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City, School District, Collaborate On Use Of PEG Funds

The City of Alameda and the local school district are collaborating to put to work funds for public access television. (Google Street View)

The City of Alameda and the local school district are collaborating to put to work funds for public access television. (Google Street View)

There are few, if any, details on precisely how the money will be spent, but the City of Alameda and the Alameda Unified School District are collaborating on how to put to work accumulated funds intended for public access to television broadcasting and facilities.
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District Board To Get Back To School Report

Earlier this week the Alameda Unified School District announced a tentative contract agreement with the union representing office, technical workers and paraprofessionals.

Total Alameda Unified School District enrollment is up slightly this year, based on projections. (File Photo)

Total enrollment in local schools is projected up slightly, to 9,436 students, based on a back-to-school presentation for the Alameda Unified School District governing board.
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Rent Control And The Consumer Price Index

Action Alameda News received a copy of this opinion piece from Ed Hirshberg, a property owner and landlord in Alameda…

What’s CPI got to do with it?
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Alameda Municipal Power Declares Solar Program A Success

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Alameda Municipal Power has fully committed $4.2 million solar projects. (Alameda Municipal Power office – File Photo)

Alameda Municipal Power declared this week its solar rebate program a success, committing the final dollars of a $4.2 million fund.
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Outside Money In Rent Control Election Campaign

Action Alameda News received a copy of this opinion piece from Eric Strimling of the Alameda Renters Coalition…

Here comes the outside money…
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Rebuttal Arguments On Alameda Renters Coalition Rent Control Measure

Rebuttal arguments for and against a strict rent control November ballot measure have been submitted to the city clerk. (File photo)

Rebuttal arguments for and against a strict rent control November ballot measure have been submitted to the city clerk. (File photo)

Last week, representatives from both camps filed with the city clerk rebuttal arguments “for” and “against” the Alameda Renters Coalition November ballot measure calling for rent control in Alameda.
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Local Election Candidate Rundown

Three school board seats and two city council seats are up for grabs this November. (File Photo)

Three school board seats and two city council seats are up for grabs this November. (File Photo)

Late yesterday, the Alameda city clerk’s office distributed a final list of city council candidates. Here’s a rundown of Alameda candidates across key offices.
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City Council Votes To Put Own Rent Control Measure On Ballot

Alameda City Council voted to put it's own rent control ordinance before voters this November. (File photo)

Alameda City Council voted to put its own rent control ordinance before voters this November. (File photo)

Sharp divides on city council were in evidence on Tuesday night as that body voted to put it’s own March, 2016, rent control ordinance on the November ballot, and then decided who will work on ballot arguments.
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Rent Control Measure Rebuttal Arguments Due To City Clerk Today

Release form for rent control ballot measure to add new signatures to rebuttal argument. (Gray Harris)

Release form for rent control ballot measure to add new signatures to rebuttal argument. (Gray Harris)

In a sarcastic missive sent last night, Alameda Unified School District trustee Gray Harris shared a copy of administrative paperwork related to ballot arguments for and against the Alameda Renters Coalition November 8th rent control ballot measure.
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School Board Names New Principal For Frank Otis School

Frank Otis elementary school has a new principal. (Google Street View)

Frank Otis elementary school has a new principal. (Google Street View)

Last night, the board of trustees for the Alameda Unified School District approved the hiring of a new principal for Frank Otis elementary school.
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