Tag Archives: Ben Kim

What’s on the tape

Fans of the long-running political farce, “The Bully and His Henchmen,” got the opportunity this week to listen to both the national and the local editions of the show.

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The Jenkins report

However eagerly anticipated it may have been, the report prepared by public-agency lawyer Michael Jenkins can’t be seen as telling the whole story about the involvement of our local politicians and the Alameda firefighters’ union in the selection of the … Continue reading

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United they stand

Some time very soon – we predict – a flyer will arrive on Alamedans’ doorsteps or in their mailboxes endorsing candidates for Council, Auditor, Treasurer, and School Board. It will be printed on glossy paper.  It will be well-designed and … Continue reading

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