Mayor Shares Thoughts on New Beginnings, Happy Returns

Nov 30,2022

Thank you, Alameda for re-electing me to be your mayor another four years. It has been my honor and privilege to serve this special community these past four years, working with City Council and city staff to support our residents and businesses, including during the height of the pandemic.

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People are Valuable

Nov 17,2022

I have found myself spending a fair amount of time recently trying to decide what to write about in this column. I have been doing this for a long time. And then today, an idea emerged.

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Save Money on Your Heating Bills this Winter

Nov 10,2022

Now is the time to prepare your home for the upcoming cooler temperatures to reduce natural gas and electricity usage over the fall and winter. The consumption of natural gas in buildings contributes 27% of Alameda’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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Mayor’s Monthly City News Update

Nov 03,2022

Be Grateful — We complain a lot, but sometimes we forget how fortunate we are, and how much we take for granted. Do we have problems to solve and challenges to face in Alameda? Of course.

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Eric J. Kos -- The draft Housing Element will provide the roadmap for new housing units in Alameda over the next eight years.

Approving the Housing Element is the Right Thing to do

Nov 02,2022

On November 15, 2022, the Alameda City Council will make a decision on Alameda’s draft Housing Element and associated zoning amendments. State law requires that the City Council adopt a housing plan that meets the regional need for housing and affirmatively furthers fair housing.

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A Glimpse of Hollywood

Oct 27,2022

In 1972 my family went to see the Poseidon Adventure at the Alameda Theatre when I was eight years old. It was thrilling, scary, and powerful; the movie was too!

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