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

SD-10 June Primary Preview: A Battle Royale in the East Bay

STATE SENATE | 10TH DISTRICT | The most important event in one of this year's most vicious primary races in the state did not occur in 2014, but on October 25, 2011. That was the day when then-Assemblymember Mary Hayashi was arrested outside of Neiman Marcus in San Francisco with three pieces of shoplifted clothing … Continue reading SD-10 June Primary Preview: A Battle Royale in the East Bay

State Senate Candidates Offer Red Meat to All Parts of the Political Spectrum

Candidates for the 10th State Senate District, left to right at the dais: Roman Reed, Audie Bock, Peter Kuo, Mary Hayashi. Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski was absent for the forum at Fremont City Hall. PHOTO/Steven TavaresSTATE SENATE | 10TH DISTRICT | They talked about pension reform, BART strikes, affirmative action and the environment. However, candidates for … Continue reading State Senate Candidates Offer Red Meat to All Parts of the Political Spectrum

Assemblyman says Hayward Power Plant Cited for Polluting Air is ‘Quite Healthy’

Hayward's Russell City Energy Center.ASSEMBLY | 20TH ASSEMBLY FORUM | Hayward residents are in the mood to question whether Calpine’s Russell City Energy Center was such a good idea, after all. At a candidate's forum for 20th Assembly District race, the issue dominated the nearly hour-long discussion. Assemblymember Bill Quirk’s consistent support of the plant … Continue reading Assemblyman says Hayward Power Plant Cited for Polluting Air is ‘Quite Healthy’