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School District to Appeal Measure H Ruling

The Alameda Unified School District is taking steps to appeal a ruling that invalidated a portion of Measure H, a 2008 parcel tax. (Action Alameda News)

The Alameda Unified School District announced today that it plans to appeal a ruling that invalidated parts of Measure H, a 2008 school parcel tax. The ruling could […]

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School District Has “Significant Exposure” Due to Measure H Reversal

An appeals court has reversed a previous decision in favor of the Alameda Unified School District regarding the legality of Measure H, a 2008 parcel tax. (Action Alameda News)

The lawyer representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) over a 2008 parcel tax says that the district has significant […]

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Appeals Court Partially Reverses Measure H Lawsuit Decision


The California Court of Appeals has partially reversed, and partially affirmed, a lower court decision on a lawsuit challenging the validity of Alameda Unified School Districts 2008 parcel tax, Measure H.

A notice from the court late today read:

The judgment in favor of the District is reversed in part and […]

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Alameda County Tax Bill Mailings Underway

Staffers at the Alameda County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office have advised Action Alameda News that the annual mailing of property tax bills has begun.


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Schools to Face Cuts Despite Measure A Win

In an April community newsletter, released to the press yesterday, Alameda Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital warned that the school district still faces program cuts despite the passage of Measure A in March.


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Measure A Election Results

The polls closed at 8:00 p.m. tonight. Vote by mail ballots have been reported. Stay tuned and check back on this page for updates!


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Vote “No” on Measure A

A letter from Action Alameda News publisher David Howard…

Having tracked the issue closely since the defeat of last year’s school parcel tax, this publication took an early position against the Alameda Unified School District parcel tax ballot measure, Measure A, on the ballot today. Measure A will tax property owners at $0.32 per square […]

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Yes on A Campaign Filing Complaints

[Editor note: Bolding and italics are present in the original…]

Dear Editor:

The pro Measure A folks have filed a complaint about a letter I wrote. Their complaint states:

“In the last three years, Alameda has had two parcel tax elections in which the outcome has been determined by a very small number of […]

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Where to Vote on Measure A

Polls close at 8:00 p.m.

The vote on Measure A, the Alameda Unified School District parcel tax special election, will be an ‘in-person’ vote with ballot boxes and polling stations. Be sure to go to your correct polling station to be able to vote. Here is a list of polling stations from the Alameda County […]

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Real Estate Developer Calls for End to Redevelopment Agencies

There’s an e-mail circulating in Alameda urging readers to “Email, write, fax and call your state senator and assembly member and tell him or her that you support the governor’s proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies. Then email others, especially people involved in online communities, and urge them to do the same.” It’s originating from an […]

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