Government does not do risk well. Honestly we are f--cking wimps when it comes to risk.—Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, known privately to drop a heavy payload of f-bombs, speaking April 25 at the Nation Swell Summit in San Francisco.
Like an early season extra-inning baseball game, A’s fans waited all afternoon for an opportunity to show their […]
Fearing Oakland voters will become further disillusioned with their city government and uncertainty over a legal fight that […]
If all goes well, the new A’s ballpark would be ready in time for the 2023 season.
Look for extremely close toss-up races in Oakland’s Districts 2, 4, and a nail biter in District 6 next Tuesday.
With just over three weeks until Election Day, Oakland City Council District 4 candidate Charlie Michelson announced Sunday […]
The voting bloc formed by District 4 candidates Pam Harris, Nayeli Maxson, and Sheng Thao is called the “Women’s Leadership Slate.”
Last spring, New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s two-minute campaign video reset the course for underdog progressive candidates across […]
About six weeks ago, Oakland Councilmember Abel Guillen’s re-election chances appeared shockingly grim after a concerted effort by […]
The full list of pending Alameda County Democratic Party endorsements here.
The East Bay’s largest progressive group is backing a number of candidates running insurgent campaign against Oakland incumbents […]
Schaaf defends use of Tuff Sheds to house the homeless, says the temporary solution is working
Oakland District 4 candidates who recently suspended his campaign, reported an impressive $113,000 in contributions
Dellums, one of the East Bay’s most influential public officials ever died Monday following a bout with prostate cancer.
Candidate had been endorsed by Oakland Libby Schaaf and Councilmember Annie Campbell Washington.
Cannabis interests upset with San Leandro Mayor Cutter may have a Plan B candidate
Pamela Price ran a spirited campaign for Alameda County DA that ended less than two months ago. She is the 14th candidate to file papers to challenge Libby Schaaf.
FPPC appeared compelled to issue a larger fine against Peggy Moore’s 2016 Oakland council campaign
Next up: Senate Judiciary Committee next Tuesday.
Campaign filings this week show that Oakland Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan opened a committee to begin fundraising for a run at Oakland mayor. Two weeks later she dropped out. What happened?
For hours Thursday afternoon, Oakland and East Bay insiders debated whether Rebecca Kaplan was really running for mayor, but then there was a plot twist.