San Lorenzo: Supes approves 163-unit project, but not before angering Chan

"I feel very disrespected," Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan told her collegue on the board, Nate Miley, after he pushed for antoher postponement of a vote on a project in her district.

San Leandro mayoral candidate proposes annexing San Lorenzo

"One of my ideas as mayor, we should Annex San Lorenzo!" Dan Dillman announced on Facebook last week.

Former San Lorenzo school trustee spoke at Trump roundtable on immigration

When President Donald Trump referred to undocumented immigrants as "animals" during a meeting Wednesday with California officials who oppose sanctuary cities, there was a link among those at the round table to the East Bay. Orange County Deputy Sheriff Ray Grangoff is a former San Lorenzo school board member, who at 19,  was the youngest-ever … Continue reading Former San Lorenzo school trustee spoke at Trump roundtable on immigration

Oro Loma board seeks permission to sue for Landis’ removal over racial comments

Oro Loma Board Members Laython Landis,left, and Howard Kerr.ORO LOMA SANITARY DISTRICT | The Oro Loma Santitary District Board of Directors voted Wednesday to ask for permission from the State Attorney General's office to sue for the removal of long-time board member Laython Landis following his repeated use of a racial slur over the past … Continue reading Oro Loma board seeks permission to sue for Landis’ removal over racial comments

Palestinian Group Clashes With Swalwell Over His Support for Israel

Constituents show opposition to U.S. support for Israel at a town hall in San Lorenzo Thursday held by Rep. Eric Swalwell. PHOTO/Steven TavaresCONGRESS | 15th DISTRICT | On July 11, Rep. Eric Swalwell riled Palestinian groups and constituents in the 15th Congressional District with a Facebook posting that expressed sympathy for Israel in its ongoing conflict … Continue reading Palestinian Group Clashes With Swalwell Over His Support for Israel

Hayward Becomes Latest To Crack Down On Internet Sweepstakes Businesses

HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Ron Doyle’s Internet café is located in the shadows of Hayward City Hall, but the owner says those inside are doing more than hovering over his business. A countywide bid to shut down businesses like Doyle’s that offer Internet sweepstakes has been simmering for months with emergency ordinances popping up from the … Continue reading Hayward Becomes Latest To Crack Down On Internet Sweepstakes Businesses

Former San Leandro Mayor Young To Consult For Supe Chan In San Lorenzo

BOS ROUNDUPOct. 4, 2011 | Technically, Shelia Young is not the former mayor of San Leandro. Specifically, her title is mayor emeritus, but Alameda County Supervisor Wilma isn't interested Young's experiences with San Leandro, but instead,with neighboring San Lorenzo.The Alameda County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon approved a $28,800 contract for Young to become a … Continue reading Former San Leandro Mayor Young To Consult For Supe Chan In San Lorenzo

East Bay Political Clout Lessens As Population Shifts Inland

CENSUS: BAY AREA IS GROWING FAR LESS THAN THE REST OF THE STATEBy Steven TavaresThe East Bay along with the entire San Francisco Bay Area is seeing an unprecedented change in its ethnic demographic, according to U.S. Census figures released Tuesday. Asians and Latinos found significant gains in several East Bay cities, yet the overall … Continue reading East Bay Political Clout Lessens As Population Shifts Inland