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Alameda Magazine

Noor Hezam Bridges a Cultural Gap

An Arabic-speaking teaching paraprofessional from Yemen takes new families under her wing at Ruby Bridges.
April 20, 2016

Bike-Friendly Changes Afoot for Central Avenue

The anticipated upgrades are all in the name of safety.
April 16, 2016

Cat Brewer Brings Deafness to Performers’ Attention

The Alameda resident is making a documentary on the intersection of entertainers accommodating deaf patrons at live performances.
April 10, 2016

Jack Clark South Course Making Progress

The renovation of the South Course should produce a national caliber golf course for all the people to play.
March 20, 2016

Worth a Twirl

Architect Sabrina Cazarez opens a business where kids can play as they paint, build, sing, dance, swing, or read.
March 16, 2016

Mouse or Fairy Doors Spring Up in Alameda

An anonymous Bay Farm dad starts an urban art movement of tiny doors hitting the curbs, trees, and public spaces on the Island and spreads a little whimsy.
March 10, 2016

Choppy Water at the Alameda Marina

Early discussions about adding condos, townhomes, and light business have coincided with one resignation, a termination, and a tenant eviction.
March 01, 2016

Christine Chilcott Needs Teachers’ Help

Paying teachers skilled in Common Core to train their counterparts outside the classroom is one way to better assist learners
February 16, 2016

Parks and Panthera Study the East Bay’s Big Cats

Panthera teams up with the East Bay Regional Park District to study how an apex predator lives in remote wilderness and peri-urban areas like the Oakland hills.
February 02, 2016

Books Inspire the Cocktails of Nick Petrulakis

Bookseller Nick Petrulakis has a bit of a side gig going. He likes cocktails, he likes books, and what could be a more natural pairing?
February 02, 2016