I try to understand and comprehend mass shootings at schools, movie theaters, homes, churches, community centers and businesses but I am not at all successful. What is it like to be in a room where someone is indiscriminately shooting people?
The Frank Bette Center’s wheels of organization and creativity have been spinning for months in preparation for their current annual holiday boutique. Lots of red and green and sparkle have transformed the center into an inviting showplace for gifts galore, ranging in price from $3 to $200.
From all of us at FAAS, we wish you a joyous holiday season.
Nearly all discussions of the housing crisis in Alameda seem to rest squarely on the slippery shoulders of ambiguity.
As a longtime Alameda resident and property owner, I’ve watched with great sadness what is happening in our community as the housing crisis worsens in the Bay Area. It is unfair to take advantage of market shifts by disrupting tenants, especially the disadvantaged and elderly.
From past experience I propose a possible solution to Alameda’s rent issue. With about 12 years on the rent review board in Vallejo, with two years as chairman, I know Vallejo’s ordinance could be used for renters and landlords in Alameda as it has been for properties in Vallejo.