Editorial

Taking Care of Ourselves

Jan 20,2022

Simone Biles, Michael Phelps and Naomi Osaka have something in common. They each made the decision to bow out of competition to protect their mental health. Phelps took time off from swimming after winning innumerable gold medals at the Olympics.

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Help Local Businesses

Jan 20,2022

The employee shortage has been on my mind this week. It’s funny, when the pandemic first hit we worried about businesses shuttering because no one would have the money to buy.

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Building Community

Jan 20,2022

On Monday, we celebrated the extraordinary legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Several of the things that always struck me about his wisdom was that he talked about community, being of service to others, advocated non-violent solutions, and making the world a better place.

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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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The Rich Escaped Justice

Jan 06,2022

As one adage would have it, “All newspaper opinion writers do is come down from the hills after the battle is over and bayonet the wounded.”

Or as George Bernard Shaw wrote, “A newspaper is a device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization.”

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Farewell AFD Capt. Jim Colburn

Dec 30,2021

“The Alameda Sun would like to congratulate Mr. Colburn on his recent retirement and his years of selfless dedication to the safety of our community and thank you for his friendship to our paper and work on this column.

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Payback for Halloween Costume

Dec 30,2021

I wasn’t thinking of revenge for my Halloween humiliation, but sometimes opportunity raises her head. Recently, the Old Man took me back to one of my favorite trails, the one on Harbor Bay that winds by our Bay’s waters.

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