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Alameda Magazine

Jolene Morgado Paints Connection

The Alameda artist likes to bring the world home.

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.

Noor Hezam Bridges a Cultural Gap

An Arabic-speaking teaching paraprofessional from Yemen takes new families under her wing at Ruby Bridges.

Bike-Friendly Changes Afoot for Central Avenue

The anticipated upgrades are all in the name of safety.

Cat Brewer Brings Deafness to Performers’ Attention

The Alameda resident is making a documentary on the intersection of entertainers accommodating deaf patrons at live performances.

Jack Clark South Course Making Progress

The renovation of the South Course should produce a national caliber golf course for all the people to play.

Worth a Twirl

Architect Sabrina Cazarez opens a business where kids can play as they paint, build, sing, dance, swing, or read.

Mouse or Fairy Doors Spring Up in Alameda

An anonymous Bay Farm dad starts an urban art movement of tiny doors hitting the curbs, trees, and public spaces on the Island and spreads a little whimsy.

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.

Christine Chilcott Needs Teachers’ Help

Paying teachers skilled in Common Core to train their counterparts outside the classroom is one way to better assist learners