Category Archives: Alameda Point

Our next new fire station

Here we go again.

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Memo to the City Manager (Part II)

Twenty-two years ago last week, the U.S. Navy left Naval Air Station Alameda, and nearly 18,000 jobs went with it. Ever since, creating jobs to replace those lost – and generating new employment opportunities for Alameda residents and others – … Continue reading

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Cloudy vision for Site B

Monday night, our Council members will take a tour of the Enterprise District (or the portion thereof known as “Site B”) at Alameda Point. Afterwards, they’ll hold a meeting at the Ron Cowan WETA facility, aptly – but, under the … Continue reading

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Great expectations

During his successful campaign, Governor Gavin Newsom pledged that he would “lead the effort” to develop 3.5 million new housing units in California by 2025. After the election, State Senator Scott Wiener re-introduced a bill that, its proponents say, will … Continue reading

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Battle of Midway

Tonight, Council will hold a special meeting at which the four finalists vying to be selected to develop the “West Midway” site at Alameda Point will make presentations. Slideshows of proposed designs are banned.  Instead, expect to hear the presenters … Continue reading

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What we’ll get from John Knox White

It would be easy, if one was so inclined, to stick a label on Inner Ringleader and Council candidate John Knox White.  “Pro-development” and “anti-automobile” are two that come to mind.

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Unto the breach for Mr. Knox White

Maybe it’s because we just got back from Ashland, but every time we think of John Knox White and his nascent campaign for Council, a scene from Henry V flashes before our eyes.

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