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.
The president’s got priors.-Rep. Eric Swalwell on MSNBC Monday discussing impeachment and President Trump's involvement with Russia.
Allowing Measure AA to be enacted with less than two-thirds of the votes would constitute a 'fraud on the voters.'-Alameda County Superior Court Judge Ronni MacLaren, writing in a decision Tuesday against Oakland's 2018 parcel tax measure which garnered just 62 percent support.
There was a time that, you know, we may have been out there killing each other in numbers, but there was no trash out in the street.-Oakland Councilmember Noel Gallo with an odd memory of his younger years growing up in the city, as opposed to the rampant illegal dumping occurring today.