Alameda CTC moves $400 million from failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink

The Alameda County Transportation Commission approved the transfer of $400 million in funding once earmarked for the failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink, a proposed rail project that would connect the Tri-Valley to San Joaquin County. “It’s time to move ahead. Let’s make this happen,” Dublin Mayor David Haubert said. The expenditure is nowhere … Continue reading Alameda CTC moves $400 million from failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink

BART board official’s embarrassing gaffe

John McPartland, the BART board director who once received a concealed weapons permit to protect himself from upset constituents, metaphorically shot himself in the foot after offering cringe-worthy comments to an attorney, who is female. The exchange occurred as the BART Board of Directors was presented with a report for a proposed ban on panhandling … Continue reading BART board official’s embarrassing gaffe

You won’t have Scott Haggerty to kick around anymore; longtime county supe will not seek re-election

One of the most sought after seats in Alameda County politics is now up-for-grabs. Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to his Board of Supervisors District 1 seat. Haggerty has served portions of the Tri-Valley and Fremont since 1996. "It's been my privilege to serve Alameda County and the … Continue reading You won’t have Scott Haggerty to kick around anymore; longtime county supe will not seek re-election

City Hall Tip-Sheet: Feb. 8-14—BART names road after Oscar Grant

Also: Alameda County Fire Department wants a drone policy.

AD16: Baker, Bauer-Kahan engage in lively debate on guns, teachers, and environment

In a rematch of the June primary, which Baker won, AD16 candidates were not shy to attack each other Sunday night i Pleasanton

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 will be closed with the pending fiscal year budget due to expire on June 30. … Continue reading EBC|AGENDA: June 22-28 — ALAMEDA COUNTY Supes approve $3.1 bn budget; OAKLAND Uber Tax; HAYWARD’s 11 pot permits;

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 ways to improve the network, which has doubled in size in the past few years … Continue reading EBC|AGENDA: June 8-14 — Warriors parade cancels Oakland meetings; FREMONT council raises; SAN LEANDRO fiber optics master plan