Editorial

Is Ranked-Choice Voting Good for Alameda?

May 19,2022

Elections in larger cities normally use a Primary Election to eliminate extra candidates so that just two candidates appear on the regular election ballot. The two candidates with the most votes run against each other.

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Helping Prevent Suicide

May 19,2022

You may be aware that the suicide rate is currently higher than the homicide rate in this country. I am aware that I have written about the increase in depression. Now this.

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Guerrilla Gardening With Neighbors

May 12,2022

About 10 years ago, my next-door neighbor and I were commiserating that we didn’t have enough sunny space in our yards to grow as many tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant as we could eat.

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Argument Against Measure B

May 12,2022

We oppose Measure B, the school bond measure, because its proponents are not being honest with the voters. The Alameda Unified School District claims, “By law, all funds must be spent in Alameda.” This is a deceptive statement.

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Reducing Transportation Emissions in Alameda

May 05,2022

The transportation sector makes up 70% of Alameda’s greenhouse gas emissions. We need to change how we get around if we are going to significantly reduce Alameda’s greenhouse gas emissions. Bicycling, walking, taking public transit or driving an electric vehicle are the way to go.

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ACI Trash Talk April 2022

Apr 21,2022

Have you heard of Senate Bill (SB) 1383? Otherwise known as California’s Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Act, SB 1383 became effective January 2022 statewide and in the City of Alameda. ALL residents and businesses in the City of Alameda must have organic waste collection services.

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