In a letter to the editor (above) published in the April 23, 2014 edition of The Castro Valley Forum, Marc Crawford, Chair of the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC), accused Castro Valley Matters volunteers of vandalism and anonymous online attacks against him and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley. When a public official makes unsubstantiated […]
Prepared by Peter Rosen, Michael Kusiak, Scott San Filippo and Castro Valley Matters March 11, 2014 Castro Valley Town Square Overview At the February 4, 2014 Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) meeting, the MAC passed a motion requesting that the Castro Valley Town Square proponents gather more data about a proposed town square/plaza at […]
Thank you to the Hayward Area Historical Society for providing this content. Despite the name of the organization, the Society also covers the history of Castro Valley. You should check ’em out today! In several issues of the Castro Valley Forum it states that Daughtrey’s has been in Castro Valley since 1948. This is false; […]
Counties and cities do many things to improve the quality of life for everyone in California. Each one of California’s 38 million residents lives within the boundaries of one of the state’s 58 counties. Over 31 million people – more than 80 percent – live in one of California’s 478 cities Counties and cities share […]
County Administrator, Susan S. Muranishi invites us to read her “budget message that highlights the financial and policy issues contained in the budget that was submitted to the Board of Supervisors for their approval. In addition, you will find the fiscal year 2013-2014 budget details as adopted by the Board of Supervisors.” She goes on to […]
This is the future home of the downtown Castro Valley Central Business District Specific Plan. Hopefully it’ll be in full HTML so that we become the destination for people seeking input on what the rules are.
One of the best ways to introduce people to governance is through crisis. A perfect example of this was “Sign Gate 2013.” Remember that? The forced removal of the Blvd. Burger sign caused quite a stir in Castro Valley. But what does this controversy say about local governance in Castro Valley? Alameda County Planners ordered […]