Monthly Archives: August 2015

Give ’em Hil’!

Last week, the Merry-Go-Round imagined what it would be like if Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump brought his campaign to Alameda.  But we realized that, even if he stays in the race for the long haul, The Donald is unlikely … Continue reading

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The Donald comes to Alameda

Maybe the Merry-Go-Round has been watching too many cable news shows, but we started to wonder:  What if the leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination brought his unique approach to public policy to Alameda?  It might go something like … Continue reading

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A trifecta for the unions

Labor Day came early for Alameda’s eminences of organized labor – or, should we say, champions of working families – last week when one of their number, former Alameda teachers’ union president Gray Harris, became the third union leader appointed … Continue reading

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