Wednesday’s Newsletter: Nadia’s book; Alameda County supports Newsom

Nadia Davis, the now ex-wife of former state Attorney General Bill Lockyer, has written a memoir detailing some of the personal struggles that led to her precipitous fall as an Alameda County supervisor nearly a decade ago. Pre-orders for the book, titled Home Is Within You, are set to begin later this month, according to … Continue reading Wednesday’s Newsletter: Nadia’s book; Alameda County supports Newsom

Gail Steele, long-time Alameda County supervisor, advocate for children, dies

Gail Steele, one of the legends of Alameda County politics, died on Friday morning. Steele represented the Hayward and parts of Tri-Cities on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors from 1992-2010. She also served eight years on the Hayward City Council from 1974-1982. During her long political career, Steele was a consistent advocate for the … Continue reading Gail Steele, long-time Alameda County supervisor, advocate for children, dies

Nadia Lockyer, in disturbing social media post, accuses Bill Lockyer of rape

In a chilling social media post Wednesday night, former Alameda County supervisor Nadia Lockyer accused her husband, former state attorney general Bill Lockyer, of raping her. Nadia Lockyer, who now lives in Long Beach, also appeared suicidal, writing on Facebook, "Bill is the reason I take my life now."Over the years, Nadia Lockyer has written … Continue reading Nadia Lockyer, in disturbing social media post, accuses Bill Lockyer of rape

No. Scott Haggerty is not running for re-election, he just likes chili

For months Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty looked and sounded a little less rambunctious than normal. Last May, he surprised many by announcing he would step down next year as District 1 county supervisor. But a flyer promoting his annual chili cook-off re-election fundraiser on July 26 is throwing people for a loop. Haggerty has … Continue reading No. Scott Haggerty is not running for re-election, he just likes chili