Bay Area / California

Election Prediction: Newsom Recall Loses Big

Posted September 14, 2021 by

Labor Combines Old and New to Defeat Newsom Recall When the votes are counted tonight it will confirm that California’s labor movement led a remarkable grassroots campaign to defeat the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom Faced with early polls showing
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Will CA End Exclusionary Zoning?

Posted August 24, 2021 by

CA Progressives Split Over SB9 and SB10 As Californians focus on the Newsom recall, COVID, and wildfires, the state’s worst in the nation housing crisis persists. Yet one of the two big remaining bills to boost housing production—SB9 — faces
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Newsom vs. Elder: Who Will California Choose?

Posted August 10, 2021 by

Will CA Follow Florida and Texas on COVID? My story last week —- “Don’t Let the Insurrectionists Win: Urgent Action Needed to Defeat Newsom Recall”— coincided with others raising alarms over California’s September 14 recall election. Voters are realizing it’s
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Oakland’s Best City Council Ever?

Posted July 27, 2021 by

Oakland Becomes National Model on Stadiums, Police Reform When people discuss the nation’s best city councils, Oakland has not traditionally shown up on their bingo cards. Prior Oakland City Councils had a member who assaulted a former Black Panther leader
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