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The Year of the Landlord?

There’s an increasing concern among Alameda tenants that they may lose their fight for rent control and just cause evictions on the Island.
April 16, 2018

Infrastructure Bond in Limbo

Alameda has about $300 million in needed repairs to streets, water pipes, and levies, but the city council is not yet ready to put a bond measure on the ballot.
April 02, 2018

Strange Bedfellows

In Alameda, the enemy of my enemy is my friend.
March 29, 2018

Statement for Peace

March 28, 2018

Measure A R.I.P.

Recent state laws that require cities to build more housing — along with new legislation in Sacramento — are making no-growth initiatives like Alameda’s Measure A obsolete.
March 05, 2018

The Advocate

Jon Eldan runs the only nonprofit dedicated to helping exonerees throughout the country — out of his Lower Rockridge home.
February 12, 2018

Middle East Dispute Comes to Alameda

Controversy erupts over a proposal for Alameda to create a sister-city relationship with a small Palestinian village.
January 31, 2018

Everyone Belongs Here Becomes an Unofficial Alameda Motto

A poster designed to stand up against bullying finds universal fans.
January 22, 2018

Seniors Turning to Marijuana for Health

Local cannabis experts have noticed more interest in pot by baby boomers looking for health alternatives.
January 17, 2018

Setting Her Sights Higher?

Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft appears to be preparing a challenge to Mayor Trish Herrera Spencer in the November election.
January 10, 2018