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Two crucial meetings are scheduled to take place this week regarding the future of the proposed ferry terminal at the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point. The ferry will provide commuters an additional option for public transit service from Alameda Point to San Francisco.

Mayor Trish Spencer, seated lower left, invited city staff and her friends to join her on the City Hall steps on Monday. Spencer was responding to an invitation from the United States Conference of Mayors to “Play Ball,” a joint program coordinated by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball. That focuses on the fun nature of baseball and encourages widespread participation in the sport. 

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that it will close the Posey Tube on Monday, April 11, for maintenance and servicing.

The Posey Tube, from Alameda into Oakland, will be closed as follows:

 

Coalition to put rent protection before Alameda voters

The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC) has begun a petition drive to collect the necessary 6,461 signatures to put its ballot Initiative — The Alameda Renter Protection and Community Stabilization Charter Amendment — on the November ballot. The coalition, which filed the initiative with the city on Feb. 29, is aiming to collect 9,000 signatures.  

 

John N. Beck II now faces dismissal of his Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. As it does with all people who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the court required Beck to attend a mandatory hearing called the meeting of creditors. 

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