Alameda County Supervisor preview: Missed opportunity?

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors is by far the most stable elected body in the East Bay. But after 24 years at the helm of the Tri-Valley and Fremont District 1, Supervisor Scott Haggerty is retiring. This year mark the first time the general region has seen a competitive race for supervisor since Haggerty … Continue reading Alameda County Supervisor preview: Missed opportunity?

Alameda County District 1 Supervisors preview

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty stood at the back of the hall at a senior center in Pleasanton looking a little more grumpy than usual. Haggerty, who is retiring from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, was growing impatient with the responses from the four candidates hoping to replace him. When the moderator of the … Continue reading Alameda County District 1 Supervisors preview

ALCO D1: Fremont vs. Dublin in East Bay’s marquee March primary race

The next person to represent District 1 on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will be a current elected officials from either Fremont or Dublin. The four-person field was set Wednesday, although the list of candidates had solidified months ago. The March primary campaign is Alameda County's marquee race. It features a seat on the … Continue reading ALCO D1: Fremont vs. Dublin in East Bay’s marquee March primary race

Chan endorses successor to Haggerty’s open supervisor seat

Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan has served the past seven years as the lone female voice on the rough and tumble Board of Supervisors. On Thursday, Chan issued her support for the candidate who is currently the lone woman in the race for the wide-open Alameda County supervisorial race in District 1. Chan announced her … Continue reading Chan endorses successor to Haggerty’s open supervisor seat

Dublin’s Hernández is running for Alameda County supervisor

Dublin Vice Mayor Melissa Hernández is joining what has until now been a boy's club after announcing her campaign Thursday for the Alameda County Board of Supervisors seat being vacated next year by Scott Haggerty. Hernández, who was elected to the Dublin City Council in 2016, joins a growing field of candidates that includes state … Continue reading Dublin’s Hernández is running for Alameda County supervisor

Catharine Baker is ruling out a run for Alameda County supervisor

Former Tri-Valley Assemblymember Catharine Baker has decided against running for the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, according to a source with knowledge of her decision. Baker had been seriously considering a campaign for the open District 1 seat that includes Dublin, Livermore, Sunol, and most of Fremont. Last May, Supervisor Scott Haggerty announced that he … Continue reading Catharine Baker is ruling out a run for Alameda County supervisor

GO BIG. BE BOLD. GO HOME: SWALWELL ENDS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Eric Swalwell's campaign began on a sound stage inside the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City and ended 91 days later in a small union hall in Dublin. After canceling two-days of Fourth of July events in New Hampshire last week, the end of Swalwell's presidential campaign appeared near. The rumors proved correct Monday … Continue reading GO BIG. BE BOLD. GO HOME: SWALWELL ENDS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

End of the road to the White House? Swalwell to hold press conference on Monday

Eric Swalwell will hold a press conference on Monday afternoon in Dublin. The event was announced Sunday amid rumors his presidential campaign is nearing its end. The campaign gave no further description about the subject of the press conference, which is set for 1 p.m. at Swalwell's campaign headquarters at 6250 Village Parkway. In the … Continue reading End of the road to the White House? Swalwell to hold press conference on Monday

Haggerty wants Pride flag to fly over Alameda County buildings

Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty wants to begin the process of amending the county's flag display policy to include the rainbow LGBT Pride flag, but while that's being done, raise the flag over county buildings this month to observe Pride month. "Within a nation that was founded upon and is guided by a set of … Continue reading Haggerty wants Pride flag to fly over Alameda County buildings

Swalwell kicks off presidential campaign in Dublin

Nearly a week after announcing his long-shot bid for president last week on late-night television, Rep. Eric Swalwell returned to his hometown of Dublin to kick off his campaign. On a bright and sunny day in the Tri-Valley, more 1,000 supporters attended the rally at Swalwell's alma mater, Dublin High School. "Today I have come … Continue reading Swalwell kicks off presidential campaign in Dublin

Sbranti appointed to Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board

Former Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti is returning to public service after the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Board of Trustees appointed him Tuesday to replace Carlo Vecchiarelli, the longtime trustee who retired in February . Sbranti will serve Area 5 on the board, which represents Dublin, Pleasanton, and Sunol. Tuesday evening's vote was unanimous. The … Continue reading Sbranti appointed to Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board

Cook-Kallio, Sbranti to interview for vacant Chabot-Las Positas trustee seat

In late January, Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board of Trustee Carlo Vecchiarelli announced his retirement after five decades of serving the district. Vecchiarelli was first elected to the board in 2004. The remaining six trustees will interview seven candidates Tuesday afternoon who are vying for an appointment to serve the remainder of Vecchiarelli's term, which … Continue reading Cook-Kallio, Sbranti to interview for vacant Chabot-Las Positas trustee seat

Vinnie Bacon may challenge Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty

Fremont Councilmember Vinnie Bacon may soon attempt what no other has been able to accomplish in the East Bay for more than a generation--unseat an incumbent countywide elected official. Bacon told the East Bay Citizen Tuesday night that he is contemplating a challenge against Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty next year. "I'm seriously considering it," … Continue reading Vinnie Bacon may challenge Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty

Is Dublin a ‘working class town,’ like Swalwell says?

Rep. Eric Swalwell described Dublin as a 'working class town' on MSNBC Friday. Do you agree? Listen to the audio.