Hayward: Mendall will not seek re-election to city council

In a surprise move, Hayward Councilmember Al MendallĀ  announced he will not seek re-election to his seat on the City Council in November. Mendall, who was first elected to the city council in 2012, notified the public of his decision at Tuesday night's meeting. "I love this job. I've been doing it for seven years … Continue reading Hayward: Mendall will not seek re-election to city council

Believe him this time. Larry Reid is retiring from the Oakland City Council

Oakland Councilmember Larry Reid has flirted with retirement many times before. But this time is different. Reid said Thursday that he will not seek re-election to his seat in District 7. "It's not a big deal. I don't want any attention. It's not why I got into politics," Reid said after Thursday's special city council … Continue reading Believe him this time. Larry Reid is retiring from the Oakland City Council

You won’t have Scott Haggerty to kick around anymore; longtime county supe will not seek re-election

One of the most sought after seats in Alameda County politics is now up-for-grabs. Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to his Board of Supervisors District 1 seat. Haggerty has served portions of the Tri-Valley and Fremont since 1996. "It's been my privilege to serveĀ Alameda County and the … Continue reading You won’t have Scott Haggerty to kick around anymore; longtime county supe will not seek re-election

AD25: Chu will not run for re-election to assembly seat that includes Fremont

Kansen Chu, the South Bay and Fremont assemblymember best known for his bids to abolish daylight-savings time in the state has seen the light yet again. Saying he can accomplish more at the local level than in Sacramento, Chu will relinquish his assembly seat next year and, instead, run in the growing Santa Clara County … Continue reading AD25: Chu will not run for re-election to assembly seat that includes Fremont

Worthington will not seek re-election in Berkeley

Kriss Worthington, Berkeley's first gay member of the city council, announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to his District 7 seat. He made the declaration on the steps of Berkeley City Hall. A day earlier on Facebook, Worthington framed the event in terms of "will he" or "won't he" run for re-election. Worthington … Continue reading Worthington will not seek re-election in Berkeley

BART Director Blalock will not run for re-election

During his tenure, the Fremont Warm Springs station was built. His departure had been rumored for months