Alameda County braces to learn the damage covid-19 has done to its budget

The forecast for Alameda County's short-term fiscal health will come into focus this week and it could be sobering news for those who depend greatly on the county's safety net services. County supervisors will learn at a budget workshop session on Thursday the extent of the damage caused by covid-19 on the local economy. Last … Continue reading Alameda County braces to learn the damage covid-19 has done to its budget

COVID-19: Alameda County tax collector offers to waive penalties for late property taxes

Alameda County homeowners are well aware the deadline for their second installment of property taxes is coming soon. But with the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic tailspin hitting the region and country, the Alameda County treasurer/tax collector announced Tuesday that penalties for delinquent property tax payments can be waived. "The taxpayers will need to submit … Continue reading COVID-19: Alameda County tax collector offers to waive penalties for late property taxes

San Leandro mayoral candidate proposes annexing San Lorenzo

"One of my ideas as mayor, we should Annex San Lorenzo!" Dan Dillman announced on Facebook last week.

EBC AGENDA: June 1-6 — San Leandro closed session; Planning for Nov. tax measures; more budget talks; Oakland training program

Oakland revisits the controversial Cypress Mandela Training Program proposal on Tuesday. Special time, 5 p.m. Don't forget to vote on June 5!

ALCO ASSESSOR: Phong La assesses the American Dream

Alameda County Assessor hopeful Phong La's family fled Vietnam for the U.S. in 1979 and his origin story is fueling his campaign this June.