Alameda News

Planning Board Goes for Rent Control Study

Jun 12,2014

The Planning Board stopped short of recommending the city enact rent controls Monday, instead voting 4-3 to ask the City Council to consider setting up a task force to study whether people are being displaced by rising rents.

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Don’t Merge Waste as of July First

Jun 05,2014

Effective July 1, recycling and composting will be mandatory for all businesses, institutions and multi-family homes in Alameda County, according to the Mandatory Recycling Ordinance and the Plant Debris Landfill Ordinance. 

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News in Brief

Jun 05,2014

AC Transit fees changing
AC Transit will be changing up their fare options starting on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Riders will be able to choose the option of a Day Pass, which provides the rider with unlimited travel on any regular line for $5. 

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File photo Edward Saylor, right, signs autographs at the Doolittle Raid commemoration event aboard USS Hornet in 2012. Saylor flew aboard an aircraft commanded by Lieutenant Donald G. Smith in the daring raid over Japan on Nov. 12, 1942. Saylor is one of the four surviving Doolittle Raiders.

Doolittle Raid Remembered

Jun 05,2014

The World War II Air Force squadron, the Doolittle Raiders, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Obama on May 23. The medal is considered the highest honor Congress can give a civilian. 

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