Editorial

Jim Colburn, Division Chief, C Shift, Retires

Jan 06,2022

Division Chief Colburn joined the Alameda Fire Department (AFD) as a firefighter on May 1, 1990. Prior to that, he had five years of experience as a part-time/volunteer firefighter with the Cotati Fire Protection District in Sonoma County.

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What a Difference a Year Makes!

Jan 06,2022

When we rang in 2021, California’s “Regional Stay at Home Order” was in effect and the Pfizer vaccine was about to be distributed nationwide, having recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA.

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Courtesy photo &nbsp&nbsp Students from Alameda meet with a U.S. Border Patrol officer on a special trip this summer to learn about public service.

SJND Students Visit U.S.-Mexico Border

Sep 04,2018

This past summer, 17 students from St. Joseph Notre Dame High School (SJND) traveled to Imperial Beach, just north of the border between the United States and Mexico, for an exercise in service leadership.

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Support Our Neighborhood Voices

Jan 13,2022

Last September, when the legislature approved Senate Bill 9 (allowing 4 to 10 new housing units to be built on one single-family lot statewide) and Senate Bill 10 (which allows 10 to 14 housing units to be built on one parcel), Sacramento politicians handed a blank check to developers by letting

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Protect the Climate and Save Money

Jan 13,2022

Do you want to do your part to protect the climate but don’t have the funds for an electric vehicle or solar panels? Don’t worry. There are still plenty of actions you can take to protect the climate at little to no cost which also benefit the family budget. Why?

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