A progressive majority on the Alameda City Council was solidified two years ago with the defeat of its moderate mayor and the addition of a fourth lefty councilmember. But in a city that once represented a conservative island in the… Read More ›
Alameda County officials are in the early stages of proposing a ballot measure for November to increase its sales tax by a half-cent in order to fund solutions for reducing the region’s growing homelessness crisis. The issue of homelessness in… Read More ›
Six ballot measures in Alameda County, primarily involving school parcel taxes and school bonds, are at or near the cusp of thresholds needed for passage. But with only provisional ballots remaining to be counted, as of Tuesday afternoon, time is… Read More ›
An Alameda resident, who as a candidate for the state legislature, questioned whether his opponent, Assemblymember Rob Bonta, is a U.S. citizenship, and then unsuccessfully attempted six total recall petitions against two Alameda councilmembers in the past year, has launched… Read More ›
Alameda voters declared their support for homeless seniors and medical respite services Tuesday night with a decisive win in the city’s special election. Measure A, the city-backed initiative affirming a City Council decision to zone a nearly four-acre federal property… Read More ›
ELECTIONLINE ALAMEDA SPECIAL ELECTION (Updated Friday – 100% precincts reporting) >Measure A (Reaffirms council decision to zone wellness center on McKay Ave – 50%+1 to pass) YES 11,330 52.67% NO 10,183 47.33% >Measure B (McKay Ave Parcel Open Space Designation… Read More ›
STIA PODCAST: Ep 28 – Alameda special election preview; rental housing with Alameda Vice Mayor John Knox White
Alameda voters head to the polls April 9 for a two-ballot measure special election pitting NIMBYs versus advocates of a homeless wellness center on McKay Avenue near Crab Cove. Alameda Vice Mayor John Knox White joins the program to discuss… Read More ›
Alameda’s special election on April 9 pits open space advocates vs. support for the homeless
Alameda County Democrats vote to oppose Alameda special election measure to block a homeless center for seniors.
The county’s polling for another Measure A provided little certainty that it might be successful in November
Oakland Councilmember Dan Kalb’s slim lead over Richmond Councilmember Jovanka Beckles for the second spot in the 15th Assembly District’s fall election increased to 304 votes. The Alameda County and Contra Costa County Registrar’s offices updated their Election Night results… Read More ›
This June Primary proved that sometimes you can win for losing and lose for winning.
Why is Alameda County Measure A giving the Dem Central Committee $30k during the final stretch of the campaign?
Some strange things are going on with the Alameda County Childcare Measure A half-cent sales tax initiative.