Monthly Archives: January 2014

The saga of the EOC

You remember how, back in June 2012, Alamedans voted to increase their taxes in order to fund construction of, among other edifices, a new Emergency Operations Center and Fire Station No. 3? Well, if you don’t, you’re excused because Measure … Continue reading

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Taking the initiative at Neptune Point

How did things get so far out of hand? By now, a consensus has emerged that the 3.89 acres of “surplus” federal land known as Neptune Point ought to be used to expand the adjacent Crown Beach State Park, as … Continue reading

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An RFP for the WTC?

Now that the key planning documents for Alameda Point are nearly finished and subject only to final approval by the Planning Board and Council, the time may arrived to consider issuing a request for proposals for developing the “central hub” … Continue reading

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Shown the way by San Jose

If you just looked at the headlines, you might conclude that the recent decision by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge striking down portions of San Jose’s Measure B represented a triumph for the unions in their fight against … Continue reading

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