Tag Archives: Amy Wooldridge

Out of bounds

It was what, in some circles, they’d call a “no-brainer”:  Having nearly finished its makeover of the Jack Clark South Course at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, Greenway Golf proposed to spend millions of dollars of its own money to … Continue reading

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Alameda’s favorite Uncle

The Merry-Go-Round knows better than to interject ourselves into the debate over the best way to protect the City of Alameda and its residents from Donald Trump and the Republican party. We’re confident that our Council members will pass a … Continue reading

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Putting our money where their mouths are

Back in June, gloating over a projected $30.8 million balance in the General Fund as of the end of this fiscal year, Council instructed staff to come up with a list of recommendations about how to “allocate” – i.e., spend … Continue reading

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The Chen Identity

So what has Councilman Stewart Chen, D.C., accomplished during the 18 or so months since he squeaked onto Council as the third highest vote-getter in November 2012? If you look at the list of achievements the Councilman has posted on … Continue reading

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Public Scrutiny Is Not an Annoyance

Originally published in the Alameda Sun May 23, 2013 City officials never have relished public participation in the budget-making process.  Mayor Marie Gilmore often mocks the lack of attendance at budget workshops – this year, she didn’t even show up … Continue reading

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