Supervisor Nate Miley, for now, tables plan for sheriff to operate Ashland Youth Center

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley,right, at a meeting in San Lorenzo last month.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSAfter a series of community meetings showing a building consensus among local residents in opposition to a plan for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office to operate the Ashland REACH Youth Center, Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley decided Wednesday night to … Continue reading Supervisor Nate Miley, for now, tables plan for sheriff to operate Ashland Youth Center

Alameda County Supe Nate Miley wants Sheriff’s Office to operate Ashland Youth Center

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley,seated right, listening to public speakersWednesday night who are concerned about his plans for the Ashland Youth Center.ALAMEDA COUNTYA strong dose of distrust toward the Alameda County Sheriff's Department and a lack of transparency is fueling opposition to a proposal by Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley to transfer oversight of the Ashland … Continue reading Alameda County Supe Nate Miley wants Sheriff’s Office to operate Ashland Youth Center

In a reversal, Alameda County approves adult-use cannabis sales in unincorporated areas

Tuesday's resolution will allow AlamedaCounty's two medical cannabis dispensariesto seek state licenses for adult-use.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSUnincorporated Alameda County's two medical cannabis dispensaries would be financially impacted if not allowed to sell recreational cannabis starting next month, said the Alameda County's Director of Community Development.A majority of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday, … Continue reading In a reversal, Alameda County approves adult-use cannabis sales in unincorporated areas

Calls for elected representation are stirring once again in unincorporated Castro Valley

Alameda County Superivsor Nate Miley, right,along with Castro Valley Matters PresidentMichael Kusiak, at an Eden Area LivabilityInitiative meeting Thursday in San Lorenzo.CASTRO VALLEYA group of Castro Valley residents are once again advocating not for incorporation, at least not just yet, but some semblance of self-determination in the form of electing members to the town’s quasi-govervance … Continue reading Calls for elected representation are stirring once again in unincorporated Castro Valley

EBC AGENDA | July 7-13 | OAKLAND’s border wall plan; ALAMEDA COUNTY to expand Laura’s Law; KAPLAN wants to revoke ICE deal; ARREGUIN holds state of the city

THE WEEK OF JULY 7-13The extended Fourth of July weekend is behind us, although many East Bay politicos and government workers are likely looking ahead to the annual August Recess, which shuts down local government for a month and forces yours truly to scramble for something to write about. Meanwhile another busy week in East … Continue reading EBC AGENDA | July 7-13 | OAKLAND’s border wall plan; ALAMEDA COUNTY to expand Laura’s Law; KAPLAN wants to revoke ICE deal; ARREGUIN holds state of the city

Unincorporated Fairview receives approval for five-member municipal advisory council

In addition to Fairview, Alameda CountySupervisor Nate Miley represents theunincorporated areas of Ashland, Cherrylandand Castro Valley.ALAMEDA COUNTYThe tiny 10,000-person hamlet of Fairview, an unincorporated area between Hayward and Castro Valley, received approval from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to create its own quasi-government body, the first in the county in more than three … Continue reading Unincorporated Fairview receives approval for five-member municipal advisory council

Nate Miley received thousands this week from anti-rent control interests

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley does notsupport rent control in the unincorporateds.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | DISTRICT 4 |Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley has received thousands of dollars this week from some of the most vehement anti-tenant groups in the East Bay and state, according to finance records, despite calls in Oakland, which he represents, … Continue reading Nate Miley received thousands this week from anti-rent control interests

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley fights back Bryan Parker’s call for change

Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley awaitinghis opponent Bryan Parker, with campaign volunteer,Bob Swanson in the foreground.ALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISOR | DISTRICT 4 |The opening round of what many think will become a hard-hitting race for Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley’s District Four seat failed to deliver much punch Tuesday night as both as he and … Continue reading Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley fights back Bryan Parker’s call for change

(VIDEO) Supe Haggerty to Castro Valley: ‘You’re some of the most unappreciative people I’ve seen in my entire life’

Alameda County Supervisor Scott HaggertyALCO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS | Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty just couldn't take it any longer. After listening to comments from supporters of an elected advisory board in unincorporated Castro Valley, the often straight-talking supervisor launched into a four-minute diatribe calling its residents "unappreciative" of the Board of Supervisors, while goading … Continue reading (VIDEO) Supe Haggerty to Castro Valley: ‘You’re some of the most unappreciative people I’ve seen in my entire life’

Another long-time Oro Loma Sanitary District member is retiring

Howard Kerr also served on the San LeandroCity Council.Howard Kerr announces retirement after 29 yearsORO LOMA SANITARY DISTRICT | Howard Kerr, the current longest-serving member of the Oro Loma Sanitary District is retiring after nearly three decades on the Southern Alameda County waste water board. He announced his retirement during a board meeting Tuesday afternoon.Kerr, … Continue reading Another long-time Oro Loma Sanitary District member is retiring

Appointment process for Castro Valley’s ‘Un-City Council’ to be held without public

CASTRO VALLEY | For residents of unincorporated Castro Valley, the Municipal Advisory Committee is its de facto local government. In county literature it's even called Castro Valley's "Un-City Council." But, the seven-member committee has no real power and its members are appointed exclusively by Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley. In recent years, some Castro Valley … Continue reading Appointment process for Castro Valley’s ‘Un-City Council’ to be held without public

ON THE AGENDA: Alameda County Supes tackle Coliseum City ENA; realignment

Alameda County will spend $200,000 to appraiseColiseum property if it becomes Coliseum City.Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting1221 Oak Street, Oakland, Calif.Tuesday, Mar. 24, 10:45 a.m.[FULL AGENDA HERE]Twitter hashtag: #alcomtgCOLISEUM CITY ENA Item 51: The Oakland City Council already approved last week the six month extension of a Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Coliseum City developer … Continue reading ON THE AGENDA: Alameda County Supes tackle Coliseum City ENA; realignment

Oro Loma board seeks permission to sue for Landis’ removal over racial comments

Oro Loma Board Members Laython Landis,left, and Howard Kerr.ORO LOMA SANITARY DISTRICT | The Oro Loma Santitary District Board of Directors voted Wednesday to ask for permission from the State Attorney General's office to sue for the removal of long-time board member Laython Landis following his repeated use of a racial slur over the past … Continue reading Oro Loma board seeks permission to sue for Landis’ removal over racial comments

Shelia Young Won’t Run for San Leandro Mayor; Will Seek Oro Loma Seat, Instead

SAN LEANDRO | MAYOR | Following San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy’s decision not to seek a re-election and an early list of unsatisfying candidate, Shelia Young, the city’s former mayor had been contemplating another run this year. However, she ruled against running for mayor Monday in favor of a third attempt at winning a seat … Continue reading Shelia Young Won’t Run for San Leandro Mayor; Will Seek Oro Loma Seat, Instead

Is The Kingdom Of Miley Crumbling?

ALAMEDA COUNTY | CASTRO VALLEY | Alameda County’s unincorporated areas make up nearly a tenth of its population, yet they enjoy fewer avenues for direct representation than the rest of the county. Most of these residents rely on Alameda County Supervisors Nate Miley and Wilma Chan for governance. But, while an opportunity to shape the unincorporated areas future for the next … Continue reading Is The Kingdom Of Miley Crumbling?