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.
What are you doing with your backyard garage?
Encinal Beach, which has sweeping views of the bay, is about to get a major facelift.
Alameda’s Frank Bette Center is back on track.
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.
Building Futures and Midway Shelter have a solid advocate in Liz Varela.
Alameda is examining whether to tax cannabis deliveries and perhaps allow the sale and cultivation of marijuana in the city.
What local charity or nonprofit program do you support, and why?
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.
Results from local contests that we’ve been following.