Monthly Archives: September 2016

Just who do these Council members think they are?

Boy, the Inner Ring really doesn’t like it when one of our elected Council members dares to dispute a determination made by the appointed Planning Board about a proposed development project. At a minimum, the offender must have her wings … Continue reading

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On the (northern) waterfront

For the Council elected in 2012, the major housing/development issue was Alameda Point. For the Council elected in 2014, it was the “rental crisis.” For the Council to be elected this November, it’s likely to be the northern waterfront.

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Stand up and be counted

The initiative sponsored by the Alameda Renters Coalition to amend the City Charter to restrict rent increases and prohibit “no-cause” evictions is still seeking a champion among the candidates running for Council.

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