EBC AGENDA: May 25-31 — OAKLAND pension strategy; ACTransit supports unions ahead of SCOTUS ruling

Also: San Leandro's own city manager scandal could be heating up again on Tuesday night.

Oakland settles notorious police misconduct lawsuit for $1 million

OAKLAND CITY COUNCILThose involved in Oakland's notorious police misconduct scandal that included the alleged sexual abuse of a then-underage girl have either been fired, suspended, or charged with serious crimes. Now, it's the city's turn to pay for one of Oakland's darkest moments.During a lengthy meeting that concluded just before 2 a.m, Wednesday morning, the Oakland … Continue reading Oakland settles notorious police misconduct lawsuit for $1 million

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf will seek second term

Four more years? Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.OAKLANDAfter two high-profile scandals involving public safety, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced Monday that she is running for a second term. And it appears she plans on running a campaign not on her own record as mayor, but against the target of all Oakland progressives, President Trump.Schaaf announced her … Continue reading Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf will seek second term

ANNE KIRKPATRICK TO BE OAKLAND’S FIRST FEMALE POLICE CHIEF

Anne Kirkpatrick is slated to become Oakland'snext police chief, according to reports.OAKLAND | Anne Kirkpatrick, a former Spokane, Wash. police chief and current head of a Chicago police accountability task force, is set to be named Oakland's next police chief, according to numerous media reports.Kirkpatrick, 56, will become Oakland's first female top cop and end … Continue reading ANNE KIRKPATRICK TO BE OAKLAND’S FIRST FEMALE POLICE CHIEF

There’s nothing new about Hayward hiding its dirty secrets

Hayward City Hall is in many ways a chamberof secrets masking serious dysfunction.HAYWARD | When Greg Jones, then Hayward’s city manager, was secretly dating a sitting councilmember, the City Council and entire city government enabled the illicit and very troubling potential violation of the Brown Act. Everybody at City Hall, it seemed in 2011, knew … Continue reading There’s nothing new about Hayward hiding its dirty secrets

Amid growing sex scandal, Oakland police oversight measure moves forward

Oakland Councilmember Abel Guillen voted againstmoving the police oversight measure to the fullcouncil but later urged for a equitable compromise.OAKLAND CITY COUNCIL | In the wake of a sweeping police misconduct and sex scandal, a ballot measure that would create an independent citizen police oversight commission is headed to the Oakland City Council for discussion … Continue reading Amid growing sex scandal, Oakland police oversight measure moves forward

Alameda County judicial candidate was Facebook friends with woman involved in Oakland police sex scandal

The campaign of Alameda County Superior Court candidate Scott Jackson took a hit Tuesday.ALAMEDA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT | Be careful who you befriend on social media, especially if you're running in a competitive three-person race for Alameda County Superior Court judge.Alameda County Deputy District Attorney Scott Jackson's Facebook page showed he was friends with Celeste Guap, … Continue reading Alameda County judicial candidate was Facebook friends with woman involved in Oakland police sex scandal

LISTEN! East Bay Citizen Show with special guest Dr. Luis Reynoso

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JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN

HAYWARD | Jesus Armas, the embattled former Hayward city manager and school board president who chose not to run for re-election in 2012 following an embarrassing sex scandal, has reemerged across the bay. On Wednesday, the South San Francisco City Council is set to approve a 2-year, $230,000 contract for Armas to become its next … Continue reading JESUS ARMAS RISES AGAIN