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The VA Says We Have a Say

“This is your community, and we want to hear your comments!” a Department of Veterans Affairs representative told the audience at the recent public meeting about the VA’s clinic and columbarium project aboard the USS Hornet.  “We will be your … Continue reading

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Nature’s Calling at Alameda Point

Promising news!  Amidst the flurry of environmental review activity focused on developing Alameda Point, there’s a renewed effort for conserving wildlife habitat there. Councilmembers Stewart Chen and Tony Daysog have co-sponsored a resolution affirming the City of Alameda’s support for … Continue reading

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City, VA Must Act Together on Point

The clock is ticking.  March 1 is the deadline for the public to identify the environmental questions that should be answered and the alternatives that should be analyzed in the environmental impact report for Alameda Point.  I have a question.

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Re-mapping Our Future

The environmental review process for Alameda Point has begun.  Attached to the city’s notice of preparation, the proposed zoning map shows a couple of disturbing changes.  The city has redrawn boundaries and changed a land-use designation.

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The Right Site for VA Clinic

Sometimes you think you’ve hit on a winning deal, but once you look closer you find out otherwise.  That’s what I’ve come to realize about the site currently being proposed for the veterans’ clinic. I originally got excited when I … Continue reading

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Northwest Territories: A Fixer-upper

Up for discussion is the East Bay Regional Park District developing and managing part of the Northwest Territories, depending upon where the proposed veterans’ facilities are built.  The following slideshow illustrates some of the physical challenges on the Northwest Territories:

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Landing Zone Veterans’ Clinic

We haven’t heard much lately about the proposed veterans facility at Alameda Point, but it’s been moving full steam ahead. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is conducting its environmental review and seeking architecture/engineering firms to plan and design an … Continue reading

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