Monthly Archives: May 2016

The real housing shortage

In our last column, we discussed how more new housing units are expected to be built in Alameda during the next seven years than the regional planners have determined the City needs. Today, we’ll look at what – for us … Continue reading

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Just what we need: more market-rate housing!

Monday night, the Planning Board will hear about two new residential development proposals that, if they’re approved and implemented in the next seven years, will end up increasing by 50 per cent the number of new housing units built in … Continue reading

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Our presidential poll; plus: Not in their neighborhood

When the Merry-Go-Round read this week that such luminaries as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and our own long-time Congresswoman, Barbara Lee, had remained neutral thus far in the Democratic presidential campaign, we wondered: Would Alameda’s own elected officials be as … Continue reading

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