Shut up.-North Carolina GOP Rep. Mark Meadows to East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell during a closed-door House impeachment inquiry hearing, according to transcripts of meeting released last week.
They are trying to circumvent the will of the people of California.-Assemblymember Rob Bonta, responding to news reports that U.S. Homeland Security is attempting to negotiate contracts with for-profits prisons providers in advance of the law he authored that bans them in California going into effect on Jan. 1.

ELECTIONLINE


DUBLIN SPECIAL ELECTION
(100% precincts reporting)
>Dublin School Board
(Area 3, short-term seat)
Kuo               404  78.29%
Norrington 112  21.71%


PIEDMONT SPECIAL ELECTION
(100% precincts reporting)
>Measure G
(Extends $2,763 school parcel tax through 2028)
50%+1 to pass)

YES             2,691  81.37%
NO                  616  18.63%

>Measure H
(School tax for 0.25 cents/sq. ft. on home additions)

50%+1 to pass
YES              2,417   73.26%
NO                   882   26.74%

I'll never forget when my daughter's show animal was sick and she was holding a thermometer in its rear end while it was crapping all over her hand.-Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty remarking on the value of the ag community Oct. 29 prior to the board's approval of a ban on mutton-busting. Haggerty voted no.
For someone who started out my career making 50 cents an hour babysitting, $15 would have sounded incredible to me.—Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday reminiscing during a discussion Oct. 15 for increasing the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.