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Shoreline Cycle Track

Now that the Shoreline Drive cycle track is mostly complete, we'd like to hear, both the good and the bad, from residents. Contact us: newstips@action-alameda-news.com

Bonta Consolidates Power Among Alameda County Democrats

Alameda resident and California State Assembly District 18 representative Rob Bonta solidified power in the East Bay today, pushing through his preferred slate of delegates to represent his district with the California Democratic Party State Central Committee.

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Politician’s Town Hall Meeting as Good as a Sewer Pipe Rupture

The City of Alameda says that certain town hall meetings organized by politicians qualify for official distribution as significant community notices. (File photo)

Update: Aug. 12th, 8:15 a.m. – City of Alameda officials sent notification through Nixle that the town hall meeting has been postponed until further notice.

Notice of Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s town hall […]

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Rob Bonta’s Curious Vote on Electricity Community Choice Bill

A bill is winding its way through the California Senate this week, an assembly bill that opponents say favors PG&E over community choice electricity programs. Local California assembly member Rob Bonta’s affirmative vote on the bill in late May is being questioned, and seems curious given his path to the capitol through city hall in […]

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No Response from Bonta’s Office on Schools Funding Question

18th Assembly District Representative Rob Bonta

Representatives from 18th Assembly District Representative Rob Bonta’s office have not yet responded to a schools funding question submitted to them earlier this week.

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Bonta Bill Dies, is Dead

A Rob Bonta bill intended to help the school district has been adjourned sine die. (File Photo)

A bill introduced early this year by California 18th Assembly District freshman representative Rob Bonta, AB59, intended to somehow save the Alameda Unified School District from having to refund millions of dollars in illegally collected parcel taxes, and […]

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Bonta Bill on Parcel Taxes Languishes

A bill introduced by Rob Bonta, representative for California Assembly District 18, is languishing in committee in the capitol. Bill AB59 was intended to save the Alameda Unified School District from having to refund millions of dollars to Alameda commercial property owners, after its 2008 parcel tax, Measure H, was ruled partially illegal.

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Your New Alameda City Council Lineup

Three new City of Alameda councilmembers were sworn-in last night.

Alameda Superior Court Judge Delbert Gee swore-in three new Alameda City Councilmembers last night, and the returning City Auditor and Treasurer.

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Alameda Firefighters Give $10,300 to Rob Bonta

This article has been updated to correct the $10,300 figure from the previous figure reported in error.

New campaign filings show that the Alameda firefighters union made $10,300 in campaign donations to Alameda Councilmember and would-be state assemblyman Rob Bonta during the second six months of 2011.

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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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City Says Gallant Firing Legal, Brown Act Compliant

In a press release issued yesterday by Lisa Goldman, Acting City Manager for the City of Alameda, the City said that the Council’s actions on December 28th, including the firing of former Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant, were legal and in compliance with the Brown Act.

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