At its Sept. 5 meeting, the Alameda City Council approved a lease agreement with Pyka Inc. for Building 39 located at 950 West Tower Ave. at Alameda Point. The ordinance passed with a 4-1 vote. Councilmember Trish Herrera Spencer represented the lone dissenting vote.
The City of Alameda’s guaranteed income pilot program (GBI), Rise Up Alameda, will begin accepting applications for eligible households at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8. Applications must be submitted by 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept.18, to be considered for the program.
The East Bay Municipal Utility Department (EBMUD) is still searching for what caused two water mains to break, which led to two sinkholes in Alameda last week; one on Lincoln Avenue and one on Otis Drive.
On Thursday, Aug. 3, the California First District Court of Appeal ruled in a unanimous opinion that Measure A — a parcel tax designed to help attract and retain high-quality Alameda Unified employees — is legal and valid.