East Bay Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, along with a Southern California Republican, introduced a bill last week that would change the definition of an auto burglary and increase jail time for its offenders. “Every smashed window and every piece of stolen… Read More ›
Rebecca Bauer Kahan
The 12-year state legislative cycle has rendered most assembly and state senate races as cakewalks for incumbents since new term limits were enacted in 2012. Of the eight legislative seats in Alameda County, just one race is a fully contested,… Read More ›
State Sen. Steve Glazer is without a doubt the most unpopular incumbent Democrat in the deep blue East Bay political establishment. Alameda County Democrats loath him for his stance against BART union employees. Others despised him for his failure to… Read More ›
A proposed California constitutional amendment to lower the threshold for local tax and bond measures from 67 percent to 55 percent failed to gain its own two-third majority for passage Monday in the state Assembly. The amendment, which would require… Read More ›
Alameda County Democrats are sticking with party Chair Robin Torello. The long-time party boss, however, had to stave off a strong insurgent bid Wednesday night by Andy Kelley, the Central Committee’s vice-chair. Torello topped Kelley by four votes, 21-17. Five… Read More ›
STEVE TAVARES IS ANGRY: Ep 23–Miracle in AD16; Interview with Hayward Councilmember-elect Aisha Wahab
Do you believe in miracles? 16th District Assemblymember-elect Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s major upset in the East Bay seemingly caught everyone off guard. Now that’s she done it, how exactly did it happen? What unexpected East Bay legislator deserves a little credit… Read More ›
Baker thanks supporters and family as updated results Friday evening put Bauer-Kahan up by 2,513 votes.
Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan has gained more than 400 votes on Catharine Baker since last Saturday.
At least five seats in various East Bay cities remain in doubt a week after the Nov. 6 election.
A monumental upset appears in the offing, one that would strip the GOP of its lone state legislator in the East Bay.
Democrat Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s campaign in the 16th Assembly District unveiled its first television spot this week. The 30-second ad uses red t-shirts emblazoned with her opponent, Republican Assemblymember Catharine Baker’s campaign logo. Red, of course, is typically associated with the… Read More ›
Some Alameda County Democrats fumed last spring after the local central committee endorsed the candidacy of District Attorney Nancy O’Malley over the progressive candidate, Pamela Price. The decision rankled a growing number of so-called progressive Berniecrats within the county party…. Read More ›