News & Announcements

Second Community Meeting to Establish Sheriff Oversight

Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson invites you to attend a virtual community engagement meeting to provide feedback on the potential establishment of a Community Sheriff's Oversight Board and/or an Office of the Inspector General. The first round of community...

Holiday Greetings from Supervisor Carson

This holiday season is looking to be a much brighter one than last year, thanks in large part to our collective effort to protect the health and well-being of our community by getting vaccinated and masking up. Once again, we are planning in-person gatherings,...

Statement on Confirmed Outbreak of Cases of the Omicron Variant

Effective, quick work by health care providers and public health case investigators identified five mildly symptomatic COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant among Alameda County residents. These cases are among 12 local COVID-19 cases, to date, linked to a...

2021 Virtual Holiday Party & Food Drive

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, State Senator Nancy Skinner, Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, Assemblymember Mia Bonta, and Supervisor Keith Carson invite you to celebrate the season and give back to the community at the East Bay Virtual Holiday Party & Food Drive....

Community Meeting to Establish Sheriff Oversight

Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson invites you to attend a virtual community engagement meeting to provide feedback on the potential establishment of a Community Sheriff's Oversight Board and/or an Office of the Inspector General. MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2021 6:00 PM...

Thanksgiving Meal Resources

Thanksgiving is almost here! If you or someone you know is in need of groceries or a warm meal, my office has put together a list of a few places in and around District 5 that are hosting turkey giveaways or to-go meals, starting this week. We will update the list as...

Remembering Wilma Chan

I am still in shock about the loss of my friend, Supervisor Wilma Chan, but I wanted to share some thoughts. I have personally known Wilma since early 1980, a time in which the both of us were politically active, along with a number of young people working towards...

Children 5-11 Years-Old are Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Yesterday, the CDC recommended the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children, ages 5 to 11. Both the FDA and the CDC agree that this COVID-19 vaccine can be safely administered to children to prevent severe illness and death. The vaccine was shown to have a 90.9 percent...

TRUTH Act Community Forum

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 2:00 PM, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will hold a public community forum to provide information and to receive public comment about access to individuals that has been provided to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

East Bay Doctors Make Urgent Plea to Get Vaccinated

Over four hundred East Bay doctors have signed a letter pleading with the community to get vaccinated against COVID-19.  If you or someone you know and love has still not gotten vaccinated, please read this letter. Doctors want you to know that vaccines are well...

Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire This Weekend

As you may be aware, most federal unemployment benefit programs that were made available during the COVID-19 pandemic are set to end this weekend, including Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency, Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), the $300 Federal...

New Health Orders Requiring Use of Face Coverings Indoors

Vaccination continues to protect against severe COVID-19 illness, but with the COVID-19 Delta variant now infecting a small percentage of vaccinated people as well as many unvaccinated people, eight Bay Area health officers have issued Health Orders requiring masks...