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Ethical Behavior Wanted from City Council

May 07,2015

What will $11,800 buy you? This amount may have influenced new contracts with the city of Alameda. In this last general election only one elected official collected contributions from a Public Safety Employee Union. That individual was Councilman Jim Oddie. 

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Council Votes to Extend Police, Fire Contracts

May 07,2015

Approval includes medical trust fund to pay for ballooning retiree costs

City Council members narrowly approved four-year contract extensions for police and firefighters on Wednesday that include a trust to help cover Alameda’s ballooning retiree medical bills.

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City Considers Lifting Arcade Prohibition

Jul 03,2014

Move smooths way for Pacific Pinball Museum expansion in Carnegie Library

Before Michael Schiess could open the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda he had to remove the coin boxes from the museum’s machines, because arcades with coin-operated machines are illegal here.

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‘Win’ Earns Grin from City Manager

Mar 27,2014

How long did it take the school district, city and housing authority to reach their final “win, win, win” approval of the two-year planning swap deal? Three weeks’ time from the first public notification!

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Seat Open on Commission

Mar 20,2014

The Alameda City Council is soliciting applications from residents who would like to serve on the city’s golf commission. The appointee will serve a partial term expiring June 30, 2016.

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