ago, however, the moment was … Continue reading Hayward Could Fill City Council Opening by Mid-July

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

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

Over One-Third of All Hayward Mayoral, Council Contributions this Year are Loans

Mayoral candidates Barbara Hallida, MarkSalinas, Francisco Zermeno.HAYWARD | CAMPAIGN FINANCE | Candidates for mayor and the City Council in Hayward reported campaign contributions totaling over $47,000 during the first quarter of this year. However, according to campaign finance reports, over 35 percent, or $16,771, of the total represents personal loans made by candidates to their respective … Continue reading Over One-Third of All Hayward Mayoral, Council Contributions this Year are Loans