Editorial

Remembering Carrie Beavers

Sep 01,2016

 

In remembering Carrie Beavers, the first adjective that comes to mind is kind, followed by congenial, considerate, charismatic, cheerful and clever. Sweet must also be included, because Carrie was that above all.

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Arrest Ends with Hugs for Officers

Sep 01,2016

 

I recently witnesses an officer from the Alameda Police Department (APD) making an arrest. This did not make the news as far as I’m aware, though it is certainly newsworthy.

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Renters Coalition is Home Grown

Sep 01,2016

 

The Alameda Renters Coalition (ARC) began as and remains a local grassroots organization, despite false allegations to the contrary that often appear in local anti-renter letters to the editor and commentaries.

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Decriminalize Poverty, Fix Broken Bail System

Aug 25,2016

 

When Melodie was 21 years old, she made a mistake and committed a crime. Melodie served her sentence and paid her debt to the courts. But before she could get her life back on track, she had to pay her debt to the bail bondsmen.

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