Monthly Archives: August 2013

Show her the money

As the clock ticked toward midnight on August 20 and the City’s consultant finished his presentation on the master infrastructure plan for Alameda Point, Planning Board chair David Burton called on Board members for questions.  Dania Alvarez-Morroni, a recent appointee, … Continue reading

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Through a glass diffusely

(Originally published in the Alameda Sun August 15, 2013) These days, Alameda’s political leaders are fond of justifying their decisions in legal terms:  We had no other choice to act as we did, they say, because the law requires (or … Continue reading

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Parroting the party line

Last week the Alameda Sun published a letter sent to residents defending the City’s involvement in turning the beachfront property at Neptune Point over to a housing developer rather than to the East Bay Regional Park District (“EBRPD”).  Re-zoning the … Continue reading

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