Tag Archives: Tim Lewis

Delay of gain

Typically, residential development projects have been sold to skeptics in Alameda by emphasizing the “public benefits” they provide. For those who aren’t persuaded that the City needs more housing for the affluent (the pitch goes), just look at what else … Continue reading

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And in other news . . .

The scandal involving Council members Jim Oddie and Malia Vella has been dominating the local news recently, with the result that other stories have gone unreported. Here are a few of them:

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Give thanks, Ms. Spencer

The Merry-Go-Round hopes that Mayor-elect Trish Spencer saved something – say, a turkey gizzard – for Ron Cowan from her Thanksgiving dinner.  And maybe a soupçon of cranberry relish for Tim Lewis, too. Were it not for the two developers … Continue reading

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