Info

East Bay Insiders

East Bay political discourse will never be the same! Political reporter Steve Tavares and Alameda County insider Shawn Wilson provide insights, dish the scoop, while also detailing the lighter side of Alameda County, state, and national political scene.
RSS Feed
East Bay Insiders
2021
November
October
September
August
July
June
February
January


2020
December
November
August
July
May
April
March
February
January


2019
December
November
October
June
May
April
March


2018
December
November
October
September
August


2017
January


2016
November
June
May
April
March
February


2015
December
November
October
September
August


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: 2017
Jan 6, 2017

Fremont needs to appoint a new council member following the surprising election of Lily Mei as mayor. One candidate for the appointment is Roman Reed, a Fremont planning commissioner with one of the most interesting back stories you will ever hear.

Reed sat down with me to discuss her plans for Fremont, along with his passion for finding cures for cancer, paralysis and other ailments that might one day be found using stem cells. He subsequently found the Roman Reed Foundation.

In 1994, Reed was paralyzed while playing football for Chabot College. As the school newspaper's sports editor, I witnessed Reed's injury and covered that fateful game. 

1