Monthly Archives: February 2018

Autopsy report

The infrastructure bond proposal presented to Council last Tuesday earned a distinction unique in the term of the current Council:  it was the first major issue on which Mayor Trish Spencer found herself on the same side as both of … Continue reading

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They’re there in Oakland

For more than a while now, the Merry-Go-Round has been listening as the developers of Site A at Alameda Point and the Del Monte warehouse try to explain why their projects have not broken ground, more than two years after … Continue reading

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Thousands for defense. . .

The same forces – primarily, labor unions and Democratic party stalwarts – that paid to get Malia Vella and Jim Oddie elected to Council now are financing their defense against the charge that they attempted, in violation of the City … Continue reading

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