Council candidates rally for seats

Boosted by an emboldened group of progressives and activists, Hayward’s sprawling 13-candidate race for four seats on the City Council could be a once-in-a-generation reconfiguration of its political power structure. This November’s field of 13 candidates includes three incumbents and a field of newcomers baptized by Hayward’s dramatic push to the left stoked over the past two years by progressive Councilmember Aisha Wahab and an energized coalition of young Latinx residents, affordable-housing advocates and police-accountability activists.…


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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