Tag Archives: open space

Turning the Page with the Park District

“Tonight we turn the page,” said President Obama in his recent State of the Union Address. Our new city council has followed suit. On January 21, the city council, at the request of Vice Mayor Frank Matarrese, decided to set … Continue reading

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Parks and Wrecks

It’s no wonder city council and mayoral candidates are focusing on parks this campaign season. Citizens have been up in arms over several park issues in recent years and have had to sponsor three ballot initiatives to keep open space from … Continue reading

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Case of the Disappearing Park, Again

The proposed 147-acre regional park at Alameda Point has disappeared from the map in the city’s environmental review documents.  It used to appear in the “open space” area on the Northwest Territories.  Now it looks like out of the city’s … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks Once Again

Not long ago the city jumped through hoops to attract the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to Alameda.  Now we have a new opportunity that is worthy of the same enthusiasm.  Only this time we’ve already been selected. The East Bay … Continue reading

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Greenspace Becomes Us

Right when you think every viable idea for developing Alameda Point has been put on the table … Surprise! … A new parkland/open space proposal is delivered by Golden Gate University’s Center on Urban Environmental Law. What makes the proposal … Continue reading

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