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Season of Giving

What local charity or nonprofit program do you support, and why?
December 02, 2016

Alameda Loses Two Court Battles Involving Waterfront Housing Project

Plus, a judge threw out the city’s developer impact fee, ruling that it violates state law. The decision could cost the city $35 million and threatens to delay the opening of Jean Sweeney Park.
December 01, 2016

Updated: Final 2016 Election Results

Results from local contests that we’ve been following.
November 21, 2016

Living Small

Oakland’s first micro apartments are coming to the Nook on Valdez.
November 10, 2016

Is the Drought Really Over?

For urban water users and agriculture, the answer is yes. But not for fish.
November 03, 2016

The Original Power Couple

After serving for four-plus decades in public office, Tom Bates and Loni Hancock are retiring in December. What a long, strange trip it’s been.
November 01, 2016

Our Backyard: The Mayor vs. Police

Can Trish Spencer remain unbiased about Alameda police when her husband claims the department illegally targeted him?
October 27, 2016

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.
October 26, 2016

Cristin Shea Makes Mosely’s Cafe for Regulars

The dockside coffee, breakfast, and lunch spots offers optimal Grand Marina and maritime viewing at a spot locals like.
October 20, 2016

A Park Grows in Alameda

Development is imminent for the new 22-acre Jean Sweeney Open Space Park.
October 12, 2016