Vintage sign captured in Park Street store front.
The first appellate district of the California court of appeal has reversed a trial court decision and used free speech legislation to dismiss claims against the City of Alameda in a lawsuit filed by the former fire chief.
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Action Alameda News has learned that, despite coverage through the California Joint Powers Risk Management Authority, (CJPRMA) the City of Alameda is still potentially on the hook for $2 million in four employment related lawsuits. This is due to a $500,000 “retained limit” amount in the City’s coverage through the authority. Should former firefighter Ronald [...]
Tomorrow night in closed-session, Alameda City Council will conference with legal counsel, and real property negotiators, regarding the lawsuit against the City filed by former Alameda Fire Chief David Kapler, and the City’s proposal to host Lawrence Berkeley Labs’ second campus at Alameda Point.
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 [...]