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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

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