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Water, water everywhere (and nowhere)

When we were reviewing the recently approved Climate Action and Resiliency Plan, the Merry-Go-Round discovered something that, at first glance, appeared rather startling: The CARP states that its recommended “adaptation” measures are based on the assumption that Alameda will experience … Continue reading

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The top 14 list

The Climate Action and Resiliency Plan adopted by Council on September 3 comes with a bonus:  It includes a map (with accompanying table) that purports to identify the 14 most “socially vulnerable” neighborhoods in the city.

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CARPe diem

Show of hands, please:  How many of you actually have read all 173 pages of the “Climate Action and Resiliency Plan” that Council approved last Tuesday? All right, Vice Mayor John Knox White, you can put your hand down. Anyone … Continue reading

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Urgent care needed

Those Alamedans who were hoping to find out when Alameda Hospital would begin accepting their health insurance again left Tuesday’s meeting of the Alameda Health Care District Board acutely – to use a medical term – disappointed.

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Editor’s Note: We intended to write today about Governor Brown’s “trailer bill” for “streamlining affordable housing approvals,” but the text of the bill keeps changing, so we’ve decided to wait for the final version, which is expected this week.   In … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Alameda Merry-Go-Round

First blog coming soon!

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