Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is the kind of guy who isn’t funny, but he’s the funniest guy in his group of unfunny guys, and therefore, thinks he’s a very funny person. But Cruz actually had a zinger for embattled East… Read More ›
A day after Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty may have learned who will be his successor, the irascible retiring elected official tweeted a snarky message for the likely losing candidate. Dublin Mayor David Haubert appears poised to be the winner… Read More ›
Hell is another four years of this racist in the White House.-Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responding to President Trump, who said Oakland, Baltimore, Detroit, and Chicago, is “like living in hell.”
Tesla founder Elon Musk has tussled with Alameda County officials in an effort to reopen its sprawling Fremont plant on several occasions since a shelter in place was ordered in March. A plan to resume work on Friday afternoon was… Read More ›
An image posted by Alameda Police Department on Twitter showing four female police officers apparently guarding the Park Street Bridge was strongly criticized on social media Wednesday for failing to understand the historical significance of the act. The image, posted… Read More ›
Rep. Eric Swalwell has been pining for a high-profile full-frontal attack by President Trump against him on Twitter for several years and he got it earlier this week. The president’s angry tweet came after Swalwell appeared on Fox News last… Read More ›
East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell is denying that he loudly passed gas during an appearance on MSNBC on Monday. The toot was clear to many viewers of “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and appeared precisely timed between Swalwell’s comments about Presdient… Read More ›
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf tossed out the first pitch at Monday’s night A’s game with a looping strike. A half-inning later, Schaaf threw a brush back pitch at President Trump, implying in a tweet, that she would blow the whistle… Read More ›
The first month of Rep. Eric Swalwell’s campaign for president appears based on a strategy of throwing ideas against the wall and seeing what sticks. So far, whether it’s gun safety or returning to a steady diet of cable news… Read More ›
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 crowd A creative social media user produced an… Read More ›
Alameda County’s three U.S. representatives reacted to the release and dissemination of facts in the Mueller Report Thursday with deep concern and a determination to further investigate President Trump. Reps. Eric Swalwell, Barbara Lee, and Ro Khanna all appeared, at… Read More ›
Fox News, rabid rightwingers on social media, and the Trump re-election campaign skewered Rep. Eric Swalwell over the weekend for his two years of almost incessant calls of criminal misconduct against Trump that now may have come up empty following… Read More ›
The Golden State Warriors loss Sunday night in Oakland to the lowly Phoenix Suns caused continued consternation among fans. But after Warriors All-Star Klay Thompson suggested supporters at Oracle Arena were not giving the team a home-court advantage, Oakland City… Read More ›
Early reaction among Lee’s progressive base for endorsing the centrist Democrat is not positive.
The more we dig, the more we find…—Rep. Eric Swalwell on Twitter Thursday reacting to reports Michael Cohen attempted to rig CNBC and Drudge Report polling to favor the Trump campaign.
There may be some members of Port of Oakland as connected as Commissioner Michael Colbruno, but few have a Twitter account to communicate the pace of negotiations with the Oakland Athletics, in their effort to procure the land at Howard… Read More ›
Thanks bye. We’ll take it from here.-Rep. Eric Swalwell tweeting Monday in response to comments made by incoming GOP Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging House Democrats not to investigate President Trump. Democrats will hold a House majority starting in January.
Mercurial Oakland mayoral candidate Peter Liu is suing Silicon Valley giants Twitter and Facebook for $150 million in damages. Liu field the lawsuit last week in Alameda Superior Court and alleges that both companies limited his reach to his followers… Read More ›
The level of vitriol in Alameda is at a fever pitch and it’s still five months away from a hot-contested mayor and council elections.
Progressives are livid with Khanna’s endorsement of an establishment N.Y. congressman
Citing a recent ruling by a federal judge that Trump blocking users from his Twitter feed is a violation of free speech, an ethics complaint asserts Desley Brooks is doing the same thing.