‘Tis the season for us to take a little break, so The Alamedan will be signing off for the rest of the year and returning on January 2. But before we go, we’d like to thank every reader, commenter and contributor who supported us this year – and to let you know what we’ve been able to accomplish with your help and what we’re planning for 2013.
It was nearly a year ago that I realized how much Alameda needed an additional news outlet that could keep an eye the public officials that make decisions on our behalf. I was at an untelevised school board meeting in a conference room that was attended by three people – myself, the president of Alameda’s teachers union and Kurt Peterson. Read more >> about Fundraising Fridays: Why we’re doing this
We've got big news today: We're proud to announce a partnership with the Alameda Sun. Starting this week, the Sun will be running stories from The Alamedan website in their print paper.
We believe the agreement represents a wonderful opportunity to further educate Alameda residents on local affairs and a critical one for us to blaze a trail toward the future of news. And we look forward to seeing this content-sharing arrangement grow in fresh and exciting ways as we make our way together across a wildly shifting media landscape. Read more >> about Editor's Note: Here comes the Sun!
Welcome to The Alamedan, your daily journal of civic affairs and Alameda culture. This is a place where you will find breaking news and analysis of major local issues, dispatches on our people and our culture, event listings, data and more.
Our goals are to provide you the information you need to engage in civic affairs and Island living, and to provide a faithful mirror on our community, its issues and personalities. We also want to engage you in the conversation about our community life, because we know that news is never black and white. Read more >> about Editor’s Note: Welcome to The Alamedan!