Visitors can experience the USS Hornet's paranormal side for themselves at the Second Annual Grey Ghost Paranormal Conference, hosted by the Hornet and Alameda Paranormal Researchers. The event takes place on Saturday, February 22.
Wescafe Creamery is located at 1536 Webster Street, the site of the old Wescafe restaurant.
Alameda has been an incorporated city for well over a century. As the center for the Island's government, city hall falls in line with the age and history of the city: Alameda has been recognized as having one of the oldest active city halls in the state of California.
The 400-member California Historical Radio Society, which operates the Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame, is in the process of buying a former preschool building at 2152 Central Avenue to house their vast collection of vintage equipment and broadcast memorabilia.
Watching the news, “the faltering economy, the Occupy Movement, the 99 percent” resonated with artist Gabriele Bungardt, inspiring her to create “American Working Man,” a series of more than a dozen acrylic paintings. These works are on display at Spritzers Cafe.
Christine Kovach and Susan Barber have faced death for decades, Kovach as a hospice social worker and now, therapist, and Barber as a hospice volunteer coordinator who spent a decade working with people who were dying or suffering from life-threatening illnesses. When they heard about death cafés, they wanted to start one.
The Alameda Theatre has had many lives over its 81-year tenancy in the heart of the Island. One of them – a former dance club where Alameda’s young punks and goths once gathered – is being celebrated Saturday at the Pacific Pinball Museum.
Our color-coded barrel map: Red for toys, blue for coats, yellow and green for food.
Where can you donate a warm coat, food or toys this holiday season? The Alamedan has put together a color-coded map showing you where donation barrels have been placed across the Island.
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