Scuffle in council chambers typifies tensions in Alameda and elsewhere in the Bay Area regarding rental prices.
The gulf between the mayor and her supporters and Alameda’s political establishment enter the arena of political appointments.
Elected civil servants in Alameda aren’t compensated handsomely for their service, which some fear may limit the pool for candidates.
Alameda is getting body cameras for the police department, but the policy governing usage is vaguer than some observers would like.
Alameda numbers guys City Treasurer Kevin Kennedy and City Auditor Kevin Kearney have a lot to say about the city’s finances, but does it matter?
One municipal employee wants the next generation to be informed so they can intelligently affect the planning process.
Dine at the Sequoia Diner and snack on Peter’s Kettle Corn; shop locally at Beast Oakland or browse Vista Madera’s horsey shelves; and explore the Laurel Art Garden or take a class at The Taoist Center.
An Alameda city council member works as an aid to a legislature whose district includes Alameda. While not unprecedented, the situation does present potential for dilemma.
To keep up with changing trends in fitness, the Harbor Bay Club wants to reinvent itself. So what—or who—has been stopping it?
After just four months on the job, Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer has encountered growing pains. Some opponents from her six years on the Alameda school board are champing at the bit to capitalize on her transition to the mayor’s office, drawing attention to her perceived missteps and the ineffectiveness of her laissez-faire management style.