Monthly Archives: July 2007

Dang! It must be Don and Babs Week!

Barbara Kerr on the Don-Roberts-blog-for-vitriol-and-complaining – Monday, July 30, 2007 “Any statement by anyone that I am against an open forum on Measure A where speakers from both sides of the issues can be heard is a bald faced lie.”…

You’re on Notice!

Lots of people talk about wanting more cultural events in Alameda, some even talk about wanting an Arts Center. So it’s put up or shut time! Next Friday (first Friday of August) a new exhibition at Rhythmix Cultural Works is…

Our ferry godmother?

At the June 5, 2007 City Council meeting, the council held a discussion of raising fares on the Oakland/Alameda Ferry. During the meeting, staff presented information that the Port of Oakland would be cutting their operations contribution for the ferry…

Citizen X

Who gets to speak in a community and who gets to speak for a community? As innocuous as this question seems, there appears to be a large group of people in this town who actually believe that they are the…

Friday morning grab bag

Cleaning out the old mental file cabinet, today’s post is a bouillabaisse of fishy thoughts. First, Notadave asks about the Navy’s letter to the city about their desire to get moving on Alameda Point. For your reading enjoyment, here it…

The sun always shines….

(With apologies to the Alameda Sun) Last night, after four hours of dicsussions that at times appeared to be heading towards “hey, let’s just talk about this in a month or two” the city council, sitting as the ARRA, approved…

ENA! ENA! ENA!

So the ARRA (city council sitting in another version of itself to deal with Alameda Point/Naval Air Station issues) will be meeting tonight to decide whether to enter into an Exclusive Negotiation Agreement with SunCal.

Back to the Future, Part 2

The first two hours of last Friday’s ad hoc committee meeting contained a lot of discussion about what was “agreed to” at the previous meeting. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, we actually watched (and through the miracles of google…