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SacBee Editorial Excoriates Perata

Today’s editorial in the Sacramento Bee asks why Alameda native son Don Perata is still hanging around the legislature.

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AUSD Board Adhering to Superintendent Selection Schedule

Dear Editor,

Last July the Board began making plans in response to Ardella Dailey’s announcement of retirement on January 1st. The information and timeline is on Mike McMahon’s web page. The existing board, with four years of experience together had to begin the process and has insisted that we wanted to include any newly [...]

Readers Pleased With Local Source of Information

I want to thank you for posting the results of the 2008 election in Alameda. I was having a heck of a time trying to find out if Measure P passed and who won the City council and school board seats. I didn’t know your blog existed and I am pleased to find a source [...]

What the Election Means to Alameda

Now that the results are in, we know what sort of change to expect at the presidential level of government in these United States of America. We have elected a leader who promises to heal the old rifts, to show genuine compassion for the poor and middle class workers of America, to tackle immigration and [...]

(Old) AUSD Board Meeting to Select Superintendent

We just received a tip that the pre-election Alameda Unified School District Board of Trustees has hastily convened a meeting to rush to a decision on a replacement for Superintendent Dailey. Why the rush? Does outgoing board member David Forbes have a crony he wants to ensure gets the spot?

Our tipster tells us that [...]

Alameda City Council Results

Doug deHaan and Marie Gilmore kept their seats on Alameda City Council:

Total Precincts: 52 Precincts Reported: 52 Percent Reported: 100.00 Contest # of Votes % of Total NP – Doug Dehaan 11583 31.16 NP – Marie L. Gilmore 10764 28.96 NP – Tracy Jensen 8646 23.26 NP – Justin Harrison 6074 16.34 Write-in 103 [...]

Alameda Measure P Results

It would appear that Measure P passed…

Total Precincts: 52 Precincts Reported: 52 Percent Reported: 100.00 Contest # of Votes % of Total Yes 12114 50.66 No 11797 49.34

Alameda School Board Results

With 100% of the precincts reporting, here are the results for the Alameda school board election, from the registrar of voters:

Total Precincts: 52 Precincts Reported: 52 Percent Reported: 100.00 Contest # of Votes % of Total NP – Niel Tam 12953 26.02 NP – Trish Spencer 9716 19.52 NP – Ron Mooney 9444 18.97 [...]

Alameda Measure P Results

Based on 8 precincts reporting, Alameda Measure P is losing:

Total Precincts: 52 Precincts Reported: 8 Percent Reported: 15.38 Contest # of Votes % of Total No 6611 52.05 Yes 6090 47.95

Alameda School Board Results

Niel Tam leads the votes for the AUSD school board, based on current data from 8 precincts reported:

Total Precincts: 52 Precincts Reported: 8 Percent Reported: 15.38 Contest # of Votes % of Total NP – Niel Tam 7331 26.87 NP – Trish Spencer 5258 19.27 NP – Ron Mooney 5035 18.45 NP – Janet [...]

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