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Alameda Mayor Endorses Nancy Skinner for Senate

Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer has endorsed Nancy Skinner for the 9th Senate District seat. (Nancy Skinner for Senate website)

Alameda Mayor Trish Spencer has endorsed Nancy Skinner in the race for the California 9th Senate District seat.


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Trish Spencer Sworn-in as Mayor

Trish Spencer is sworn-in as Mayor of Alameda, with a member of the public at her side. (Action Alameda News)

Dabbing tears from her eyes, Marie Gilmore, Alameda’s first elected African-American mayor, gave her final remarks from the dais last night, as a crowd waited outside council chambers to witness the swearing-in of the […]

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Mayor Gilmore’s 36% of the vote four years ago cries out for runoff elections

Opinion, by Leland Traiman.

At the last city council meeting Mayor Gilmore pointed to Mayor-Elect Trish Spencer’s 120 vote margin of victory and proclaimed that it was not a mandate for change. This sad and inappropriate display of sour grapes came from a mayor who, despite seven years as a city councilmember prior to becoming […]

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Marie Gilmore Concedes Alameda Mayoral Race

At an 11am press conference this morning, Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore conceded the mayoral re-election to challenger Trish Spencer.

(Raw video by Adam Gillitt…)

Alameda Mayor’s Race Updated

Update: November 12, 9am –The registrar counted no ballots yesterday, Veterans Day, so there are no new numbers. City of Alameda officials announced that Mayor Gilmore would hold a press conference at Alameda City Hall at 11am today.

With the final ‘re-make’ ballots counted – a team of two people in the registrar of voters’ […]

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Spencer Still Ahead in Mayoral Race

Updated: Sun. Nov. 9th, 5:45pm –Updated unofficial vote counts posted to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters website show Spencer’s lead widening to 127 votes. 10,243 for Spencer and 10,116 votes for Gilmore. Updated vote counts from the Registrar of Voters office show Alameda Mayoral challenger Trish Spencer still leading Mayor Marie Gilmore by 58 […]

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Alameda Mayoral Race Livens Up

Clockwise from top, Susan Sperry, City Clerk Lara Weisiger, Trish Spencer. (Facebook)

It was looking like a second term by acclamation for Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, as she was the only candidate to have pulled papers to run for Mayor in this fall’s election. But then two other candidates showed up at the city […]

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School Board Members to be Sworn In Next Week

Newly elected Alameda Unified School District board members will be sworn-in on December 11th, 2012. (Action Alameda News)

At next Tuesday’s Alameda Unified School District board meeting, the newly elected school board members will be sworn-in.


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School District Board Votes to Extend Woodstock Child Care Programs Until December

Last night, the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a resolution to allocate $419,000 from the District’s General Fund to continue operations of the Woodstock Child Development Center child care programs until December. The District is hoping that a plan from Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant to secure […]

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Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant to Find Money for Woodstock Child Development Center Programs

Tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m., a joint Alameda City Council and Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) Board of Trustees meeting is set to take place at AUSD’s district offices. In addition to a proposal to convert redevelopment property tax dollars to operational funds for Alameda Schools, Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant is expected to […]

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