Tesla founder Elon Musk has tussled with Alameda County officials in an effort to reopen its sprawling Fremont plant on several occasions since a shelter in place was ordered in March. A plan to resume work on Friday afternoon was… Read More ›
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ALCO Board of Ed race has a Hayward school board flavor; Three seek to replace long-time Superior Court judge
The retirement of long-time Hayward-area Trustee Fred Sims from the county board of education opens up a three-person race that includes two candidates with ties to the Hayward school board. Lisa Brunner, who served on the Hayward school board until… Read More ›
When the Coliseum Joint Powers Authority, the governing board that oversees operations of the Oakland Coliseum complex, was seeking out the tech firm RingCentral about becoming the stadium’s new naming rights partner, JPA Executive Director Scott McKibben illegally asked the… Read More ›
Alameda County Superior Court Judges Scott Jackson and Jennifer Madden were elected to the bench during the 2016 election cycle. Now, both were issued fines by the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) on Friday for failing to report campaign… Read More ›
An Alameda County judge ruled last week against a compliant made by opponents of a wellness center for homeless seniors that Alameda officials failed to properly study the project’s impact on the environment. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch… 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 ›
Mercurial Oakland mayoral candidate Peter Liu is suing Silicon Valley giants Twitter and Facebook for $150 million in damages. Liu field the lawsuit last week in Alameda Superior Court and alleges that both companies limited his reach to his followers… Read More ›
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… Read More ›
Similar initiatives to limit health care charges to 15 percent of cost is coming to Palo Alto this, fall, and possibly Emeryville
Pending an appeal, Alameda’s rent stabilization charter amendment measure will appear on the ballot as approved by the council last March.
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.