Hayward voters will be asked this November to increase its current hotel tax up to 14 percent. A charter amendment to allow non-citizens to serve on city boards and commissions will also appear on the fall ballot, the Hayward City… Read More ›
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors will ask residents already struggling during a pandemic and economic downturn to give more to fund essential services after voting Tuesday to place a countywide half-cent sales tax measure on the November ballot. The… Read More ›
Hayward voters may be asked this November to amend its City Charter and allow non-citizens to serve on city boards and commissions. The Hayward City Council unanimously voted to move forward the proposal on Tuesday night by directing staff to… Read More ›
Sixteen- and seventeen-year olds in Oakland could soon gain the right to vote in school board elections. The Oakland City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday afternoon to place the question on the November ballot. “Allowing young adults to have… Read More ›
A initiative campaign backed by e-cigarette giant Juul to reverse an ordinance approved last month by the Livermore City Council to ban the sale of vaping products is heading to the ballot next year. Livermore followed San Francisco last July… Read More ›
For now, the fight for and against just-cause renters’ protections in Alameda appears over. The renters have won. The Alameda City Council approved adding a regulation Tuesday night long sought by local renters that prohibits landlords from evicting tenants without… Read More ›
Fearing Oakland voters will become further disillusioned with their city government and uncertainty over a legal fight that could determine the fate of last November’s controversial Measure AA result at the ballot box, the Oakland City Council decided late Tuesday… Read More ›
The Eden Health District, once the target of dissolution backed by some members of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and other elected officials, in part, because of its limited recent record of funding health-related endeavors in central Alameda County,… Read More ›
Measure T would double Hayward’s existing real property transfer tax from $4.50 per $1,000 of property value on residential and commercial buildings to $8.50.
Daysog filed his own lawsuit against the city last June to remove the council-approved ballot question for the landlord-backed rent stabilization charter amendment measure this fall.
The county’s polling for another Measure A provided little certainty that it might be successful in November
The proposed Real Property Transfer Tax would add roughly $2,000 to the price of $500,000 property, the city said.
Lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court is asking for an injunction to block the council-approved ballot question from appearing on the Nov. ballot