Michele Ellson

City leaders are set to develop an Island-wide plan to address what one city staffer identified as “the single most debated issue” generated by new development – traffic. Read more >> about Island-wide traffic plan up for discussion

Amblin' Alameda: Watermelon art

We experienced another "king tide" last week, but since we didn't visit the Pacific Coast (living here on the bay as we do), we despaired of seeing any of its effects. Perhaps "despaired" is too strong a word for the momentary twinge of regret we felt, but having been alerted and re-alerted and re-re-alerted by the local weather people to its effects, we felt an understandable urge to participate and revel in its once-in-a-season occurrence. We were serendipitously rewarded with a full blown piece of evidence of its power and existence. Read more >> about Amblin' Alameda: Watermelon art

Dave Boitano

Arthur Weil knows the face of hate. Weil, a former history teacher and Holocaust survivor, spoke before an audience Saturday on the U.S.S. Hornet Museum. Read more >> about Holocaust survivor brings history to life during Living Ship Day talk

Janice Worthen

Alameda was recently named a finalist for Sunset Magazine’s first “Sunset Travel Awards” in the category “Best Municipal Makeover/Reinvention Town” for Spirits Alley – the stretch of wineries, distilleries, and a brewery along Monarch Street on Alameda Point that the city christened with its new moniker last October. Read more >> about Alameda Business Buzz: Spirits Alley recognized

Michele Ellson

City Manager John Russo is leaving Alameda for the city manager's job in Riverside, an official with that city confirmed Thursday. Russo has been Alameda's top administrator since 2011. Read more >> about CITY MANAGER JOHN RUSSO HEADED TO RIVERSIDE

Pages