SD7: Marisol Rubio wins early endorsement in bid to unseat Steve Glazer

State Sen. Steve Glazer may have a formidable primary challenge on his hands. The Tri-Valley Democratic Club voted Monday night to overwhelmingly support Democrat Marisol Rubio, one of Glazer's challengers in the seventh state senate district. The club, which often skewers a bit more progressive than the region it represents, backed Rubio by a wide-margin, … Continue reading SD7: Marisol Rubio wins early endorsement in bid to unseat Steve Glazer

Wahab to Swalwell: Give me a call

In the two weeks since Rep. Eric Swalwell ended his presidential aspirations, the challenger with eyes on thwarting his re-election to Congress next year has not said definitely whether she will indeed attempt to primary the incumbent East Bay congressman. Hayward Councilmember Aisha Wahab, however, has continued to campaign for the 15th Congressional District seat … Continue reading Wahab to Swalwell: Give me a call

Someone is doing polling in CA15, and it appears to be Swalwell. Was he spooked by the results?

Within two weeks of Eric Swalwell announcing he was dropping out of the presidential primary race and seeking re-election to his congressional seat, polling was being conducted in the Tri-Valley that floated a number of challengers for his 15th District seat. Who conducted the poll is unknown, but one of the questions is intended to … Continue reading Someone is doing polling in CA15, and it appears to be Swalwell. Was he spooked by the results?

Emeryville to raise LGBTQ flag for itself, another for Dublin, as backlash begins

If Dublin city leaders won't recognize the LGBTQ community's steady effort for inclusiveness by raising the rainbow-striped LGBT Pride flag at their city hall, then Emeryville Councilmember John Bauters says his city will fly one for Emeryville on June 8, and another for Dublin. The Dublin City Council, last week voted down a proposal by … Continue reading Emeryville to raise LGBTQ flag for itself, another for Dublin, as backlash begins

Swalwell tweets ‘I’m a white guy’; Tri-Valley Dems endorse him for president

This week's highlights from East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell's campaign for president were oddly fixated on the obvious as he struggles to gain a footing in the race. >A face in the crowdA creative social media user produced an amalgam this week of all the white presidential candidates polling at around one percent. Good news … Continue reading Swalwell tweets ‘I’m a white guy’; Tri-Valley Dems endorse him for president