Editorial

M1? L1? Let’s Vote ‘No’ on Both

Oct 06,2016

 

We can vote “no” on rent measures and work toward a fairer rent ordinance. We can lobby to remove the relocation fees from the currently operating Ordinance 3148. Only then will we have more equitable rent control for both landlords and tenants.

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Jennifer Roloff   Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos after their recent Webster Street walk with the Alameda Walks program. From the two of us to all of you, thanks for reading!

Happy Anniversary

Sep 29,2016

 

This page gives me the opportunity to share with Alameda “The State of the Sun” each year and it’s truly one of the more enjoyable things I write all year. Luckily, it tends to be a good news page. I am in the unique position to spin things that way. 

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Measure B1: Unfair, Unlawful, Unnecessary

Sep 29,2016

 

As the person who originated the concept of square footage taxation in 1980, I am writing to urge voters to oppose the Alameda Unified School District’s Measure B1 on the November ballot.

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Letter Writers Need Reassurance on M1

Sep 29,2016

 

Well, the Sept. 22 letters to the Alameda Sun were certainly full of fear. I would like an opportunity to reassure the letter writers, and correct some misconceptions about Measure M1.

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City Must Deal with Homelessness Now

Sep 22,2016

 

It’s good to see the city creating an action plan to find services and shelter for the homeless who have taken up residence in the soon-to-be-built Jean Sweeney Park. But let’s not forget about those living in the encampment at the foot of the Fruitvale Bridge.

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