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Alameda Peeps Fight for Traffic Safety

The influential grassroots group is leading an effort to make the Island’s streets safer.
July 07, 2016

The Urban Wine Movement Heads to Richmond

Kevin and Barbara Brown of R&B Cellars, along with Jeff Cohn of Jeff Cohn Cellars, are bringing new life via wine, cider, and beer to the waterfront.
July 06, 2016

Iconic Images Fill Howard Harawitz Portfolio

Now living in Alameda, Howard Harawitz made his name photographing protests during the Free Speech Movement, farm workers organizing, and moments of police brutality.
June 27, 2016

Writing His Own Story

A modern John Muir hits his stride with Bay Nature, equal parts science journal and travelogue.
June 17, 2016

E-Bikes Could Solve Traffic Woes

Bike enthusiast Jan Sutter urges Alamedans to make the move to electric bikes.
June 14, 2016

What We’re Reading Right Now

A few Alamedans share their summer reading list, which includes The Book of Strange New Things and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened.
June 14, 2016

Sam Singer Is Oakland’s New Best Friend

The crisis communications guru loves a good fight. Fortunately for Warriors fans, his latest battle involves keeping the team from moving to San Francisco.
May 26, 2016

Jennifer King Paints Her Way Out

The self-taught, Hong Kong-born Alameda oil painter favors Cézanne and van Gogh.
May 23, 2016

Tina Blaine Follows Her Dream

The executive director of Rhythmix Cultural Works never misses a beat.
May 17, 2016

Favorite Local Landmarks

The Alameda Theatre, City Hall, and Alameda High get high marks.
May 13, 2016