Category Archives: League of Women Voters

What you can do:

Concerned about rash activity down at City Hall and possible violations of The Brown Act and the City Charter?

Write a letter to the acting city attorney; explain your concerns and ask her to look at the mayors actions the last week of 2010, determine what the violations of The Brown Act and the City Charter were exactly, and to do something about them. Be sure to use delivery tracking when you mail: USPS certified return receipt, UPS, or FedEx:

Donna Mooney, Acting City Attorney; Alameda City Hall, Room 280; 2263 Santa Clara Avenue; Alameda, CA  94501

Please send the county DA a hardcopy of your letter as well, delivered with tracking (the DA does not oversee, or enforce, municipal law, but the DA will step in if there’s been a Brown Act violation; I’ve been told that DA O’Malley is a Brown Act expert):

Nancy E. O’Malley; Alameda County District Attorney; Alameda County District Attorney’s Office; 1225 Fallon St. Suite 900; Oakland, Ca 94612

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Sadly.

I guess I’ve arrived.  Someone’s noticed me and is writing vehemently about me online. Hate is the true measure in Alameda, right?  Sadly.  It’s too bad that people is this city of 70,000 decide first which side they are on and then, rather than honest dissection of the issues, hate or like things and people irrationally as a group. It serves no one. And as we saw with the hospital board, can be the cause of bad policy and even harm.  Few are willing to break their chosen ranks when it’s necessary to stand up for right versus wrong, beneficial versus harmful.  Where’s the outrage and energy when things are harmful (the stroke protocol issue) and wrong (illegal mayoral activities)? These are the things everyone should break ranks for and speak out on.  These types of things do not discriminate and are personal to each one of us. . . .  Continue reading