Alameda News

Resident Helps Others Get Rid of Plastic Bags

Mar 27,2014

When Alameda resident Susan Freeman visits a local grocery store and notices a shopper reaching for a plastic bag, she offers them one of her homemade cotton produce bags. Freeman intends to help Alameda become a “city without plastic bags.”

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Traffic-Reduction Plan in Works for Point

Mar 27,2014

The Planning Board took a first look Monday at a plan intended to blunt the traffic to and from Alameda Point. The Transportation Commission will offer its recommendation on the draft transportation demand management plan on April 23, and the City Council could approve it on May 19.

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Sewer Laterals to be Discussed Next Week

Mar 20,2014

The city’s Community Development and Public Works departments will join East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to host a meeting to discuss potential changes to the city’s private sewer lateral ordinance.

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Harbor Bay Plan on Hold

Mar 13,2014

Harbor Bay Isle Associates (HBIA) president C. Timothy Hoppen has confirmed that HBIA has asked the city to pause its controversial application to build 80 luxury homes where the Harbor Bay Club now stands on Packet Landing Road. "We just said, ‘That’s enough,’" Hoppen said Monday.

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