As promised, here is some more analysis, including a couple of graphs, of Alameda’s Quarterly Sales Tax report, for the quarter ended December 31, 2008, which is the most recent data available from the State. City staff will present the report to Council tonight.
According to an Alameda city staff report to be presented to City Council tonight, in the 4th Quarter of 2008, the Park Street South of Lincoln sales tax district suffered a 15.3% decline in sales tax revenue compared to the same quarter the previous year.
The return of James Bond to the Alameda Theatre also brought back a picket line from the projectionists union, I.A.T.S.E. Local 169.
A photo survey by readers and submitted to Action Alameda News Blog shows that the Civic Center Parking Garage is much higher than the Twin Towers United Church, whereas during the planning for the garage, the City advertised that it would be no higher than the top of the towers of the church.
The posterboards [...]