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Alamedans Contribute to Washington Park Court Redo

An effort initiated by the Alameda Theatre leads to impressive donations and matching funds for new courts.
May 07, 2018

Does Alameda Need a Strong Mayor?

The city’s weak-mayor form of government has been raising questions about who is really in charge in City Hall.
April 30, 2018

Teachers Deserve Better Salaries

Educators speak out on Alameda’s poorly paid teachers.
April 25, 2018

Alameda Council Asks DA to Probe Secret Recording

Two other Alamedans, including Assemblymember Rob Bonta, say they believe embattled City Manager Jill Keimach secretly taped them, too.
April 18, 2018

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

Teens Think It’s Cool to Juul

But vaping high-nicotine e-cigs is also highly addictive and harmful to the developing brain.
April 02, 2018

No Firm Date for Kamakura Reopening

Faith Yamato and son Wayne hope it will be soon, but city approval for engineering and electrical work are still in the works more than a year after fire gutted the restaurant.
March 19, 2018

More Bay Area Residents Seek Ancestry Information

At home DNA-testing kits from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, MyHeritage, and others look at heritage with sometimes interesting results. Careful what you ask for.
March 14, 2018

More Technology Isn’t the Answer

The city council made the right move when it tabled a plan to purchase license-plate readers.
March 01, 2018