OAKLAND -- With more than half the returns counted, BART's $1.05 billion seismic retrofit bond measure was lagging late last night in San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa counties. Updated Nov. 6, 1:30 am
BERKELEY -- A property tax initiative to bail out AC Transit was on the cusp of a remarkable victory tonight in a tight vote, with more than three-quarters of the ballots counted in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Updated: Nov 6, 1:20 am
OAKLAND -- Despite a few reports of glitches, Alameda County's new electronic voting system got good reviews from voters, election officials, and precinct workers in its debut on Tuesday. Updated Nov. 6, 1:10 am
ALAMEDA -- With more than half the city's precincts reporting, Councilwoman Beverly Johnson appears tonight to be the next mayor of Alameda, despite last minute accusations that a group of developers may have illegally contributed to her campaign. Updated: Nov. 6, 12:30 am
ALAMEDA -- With more than half the precincts reporting, Alameda voters appeared late last night to be approving local development Measures D and E, the dual initiatives devoted to the rezoning of the 22-acre land patch known as the Beltline. Updated Nov. 6, 12:20 am
EMERYVILLE -- When Barbara Rivers arrived at Emery High School to work the polls as she has done for the past four years, she expected a slow, uneventful day. She was in for a surprise. Updated Nov. 5, 11:55 pm
EMERYVILLE--If voters approve it on Tuesday, Proposition 49 could drop a bundle on this this tiny, financially struggling three-school district-- $50,000 next year for the elementary school and $75,000 for the middle and high schools. At first glance, that looks like a great deal, especially since the district's year-old mentoring program runs out of money in December.