Poet Laureate Bids Adieu to Alameda

Mar 02,2017


It has been my pleasure and honor to be Alameda’s Poet Laureate for the past two and a half years. I was selected by former Mayor Marie Gilmore in 2014 to pick up the mantle for a three-year term after the passing of Alameda’s first Poet Laureate, Mary Rudge.

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Pensions Could Hold Kids Hostage

Feb 23,2017


Once again, smoke alarms are going off regarding California’s under-funded pension programs.
This time they are sounding at CalPERS. The fund managers were anticipating a chimeric 7.5 percent annual return on its portfolio of investments.

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