Tag Archives: Rent Stabilization Act

Buy one, get one free

As former Councilman Tony Daysog (among many others) is fond of saying, “Elections have consequences.” The latest case in point in Alameda involves Mr. Daysog himself. Now that our elected officials are taking their August recess, the Merry-Go-Round decided to … Continue reading

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The landlords’ one-two punch

Contrary to what you may have heard or read, Alameda landlords and their allies actually are mounting a two-pronged campaign to overturn Council’s recent 3-2 decision to prohibit so-called “no-cause” evictions.

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Identity crisis

It is tempting to see nothing more than political expediency behind the votes by Council members Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft and Jim Oddie to amend the City’s “rent stabilization” ordinance – passed by Council last March and ratified by the voters … Continue reading

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Mail call

Pity the poor postal workers who’ve had to sort and deliver the plethora of political mailers to Alameda households this election season. But take heart, Alamedans.  You don’t have to read ’em all.  Today, the Merry-Go-Round offers a rule of … Continue reading

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See you in court!

If Council passes the resolution to place a measure “confirming” the Rent Stabilization Act on the November ballot, it will have taken the first step toward ending up where the Council members invariably swear they never want to go:  in … Continue reading

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