Alameda County supervisors gave their support to an application asking the state for a variance that will allow outdoor dining to resume, perhaps within this week. If approved by the state, the variance will also allow the struggling Oakland Zoo… Read More ›
More than eight years ago, Eric Swalwell promised voters in the 15th congressional district that, unlike the entrenched incumbent congressman who lived in Maryland, he would always live in the district and work in Washington, D.C. For many years, Swalwell… Read More ›
Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty stood at the back of the hall at a senior center in Pleasanton looking a little more grumpy than usual. Haggerty, who is retiring from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, was growing impatient with… Read More ›
Bill would have removed exemptions for wine and beer bottles.
Fremont Councilmember Vinnie Bacon may soon attempt what no other has been able to accomplish in the East Bay for more than a generation–unseat an incumbent countywide elected official. Bacon told the East Bay Citizen Tuesday night that he is… Read More ›
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf earlier this month made surprisingly candid comments disparaging a plan by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors for divvying up $16.2 million in new, one-time-only, state funding to combat homelessness. Last week, a number of Alameda… Read More ›
Republican 15th Congressional District candidate Rudy Peters was almost stabbed while campaigning at a public event last month in Castro Valley. He survived and the man was arrested and the campaign moves forward. Peters sat down for a chat this… Read More ›
East Bay congressional candidate Rudy Peters was attacked Sunday afternoon at a downtown festival in Castro Valley by a man allegedly brandishing a switchblade. The suspect, 35-year-old Farzad Fazeli, had been arguing with Peters, who is a Republican, about his… Read More ›