Khanna gets into a spat with FCC Chair over Net Neutrality

Rep. Ro Khanna's tweet last month hasgarnered nearly 65,000 retweets, but alsoreceived criticism from FCC Chair Ajit Pai.17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTRep. Ro Khanna has had it in for Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai almost from Day One.Upon Pai's nomination to chair of the FCC in February, Khanna, himself, a newly-minted congressmember, called him a "poster … Continue reading Khanna gets into a spat with FCC Chair over Net Neutrality

In Beast Mode, Schaaf responds to Trump’s tweet calling for Marshawn Lynch’s suspension

OAKLANDOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf won't stand for President Donald Trump attacking her city, and for good measure, its native son, Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.At Sunday's game in Mexico City, Lynch chose to sit during the National Anthem, but stood during the playing of the Mexican anthem. The display caught the attention of Trump, … Continue reading In Beast Mode, Schaaf responds to Trump’s tweet calling for Marshawn Lynch’s suspension

Alameda County Dems say sheriff’s spokesman who mistakenly retweeted white supremacist should be replaced

ALAMEDA COUNTYAlameda County Sgt. Ray Kelly said his retweet of white supremacist Richard Spencer Monday night was a mistake, according to multiple news reports.“It’s 2017, the person in charge of your official Twitter account should be expected to know how to use Twitter” said Robin Torello, the chair of the Alameda County Democratic Party.A day … Continue reading Alameda County Dems say sheriff’s spokesman who mistakenly retweeted white supremacist should be replaced

Alameda County Sheriff’s Office briefly retweets message from white supremacist leader

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office Twitterfeed mistakenly contained a retweet from Richard Spencer Monday night.ALAMEDA COUNTYShortly before midnight, the Alameda County Sheriffs Office retweeted a video from prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer.The tweet sent to followers of the Alameda County Sheriff's office Twitter page late Monday night included video of a hour-long press conference featuring Spencer's … Continue reading Alameda County Sheriff’s Office briefly retweets message from white supremacist leader

Hayward finally becomes a sanctuary city

HAYWARD CITY COUNCILIt took awhile, but the Hayward City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to join eight other East Bay cities by becoming a sanctuary city.“We started talking about this just after the election,” said Hayward Councilmember Al Mendall. "It's taken us a lot of time to get here, but I'm proud of the process."It was a sentiment echoed … Continue reading Hayward finally becomes a sanctuary city

Rep. Eric Swalwell sure is fond of Bryan Parker’s campaign for supervisor

Is Rep. Eric Swalwell telegraphing an intent toissue an endorsement for Bryan Parker?ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Just a whispers of whether Rep. Eric Swalwell will endorse Bryan Parker for Alameda County's District Four supervisorial campaign against incumbent Nate Miley become louder, comes this tantalizing item.Swalwell, the popular Tri Valley representative whose congressional … Continue reading Rep. Eric Swalwell sure is fond of Bryan Parker’s campaign for supervisor