#Fartgate: Swalwell denies passing gas on national TV

East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell is denying that he loudly passed gas during an appearance on MSNBC on Monday. The toot was clear to many viewers of "Hardball with Chris Matthews" and appeared precisely timed between Swalwell's comments about Presdient Trump's impeachment inquiry hearings. https://twitter.com/RealSaavedra/status/1196593236392808448 #Fartgate quickly became a trending topic on Twitter Monday evening. … Continue reading #Fartgate: Swalwell denies passing gas on national TV

Alameda County supervisor felt he was threatened by ABAG antagonist

A nearly five-year legal fight between Alameda County and a property owner he believes anti-government signage he placed along Interstate 580 constitutes free speech took a strange turn Tuesday afternoon. Before the Board of Supervisors voted to deny an appeal of an east county zoning decision ordering removal of the anti-government billboards, Alameda County Supervisor … Continue reading Alameda County supervisor felt he was threatened by ABAG antagonist

Alameda County denies permit for Livermore oil wells; supervisor foresees lawsuit

  The Alameda County Board of Supervisors sided with appellants Tuesday by denying an extension of a conditional-use permit for the only oil-producing wells in the county. The pair of oil wells located in rural unincorporated Livermore, and operated by E&B Natural Resources, annually produced roughly 10,000 barrels of oil, but an extension of its … Continue reading Alameda County denies permit for Livermore oil wells; supervisor foresees lawsuit