More humor from Action Alameda, complain that redevelopment is going to raise our taxes, then propose raising taxes!
Apparently while houses in Northern California create traffic, therefore we should only build commercial properties, in Southern California, commercial development brings traffic.
With the national election seeming to be over as far as California’s concerned (does anyone think Obama or Stark aren’t going to be elected from California?) Let’s not foget that there are a number of state and local races that are incredibly important
My favorite comment at the Estuary Crossing Study session: “why don’t we just fill in the Estuary and connect the island to Oakland like they did Bay Farm Island.”
Apparently, Good Chevrolet’s Financing Company demanded that they pay down their inventory on Monday and the Owner John Buono said “enough’s enough” and shut the doors.
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.
Alameda property owners will be filing a lawsuit against measure H, the popularly passed school parcel tax and one of my favorite businesses is deep in the middle of it.
Is redevelopment the evil boogie man that is decimating our school and city budgets?
Sales tax collection is down, as are the city’s other revenue streams. A quick guide to the state of the city’s finances.
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…