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Vanessa Cooper Bridges Gaps in Alameda Housing

Against a backdrop of skyrocketing rents, Alameda Housing Authority Director Vanessa Cooper is calm, focused, and driven. Yet her authority itself is feeling the stress of low- and middle-income people being driving out of Alameda and the Bay Area.

Renters to Take Their Case to Voters

Customs quarantined, charter teachers get contracts, and an effort is underway to start school later

Callous Comment on Rice

A reader explains the grain as a prime tenet of community.

Choppy Water at the Alameda Marina

Early discussions about adding condos, townhomes, and light business have coincided with one resignation, a termination, and a tenant eviction.

Perforce Sold to Summit Partners

Rent ordinance, new repair station, and bike lanes make the news, too.

Major Marina Modernization Materializes

A major marina project surfaces plus the city wins an appeal against Ann Marie Gallant, and gains praise for Alameda Landing.

Crab Cove Expands

The East Bay Regional Park District resolves the Neptune Point property once and for all, and the city hears renters loud and clear.

The Mayor Heads to the Philippines

Mayor Spencer explores cultural ties, renters protest at city hall, and the Harbor Bay Club debate continues.

Renters One Up Landlords in Alameda

Renters gained ground, Alameda school kids tested OK on Common Core, and scientist know what the bird goo was.

What Can Be Done About Alameda's Unsafe Streets?

Since 2012, there have been five pedestrian fatalities, 131 pedestrian accidents, and 168 bicyclists injured in altercations with cars on Alameda streets. What’s Alameda doing to make streets safer?