Alameda, please welcome your Top Ten Customers! A quick and dirty rundown of Alameda’s Top 10 Employers and Energy Users.
The SD&R crew headed up to City Hall last Saturday night for the lighting of the city’s the christmas tree lights. We were lucky to bump into AP&T head Girish Balachandran, who pointed out that this year’s lights are new, and they’re LEDs using 80% less power than in years past.
Alameda Power and Telecom told it’s employees this morning that at tonight’s workshop of the PUB, there will be an announcement that telecom side of AP&T has received a high bid from Comcast and that a presentation to the PUB, with a staff recommendation on whether or not to accept it, will be made at Monday’s meeting and then on Tuesday at the City Council meeting.
Right after the November 2006 election, AP&T General Manager, Girish Balachandran, held meetings with 50 to 60 people to talk to about the Telecom and the overwhelming feedback from the attendees was “get out, get out before it’s too late.”
The Council’s OSH decision has been much talked about this week, I’ve received emails about it from friends, the blogs have continued to expound theories, letters to the editor have looked very much like the blogs and it occurred to me that we have a very simple solution to sales tax conundrum caused by the Auto dealerships leaving. Don’t let them leave.
What was the point of blaming Marie Gilmore for the ills of Alameda?
You can’t open the paper without seeing someone mention that the city is taking $1 million from the golf complex….but is this true?
The final painful discussion about what to do with AP&T’s cable business begins. The PUB starts the discussion.
Every Day I Write the Book At the end of 2007, during the penultimate 12 hours of the year, it seems to be traditional to look back at the year that’s past and the one just ahead. I went back…
Just a quick Friday afternoon post. The city of Alameda has just (finally?) announced that AP&T will be offering rebates towards the installation of Solar Panels. A great step forward to making this technology affordable. you can see the whole…