It’s About Dignity

Jan 19,2017


As an Alameda Meals on Wheels on-call volunteer, I never know where I’ll be delivering until the phone rings. 

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Eric J. Kos  You have to look closely to see my name, but that’s my passport for my trip to Italy, already in hand, thanks to service I received from the City of Alameda.

Stunning Service from City Hall

Jan 12,2017


For those who may have missed my earlier story, (“Residents May Apply for Passports at City Hall,” Dec. 22) I reported on the city’s new passport application and renewal service via the City Clerk’s Office.

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Storing Energy as Heat is Feasible

Jan 05,2017


In October 2014, the State of California required local publicly owned utilities to report the feasibility of energy storage in their districts. They all told the state that they could not identify any feasible way.

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Election Results Causing Sleepless Nights, Shame

Dec 22,2016


I have hardly slept since King Trump was elected President. Every time I hear about another bizarre tweet or another frightening appointee, I worry a little more about the future of our country. I am a proud Alamedan but for the first time in my life, I am ashamed to be an American.

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