Voter Issues 2016
Polling place observers may help discourage aggressive electioneering on Election Day, as long as they don’t interfere with the voting process.
On October 2, the Contra Costa Young Democrats hosted their 4th Annual DemOktoberfest barbecue—a casual ticketed fundraiser aimed at preparing the group for the final push toward November.
Residents at the Creekview Condominiums on the border of Richmond and El Sobrante are packing their belongings after receiving notices over the last two months that they must vacate the property.
Beverly Hills-based real estate developer PMI Properties cited moisture and mold in terminating leases for the 114 units. Residents, however, contend that the terminations are just in time for Richmond’s upcoming vote on rent control. If Measure L passes in November, landlords will have to pay a relocation fee to each resident evicted. At present, tenants just have to move on.