Applications for the open seat on the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) are due this Friday, March 24 by 5 p.m. Supervisor Miley will select a successor to Janet Everson who resigned her seat earlier this year. Everson was originally appointed to the MAC in May 2015 to complete the remainder of a previous appointee’s term. She […]
A skeptical Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) discussed an update to the Alameda County General Code on Monday that would increase the number of medical marijuana dispensaries allowed in the unincorporated areas of Alameda County from three to six, reduce the buffer zones around dispensaries, and refer to it as “cannabis” rather than “marijuana.” This […]
Supervisor Nate Miley has recommended the appointment of Linda Tangren, former member of the Castro Valley Unified Board of Education and the Chabot–Las Positas Community College District Board of Trustees, to the Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council (MAC). The Alameda County Board of Supervisors will take up her appointment at the Board of Supervisors meeting on […]
BikeWalkCV is proud to announce that three of our sidewalk grants are recommended for approval by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) in regional level of funding through the Active Transportation Program (ATP): Anita Avenue – from Castro Valley Blvd. to Somerset Ave. Stanton Avenue – from Castro Valley Blvd. to Miramar Ave. Center Street – from Heyer […]
Back in 2012, as I passionately argued for an incorporated Castro Valley before a packed audience at the “Great Castro Valley Debate,” I had to concede that despite my dream for Castro Valley home rule, achieving municipal independence for our community was unlikely…all because of something called the “Vehicle License Fee (VLF).” I had only just […]
The notion of a “Qualified Write-In Candidate” is awkward – it’s not an intuitive concept. I suspect that few California voters know about it.