Editorial

Elite Foundations Are High on Carbon Dioxide

May 08,2014

In his response to my letter about resilient cities (“Not resilient enough,” April 24), Paul English extolls the virtues of “science” in advocacy of the carbon dioxide theory of global warming (“Facts, not hysteria, May 1).

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Wetland Park Plan for Seaplane Lagoon is Phony

May 08,2014

The plan for a so-called “De-Pave Park” on the western side of the Seaplane Lagoon would be something to cheer about if the park had any chance of ever being created. The concept behind the park is to remove the concrete tarmac and shoreline boulders, allowing for a natural wetland shoreline.

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Redirecting Alameda Point Efforts

May 01,2014

The City Council debate of the requests for qualifications from developers for plans to develop two parcels at Alameda Point and where to put 1,425 houses at Alameda Point sounded a lot like 2007. 

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Architects Present School Plans to Community

Apr 24,2014

Over the last few months, the community has received a number of communications from the Alameda Unified School District (AUDS) office about the Facilities Master Plan and the potential for putting a bond on the ballot this November.

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Fiscal Responsibility and Educational Leadership

Apr 24,2014

As the electoral campaign for the Alameda County Superintendent of Schools heats up, tough questions and critical analysis are expected. As decisions are made, it is crucial to remember the role of the superintendent as the countywide education leader.

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Progress at Buena Vista and Park

Apr 17,2014

I shudder and shake my head in disbelief every time I drive by Buena Vista Avenue and Park Street and see the empty building on the intersection’s northeast corner. I remember the sudden rush to tear down the abandoned Queen Anne-style cottage that once stood at 2413 Buena Vista Ave.

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Best to Buy Smaller, Older, Cheaper

Apr 03,2014

Robert Sullwold’s incendiary criticism of city hall and the firefighters union IAFF Local 689 (“City Stuffs Stockings for AFD Firefighters,” March 27) showed dogged and detailed research. He is to be commended for bringing such numbers to light in the community interest.

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