development

Tell the Truth about Harbor Bay Club

Jul 10,2014

Ron Cowan’s Harbor Bay Isle Associates (HBIA) continues its push to move the Harbor Bay Club. The association’s recent campaign at City Hall implies that Harbor Bay Neighbors (HBN) opposes the building of a new Harbor Bay Club. However, HBN is on record as supporting a new club. 

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Building Walls Versus Building Bridges

Jul 10,2014

Some 15 years ago when I moved to this town, I heard about this mythical effort preservationists had undertaken in the 1970s to prevent the widespread building of “motel-style apartments” where gorgeous Victorian-era mansions once stood. 

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News in Brief

Jul 03,2014

Daysog Holds Office Hours
City Councilman Tony Daysog will hold office hours from 6:30 to 8 p.m. this evening, Thursday, July 3, at the Blue Danube Coffee House, 1333 Park St.

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The Facts on Measure A

Jun 26,2014

In response to Eugenie Thompson’s op-ed piece (“City Must Follow Charter,” May 29), I feel compelled to correct some factual misunderstandings that some people may have missed.

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City Scores Point Transit Grant

Jun 19,2014

The City of Alameda will be able to use $400,000 to develop policies and procedures regarding transportation at Alameda Point thanks to The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC). The money comes in the form of two grants. 

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Why Flexibility is No Longer Relevant

Jun 19,2014

The most recent attempt by Ron Cowan’s Harbor Bay Isles Associates (HBIA) to justify its application to move Harbor Bay Club outside the Community of Harbor Bay Isle is a plea for “flexibility.”

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Wetland Park Plan for Seaplane Lagoon is Phony

May 08,2014

The plan for a so-called “De-Pave Park” on the western side of the Seaplane Lagoon would be something to cheer about if the park had any chance of ever being created. The concept behind the park is to remove the concrete tarmac and shoreline boulders, allowing for a natural wetland shoreline.

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Photo by Jeff Cambra. The San Francisco Bay Trail comes to an abrupt end near the USS Hornet at Alameda Point. As the Point develops, the city plans to extend the trail.

City committed to continuing Bay Trail at Alameda Point

May 01,2014

Extending the Bay Trail around Alameda Point has long been one of Bike Walk Alameda’s long-term visions. When the Alameda Naval Air Station closed in 1997, proponents of the Bay Trail project recognized the opportunity to complete a major section of the San Francisco Bay perimeter trail.

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