Newly constructed buildings in Oakland will be all-electric after the Oakland City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night prohibiting the installation of natural gas in new structures. City leaders said the ordinance is fundamental for Oakland to achieve its… Read More ›
After property damage and looting swept through Oakland two weeks ago in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the national refocus on police brutality that followed, city officials are bringing legislation to the forefront to match the… Read More ›
Mayor Bloomberg was stopped & seriously frisked last night.—Dan Kalb, Oakland councilmember, in a tweet analyzing Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate.
Elected officials from Alameda, Oakland, and Albany, citing the growing climate change crisis, urged Gov. Gavin Newsom to ban oil and gas production in the state during a press conference Wednesday at the steps of Alameda City Hall. “I want… Read More ›
Neither Beckles or Wicks received much support last January at the state Democratic Party pre-endorsement caucus
Cannabis interests upset with San Leandro Mayor Cutter may have a Plan B candidate
‘There’s no strings attached to my candidacy’: Jovanka Beckles is already attempting to contrast her campaign with the well-funded Buffy Wicks campaign.
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 ›
The fall AD15 race with presumptive front runner Buffy Wicks is already stoking the growing schism between mainline Dems and Berniecrats.
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 ›
This June Primary proved that sometimes you can win for losing and lose for winning.
Buffy Wicks, the former acolyte of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns, won her first stab at electoral politics Tuesday night by winning the June primary in the 15th Assembly District. Wicks, who burst onto the local scene last… Read More ›
Consensus says Buffy Wicks wins the primary, but the size of the field and up to seven credible candidates means he difference between second and third will be razor-thin.