click to enlarge Alameda voters offered clear support for the senior homeless center plan, while defeating the proponents of another measure to use the property as open space.

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Alameda voters offered clear support for the senior homeless center plan, while defeating the proponents of another measure to use the property as open space.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday's Briefing: Alameda special election voters register a win for the homeless

Steph Curry leaves game with foot injury

By Steven Tavares
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM

News you don't want to miss for April 10:

1. Alameda voters registered a decisive victory in support of a homeless senior wellness center and medical respite services in a divisive ballot measure showdown, the East Bay Citizen reports, that pitted the city's most vulnerable communities against neighbors of the proposed center on McKay Avenue, near Crab Cove.

2. The Bay Area Council released a comprehensive regional report on the dire state of homelessness in the Bay Area, along with solutions, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. $$

3. Some housing activists will contend one solution for alleviating the homelessness problem is to build more affordable housing. A proposed 199-unit affordable housing project in Castro Valley near BART, the East Bay Citizen reports, may have been undermined by the local de-facto government council even before the proposal has even been officially submitted to the Alameda County Planning Department.

4. Oakland Animal Services says someone in the Lower Dimond District is shooting cats with pellet guns. In the past five weeks, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, four cats have been treated for injuries. $$

5. No collusion! Two Berkeley High students running for student body president and vice-president attempted to rig their election, Berkeleyside reports.

6. Stephen Curry left the regular season's penultimate game with a foot injury, putting a scare into Warriors fans everywhere. He should be back for the first game of the playoffs. The San Francisco Chronicle's Bruce Jenkins asks, with the number one seed already in hand, why was Curry even playing Tuesday night? $$

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