Alameda News

Upgrades include new equipment, beds, renovations

Alameda Hospital has recently acquired new beds,  part of an overall plan by the hospital’s parent, Alameda Health System (AHS), to upgrade the facility. With price tags ranging from $10,000 to $28,000 per bed, the nearly 40 replacement beds cost about $500,000. 

Alameda County has extended the High Street Bridge closure hours until 8:30 p.m. to enable timely completion of bridge repairs. The bridge will close to all vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic Friday, Nov. 20 and Monday to Wednesday Nov. 23 to 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will also be some limitations to marine traffic.  The US Coast Guard will communicate this information in its weekly “Coast Guard Local Notices to Mariners.”

Hundreds evicted just in time for Veterans Day holiday

Residents at the Bayview Apartments at 470 Central Ave., were given tenancy termination notices on Nov. 7, according to Catherine Pauling, spokesperson for Alameda Renters Coalition. 

The owners of the building, Sridhar Equities, delivered the notices a mere three days after City Council adopted an ordinance prohibiting no cause evictions for 65 days.

C'era Una Volta brings a taste of Italy to the Island City of Alameda with delicious Tuscan and regional Italian dishes and an extensive Italian wine list.

“From the day we opened our doors in 2004 we have received numerous awards for our food, ambiance, service and wine selection,” said Chef Rudy Duran, one of only a handful of Bay Area chefs recognized by the Academia Italiana della Cucina for his authentic Italian cuisine.

Part One

The regular session of the 2015-2016 California Legislature currently stands in recess. Assemblyman and former Vice-Mayor Rob Bonta visited the Alameda Sun to offer his perspective on how the current session is progressing.

Bonta said that the highlight of the current session for him was the passage and Gov. Jerry Brown’s subsequent signing of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act. The act sets a precedent by establishing a comprehensive regulatory framework for the medical marijuana industry.