Monthly Archives: October 2021

Measure A: tell it goodbye?

If Council makes all of the zoning changes proposed by the draft Housing Element presented to the Planning Board last Monday, Alamedans won’t need two hands to be able to count the number of areas in the city that remain … Continue reading

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The new new thing in pensions

Ever since we can remember (in our case, that’s 2012), the City has been struggling to find ways to ensure that it will be able to pay its retired employees the pensions it promised them. The problem is simple:  As … Continue reading

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The City and the homeless

Those of our readers who follow homeless issues undoubtedly have read the stories about state and local governmental agencies conducting “cleanups” of homeless encampments that have sprung up on the streets of Bay Area cities. For example, this March the … Continue reading

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