CONGRESS | 15TH DISTRICT | Was it too soon? Last week, the 15th Congressional District's social media maven, Rep. Eric Swalwell, tweeted photos of his visit to Hayward's bus manufacturer Gillig. The company also builds buses for AC Transit.
However, it won't building buses in Hayward for much longer.
Earlier this year, Gillig jilted Hayward for better digs and an expansion in Livermore (still within the 15th District).
The parting of ways was less than amicable if you ask officials in Hayward, who felt the company decided to move on without giving City Hall a chance to make their case.
Visited @GilligBuses in Hayward. GILLIG makes clean, electric AC Transit buses serving the East Bay. #MadeinAmerica pic.twitter.com/TIHXYpbmUx
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) March 20, 2015