>>Cost of new Alameda County voting system: $23.7M ALAMEDA COUNTY -- Regular board meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 9:30 a.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Jan. 8. --NEW COUNTY VOTING SYSTEM-- The useful life of Alameda County's voting system has run its course after 12 years. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is set to approve … Continue reading ALCO to spend $23.7M on new voting system | City Hall Tip-Sheet: Dec. 14-20
Spencer takes six-day business trip to China while her opponents continue their campaigns.
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Time and again, especially in the East Bay, raising the minimum wage has proven to be an extremely popular proposition. But unlike, most neighboring cities, Alameda has done little to accelerate the march toward $15 an hour mandated statewide by 2022. Earlier this month, the Alameda City Council voted to increase its minimum wage to … Continue reading Alameda: Will voting against popular minimum wage increase hurt Spencer’s re-election?
In recent Alameda elections, the backing of the island's influential firefighters union has often resulted in victory for candidates. It remains to be seen what happens when they choose to sit out a a race. Somewhat surprisingly, the firefighters' union has decided not to weigh-in on the potentially wide-open mayoral race between Mayor Trish Herrera … Continue reading Alameda firefighters will sit out the mayor’s race
Challengers for Alameda mayor say they support repeal of Costa-Hawkins, Mayor Spencer does not
Spencer only spent $10,325 in 2014 to register the biggest upset in the East Bay
Also: Alameda mayor, put on the spot, suggests she will support the landlords-backed charter amendment this fall