Vinnie Opposes Sale of Coliseum Land to the A’s

Mount Davis on the top of the Oakland Coliseum I was very disappointed to see that Alameda County is moving forward with the sale of their half of the 155 acre Coliseum complex to the A’s. The City of Oakland has indicated that it will do the same with its half...

Vinnie Supports Kaiser Workers

I was proud to attend the rally in Oakland yesterday in support of the Kaiser employees of SEIU-UHW. Kaiser can afford to treat their workers well and needs to bargain in good faith with them. Kaiser made $5.2 billion in profit in the first six months of 2019 and has...

More Precinct Walking

Had a great turnout today for our precinct walking. The more I talk with voters the more I’m convinced we have a winning message. We’ve only been in Fremont so far but we will be getting out to Dublin and Livermore very soon. I was at an event for the...

Fremont Receives Bronze Award for Bike Safety

Helpful sign in Burlingame I’m glad to announce that Fremont was recently given a bronze award by the League of American Bicyclists for our dedication to making Fremont a ‘safe, comfortable and convenient place for people to bike’. This is a big deal...

Remembering my Dad on Father’s Day

Proudly remembering my father today. He ran the Sanitary District in Chicago in the 60’s. He encountered corruption throughout the organization. His attempts to root out the corruption led to an attempt on his life. Even after finding three sticks of dynamite in...

Haggerty Announces He’s Retiring

This is big news and I think good news for me. Going up against a sitting incumbent is a difficult task. This somewhat levels the playing field for all that want to run. I say ‘somewhat’ because there is still an entrenched political establishment that is...

Restoration Authority Approves New Projects

Last Friday at the meeting of the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority I was glad to vote for two of the five projects recommended by staff. (The other three will be voted on soon.) The biggest project was $57 million over five years for a restoration project near...

First Walking Campaign

We’ll be campaigning again this weekend. Vinnie has an event to go to on Saturday so we’ll start later then. Saturday, 3 pm. – Precinct walking – Meet at Vinnie’s house. Sunday, 11 am. – Precinct walking – Meet at...

Fremont Sponsors the Fourth of July Parade

Was glad to see that my referral to have the City support the Fremont Fourth of July Parade successfully passed. We had two options. One was to simply not charge the Fourth of July parade for some of the police and other city services that are used by the parade. The...