History of Alameda

A collection of articles on Alameda History by Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos

 

Alameda Chamber of Commerce postcard of Neptune Beach

City Meeting Calendar

Mar 16,2017

 

Monday, March 20

  • 7 p.m. Public Utilities Board Meeting. Alameda Municipal Power Service Center, 2000 Grand St.  

Tuesday, March 21

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File photo  Robert Strehlow (inset below) played an important role in bringing Neptune Beach “The Coney Island of the West” (above) to Alameda in 1917.

100 Years Later: Remembering Robert Strehlow

Mar 09,2017

 

The 100th anniversary of the opening of Neptune Beach is fast approaching. Neptune Beach once occupied the shoreline along Central Avenue between today’s McKay Avenue and Page Street. The resort welcomed its first guests on March 31, 1917. 

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Help Clean Up for MLK Day of Service

Jan 05,2017

 

Since 1983, Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16 this year) has been designated a day of service. Residents can get started early on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, when Alameda Point Partners and the city of Alameda Public Works Department host a shoreline cleanup event.

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