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Noah Berger Is the Fire Chaser

The longtime East Bay photojournalist has found his calling: photographing California’s massive wildfires.
November 20, 2018

Blowing in the Wind

As the city of Alameda grapples with leaf blower use, unanswered questions about dust could give operators pause.
November 06, 2018

Guns Versus Birds at the Point

Environmentalists and Alameda residents are upset that the sheriff’s office held an Urban Shield military-like training exercise at a nature preserve and bird refuge.
November 02, 2018

Alameda Brings Back the Citizen Police Academy

APD offers civilians a behind-the-scenes look at police work.
October 08, 2018

Floating Homes in Alameda Have Big Fans

Barnhill Marina is a colorful community of 42 houses bobbing peacefully on the Oakland Estuary in Alameda across from Jack London Square. To be clear, these aren’t houseboats — these are floating dockside houses that have no motors and aren’t designed to go anywhere.
October 05, 2018

Jean Sweeney Open Space Park Opens This Fall in Alameda

Some 20 years in the making, it’s the city’s largest park.
October 01, 2018

Sickle Cell: The Last Health-Care Frontier for Black Lives

While the genetic disease received widespread attention during the Civil Rights Movement, researchers and doctors say patients continue to suffer from a lack of adequate treatment.
September 13, 2018

Compromises at Alameda Marina

After facing heavy opposition, the plan to redevelop the 44-acre site will include housing and boating facilities, earning approval from all sides.
September 03, 2018

An Alameda Blacksmith Is Behind Alice Waters’ Favorite Egg Spoon

Shawn Lovell hand forges the $250 iron spoons Waters’ daughter Fanny Singer started selling online at The Permanent Collection in March.
July 09, 2018

VIP Zip Is an Affordable Rideshare Program for Seniors

A coordinator with LIFE ElderCare acts as a liaison with ridesharing services like Lyft for seniors who need rides.
June 11, 2018