Doing its part, Alameda passes gun-safety ordinances

Alameda became one of the first city's in the East Bay to approve gun-safety ordinances that regulate safe storage of firearms in homes, and video surveillance of legal gun purchases at retail outlets and dealers. Alameda elected officials unanimously approved the pair of ordinances on Tuesday night as a response to epidemic-level gun violence in … Continue reading Doing its part, Alameda passes gun-safety ordinances

Swalwell in danger of flunking U.S. Constitution 101

The first month of Rep. Eric Swalwell's campaign for president appears based on a strategy of throwing ideas against the wall and seeing what sticks. So far, whether it's gun safety or returning to a steady diet of cable news appearances attacking President Trump, none have done the trick. Now, another ill-advised tweet by Swalwell … Continue reading Swalwell in danger of flunking U.S. Constitution 101

ALCO deputy probation officer is running for Swalwell’s open CA-15 seat

Alameda County deputy probation officer Tojo Thomas is perhaps best known as the former candidate who made his opponent, county Supervisor Nate Miley, lose his cool. Voters in the 2012 supervisorial race, however, overwhelmingly supported the incumbent over Thomas. Four years later Thomas failed to win a seat on the Castro Valley school board. But … Continue reading ALCO deputy probation officer is running for Swalwell’s open CA-15 seat