Editorial

City Needs Honest Housing Debate

Aug 04,2016

 

Councilmember attempts to dispell misunderstanding of rent ordinance

As the City Council is poised next week to place the strong tenant protections we passed earlier this year on the ballot, I’d like to dispel a few myths about the Council’s ordinance.

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‘Loophole’ a Clear Policy Decision

Jul 21,2016

 

This is in response to Monty Heyings’s commentary (”Vote Cements Loophole for Alameda Landlords,” July 14) concerning the fixed-term lease “loophole” in the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance. I am neither a residential landlord nor a tenant.

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Vote Cements Loophole for Alameda Landlords

Jul 14,2016

 

Proof of their bias against renters lies in the fact that the mayor and City Council know about the Fixed-term Lease (FTL) loophole in the rent ordinance they passed in February and have not corrected this “oversight.”

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Why the Warriors Lost this Year

Jul 14,2016

 

The Los Angeles Clippers recently signed former Warriors player Marreese Speights to a one-year veteran’s minimum. Los Angeles Times writer Ben Bolch is justly overjoyed about the deal.

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