ALAMEDA: After complaint, group behind special election initiative reveals who’s funding their campaign

Two days after an Alameda resident filed a complaint this week with the Fair Political Practices Commission that the group behind a ballot measure set for an April special election failed to disclose who is funding their campaign, they filed not one, but two finance reports. In late April, Friends of Crab Cove began their … Continue reading ALAMEDA: After complaint, group behind special election initiative reveals who’s funding their campaign

Backers of Alameda special election initiative are hiding behind ‘cloak of secrecy,’ says complaint

Friends of Crab Cove, the proponents of a ballot measure set to come before voters at a special election next April, have never filed a campaign finance report since their effort began eight months ago. In response, an Alameda resident filed a complaint with the statewide Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Tuesday, saying the group … Continue reading Backers of Alameda special election initiative are hiding behind ‘cloak of secrecy,’ says complaint

FREMONT: Bonaccorsi admits to four FPPC violations, will pay fine

David Bonaccorsi, the former Fremont councilmember who lost his seat during last month's election, admitted to violating the state's Election Code by failing to report income of $10,000 or more to his law firm on four separate occasions. The complaint against Bonaccorsi was lodged on Aug. 31 by his council opponent, Jenny Kassan (pictured below), … Continue reading FREMONT: Bonaccorsi admits to four FPPC violations, will pay fine

FPPC won’t investigate litany of complaints against San Leandro slate

Former councilmember and top landlord had previously alleged 238 campaign finance violations

SAN LEANDRO: Fresh, Clean Slate push back; targets landlord with scathing ad

Slate responds to FPPC complaint with flyer depicting San Leandro landlord as Pinocchio's puppet master.

San Leandro slate accused of committing scores of campaign finance violations

Altogether, the number of alleged campaign finance violations is potentially more than 200.

ALAMEDA: Daysog tattles on himself

Alameda council candidate Tony Daysog learned a thing from two years ago--get ahead of the story.

Fremont: Council opponent Kassan files FPPC complaint against Bonaccorsi

Bonaccorsi says Kassan is an attempting to distract from her own conflict of interest.

Former Oakland council candidate hit with $2,500 FPPC fine

FPPC appeared compelled to issue a larger fine against Peggy Moore's 2016 Oakland council campaign