Hayward garbage rates may rise, but why is an Alameda County supe involved?

CONFLICT: Richard Valle chatting with voters during his run for Alameda County Supervisor in 2012. But do his duties as supervisor today conflict with his local recycling company? PHOTO/Matt Santos__________Garbage rates in Hayward may increase by 10 percent next March. Negotiations between the city and Waste Management are ongoing, but the increase could raise rates … Continue reading Hayward garbage rates may rise, but why is an Alameda County supe involved?

Former CEO Who Wrecked St. Rose Hospital, Took $1.28M Severance, Named To ‘Measure A’ Blue Ribbon Committee

Michael MahoneyALAMEDA COUNTY | Michael Mahoney once ran one of the most crucial safety net hospitals in Alameda County. His mismanagement coupled with the dim realities of running a hospital in pre-Obamacare America led to the near bankruptcy of St. Rose Hospital in Hayward last year and a $1.28 million severance package from the county … Continue reading Former CEO Who Wrecked St. Rose Hospital, Took $1.28M Severance, Named To ‘Measure A’ Blue Ribbon Committee

Hayashi Attacks Valle’s Executive Pay At Tri-CED; Valle Calls Her ‘Thief’ After Forum

ELECTION '12//ALCO SUPERVISOR DIST 2 | Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi lobbed the first of many direct attacks at appointed Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle Wednesday night at the League of Women Voters forum when she criticized the supervisor of accepting a raise as a non-profit CEO for Tri-CEd in 2009 during the Great Recession to which Valle … Continue reading Hayashi Attacks Valle’s Executive Pay At Tri-CED; Valle Calls Her ‘Thief’ After Forum

Wake Up, Richard Valium!

ELECTION ‘12//ALCO SUPERVISOR DIST 2 | The catatonic demeanor of Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle is not a new thing, says Union City Mark Green. The two worked together on the Union City City Council for over a decade ending in 2010. They now face off next month, along with Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi and Mark … Continue reading Wake Up, Richard Valium!

Valle’s Strategy For Hayashi: ‘Wait To See The White In Her Eyes’ And Attack

ELECTION '12//ALCO SUPERVISOR DIST 2 | The hardscrabble fight between Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi and Supervisor Richard Valle for District 2 has oddly been missing the largest target for attack of all--Hayashi’s sordid tale of shoplifting $2,450 worth of clothes from Neiman Marcus in San Francisco last year. A few months ago at a meet and greet … Continue reading Valle’s Strategy For Hayashi: ‘Wait To See The White In Her Eyes’ And Attack

Has Richard Valle Really Never Killed A Fly?

ELECTION '12//ALCO SUPERVISOR DIST 2 | A reporter’s rule of thumb says, if a subject wants to talk, then let them talk and don’t you dare stop them. Sometimes the subject will take the conversation into a bizarre place. Last week, it wasn’t a reporter who asked Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle about his beliefs … Continue reading Has Richard Valle Really Never Killed A Fly?

How Valle, Hayashi Plan To Win The Alameda County District 2 Supervisor Race

ELECTION '12//ALCO SUPERVISOR DIST 2 | After two side-by-side public appearances, Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle and Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, have given more than enough clues on how they plan to win this November’s campaign for District 2. HAYASHI’S PLAN HIGHLIGHT LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE It’s clear Hayashi plans to run solely on her record in the … Continue reading How Valle, Hayashi Plan To Win The Alameda County District 2 Supervisor Race