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Our Backyard: If for Sports, Then Why Not for Artists and Musicians?

Oakland recently devised an innovative way to fund $200 million in public infrastructure for a new Raiders’ stadium. The city needs to be at least that creative for artists and musicians.
December 15, 2016

Granny Units to the Rescue

What are you doing with your backyard garage?
December 13, 2016

Building a Better Beach

Encinal Beach, which has sweeping views of the bay, is about to get a major facelift.
December 12, 2016

Staying Alive

Alameda’s Frank Bette Center is back on track.
December 08, 2016

On Point

Alameda is moving forward with the next phase of its Alameda Point housing plan—a project that could add up to 625 homes, bike paths, and a new park.
December 07, 2016

She’s Come a Long Way

Building Futures and Midway Shelter have a solid advocate in Liz Varela.
December 06, 2016

Island of Ganja?

Alameda is examining whether to tax cannabis deliveries and perhaps allow the sale and cultivation of marijuana in the city.
December 05, 2016

Season of Giving

What local charity or nonprofit program do you support, and why?
December 02, 2016

Alameda Loses Two Court Battles Involving Waterfront Housing Project

Plus, a judge threw out the city’s developer impact fee, ruling that it violates state law. The decision could cost the city $35 million and threatens to delay the opening of Jean Sweeney Park.
December 01, 2016

Updated: Final 2016 Election Results

Results from local contests that we’ve been following.
November 21, 2016