Tom Hanks was infected with covid-19 and the NBA abruptly put its season on hold in March. Away we were with the most trying year in many generations. The covid-19 pandemic changed our lives in many ways. It made masks… Read More ›
Alameda County Board of Supervisors
Former East Bay Assemblymember Catharine Baker is joining the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). Baker, who served the Tri-Valley and parts of Contra Costa County in the 16th Assembly District for two terms, was named to the FPPC by… Read More ›
On a day when several East Bay cities announced nighttime curfews following a weekend of unrest, Alameda County declared a countywide curfew set to begin at 8 p.m. on Monday night. As opposed to some local curfews initiated on Monday… Read More ›
A bill to create a pilot program for some Medi-Cal recipients in Alameda County to receive healthy food was unanimously approved this week by the Assembly Health Committee. The legislation, sponsored by East Bay Assemblymember Rob Bonta, envisions a “food… Read More ›
The Eden Health District Board of Director’s search for a new full-time chief executive officer came down to two candidates well versed in East Bay politics. The board unanimously chose to offer a contract to Mark Friedman, a former El… Read More ›
Bill would have removed exemptions for wine and beer bottles.
An internal poll conducted earlier this month by Alameda County supervisorial candidate Melissa Hernandez’s campaign reveals all four candidates in the District 1 are in a statistical dead-heat with just one week before vote-by-mail ballots begin appearing in mailboxes. The… Read More ›
A group of 22 California mayors and five county supervisors representing more than 5 million residents want PG&E to become a public co-op. A letter from the growing number of civic leaders was sent Monday to the California Public Utilities Commission urging them to consider the idea of a customer-owned public utility. The argue the […]
Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley told a neighborhood group in Cherryland earlier this month that they should consider a proposal, in its early stages, for Hayward city officials to study the feasibility of annexing their incorporated area. “I’m not opposed… Read More ›
In a chilling social media post Wednesday night, former Alameda County supervisor Nadia Lockyer accused her husband, former state attorney general Bill Lockyer, of raping her. Nadia Lockyer, who now lives in Long Beach, also appeared suicidal, writing on Facebook,… Read More ›
People dying at Santa Rita Jail. Seems fine, says Alameda County grand jury.
Miley’s CV MAC appointee says Urban Shield critics would change their minds if a gunman walked into Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting
In advance of Tuesday’s likely contentious Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting on the future of Urban Shield, a member of the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council said Monday that dissenting supervisors might think differently about eliminating or downgrading the… Read More ›
In this county there are some citizens who don’t want our first responders to be prepared.—Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty speaking at a board meeting on the future of Urban Shield, the regional public safety disaster preparedness training event and… Read More ›
The Raiders potential last season before moving to Las Vegas in 2020 will be played in Oakland, according to the NFL Network. The team and the Oakland Coliseum Joint Powers Authority will finalize a one-year lease agreement worth $7.5 million… Read More ›
>A moratorium on businesses that exploit the poor HAYWARD — Special council meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Feb 5. -MORATORIUM WORK SESSION- Some Hayward officials worry about an over-saturation of massage parlors, tobacco and… Read More ›
Dublin residents who mounted recall efforts against two locally elected officials were illegally barred by the Alameda County Registar of Voters from reviewing fully a recall petition that narrowly failed to secure the required number of signatures to appear on… Read More ›
If all goes well, the new A’s ballpark would be ready in time for the 2023 season.
EBC AGENDA|Sept. 14-20—ALAMEDA minimum wage; ALAMEDA COUNTY may extend ‘dirty dirt’ moratorium; FREMONT settles with Verizon
SAN LEANDRO — Regular council meeting, Monday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Oct. 1. –FIBER OPTIC MASTER PLAN– The council receives a report Monday night from consultant Magellan Advisors that plots the next stages in… Read More ›
“One of my ideas as mayor, we should Annex San Lorenzo!” Dan Dillman announced on Facebook last week.
The ACAP saga hamstrung Alameda County officials like Supervisor Nate Miley for appearing to have neglected to monitor the struggling agency tasked with helping the poor.
EBC|AGENDA: July 20-26 – Lackluster interest for ALAMEDA pot permits; SAN LEANDRO moratorium; AHERN’s war on meth
ALAMEDA COUNTY – Regular council meeting, Tuesday, July 24, 10:30 a.m ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: July 31 (retreat). –SALES TAX MEASURE APPROVAL– The county is coming back with another half-percent sales tax ballot measure to fund childcare and early… Read More ›
EBC|AGENDA: June 22-28 — ALAMEDA COUNTY Supes approve $3.1 bn budget; OAKLAND Uber Tax; HAYWARD’s 11 pot permits;
ALAMEDA COUNTY — Budget hearings, June 25-27, June 29. Next meeting: July 10. –BUDGET DELIBERATIONS– A proposed $3.1 billion county budget will receive its finishing touches this week before likely approval on June 29. A nearly $66 million budget shortfall… Read More ›
EBC|AGENDA: June 8-14 — Warriors parade cancels Oakland meetings; FREMONT council raises; SAN LEANDRO fiber optics master plan
SAN LEANDRO — City Council work session, Monday, June 11, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: June 18. –FIBER-OPTIC MASTER PLAN– San Leandro’s downtown fiber-optics network is the envy of neighboring cities. The city, though, is looking for… Read More ›