San Leandro city manager is leaving for Healdsburg

San Leandro City Manager Jeff Kay said on Monday night that he has accepted a similar position in Healdsburg. Kay made the announcement at Monday night's San Leandro City Council meeting. He will continue serving as San Leandro city manager through the end of this year. Kay has been a fixture at San Leandro City … Continue reading San Leandro city manager is leaving for Healdsburg

Former San Leandro city manager ousted in Anaheim and his fall seems familiar

Former San Leandro City Manager Chris Zapata's departure two years ago ended one of the strangest periods in the city's political history. He was accused of sexual harassment by the head of a well-known local profits that included, depending on the point of view, romantic texts, and featuring multiple rendezvous for ice cream at the … Continue reading Former San Leandro city manager ousted in Anaheim and his fall seems familiar

Did San Leandro learn its lesson? City gives forgivable loan to Boys and Girls Club

The last time the issue of a large city-backed forgivable loan came before the San Leandro City Council, the financial future of a beloved non-profit was in doubt, followed by a sexual misconduct scandal that made headlines because of rendezvous at Foster's Freeze and soft-serve ice cream cones. The city council believes another long-time San … Continue reading Did San Leandro learn its lesson? City gives forgivable loan to Boys and Girls Club

ELECTIONLINE: Buffy Wicks-managed biz didn’t pay taxes; Pamela Price’s Oakland treasure map

Cannabis interests upset with San Leandro Mayor Cutter may have a Plan B candidate

Zapata pledges to donate his severance package to San Leandro charities

Another twist in the San Leandro city manager scandal

Former San Leandro city manager already has a new job lined up

A curious turn of events in the San Leandro city manager scandal.

San Leandro is directing appointed officials to sign agreement pledging not to disparage departed city manager

City may be worried about potential legal liabilities, but the agreement could also hamper some commissioners who are running for the City Council this fall.

Associate believed San Leandro city manager and non-profit accuser were having an affair

Did East Bay insider Gordon Galvan throw his long-time associate Rose Padilla Johnson under the bus, according to a 50-page report that clears the city manager of sexual harassment claims?

San Leandro city manager’s future not certain

San Leandro City Council schedules special closed session for Monday evening.

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 to reduce the County's unfunded pension liability... This recommendation is for your Board to formally … Continue reading EBC|AGENDA: June 15-21 — OAKLAND police commission; HAYWARD city manager’s moving expenses; ALAMEDA state of the city

San Leandro’s ice cream texts

A batch of text messages between Padilla Johnson and Zapata cast the infamous Foster's Freeze meetings in a far different light.

San Leandro reinstates city manager after report finds accuser’s claims of sexual misconduct were not credible

Independent investigation repeatedly questions Davis Street CEO Rose Padilla Johnson's claims of sexual misconduct by the city manager.