Guv hopeful, Delaine Eastin, officially opens campaign account

Delaine Eastin for Governor 2018 is up and running.GOVERNOR | Former East Bay lawmaker Delaine Eastin's bid for California governor is officially open for business."Eastin for Governor 2018" was registered with the state Secretary of State's office on Tuesday. However, the campaign's coffers are literally bare. No activity is shown.It's a stark difference with her … Continue reading Guv hopeful, Delaine Eastin, officially opens campaign account

Stalker! Fired Hayward superintendent attended school board candidates forum

HAYWARD | Hayward School Board Trustee Luis Reynoso says his eyesight isn't so good in poorly-lit room, so during a candidate's forum Wednesday night he quietly turned to an opponent seated next to him and asked if that was indeed recently fired Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs seated in the audience. School board candidate Wynn Grcich … Continue reading Stalker! Fired Hayward superintendent attended school board candidates forum

Just days after Dobbs’ firing, Alameda County Supt. gave him a warm send-off

Alameda County Superintendent Karen Monroe,bottom left, in a photo Sept. 16 with other countyadministrators, including the fired Stan Dobbs,pictured second row, right.HAYWARD | Less than 48 hours after the Hayward Unified School District fired with cause its embattled Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs, he made an appearance at an Alameda County Office of Education retreat in … Continue reading Just days after Dobbs’ firing, Alameda County Supt. gave him a warm send-off

Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

Stan "Data" Dobbs was terminated with causefollowing Wednesday night's Hayward school board meeting.HAYWARD | An investigation into now-former Hayward Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs details a calculating and controlling administrator with a volcanic temper, a bullying backstabber even to his most ardent supporters. “Dobbs is inherently dishonest about his guilt when he makes mistakes or does wrong,” according to … Continue reading Scathing report of deceit, bullying and conspiracy brings down a Hayward official

Text from Hayward supe contradicts claim school district initiated buyout talks

Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs ison paid administrative leave while the schoolboard investigates his past action.HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD |Despite several public denials, a text from embattled Hayward Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs to the school board’s counsel shows he initiated discussions over his potential departure, not board officials.The text from Dobbs, dated Mar. 24, references his … Continue reading Text from Hayward supe contradicts claim school district initiated buyout talks

Despite evidence, embattled Hayward supe says, I’m not going anywhere

HAYWARD SCHOOLS | Hayward school board member John Taylor, with some panache, publicly asked embattled Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbs at a meeting Wednesday night whether or not he intends to leave the school district anytime soon. Dobbs, appearing to follow a script, defiantly answered that he was here to stay. Supporters of Dobbs, many of … Continue reading Despite evidence, embattled Hayward supe says, I’m not going anywhere

Why did Hayward school officials reignite the Ray McDonald episode?

Hayward Superintendent Stan "Data" Dobbsinvited Gloria Allred to Tennyson.HAYWARD SCHOOLS | ANALYSIS |The plight of schools in Hayward has long been a drag on a city that can't seem to take one solid step forward. When former 49ers defensive lineman and alleged rapist Ray McDonald visited Hayward's Tennyson High School last February the negative attention … Continue reading Why did Hayward school officials reignite the Ray McDonald episode?

Hayward school board acknowledges altercation with superintendent;makes no move on his fate

HAYWARD SCHOOLS | Four members of the Hayward school board publicly acknowledged at special meeting Thursday night that Superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs allegedly berated and cursed the board in a closed session meeting on September 16 and then made physical contact with at least one of the boardmembers. The board, however, following a two-hour closed … Continue reading Hayward school board acknowledges altercation with superintendent;makes no move on his fate

ELECTION PREVIEW: CA15 and the Best of the Rest in the East Bay

Hugh Bussell and Rep. Eric SwalwellTHE CANDIDATES After upsetting 40-year Congressman Pete Stark in 2012, Rep. Eric Swalwell is seeking re-election for the first time. Last June, Republican Hugh Bussell, meanwhile, may have scored an even bigger upset than Swalwell’s. Absolutely, nobody, including Bussell, himself, believed he would nab the second spot in the General … Continue reading ELECTION PREVIEW: CA15 and the Best of the Rest in the East Bay

‘Data’ Dobbs Denies Ever Dropping Candidacy For Hayward Superintendent

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Hayward’s new Superintendent, Stan Dobbs, claims he never dropped out of the superintendent race in a recent interview with the East Bay Citizen at the July 24 board meeting despite evidence that proves otherwise. Dobbs blatantly told The Citizen that “I don’t know anything about this pulling out,” even though Dobbs … Continue reading ‘Data’ Dobbs Denies Ever Dropping Candidacy For Hayward Superintendent

Hayward School Board President Admits They May Have Broken The Brown Act

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | The quickly assembled special meeting last Tuesday called by the Hayward school board to discuss the contract of its interim superintendent may have been illegal.“I do think we violated the Brown Act,” said Hayward school board president William McGee early Thursday morning following the unanimous approval of a 1-year, $229,500 contract for … Continue reading Hayward School Board President Admits They May Have Broken The Brown Act

Some Hayward School Board Members Advocating For Large Supe Contract

Stan "Data" Dobbs has strong supportfrom Hayward school board membersJohn Taylor and Lisa Brunner.HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | The contract likely approved Wednesday evening by the Hayward school board for appointed interim superintendent Stan “Data” Dobbs may equal or exceed that of his vastly more experienced predecessor, while questions arise over his community support.Dobbs, who has … Continue reading Some Hayward School Board Members Advocating For Large Supe Contract

Hayward Superintendent Candidate Attempted To Withdraw Last Week

HAYWARD SCHOOL BOARD | Stan Dobbs, the top candidate chosen last week by the Hayward school board to become the city’s next school superintendent attempted to withdraw his name from consideration, according to sources familiar with his decision.The five-member school board voted, 4-1, on June 8 to appoint Dobbs interim superintendent likely to replace Dr. … Continue reading Hayward Superintendent Candidate Attempted To Withdraw Last Week

Hayward School Board Chooses Dobbs As Next Superintendent

HAYWARD | The Hayward School Board chose its former Chief Financial Officer Stanley Dobbs as the district's finalist for superintendent this Saturday. He would replace Dr. Donald Evans who announced his departure from the district last month to become Berkeley's new superintendent.The vote came down to a 4-1, with board member Dr.Luis Reynoso the lone … Continue reading Hayward School Board Chooses Dobbs As Next Superintendent

‘Data’ Dobbs Made Quite An Impression In San Diego

Hayward's Next Supe? Stan "Data" Dobbs.HAYWARD//SCHOOL DISTRICT | As the man in charge of the Hayward school district's purse strings, Stan Dobbs appeared both aloof and confrontational when he stood before the district's school board.Dobbs often clashed with the argumentative school board member Luis Reynoso. whose zeal for cost-cutting measures should have meshed well with Dobbs' rhetoric of … Continue reading ‘Data’ Dobbs Made Quite An Impression In San Diego