Latest Naval Air Station Alameda Stories

2010-09-29 14:09:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The developer under contract to redevelop Naval Air Station Alameda has filed a complaint in California's Superior Court for the County of Alameda, alleging that the City of Alameda, Interim City Manager Ann Marie Gallant and City Clerk Laura Weisiger "are engaging in a pattern of conduct that can only be described as a cover up and spoliation of evidence." This is in connection with SCC Alameda's request for public records related to its pending...

2009-09-24 17:34:00

ALAMEDA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The citywide voter initiative to redevelop the former Naval Air Station Alameda took an important step forward on Wednesday, Sept. 23 when proponents delivered the necessary voter signatures to the Alameda City Clerk's office. More than 8,000 signatures were hand-delivered to the City at 10:30 a.m. yesterday, starting the process to qualify the initiative for the ballot in 2010. SunCal is currently under an exclusive negotiation agreement with...

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