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Slow boat to SF: As the spouse of a ferry rider who often hears about the dreaded “slow boat” the news about the new ferry boat will come with much celebration for our family’s ferry commuter. From SF Gate: The Hydrus, which can carry 400 passengers and 50 bikes, will go into service on the run between San Franc...
Money and Main Street: Lots on the City Council agenda tonight, the chances that they actually get to the Council Referrals tonight?  Slim to none.  So let’s quickly run through those.  Two Council Referrals are on generally the same topic Bird-safe buildings.  Referral 1 (Vella and Oddie) and Referral 2 (Spencer).  Fi...
Non-punitive discipline: Okay folks, more on the School District.  I know I typically don’t give the school side of the City government this much attention, but I think discussions about the schools will start to ramp up given that the District and the unions are both heading to the bargaining table and the items that ha...
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Alameda Municipal Power to Install Smart Meters: Alameda Municipal Power will install smart meters. (Alameda Municipal Power office – File Photo) As part of a larger electrical grid transformation effort, Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) plans to replace existing electric meters with smart meters. The program, called Energy inView, includes the m...
Council Referral Item for Acquiring Bay Farm Land to Complete Shoreline Park: Strip of land on edge of Harbor Bay Business Park. Alameda city council will consider a referral item from the Mayor on Tuesday, calling for a report on the feasibility of the city acquiring a small strip of land on Bay Farm Island to complete the shoreline park. The city has an option to acquir...
CalTrans Grants Extension for Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Funding: Trish Spencer, Dorothy Freeman, Amy Wooldridge, Jim Sweeney. (Courtesy photo) Yesterday, California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) commissioners granted a 3 month extension for funding for the Cross Alameda Trail through the Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. The commission received more tha...
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Alameda in History: The South Pacific Coast Railroad’s lost ferries:   Last month we met Charles Minturn and A. A. Cohen and leaned the roles their ferry boats played in our history. In this month’s story, we’ll ride the South Pacific Coast Railroad’s ferry boats — Newark, Garden City, Bay City and Encinal. We’ll also learn the interesting fates of two of ...
Running in the 'Meda: Big-league mishaps: I don't often write about the top levels of competitive running, since most of us are so far removed from it. It seems like something from another planet. But this past week in Beijing, the International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships have been going on. Many top track...
Council considers trio of development issues:   Alameda's City Council returns from a one-month break next Tuesday to consider a trio of development issues. The council will consider appeals of the Planning Board's approval of a 100-room hotel on Harbor Bay Parkway and also, final approvals for a 52-unit residential complex that will replac...
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Alameda Firefighters Say $43/hr is “Working Families” Wages: Then Mayor Elect Marie Gilmore with Alameda firefighters union president Jeff DelBono on election night, 2010, at Otaez restaurant. In an astounding display of elitism, and with great insult to the nationwide movement to institute a $15/hour minimum wage, Alameda firefighters union president and...
Alameda No on Measure B1 Mailer: Corporate out-of-town landlords, business parks, big box stores pay a lower tax rate with Measure B1 than residents and small business owners. This is the mailer that many Alameda residents received in their mailboxes on Friday, October 21. The school revenue lost due to the removal of the flat ...

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