ALCO Assessor: Phong La, Jim Johnson advance to November runoff

The four-candidate race for Alameda County Assessor failed to deliver a winner Tuesday night, although first-time candidates Phong La and Jim Johnson advanced to a November runoff. La, who earned a large number of endorsements from well-known establishment candidates topped the field with 36 percent of the vote. Johnson, who works in the Assessor's Office, … Continue reading ALCO Assessor: Phong La, Jim Johnson advance to November runoff

ALCO ASSESSOR: Can Phong La win it outright?

Phong La is not the county's unofficial hand-picked successor for Assessor, but he seems like it.