Michele Ellson

 
From the Better Late Than Never Department: If you've been meaning to donate food, coats or toys this holiday season and just haven't gotten the chance, there's still time to help out. Here's a map of collection barrels across the Island. Read more >> about MAP: Last-minute donation locations

Michele Ellson
Michele Ellson

Dozens of Alamedans took to the streets Sunday to protest police killings of unarmed black men in New York and Ferguson, Mo. and to express their frustration about the lack of charges against the officers responsible for the killings. Read more >> about Alamedans protest police killings

Michele Ellson

AC Transit and Alameda police are investigating a fatal bus collision with a pedestrian that occurred Thursday evening.

Friends identified the victim as Sam Sause, 78, of Alameda.

AC Transit spokesman Clarence Johnson said the Line 20 bus was turning left from Grand Street onto Otis Drive shortly before 5:45 p.m. Thursday when the collision occurred. He said the driver had a green light and that Sause was in the crosswalk. But Johnson said the cause of the accident isn't yet known. Read more >> about Alameda man dies in bus collision

Cheryl Connick

I was excited when I heard there was a new BBQ place opening up here in Alameda. Being from the South, I crave the slow-cooked smoked meats of my youth and have had a hard time finding good places that do it right. So, last Sunday my family and I ventured out to Alameda South Shore Center to give the Best Lil’ Porkhouse a try. Read more >> about Alameda a la carte: Best Lil' Porkhouse

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