Paul Rolleri was a 19-year-old criminal justice student at California State University, East Bay when Alameda Police officer Robert James Davey, Jr. was shot and killed while assisting on a drug raid, on March 3, 1983.
Alameda’s home-based bread-bakers and nut-makers could soon have the opportunity to sell their wares if policy-makers approve new rules allowing budding food-based businesses to operate out of residents’ homes.
East Bay Regional Park District representatives and their supporters voiced their continued opposition Wednesday to a proposed housing development on property the park district had hoped to purchase for an expansion of Crab Cove. And a city staffer acknowledged the park district may have found a way to stop the project in its tracks. Read more >> about Park district opposes homes on site it sought for expansion
Mike Connelly worked to restore his 37-foot sailboat at Nelson’s Marine for three years. He found out the Alameda Point boat yard was being evicted less than two weeks before the Alameda County Sheriff came to padlock its gates.
Connelly’s boat isn’t yet sea worthy – he figures his restoration project has about six months to go. But even if she were, his boat is blocked by other boats that are still on the premises, some of whose owners may not even know Nelson’s was shut down.
Anne Kronenberg was a typist in her early 20s when Harvey Milk asked her to manage his 1977 campaign for San Francisco supervisor. And over the months Kronenberg worked as campaign manager and then aide to the larger-than-life Milk – the first openly gay man elected to political office in the United States – he became a political mentor, father figure and friend whose passion for equality left a lasting mark on society. Read more >> about Event celebrates Harvey Milk's legacy
The Brookings Institution has released a new book that shows poverty in America's suburbs is rising faster than in its cities. According to the book, poverty in the suburbs surrounding the county's major metros has risen twice as fast over the past decade than it has in the cities themselves. Here's a glimpse of how many Alamedans have lived in poverty over the past several decades. Read more >> about Poverty in the suburbs: The Alameda edition