Powerful Dublin developer James Tong was convicted on Oct. 8 of two counts of illegally directing $38,000 in campaign funds through “straw men” to East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell’s campaigns in 2012 and 2014. The legal limit for individual contributions,… Read More ›
ELECTIONLINE: Polling in AD15; union’s love affair with Abel Guillen is over; Alameda candidate’s past conviction; healthcare district coup
15TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT While Buffy Wicks’ assembly campaign, as far as we know, has not yet poll-tested whether its staff should order Chinese, Thai, or Vietnamese for dinner, there are indications the poll-obsessed, and well-funded campaign is again compiling data… Read More ›
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.