Charles Gilcrest, the long-time political consultant and local insider who helped start the political careers of many San Leandro elected officials, and later served as informal advisors for several mayors and councilmembers, died on Monday. He was 64. Gilcrest was… Read More ›
The East Bay’s 73 parks and 1,250 miles of trails in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties will remain open to the public during the state’s shelter in place order, the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors announced on… Read More ›
The Eden Health District Board of Director’s search for a new full-time chief executive officer came down to two candidates well versed in East Bay politics. The board unanimously chose to offer a contract to Mark Friedman, a former El… Read More ›
As Rep. Eric Swalwell is poised to participate in Thursday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, it is difficult to gauge how he might perform based on his limited experience in the format. Swalwell has basically appeared in two consequent candidate… Read More ›
The list is long with potential candidates already jockeying for early position.
At first glance it wasn’t entirely clear why former State Senate Majority Ellen Corbett suddenly showed up at an Alameda County Democratic Party endorsement meeting one late afternoon in September. The lengthy endorsement process started early that morning with most… Read More ›