Proposed Law Would Make Owners Of Short-Term Rental Homes More AccountableAfter five people were killed at a Halloween party at an Airbnb in Orinda, a California lawmaker has proposed a law that make people who rent out their homes more accountable.
Orinda Lawmaker's Bill Aims To Keep Short-Term Rentals From Becoming 'Party Houses'A California state senator from the East Bay unveiled a bill Monday meant to deter short-term rentals from becoming "party houses."
BART's Multi-Billion Dollar Bond Measure Feels PushbackBART warns that breakdowns and delays could be even worse if voters don't sign off on a multi-billion dollar bond measure on the November ballot.
Politicians Concerned Over BART's Commitment To Fiscal Responsibility"(Their) finances are as dirty as a BART train. We need them to clean up their act," state Sen. Steven Glazer said.
Steve Glazer Defeats Susan Bonilla In East Bay State Senate RaceOrinda Mayor Steve Glazer defeated fellow Democrat Susan Bonilla in a special election for a state Senate seat representing the east San Francisco Bay area.
Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special ElectionThe state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
BART Workers Possibly Violated Rules For Posing With Campaign Signs In Maintenance YardsWith one week to go until a heated East Bay special election, a candidate who seeks to ban BART strikes is raising questions after some transit agency workers posed with signs backing his opponent on BART property.
East Bay State Senate Race Gets Dirty, Signs Vandalized, StolenAn already heated and expensive race for the State Senate in the East Bay has gotten dirty, with campaign signs for candidate Steve Glazer being vandalized. Meanwhile, supporters of opponent Susan Bonilla say their signs are being stolen.
California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special ElectionVoters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.
BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of DirectorsBART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November's election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.
Steve Glazer Fails To Stay In East Bay Assembly Dist. 16 RaceIn one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Democrat Steve Glazer failed to stay in the race for the East Bay’s 16th Assembly District leaving Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti set to challenge Republican attorney Catharine Baker, who kept a firm lead over all three her opponents, for the coveted seat in November.
Republican Baker Leads In East Bay Assembly Dist. 16; Sbranti Edging Glazer For 2nd SpotIn one of the highest-spending elections in the state, Republican Catharine Baker held a firm lead over three Democratic opponents for the East Bay 16th Assembly District race.
Campaign 2014 Special Report: Who’s Footing The Bill In Blitz Of Political Ads? In the days before next Tuesday’s California primary election, voters are being buried in direct mail, and bombarded in radio and television ads, but much of the campaign propaganda isn’t paid for by the candidates themselves.
Business, Labor Spend Millions In Battle For East Bay Assembly SeatThe battle lines are drawn in a hotly contested Assembly race in the East Bay. With less than one week, two powerful special interest groups are dividing Democrats.
Unions Spending Big To Defeat ‘Ban BART Strike’ Politician In State Assembly Run Last year’s Bay Area Rapid Transit strikes are a central issue in one Bay Area election this year, as State Assembly candidate Steve Glazer faces an unlikely opponent for democrats, organized labor.