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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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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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Wait and Switch

Our local elected officials and leaders have told us negotiations are “delicate,” that we should wait patiently on the sidelines to see the plans for the runway area at Alameda Point.  But with 770 acres of contiguous open-space, including wetlands, … Continue reading

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Open Space Plans at Risk

A feasible plan recently emerged for creating and managing parkland and a bona fide wildlife refuge on the 770-acre runway area at Alameda Point.  It’s the first since the Naval Air Station closed 15 years ago. But two things stand … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Spearheads City/VA Parkland Deal

It seemed as though the plans for a veterans’ facility at Alameda Point were moving full steam ahead.  But no.  Last year the project almost died until the East Bay Regional Park District stepped in to help. The $210 million … 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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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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