West Contra Costa County voters are starting to mail in their ballots on Measure C, which would levy a 14-cent tax on each square foot of developed property in an effort to keep the financially embattled Doctors Medical Center afloat.
Palo Alto voters overwhelmingly defeated Measure C, which would have allowed three medical marijuana dispensaries to open in the city.
East Palo Alto is poised to spend a major part of its annual anti-crime parcel tax revenue on administering the state’s new realignment program to ease prison overcrowding.
Richmond could have the highest sales tax in the East Bay if voters approve a measure in a special election on June 7. Critics say they are not objecting to the tax as much as the legality of how it’s being handled.