Alameda school trustee apologizes for DUI arrest; said she will not resign

Alameda school trustee Jennifer Williams apologized Tuesday night for her arrest last month for alleged drunk driving. Williams' comments came during the school board's meeting, and as her colleagues were calling for revisions to the board's bylaws regarding personal conduct. "I apologize for bringing this embarrassment to my family, and this board," Williams said. The … Continue reading Alameda school trustee apologizes for DUI arrest; said she will not resign

ALAMEDA: Cries of ‘power grab’ and racism as Mia Bonta is chosen school board president

Newly sworn-in Alameda school board member Mia Bonta was elected board president last week, but not before a highly contentious proposal approved the same night to change the board's bylaws for choosing its officers from a succession process used since 2015 to an election of the board. The move denied the elevation of  board member … Continue reading ALAMEDA: Cries of ‘power grab’ and racism as Mia Bonta is chosen school board president

ALAMEDA: McKereghan gets recall notice for disparaging spouse of departed school board member

Alameda school board member Anne McKereghan was pilloried on Wednesday by some board colleagues and members of the public for her recent disparaging comments about the spouse of Solana Henneberry, the former school president who passed away last year, and whom McKereghan replaced on the board. During the same meeting, McKereghan was served with a … Continue reading ALAMEDA: McKereghan gets recall notice for disparaging spouse of departed school board member