Archive for: August, 2016

Here Comes the Outside Money

by Eric Strimling

Here comes the outside money… Alamedans are well acquainted with outside groups coming in to tell us how to run our city –  trying to influence initiatives and bankroll our candidates for office.  Have you received a phone call over the past several days from a pollster probing your opinion about the Alameda Renters’ Coalition…

New phone survey

by Eric Strimling

We have been getting feedback on a new phone survey in Alameda. The number they call from (at least once) is 619-955-8605, may come up as Competitive Edge. This seems to be the best summary of the message they are trying to promote. And here are our responses- Summary- 1) Landlords will be subsidizing wealthy renters. 2) Homeowners…