RAB Meets Tonight

Jan 14,2016

The Navy’s next Alameda Point Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting will be held this evening, Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6:30 p.m. at 950 W. Mall Square on Alameda Point.

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Well-Known Local Landlord Faces Charges over Deposits

Jan 14,2016

The California Bureau of Real Estate has filed a complaint against Alameda landlord Don Lindsey. As a founding member of Alamedans for Fair Rents, an organization of the city’s property owners and managers, Lindsey has stood front and center in the recent rent debate in the city.

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Alameda’s Best Spellers will be Named Feb. 6

Jan 12,2016

2016 Spelling Bee Registration Open

Registration is now open for the second annual Alameda Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Alameda Elks Lodge and the Alameda Sun, to be held at Otis Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

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Rent Board Must Implement Changes

Dec 17,2015

For more than a year, Mayor Trish Spencer and the City Council have insisted that the Rent Review Advisory Committee (RRAC) is to play a key role in easing the rent crisis in Alameda. 

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Look to Vallejo to Solve Rental Crisis

Dec 03,2015

From past experience I propose a possible solution to Alameda’s rent issue. With about 12 years on the rent review board in Vallejo, with two years as chairman, I know Vallejo’s ordinance could be used for renters and landlords in Alameda as it has been for properties in Vallejo. 

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City Wins Lawsuit after Four-Year Case

Nov 26,2015

In a unanimous opinion issued Friday, Nov. 13, the California Court of Appeal found the complaint filed by Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant in 2011, alleging unlawful termination, was without any merit and dismissed the lawsuit in total.

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Wedding Announcement

May 15,2014

Vaske, Durein to Wed

Joseph and Diane Vaske of Freeport, Ill., have announced the engagement of their daughter Brenda to Mark Durein, son of Douglas and Susan Durein of Alameda.

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