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Alameda City Council Accused of Secret “Plan B” Meetings

By Erica Madison

“We need a public process that includes workshops and public forums that allows the community to participate in developing a vision for Alameda Point. But I don’t believe we have capital or leadership to pull this off.”

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Alameda Landing Project Causes Confusion

Alameda Landing project is an approved redevelopment agreement between Community Improvement Commission (CIC) and Palmtree Acquisition Corporation (PAC). In December 2005, PAC was hired to transform part of the Fleet Industrial Supply Center, into 400,000 square feet of office space and 300,000 square feet of retail space. This redevelopment will also include a public waterfront park. [...]

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Alameda City Council member is Disappointed with Bay Farm Island Library Upgrade

By Erica Madison

“Bay farm Island Library is half the size of what it needs , to be of service to the community”, said architectural consultant Chris Noll.

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Alameda City Council Members Express Mixed Views on Encinal Zoning Application

By Erica Madison

“I’m not one for stealing”, said Council member Matarrese at a Dec. 1, 2009, City Council meeting.

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Alameda’s St. Joseph Community Seeks 15 year Development Extension

By Erica Madison

On Nov.23, 2009, Planning Staff member Laura Aiello asked the Planning Board members to grant the longest planning extension in history of Alameda.

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Alameda Planning Board Approves St. Joseph Amendment Despite Citizens Concerns

By Erica Madison

“I am not anti-education”, said Nancy Pyle, at Monday night’s Planning Board meeting. Pyle, who lives in the St. Joseph neighborhood, was in opposition to the continuation of the St. Joseph master plan.

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Alameda’s Planning Board Members are Recused from Monday Night meeting

By Erica Madison

On Nov. 23, 2009, Planning Board members Cook and Cunningham, recused themselves from a two hour long meeting.

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A Boys and Girls Club May be More than Alameda City Council Bargained For

By Erica Madison

Two weeks ago City Council members were happy to entertain the idea of a Boys and Girls Club. Unfortunately this was before they realized the City of Alameda would share a 25-year responsibility.

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Alameda Boys and Girls Club $2 Million Request Sparks a Debate Amongst Citizens

By Erica Madison

On Tuesday 1, 2009, the Alameda Boys and Girls Club asked City Council members to divert $2 Million from a park grant known as Measure WW.

Measure WW was passed by the citizens of Alameda in November of 2008. The Measure awarded the city a grant for $3.46 million, which is funded [...]

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1913 Sherman St. Finally Becomes A Part Of The Neighborhood

By Erica Madison

After a month of discussions between the city and the property owners, 1913 Sherman Street will finally become rezoned as a two-family residence district.

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