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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.
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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 27, 2019

Anybody know why East Bay Rep. Eric Swalwell is running for president? Those who do, care to guess why the first three weeks of his campaign has been so bad? Over 10,000 people in Alameda voted against homeless seniors earlier this month in a special election, and brief tribute to former San Leandro Mayor Tony Santos, who passed away last week.

Apr 4, 2019

Alameda voters head to the polls April 9 for a two-ballot measure special election pitting NIMBYs versus advocates of a homeless wellness center on McKay Avenue near Crab Cove.

Alameda Vice Mayor John Knox White joins the program to discuss the controversial special election.

We also chat about the Alameda City Council's actions April 2, prescribing a large number of rent protections potentially coming in the next few months.

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