East Bay’s Top 10 November races to watch

Alameda County Supervisor District 1 Alameda County District 1 supervisorial candidates, Fremont Councilmember Vinnie Bacon and Dublin Mayor David Haubert at an Aug. 17 virtual candidate forum. This race has already been the East Bay's most punishing for months. The Alameda County race for District 1 supervisor pits candidates from both halves of the roughly … Continue reading East Bay’s Top 10 November races to watch

Fremont council member could be looking at censure for proclamation

Fremont elected officials admonished Councilmember Teresa Keng at a meeting Tuesday night for issuing a proclamation without the city and council's knowledge. Fremont Mayor Lily Mei also raised the possibility of censuring Keng. The severity of Keng's actions, meanwhile, were further revealed Tuesday night to be more than just a simple snafu on her part, … Continue reading Fremont council member could be looking at censure for proclamation

With concerns over service, Hayward seeks discussions with AC Transit

Hayward residents, for some time, have griped about the level service provided by AC Transit. Last month, Hayward city leaders attempted to open a dialogue between them and the bus transit authority. A letter sent by Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday on Nov. 13 asked for the creation of an Inter-Agency Liaison Committee to discuss transit … Continue reading With concerns over service, Hayward seeks discussions with AC Transit

Alameda Labor Council says AC Transit director once accused of domestic violence embodies its values

The influential Alameda Labor Council recently endorsed the re-election of AC Transit board member and accused domestic abuser Joel Young, and was actively lobbying members of the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee to do the same right up until the eve of the party's endorsement meeting last Saturday. The effort by labor, however, rankled some … Continue reading Alameda Labor Council says AC Transit director once accused of domestic violence embodies its values

‘Nothing gets done’: Fairview resident is running for five local offices

Nicholas Harvey's unorthodox campaign strategy, however, is focused on unseating a potentially vulnerable AC Transit incumbent

ACTransit first to issue support for labor unions ahead of critical SCOTUS decision

The AC Transit Board of Directors became the first local government body to issue support for labor unions as its ability to gain new members could be diminished soon by an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling.