How Frank Bette’s wish to turn his home and business building into an art center came to be is an interesting story. Gretchen Fleischer was quite surprised to learn that she was named in Frank’s will. She thought maybe he had left one of his books or a print for her.
The passage of Ordinance 3148: A Rent Stabilization and Limitations on Evictions Ordinance has brought turmoil and unrest to the provincial city of Alameda. Tenants dislike the “no fixed cap” clause that allows landlords to raise rents as much as they please.
A recent press release from the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) retraced the mercurial trajectory of the newly designated chief student support officer — an upwardly mobile professional who scurried in near record time from the teacher credentialing program at Cal State Hayward, in and ou