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Metropolitan Transportation Commission Awards City Grants for Alameda Point

The City of Alameda announced this week that it has secured two Metropolitan Transportation Commission grants, totaling $400,000, for planning new development for Alameda Point.

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No Response from Bonta’s Office on Schools Funding Question

18th Assembly District Representative Rob Bonta

Representatives from 18th Assembly District Representative Rob Bonta’s office have not yet responded to a schools funding question submitted to them earlier this week.

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Alameda City Council Approves Grocery Component for Alameda Landing

Safeway wants to join Target at Alameda Landing. (Action Alameda News)

By Erica Madison

“Lucky’s has a tendency to take customers for granted, but competition may make that tendency disappear,” Mayor Gilmore said at a recent City Council meeting.

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Redevelopment Successor Agency Board to Meet Tonight

City Hall West at Alameda Point. The former Naval Air Station Alameda represented a vast redevelopment project area created by the former Community Improvement Commission of the City of Alameda.

A City of Alameda body that has oversight of the winding down of the city’s redevelopment agency will meet tonight. Among the items on the […]

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California’s Job-Housing Plan Puts Financial Pressure on Alameda

By Erica Madison

On April 23, 2012, Planning Manager Andrew Thomas revealed a flaw in California’s new green plan for the Bay Area.

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Alameda Loses Redevelopment Agency

By Erica Madison

Just three days before the New Year, the California Supreme Court handed down a ruling that dissolved Alameda City’s Community Improvement Commission as well as 400 other redevelopment agencies in California.

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California Supreme Court Says State Can Ax Redevelopment Agencies

In a ruling released today, the California Supreme Court has ruled that the State of California can legally abolish local redevelopment agencies. Earlier this year, the State introduced legislation to do just that, to preserve funding for the K-12 schools, and the California Redevelopment Association sued.

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Redevelopment Agency Annual Report on City Council Agenda Tonight

Alameda City Council will receive an annual report on the city’s redevelopment agency tonight at a special joint meeting of Alameda City Council and the Community Improvement Commission.

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Gallagher and Burk Inc. Finish Capital Improvement Work in Alameda City

By Erica Madison

In March and April of 2011, Gallagher and Burk Inc. were contracted by the Public Works Department to perform capital improvements to Otis Drive, Park Avenue, and Robert Davey Jr. Drive.

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On July 13th Alameda Residents are Invited to Woo Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

By Erica Madison

“We want everyone on their best behavior,” laughed Planning Services Manager Andrew Thomas, at Monday’s Planning Board meeting.

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