Tag: Measure A

Measure A: You know….for farmers

On Friday evening, the Alameda Marketplace will be holding a screening (Announcement here)  of a new PBS documentary called “Ripe for Change.” (watch a preview here). The documentary focuses on sustainable agricultural practices and the “intersection f food and politics…

Planning Board Smackdown

Unfortunately, the city’s webcast of the planning board is still down, so I missed the early parts of the Measure A forum dicussion. It sounded like it got pretty nasty early on. Good for the planning board members who stuck…

A tale of two tubes

When I got home from work this evening, there was an email from “bewarethesilentspin@yahoo.com” in my inbox with a couple of videos linked to it. The name appears to be a play on “bewarethesilentslate,” a copycat youtube.com site that hosts…

On a wing and a prayer

On Tuesday night (actually Wednesday morning) the silent slate of Alameda’s city council voted unanimously (5-0), as they often do, to approve the Alameda Landing project on the West End.

The Sky is (not) Falling

Over the last few months, prior to the election, a small but vocal group has run through the streets yelling about a “council majority” is trying to turn Alameda into Walnut Creek by the Bay through overzealous development and a…