Peter Liu, the merry political prankster (we think), who ran for Oakland mayor in 2014 and finished 10th out of 25 California gubernatorial candidates last year, is running for East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell’s seat next March. And given the… Read More ›
I learned that people show up at City Hall and argue for the stupidest things in the name of all good things.-Gov. Jerry Brown on his time serving as mayor of Oakland.
STEVE TAVARES IS ANGRY-Episode 8: Driving While Elected; Oakland mayoral candidates hella yell at Libby Schaaf
A Berkeley councilmember was pulled over for running a light and suggested for the police officer to let him off scot-free, telling her he had just voted for a big raise for her union. It’s the kind of thing that… Read More ›
Who is running for mayor, city council and school board in your city, along with a number of interesting down ballot races this fall
A Hayward councilmember running for mayor posts an odd photo of himself on Twitter; Pamela Price kicks off her own run for Oakland mayor with an impressive campaign video, and the debate season starts in Alameda on Wednesday night. In… Read More ›
Bonta’s recent endorsements have a unifying theme
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.
Cannabis interests upset with San Leandro Mayor Cutter may have a Plan B candidate
ELECTIONLINE: Cassidy watch in San Leandro; Beckles endorsement; AD18 candidate wants to shrink Alameda Fire
SAN LEANDRO CITY COUNCIL D1 For the better part of the last year, San Leandro political parlor talk has been constantly included speculation over whether San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy is interested in running for office this November. Any office,… Read More ›
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.