nd’s city attorney sued Alameda over plans to redevelop Alameda Point. In the suit, his office claimed Alameda’s analysis of the proposed development’s impacts failed to adequately study and propose solutions for the traffic it would pump into Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood.
Today that one-time city attorney, John Russo, is spearheading efforts to redevelop the Point as Alameda’s city manager. And as Alameda finalizes a new study of the development’s potential impacts, he is facing some of the same charges he lodged in his 2003 suit.
Alameda High School student Sulaiman Hameed accepted a college football scholarship to Washington State University (WSU) Monday, Jan. 6. The high school senior chose the Cougars over offers from Arizona State and UNLV.
“I felt like they (WSU) had my best interest at heart,” said Hameed who played cornerback, wide receiver and running back for the Hornets. “I felt they didn’t just look at me as just a football player, but as a student and as a person. I felt like this was the best school for me to go to where I can develop as an overall person.”
The Alameda Fire Department (AFD) is hosting its first Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for 2014. Enrollment is now open for the six-part program, which will begin on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Finance disclosures filed on Monday, Oct. 6, by the five candidates for mayor and City Council showed that City Council candidate Jim Oddie and Mayor Marie Gilmore were leading the money chase with $34,294.31 and $28,195.25 raised for their respective campaign coffers.