Chen has neither been further disciplined by the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners; nor has he suffered any further arrests or convictions.

The assertion in the editor’s note in rebuttal to Stewart Chen’s explanation about his conviction for conduct that happened more than 20 years ago ("Chen responds," Feb. 20) that "such conduct should not be shrugged off or taken lightly" is incorrect in fact and in law.

Councilman Tony Daysog has announced he’s considering a run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives about to be vacated in Contra Costa County.

Daysog, a former city of Alameda vice mayor, looks to step in as veteran democratic Rep. George Miller retires after his term ends in January 2015. Daysog’s plans were announced in an email last Friday.

City Councilman Stewart Chen’s official biography offers the storybook journey of a man who emigrated from the Philippines as a teen and made his way onto the Alameda City Council, dedicating his time to a long list of Alameda and Oakland community organizations over more than a decade and, for a quarter century, to his work as a chiropractor.