Alameda County Board of Supervisors
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 Tuesday to approve a resolution calling on Sheriff Greg Ahern to stop participating in a federal program that has led to the deportation of nearly 2,000 county residents since 2008.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to appoint former Union City Councilman Richard Valle to replace Nadia Lockyer, who resigned in April after only 15 months in office.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors deadlocked 2-2 Tuesday on appointing a replacement for Nadia Lockyer, raising the possibility that it might be left up to Gov. Jerry Brown to fill the vacancy.
Lockyer has been embroiled in scandals involving drugs and an extramarital affair this year.
Embattled Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer told her colleagues in a letter Friday that she is resigning from office effective immediately.
After a political career spanning four decades, California state treasurer Bill Lockyer is drawing attention not for his job but for his marital troubles.
Lockyer attended her first board meeting Tuesday since being injured in an alleged assault at a Newark motel last month and subsequently enrolling in a substance abuse treatment program.
Governor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.