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 COVID-19 CASES BY CITIES (UPDATED – CLICK BELOW) •Confirmed total cases in Alameda County: 67,096. Deaths: 764, as of Jan. 19.
Alameda County District 1 supervisorial candidate David Haubert shoveled in campaign cash like no other candidate this year, according to finance reports. Haubert’s haul was more than double the next highest fundraiser in any race in Alameda County. Oakland At-Large… 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 ›
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 ›
The academic school year in Alameda County will continue at home, not in the physical classroom. Alameda County Superintendent Karen Monroe said Tuesday that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the current school year due to the… Read More ›
The Eden Health District Board of Directors authorized the purchase of 100,000 new medical masks on Wednesday, in addition, to helping fund three proposed covid-19 mobile testing sites in Alameda County. “We’re going to end up being the lightning rod… Read More ›
The East Bay’s 73 parks and 1,250 miles of trails in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties will remain open to the public during the state’s shelter in place order, the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors announced on… Read More ›
Meet the Candidates Bob Wieckowski represents the 10th State Senate District, which includes Fremont, but not the Tri-Valley half of District 1 on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Prior to the state Senate, Wieckowski served in the Assembly and… Read More ›
Move follows the “Moms 4 Housing” controversy in Oakland.
At the end of Sunday’s two-and-a-half-hour candidate forum in Pleasanton, state Sen. Bob Wieckowski praised retiring Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty for his two-decades-plus service in District 1, but neglected to mention the outgoing supervisor’s endorsement of his campaign to… Read More ›
The plethora of viable candidates in the Alameda County Board of Supervisors race in District 1 made it unlikely any of them would receive enough support from Alameda County Democrats to win their crucial endorsement. The prognostication turned out correct… Read More ›
Thousands of East Bay residents have generously donated food and services for struggling federal workers who have not received a paycheck during the 35-day government shutdown. With reports of federal workers turning to food pantries, the Alameda County Board of… Read More ›
Baker thanks supporters and family as updated results Friday evening put Bauer-Kahan up by 2,513 votes.
Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan has gained more than 400 votes on Catharine Baker since last Saturday.
Nick Harvey is running this November for seats on EBMUD, AC Transit, Hayward USD, Fairview Fire Protection, and Eden Health District.
Last month, a disgruntled voter in Castro Valley tried to cut 15th Congressional District Republican candidate Rudy Peters with a switch blade. The assailant did not succeed and was arrested. But now comes the unkindest cut of all. Peters says… Read More ›
“One of my ideas as mayor, we should Annex San Lorenzo!” Dan Dillman announced on Facebook last week.
CASTRO VALLEY: MAC chair publicly threatens retaliation against colleague who favored new leadership
The chair of the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council, a government body comprised of members who serve at the pleasure of Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, and is the de facto city council of the unincorporated town, publicly threatened to… Read More ›
The proposed Real Property Transfer Tax would add roughly $2,000 to the price of $500,000 property, the city said.
EBC|AGENDA: June 15-21 — OAKLAND police commission; HAYWARD city manager’s moving expenses; ALAMEDA state of the city
ALAMEDA COUNTY — Regular board meeting, Tuesday, June 19, 10:45 a.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: June 25 –PENSION COSTS REDUCTION– “During the 2014-15 Budget Hearings, [the] Board directed the County Administrator and Auditor-Controller to develop a multi-year plan… Read More ›
Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles completed her electoral comeback Thursday by securing the second spot in the 15th Assembly District fall election. With Alameda County concluding its vote count Wednesday night, Beckles appears to have an insurmountable 295-vote lead over Oakland… Read More ›
It may be one of the most dastardly political schemes in recent state history. After the lead and paint industry in California was recently ordered to pay penalties that could run into the hundreds of millions to remedy illegal lead… Read More ›
Price made no reference to her opponent, Alameda County DA Nancy O’Malley, in her statement.
Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb’s slim lead over Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles for the second spot in the 15th Assembly District’s fall election increased to 304 votes. The Alameda County and Contra Costa County Registrar’s offices updated their Election Night results… Read More ›
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, during a long and bitter campaign, was labeled as corrupt by her opponent Pamela Price, later, accused of accepting campaign contributions from dirty cops. In the end, voters re-elected O’Malley by a large margin… Read More ›
Phong La is not the county’s unofficial hand-picked successor for Assessor, but he seems like it.