Editorial

Eric J. Kos -- The draft Housing Element will provide the roadmap for new housing units in Alameda over the next eight years.

Approving the Housing Element is the Right Thing to do

Nov 02,2022

On November 15, 2022, the Alameda City Council will make a decision on Alameda’s draft Housing Element and associated zoning amendments. State law requires that the City Council adopt a housing plan that meets the regional need for housing and affirmatively furthers fair housing.

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A Glimpse of Hollywood

Oct 27,2022

In 1972 my family went to see the Poseidon Adventure at the Alameda Theatre when I was eight years old. It was thrilling, scary, and powerful; the movie was too!

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Cars and Power Grid

Oct 27,2022

As Alameda transitions to carbon neutrality, the true cost of an “all-green” grid is hidden by clever accounting and green language.

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Angry at the Active Transportation Plan

Oct 20,2022

When does the city exceed its authority to make choices that are not chosen by its citizens? Three of five city councilmembers advocate for pro-bicycle and pro-pedestrian positions and authorized city staff to embark on a plan to prioritize bicycle and pedestrian wishes.

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October is a Busy Month in Alameda!

Oct 06,2022

Showing our Pride! Join Alameda’s LGBTQ+ community, friends, and allies to celebrate the inaugural “Pride in the Park.” Enjoy family-friendly activities for all ages, food trucks, and entertainment. Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 to 5 p.m., Chochenyo Park, 2430 Encinal Ave.

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Transitioning Alameda to Clean Transportation

Sep 29,2022

This year, as we head into Public Power Week, a nationwide celebration of the benefits of public power, I want to take a moment to highlight Alameda Municipal Power’s commitment to not only providing clean, reliable, low-cost energy to all Alamedans, but also to emphasize our commitment to addres

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John Platt -- Rudy the Dog

Farewell

Sep 24,2022

I have put up with a lot from the Old Man, but this time he really did it and the Old Lady is in on it too. We’re moving! The Old People are selling my house and backyard.

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This Year’s Focus Areas

Sep 23,2022

Superintendent Scuderi details programmatic and operational areas of focus for 2022-23.

AUSD Community:
Appreciations all around for the start of the school year and for our many staff members and students who worked through the intense temperatures of last week’s heat wave.

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