Marshall Mitzman, Chabot-Las Positas college trustee, dies from covid-19

Long-time Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Trustee Dr. Marshall Mitzman died Tuesday afternoon. The cause of death was covid-19. He was 73. Mitzman was elected in 2008 to represent Hayward's Area 1 on the Chabot-Las Positas Board of Trustees. "A steady leader, a thoughtful policy maker, and he always puts students front and center of … Continue reading Marshall Mitzman, Chabot-Las Positas college trustee, dies from covid-19

Chabot-Las Positas district makes appointment to replace departed trustee

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board of Trustee made its second appointment in the last three months with the appointment of Maria Heredia to replace trustee Donald "Dobie" Gelles, who passed away on May 2. Heredia, pictured right, is a Castro Valley resident, and a retired chair of the counseling department at the City College … Continue reading Chabot-Las Positas district makes appointment to replace departed trustee

With crucial debates near, Swalwell’s presidential senior strategist is working A’s games

Imagine the unlikely scenario of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign advisor moonlighting as a hot dog vendor at Boston Red Sox games just days before highly-anticipated debates this week, or the senior strategist for Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign serving as a ticket-taker at a fly fishing tournament in Vermont. With the first debates of … Continue reading With crucial debates near, Swalwell’s presidential senior strategist is working A’s games

Swalwell names presidential campaign senior staff

Eric Swalwell filled out his presidential campaign senior leadership team this week as the all-important Democratic Party debate season begins in late June. During Swalwell's campaign kickoff rally in Dublin last month, he announced Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego would serve as campaign chair. The campaign announced East Bay political consultant Lisa Tucker will serve as … Continue reading Swalwell names presidential campaign senior staff

Sbranti appointed to Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board

Former Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti is returning to public service after the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Board of Trustees appointed him Tuesday to replace Carlo Vecchiarelli, the longtime trustee who retired in February . Sbranti will serve Area 5 on the board, which represents Dublin, Pleasanton, and Sunol. Tuesday evening's vote was unanimous. The … Continue reading Sbranti appointed to Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board

Cook-Kallio, Sbranti to interview for vacant Chabot-Las Positas trustee seat

In late January, Chabot-Las Positas Community College Board of Trustee Carlo Vecchiarelli announced his retirement after five decades of serving the district. Vecchiarelli was first elected to the board in 2004. The remaining six trustees will interview seven candidates Tuesday afternoon who are vying for an appointment to serve the remainder of Vecchiarelli's term, which … Continue reading Cook-Kallio, Sbranti to interview for vacant Chabot-Las Positas trustee seat

If Swalwell runs for president, who might replace him in Congress?

The list is long with potential candidates already jockeying for early position.