Former East Bay legislative candidate is running for state insurance commissioner

Peter Kuo finished a surprising second in the 2014 10th State Senate race that included DemsBob Wieckowski and Mary Hayashi.STATEWIDE OFFICERepublican Peter Kuo ran for the state senate's 10th District in 2014 and followed it up last year with a challenge in the 17th Congressional District. Kuo lost on both occasions, although, he advanced to the 2014 … Continue reading Former East Bay legislative candidate is running for state insurance commissioner

Highly topical: Honda’s congressional office to hold cybersecurity town hall

Rep. Mike Honda at a congressional town halllast August in Fremont. CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT |ELECTION 2016 |Maybe it's not only for voters in the 17th Congressional District suffering from having their personal information stolen online? Maybe it's also for Rep. Mike Honda, himself?Honda's congressional office is holding a cybersecurity town hall Monday, Oct. 17, in … Continue reading Highly topical: Honda’s congressional office to hold cybersecurity town hall

Khanna to talk trash in Milpitas; Honda takes Silicon Valley jobs tour

Ro Khanna is dumpster diving for votes inMilpitas as part of a focus on local issues.CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Politics in Milpitas sure does stink. Residents agree and South Bay congressional hopeful Ro Khanna thinks he can help thwart the expansion of a nearby landfill from exacerbating the stench. In the meantime, candidate’s appearance … Continue reading Khanna to talk trash in Milpitas; Honda takes Silicon Valley jobs tour

Mike Honda dons referee uniform, officiates Congressional Super Bowl bet

Rep. Mike Honda officiating a Super Bowl bet Wednesdaybetween congressmembers representing Colorado and North Carolina. PHOTO/@RepMikeHonda CONGRESS | CA17 | After looking a bit morose at recent campaign appearances, Rep. Mike Honda struck a fun-loving tone Wednesday when he officiated a Super Bowl bet between North Carolina Rep. Alma Adams and Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette while wearing a referee's … Continue reading Mike Honda dons referee uniform, officiates Congressional Super Bowl bet

Oakland Airport expects 500 private jets clogging East Bay skies for Super Bowl

Traffic in and around the Oakland Airport during Super Bowl 50 may be equal to Thanksgiving.OAKLAND AIRPORT | For NFL teams competing for a spot in the Super Bowl, success usually comes through the air. It’s the same for some of the richest people in the world arriving, game tickets in hand, through Bay Area airports … Continue reading Oakland Airport expects 500 private jets clogging East Bay skies for Super Bowl

SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

Democrat Bob Wieckowski and Republican Peter Kuo.MEET THE CANDIDATES After serving two terms in the State Assembly’s 25th District, Bob Wieckowski is looking to take the next step to the upper house of the Legislature. The 10th District’s latest boundaries followed redistricting that eliminated State Sen. Ellen Corbett’s seat following her being termed out this year. … Continue reading SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

Khanna Makes a Sly Opening Statement for Attracting Moderates, GOP Voters

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | A Santa Clara County activist's praise for Ro Khanna's help in avoiding a newly built public library from becoming an embarrassing white elephant, may represent the campaign utilizing a bit of sleight of hand to attract Republican voters in November.For some, the story of the Northside Library in Santa Clara … Continue reading Khanna Makes a Sly Opening Statement for Attracting Moderates, GOP Voters

Wieckowski Bill Allowing Non-Citizens To Serve On Juries Awaits Passage

Fremont Asm. Bob WieckowskiASSEMBLY 25 | Americans rarely enjoy jury duty, but a bill by Assemblymemeber Bob Wieckowski may test whether non-citizens will show much more enthusiasm passing judgment on their peers.Wieckowski’s bill, which originated in the Assembly Judiciary Committee of which he chairs, would allow non-citizens in the state to serve as jurors. The bill passed the … Continue reading Wieckowski Bill Allowing Non-Citizens To Serve On Juries Awaits Passage