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Parks Initiative Heads to November Ballot

Last night, Alameda City Council unanimously approved a consent calendar item that puts a parks protection initiative on the November ballot.

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Alameda City Council Rejects Mif Albright Land Swap Proposal

Last night, Alameda City Council voted 5 to 0 to reject a controversial land swap deal that would have seen developer Ron Cowan build 130 new homes built on a portion of the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.

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Mif Albright Swap Proposal Before Alameda City Council Again Tonight

The controversial question of a proposal to turn over a portion of the Chuck Corica Golf Complex to local developer Ron Cowan will be considered by Alameda City Council tonight.

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Alameda City Council Holds Private Town Hall Meeting for Pro-Swap supporters

By Erica Madison

The Mif Albright swap forces a race against time, between members of Alameda City Council and the citizen action group Protect Our Alameda Parks.

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Alameda Citizens Debate Over Winners and Losers in Mif Albright Swap (Part 2)

By Erica Madison

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Bail’s dream come true is actually a nightmare for the opposition.

Jane Sullwold, who is president of the Golf Commission has many reasons for her opposition.

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Parks Protectors Proceed With Ballot Initiative

Citing Alameda City Council’s refusal last week to place an initiative on the ballot to tighten restrictions on the sale of city-owned park land, “Protect our Alameda Parks” is moving forward to collect signatures to put it on the ballot themselves.

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Alameda City Council Declines to Put Parks Protection Initiative on the Ballot

At Tuesday’s Alameda City Council meeting, the council refused a request from member Doug deHaan to put an initiative on the November ballot that would tighten restrictions on the city’s ability to sell or exchange park land.

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Group Files to Circulate Petition Blocking Swap of Park Land

An Alameda group has filed a notice of intent to circulate a petition to modify Alameda’s City Charter to prevent the exchange of park land without voter approval. The move was prompted by a proposal to exchange a portion of the Chuck Corica Golf Complex with developer Ron Cowan.

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Golf Complex Discussion Moved Out to March, 2012

A meeting planned for late next month during which options for the Chuck Corica Golf Complex were to be discussed has been moved to March 6th, 2012, the City of Alameda announced yesterday.

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Golf Course Land Swap Proposal Sparks Passions, Accusations

Developer Ron Cowan’s proposal to exchange 12 acres of land on North Loop Road for a portion of the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, and a modified version of that proposal made public by the Alameda Youth Sports Coalition last week is fueling passions among those who care about the golf course, development in Alameda, and [...]

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