Two years ago, California Democrats flipped seven Republican seats in Congress. This month, Republicans are on the cusp of flipping back four of them, and leading former East Bay legislator Delaine Eastin to enter the upcoming campaign to lead the… Read More ›
East Bay Regional Park District boardmember Whitney Dotson announced his retirement, effective this December. Dotson was first elected to the Board of Directors in 2008 after years as a community activist and environmentalist in Richmond. During Dotson’s tenure, he supported… Read More ›
“I feel very disrespected,” Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan told her collegue on the board, Nate Miley, after he pushed for antoher postponement of a vote on a project in her district.
A proposed data center on the Alameda waterfront boasting of benefits to the environment through the use of bay water to cool its banks of computer servers, was flatly rejected by the Alameda City Council Tuesday night. In recent months,… Read More ›
San Leandro city leaders are caught firmly between the desire of some councilmembers and progressive activists to completely divest from Wells Fargo, and a lack of viable options to replace the troubled institution as the city’s banking services provider.. Nearly… Read More ›
Release the report. Release the report. Release the report. Release the report. Release the report.—Rep. Eric Swalwell on Twitter Friday afternoon following news that special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up the report on Russian collusion. Swalwell’s tweet included the… Read More ›
City Hall Tip-Sheet: Feb. 15-21—Cannabis: charter dispute in Alameda; course correction in San Leandro; Hayward rent control update
>Alameda’s cannabis ordinance crisis ALAMEDA — Regular council meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Mar. 5. -POSSIBLE LITIGATION- Alameda’s Sunshine Ordinance was violated last October, according to the city’s Open Government Committee, after the City Council… Read More ›
These are policies every American should support, every person should support who cares about the fate of our planet.—Rep. Ro Khanna Friday on Washington Journal offering support for a “Green New Deal” in Congress.
One clever Twitter user called Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer’s re-election defeat last month an “end to an error.” After covering Spencer for the last four years, I’ll break down the worst mayor that I’ve covering over the last decade in… Read More ›
STEVE TAVARES IS ANGRY: Ep 16–Charlie’s Angels in Oakland?; Interview with Alameda City Council candidate John Knox White
When Oakland District 4 City Council candidate Charlie Michelson abruptly suspended his campaign last weekend with just over three weeks to go until Election Day, the move raised eyebrows. I’ll break down the possible reasons for surprising announcement. Whatever the… Read More ›
In a rematch of the June primary, which Baker won, AD16 candidates were not shy to attack each other Sunday night i Pleasanton
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… Read More ›
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is still not operating the Ashland REACH Youth Center, but the Board of Supervisors is allocating funds for youth Zumba classes!
Next up: Senate Judiciary Committee next Tuesday.