Will ALAMEDA city manager appear for special open session job evaluation?

At late hour, city does not know whether Keimach will show up tonight (UPDATE) Whether or not an unusual Alameda City Council special open session Tuesday night intended to allow embattled Alameda City Manager Jill Keimach a chance to publicly air her own job performance review is still up in the air hours before the … Continue reading Will ALAMEDA city manager appear for special open session job evaluation?

Alameda signature-gatherers hired by landlords could face criminal charges

ALAMEDA CITY COUNCILThe city of Alameda has received 51 affidavits alleging signature-gatherers paid by local landlords illegally misrepresented a proposed ballot measure intended to rollback recently-approved just cause tenant protections. The city is taking the charges seriously. According to a statement Tuesday from the city, it is consulting with the Alameda County District Attorney's office … Continue reading Alameda signature-gatherers hired by landlords could face criminal charges

Alameda landlords submit signatures for ballot measure banning rent control

Alameda City Council at a special meeting onrents at Alameda High School.ALAMEDA | RENT MEASURES | A group of Alameda landlords who back a ballot measure that would prohibit rent control of any type on the island, submitted 7,491 signatures to the city clerk's office on Monday.The potential ballot measure, backed by Alameda landlords Farhad … Continue reading Alameda landlords submit signatures for ballot measure banning rent control

Alameda renters group to submit more than 8,000 signatures for fall ballot measure

Members of the Alameda Renters Coalition lastyear demonstrating in front of Alameda City Hall.ALAMEDA | Alameda's rent control ballot measure takes a big step Tuesday when the grassroots renters group behind the proposal submits more than 8,000 signatures to the city clerk’s office.The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC), the group behind the rent control measure, only … Continue reading Alameda renters group to submit more than 8,000 signatures for fall ballot measure