Oakland City Council 2020 Race: Union Committee To Replace Lynette Gibson McElhaney With Carroll Fife, Kaplan, Formed

 The 2020 Oakland City Council race gets stranger and stranger as documents show (it’s always “documents show”, huh) that the Alameda Labor Council and the AFL-CIO have formed a … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Gets CA AD15 Endorsement By Courage Campaign, Oakland Post, El Mundo

The 1.4 million member Courage Campaign announced its endorsement for Jovanka Beckles for AD 15. Eddie Kurtz, Executive Director of the California-based Courage Campaign, stated: “Now more than ever, California … Read More

Buffy Wicks Campaign Statement On Jovanka Beckles And Outside Spending

Berkeley, CA.- Today Jovanka Beckles issued a press release regarding contributions made on her behalf by the California African American PAC, an outside independent expenditure campaign. Chevron, Tesla, Disney, the … Read More

Jovanka Beckles CA AD15 Candidate, Rejects New PAC Spending, Calls On Buffy Wicks To Do So

Candidate for Assembly District 15 Jovanka Beckles today stated: “I was disturbed to learn this week that an independent expenditure committee supporting me, called the California African American PAC, is … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Gets Dem Party Activist Kimberly Ellis Endorsement For CA AD15

Today leading California Democratic Party Activist Kimberly Ellis issued a long statement endorsing Jovanka Beckles’ candidacy to represent Assembly District 15 in Sacramento. Her conclusion is “I’m voting for Jovanka … Read More

Campaign Of Buffy Wicks For Assembly Asks Jovanka Beckles To Denounce Harassment Of Wicks’ Supporters

Berkeley, CA. – Last night, Assembly candidates Buffy Wicks and Jovanka Beckles participated in The League of Women Voters AD15 candidate forum at Berkeley Community Theater. After the forum, a … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Gets Endorement Of Path-Breaking Author, Newspaper, Union, Democratic Clubs, And Chamber of Commerce For CA AD15

Jovanka Beckles’s endorsements to represent Assembly District 15 continue to astound! In the last week, she received endorsements from: $ Author and environmental pioneer Frances Moore Lappé; $ LGBTQ-oriented Bay … Read More

Danny Glover, Adonal Foyle, Nina Turner, Jovanka Beckles Rally Saturday Sept. 22

Calling them our Four Warriors for the People, the Jovanka Campaign announced today that Actor-Activist Danny Glover, former Golden State Warrior and founder of Democracy Matters Adonal Foyle, Our Revolution … Read More

Buffy Wicks Campaign Sets Up Dirty Tricks Disability Forum Organizers Shut Down Attempted Disruption

Toward the end of the policy forum on disability issues at the East Bay Regional Center in San Leandro on Tuesday, Sept. 18, an individual with a personal grudge began … Read More

Democratic Socialists Launch “Buffy Wicks Dot Money” Website Attacking Buffy Wicks Fundraising

“Buffy Wicks Dot Money” is a website The East Bay Democratic Socialists of America announced in a press release sent to Zennie62Media in the early morning hours of September 17th. … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Gets New Endorsements: Labor, Local Activist, Technical Worker, Environmental Organization

Jovanka Beckles for State Assembly District 15 announces new endorsements. “I’m starting to blush, or maybe get a lump in my throat in gratitude,” says Jovanka Beckles, “because I’m so … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Sweeps East Bay Environmental Endorsements And Marches In Solidarity!

Another environmental endorsement! I am beyond gratified that 350 Bay Area Action has joined today with seven local and statewide environmental action organizations to endorse my campaign to represent Assembly … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Concerned About “Bail Reform” Bill, Senate Bill 10

RICHMOND – Richmond City Councilmember and candidate for California’s 15th Assembly District Jovanka Beckles expressed serious concerns Wednesday about Senate Bill 10, the “bail reform” bill, echoing the issues raised … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Says Stop That Oil And Gas Drilling, Governor Jerry Brown!

Jovanka Beckles, Richmond City Council member and candidate for AD 15, will join other local elected officials at a press conference Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10:30 a.m. on the steps … Read More

Jovanka Beckles Condemns Uber And Lyft Bid To Over-Turn State Court Decision Protecting Drivers

Jovanka Beckles, Richmond city councilmember and candidate for the California state Assembly in District 15, has strongly condemned lobbying by gig economy firms aimed at overturning new legal protections for … Read More

California AD 15 Race Update: Jovanka Beckles Lands Unions, Elected Officials, Activists Endorsements

Jovanka Beckles, the Richmond City Councilmember running against Buffy Wicks for the California Assembly District 15 Seat, continues to send Zennie62Media email press releases. Meanwhile, we have not received any … Read More

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