Alameda News

Resident Publishes Guide to Rent Control

Oct 20,2016


A new 54-page booklet on Alameda’s rent control ballot measure contest has been published online with limited copies available in print. Alameda resident Monty Heying penned Alameda City’s Rent Control: Yes on M1/No on L1

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Attack Mailers Target Sitting Council Member

Oct 18,2016


Slate of candidates combine efforts in attempt to unseat former Vice Mayor

A negative political attack ad mailer against Councilmember Tony Daysog has created a bit of a stir less than three weeks from the election.

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Water Emergency Transportation Authority  This artist rendering depicts one of the 400-passenger ferries that the Water Emergency Transportation Authority has ordered. The manufacturer will deliver two of the vessels in early 2017. Two more are scheduled for delivery in 2018, one of which will be able to provide service to the new Seaplane Lagoon terminal. The new vessels will produce lower emissions than any currently operating ferry in the U.S. of similar size and capacity.

WETA Purchases Two New Ferries

Oct 13,2016


Facing growing demand for ferry service, the Water Emergency Transportation Authority’s (WETA) board of directors authorized the purchase of two more 400-passenger ferry vessels at its Oct. 6 meeting. 

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