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Major Mall Makeover for South Shore Center

Developer Jamestown plans to build 1,215 residential units at the South Shore Center in a move that reflects massive and ongoing lifestyle shifts in the Bay Area and beyond.
October 04, 2019

The Hotels Are Alameda Bound

They’re part of a push to make the Island more accessible to visitors. But not everybody is happy about one of them.
September 09, 2019

Should the City Pay Councilmembers' Legal Fees?

A request by Jim Oddie and Malia Vella to be reimbursed for the costs of defending their names highlights the economics of running for public office.
September 06, 2019

Historic Alameda High School Is Now in Session

The historic school sees students for the first time in 40-plus years, though it had only shuttered entirely in 2013.
September 04, 2019

Alameda City Hall Makes Room for Baby

Councilmember Malia Vella’s recent childbirth highlights several challenges faced by new mothers seeking to reintegrate into the workplace.
August 05, 2019

Is Alameda at Risk of Losing its Hospital’s Emergency Room?

Health system officials aren’t talking publicly, but Alameda Hospital advocates say that signs suggest they may want to narrow the hospital’s mission.
August 02, 2019

Old BART Cars to Find New Home

They’ll be housed at the Western Railway Museum, a gem of a museum where they will continue to be rideable.
July 10, 2019

Ersie Joyner Fights for Rome

Oakland's most decorated police officer is retiring this August, leaving a legacy of substantially reduced gun violence.
July 03, 2019

And the Bands Play On In Alameda

A grassroots campaign in favor of music education spares Encinal High School’s band program from budget cuts.
July 01, 2019

Sink or Strike: Alameda’s Climate Reckoning

The city has pledged to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2030. Yet despite the ambitious goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030, all available data shows that Alameda — like California — has been on the wrong track for too long.
May 03, 2019