Sun Staff Reports
History of Alameda
A collection of articles on Alameda History by Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos
Old Valentine cards used to range from the lacy sentimental to the sassy sophisticated. They carried on a tradition that began nearly 1,400 years before, when the first paper Valentines appeared.
Eric J. Kos
A life celebrated in glory for the United States, that of Marine Corps Pfc. Harold Gonsalves, began in Alameda, and ended far too early in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. Gonsalves started life in the bustling little city of Alameda in January 1926.