A group calling itself #LetsKeepTheSeat held rallies this week in Los Angeles and Sacramento urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill Kamala Harris’ senate seat with a Black woman — either Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee or Southern California Rep. Karen Bass…. Read More ›
Newsom, though, is leaning toward Alex Padilla Oakland Councilmembers Rebecca Kaplan, Noel Gallo, and Sheng Thao want Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint Rep. Barbara Lee to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ U.S. Senate seat. The trio of councilmembers offered the recommendation… Read More ›
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden chose Sen. Kamala Harris, an East Bay native, as his running mate. “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked Kamala Harris — a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one… Read More ›
Oakland at-large City Council candidate Derreck Johnson received a major endorsement on Monday from Sen. Kamala Harris. And with Harris on the short-list to be Joe Biden’s vice-presidential nominee, the endorsement could loom even larger in the fall. “I’ve known… Read More ›
When Sen. Kamala Harris abruptly shut down her presidential campaign on Dec. 3 it freed many high-profile Democrats in the state and the East Bay who had supported her effort to begin looking to back other candidates. Democrats such Gov…. Read More ›
Two Democratic presidential candidates with ties to the East Bay will join the second night of two much-anticipated debates on June 27-28. East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell, along with Kamala Harris, a former Alameda County prosecutor, (Swalwell is also), will… Read More ›
Early reaction among Lee’s progressive base for endorsing the centrist Democrat is not positive.
There appears no going back now when it comes to Rep. Eric Swalwell’s presidential aspirations. While in New Hamsphire on Thursday, Swalwell reiterated that his presumptive presidential campaign is ramping up towards a likely announcement in the near future. “I’ve… Read More ›
>A moratorium on businesses that exploit the poor HAYWARD — Special council meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. ENTIRE AGENDA HERE | Next meeting: Feb 5. -MORATORIUM WORK SESSION- Some Hayward officials worry about an over-saturation of massage parlors, tobacco and… Read More ›
Kamala Harris’s campaign for president decided to make its big announcement last Monday and hope the news has legs nearly a week later at this Sunday’s rally in Oakland. The roll out does not make especially good use of the… Read More ›
I’m running for president. Let’s do this together.— U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, a former Alameda County prosecutor, announcing her run for president in a tweet early Monday morning.
Cher, the actress and singer once known to prefer dating younger men, believes 38-year-old East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell would make for a good running mate for Joe Biden, that is, if the former vice president decides to run for… Read More ›
Later, Buffy Wicks gave President Barack Obama hearty praise. “I love me some Barack Obama.”