Monthly Archives: January 2007

And then there were 10……

This afternoon, the Hospital Board will interview the top 10 candidates for filling the hospital board seat vacated by Lena Tam when she was elected to the City Council. 13 interested individuals applied, showing to some extent that the minimum…

School’s Out

In a convergence of issues surrounding schools, there were 35 parents standing in line last night for Kindergarten registration at Edison School. (Registration opened at 8:00am this morning). By this morning, KRON 4 and KTVU had news trucks at the…

Taking it to the streets!

After two months of talking, thinking and downright delusional discussions, a group of Alamedans have hit the airwaves of Alameda Public Access Cable with what they hope will be a long-running, weekly current events TV Show called Alameda Currents. The…

Hospital Machinations

Saturday morning, the Alameda Hospital Board of directors wisely voted to reopen the application process for the open seat vacated by Lena Tam after only one application for the seat was received. While the hospital adhered to the noticing requirements,…

California Dreamin’

United World Infrastructure (UWI): Alameda Point Proposal (5 of 5) Initial Reactions: Pro: Lots and lots of vision! Cool Transit technology (Jetsons here we come). Outside the box thinking Cons: A clear explanation of who is going to implement this…

You Are My…..

SunCal: Alameda Point Proposal (4 of 5) Initial Reactions: Pro: #1 that jumps out at me is the proposed team leadership. Sr. VP Amy Feilich’s boasts of Transit Oriented Development in the LA area working on in-fill urban development projects…

The upside to closing down

Lennar Urban: Alameda Point Proposal (3 of 5) Initial Reactions: Pro: Lennar has a ton of experience in Bay Area military base conversion projects. Mare Island (Vallejo), Hunters Point (SF), Windermere (San Ramon), and Treasure Island (SF) are all under…

HAPPY New Year

  At last night’s council meeting, the council majority (all five) wisely voted to hold off on approving the proposed Commercial Development Agreement (DA) for Alameda Landing. The entire council requested that city staff work with Catellus/Prologis to put into…