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Alameda Firefighters Continue Campaign Contributions Through 2011

The Alameda Firefighters Association Political Action Committee continued making campaign contributions to local officials through the first half of this year, giving $10,500 to sitting Alameda Councilmembers.

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Former Fire Chief David Kapler Lawsuit Against the City of Alameda

Correction: A closer reading of the complaint reveals that Kapler is in fact claiming $4 million in damages – $2 million for general damages to his reputation and $2 million in special damages. See items 81 and 82 in the claim, below.

On April 14th, former Alameda Fire Chief David Kapler filed a lawsuit [...]

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Thirteen Candidates Appear at AAPS Candidates Forum at Alameda Point

Roughly 75 people turned out last night at the Auctions by the Bay Theater at Alameda Point, to see thirteen Alameda City Council and Mayoral candidates, who are vying for three seats, participate in a forum sponsored by the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society.

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Alameda City Council is Unhappy with the Planning Department

By Erica Madison

“These kinds of permits are less thirty percent of the permits you issue” said Councilmember Frank Matarrese, “These aren’t the things I hear people complaining about.”

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City of Alameda to Receive Urban Planning Grant From the State of California

By Erica Madison

Good news for the park and facility master plan.

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City of Alameda Not to Sue Councilmember Lena Tam

By Erica Madison

The purpose of the special Alameda City Council meeting on September 9, 2010 was to ultimately determine if the City of Alameda should bring a civil suit against Councilmember Lena Tam.

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Councilmember Tam Says The District Attorney’s Decision is Final

By Erica Madison

Councilmember Lena Tam spoke on her behalf to the public at a recent special Alameda City council meeting, in which she called the District Attorney’s investigation exhaustive.

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Mayor Johnson Says Tam Hasn’t Been Exonerated

By Erica Madison

The fact that the District Attorney has decided not to proceed with an investigation into allegations against Lena Tam doesn’t mean that the City Manager and City Attorney did anything wrong, said Mayor Beverly Johnson at the special Alameda City Council meeting on September 9th.

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Alameda County Refutes City’s Claims About Bridge Proposal

In a letter dated August 2nd, Daniel Woldesenbet, Alameda County’s Director of Public Works, refuted claims made by the City of Alameda about the negative affects of the County’s proposal to reduce staffing on the bridges between Alameda and Oakland.

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Thank You, Council, For Standing Up For Alameda!

Dear Editor,

I was among the many Alameda residents who attended the city council meeting last Tuesday, July 20, to urge the council to reject SunCal’s Optional Entitlement Application (OEA) and refuse to extend SunCal’s Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA). The ENA was to expire on July 20th and the recent application included a plan that [...]

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