Monthly Archives: February 2020

A matter of trust

Having written about the efforts to rip Measure A out of the City Charter and to strip the Open Government Commission of its enforcement powers, the Merry-Go-Round recently watched the videos of the Planning Board and Council meetings at which these … Continue reading

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Measure A (the other one)

“It is a priority of the Board of Education to increase employee salaries. . . .” Thus Alameda Unified School District Board member Mia Bonta declared on December 21, 2018, just 10 days after she was sworn in and immediately … Continue reading

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City Attorney called for interference

This being Super Bowl weekend, we give you the following case: Kansas City has the ball on the 49er 1-yard line.  It’s fourth down.  The Chiefs call a bootleg around right end, and Patrick Mahomes dives across the goal line. … Continue reading

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