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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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Your New Alameda City Council Lineup

Three new City of Alameda councilmembers were sworn-in last night.

Alameda Superior Court Judge Delbert Gee swore-in three new Alameda City Councilmembers last night, and the returning City Auditor and Treasurer.

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State Forces Alameda to Break Measure A Initiative

By Erica Madison and staff

The City of Alameda announced today that the State of California has certified its housing element. After 22 years, the City of Alameda has a State-certified General Plan Housing Element, and City officials say that, as a result, some $230 million in regional transportation funds is still on the table [...]

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Alameda Questions Funding for Regional Transit Plan

By Erica Madison

A skeptical, yet unanimous vote from Alameda City Council approved a transportation sales tax measure for the November 2012 ballot.

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Greenway Golf Wins Chuck Corica Golf Complex

By Erica Madison

With ninety percent of the crowd voicing support for Greenway Golf, it came as no surprise when City Council unanimously voted last week for Greenway Golf to take over management of the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.

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City of Alameda Approves Housing Authority Deregulation

By Erica Madison

Starting April 22, 2012 the Housing Authority will become an independent organization.

The details were ironed out at a Special City Council meeting on Tuesday March 20, 2012.

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Approval of $7.7 Billion Transportation Tax Measure Delayed by Alameda City Council

By Erica Madison

Alameda County Transportation Commission presented their thirty year one-cent tax proposal to Alameda City Council on Tuesday March 20, 2012, but Alameda City Councilmember Lena Tam pushed to delay the council’s decision, citing “a lack of education” as the reason.

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Alameda: More Taxes, Higher Fees and Less Services to Bridge $4.4 million Deficit in 2012-2013

By Erica Madison

“We’re cutting out the bone marrow now. I don’t think we can absorb more cuts, City Councilmember Lena Tam said, at the second special City Council five year budget forecast meeting.

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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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Alameda Fire Department Unveils New Senior Safety Program

By Erica Madison

Budget cuts for the fiscal year 2011-2012, forced the City of Alameda to stop offering the Senior Safety Program, but help from nonprofit organizations and the Alameda Housing Authority have revived the Senior Safety Program.

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