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Environment

Whose Trails?

Mountain bikers dream of one day riding throughout the hills on East Bay MUD land. But hikers, equestrians, and plant lovers want to stop the cyclists in their tracks.

Building a Better Beach

Encinal Beach, which has sweeping views of the bay, is about to get a major facelift.

On Point

Alameda is moving forward with the next phase of its Alameda Point housing plan—a project that could add up to 625 homes, bike paths, and a new park.

The Original Cheapskate

Thoughts on environmentalism and the shocking election outcome.

Is the Drought Really Over?

For urban water users and agriculture, the answer is yes. But not for fish.

A Costly Fight Over Housing

Alameda could lose tens of millions of dollars in a legal battle with a developer that wants to build 182 units of housing along the estuary.

A Park Grows in Alameda

Development is imminent for the new 22-acre Jean Sweeney Open Space Park.

Our Backyard: Bike to the Future

Alameda’s very existence depends on embracing climate-friendly modes of transportation.

From Ban to Butt

After local and state governments banned indoor smoking two decades ago, the Bay Area’s waterways became choked with cigarette butts.

Feds Pull Millions in Funding for Tree Thinning in East Bay Hills

The move by FEMA comes on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the worst firestorm in East Bay history.