In today’s Alameda Journal newsletter from “former councilmember” Barbara Thomas which is so rife with bad information that it hints at why she was so spectacularly voted out of office in her run for reelection in 1991. (she received barely 20% of the vote in 1991, just beating Don Roberts for fourth place).
It has become apparent that there is a lot of confusion surrounding SunCal’s map in the sea-level rise section of their master plan which is being read by many as depicting solely sea level rise.
So it looks like Alameda Point as an issue in Alameda is beginning to heat up. What is unfortunate, and completely predictable, is the way in which things are beginning.
Wow! what a day. Today’s inaugural poem summed it all up! Praise song for the day. Each day we go about our business, walking past each other, catching each others’ eyes or not, about to speak or speaking. All about…
The City Council is set to approve the city’s new Transportation Master Plan. A new RAND study finds that Transportion Demand Management and Transit are as effective in reducing congestion as adding more capacity.
Wednesday (1/14) there are two great meetings for interesting discussions of an environmental/sustainability bent.
At Wednesday’s ARRA meeting, something miraculous happened. A councilmember decided to take a real leadership role in the Alameda Point project. After years of moving the Alameda Point project forward while trying to keep a respectful distance from it, someone on the council stepped up to the plate and took a full-fledged position.
More humor from Action Alameda, complain that redevelopment is going to raise our taxes, then propose raising taxes!
Happy new year everyone. It’s been a quiet month at SD&R, mainly because I’ve been out of town and decided to take a little time off from things Alameda. 2009 promises to be an interesting year and will probably go…