April 22, 2013

State Senator Ellen Corbett and San Leandro Mayor Cassidy Address League of Women Voters

On April 19, 2013, the Eden Area League of Women Voters held an event to meet your local elected officials. Elected officials ranging from Congressional Representative Eric Swalwell to Chabot-Las Positas Community College Trustee Marshall Mitzman nearly outnumbered the members of the public at the event.

From San Leandro, Mayor Stephen Cassidy, Vice Mayor Michael Gregory, and Councilmembers Pauline Cutter, Diana Souza, and Jim Prola represented the City Council, which had been invited to the event by former San Leandro Mayor Shelia Young, who spoke during public comments at City Council meeting earlier this month. School Board President Diana Prola and Mike Katz-Lacabe (me) represented the San Leandro Unified School District and School Board Trustee Penny Peck was on hand from the San Lorenzo Unified School District.

The League of Women Voters honored State Senator and former San Leandro Mayor Ellen Corbett for her years of service. Cornett then addressed the audience as shown in the following video:

Each group of elected officials was asked to talk about on the group's goals for 2013. Mayor Cassidy spoke on behalf of San Leandro city officials and can be seen below:

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