Feature Articles

Photo by Henry Dixon. An Alameda Loop Shuttle appears with, from left to right: Brock Keck, maintenance manager; Alasha Campbell, shuttle driver; Victoria Williams, City of Alameda paratransit coordinator and Gregg Eisenberg, general manager.

New Shuttles Doing Loops

Nov 07,2017

Two new accessible shuttle buses began operation on Oct. 31 to meet the growing transportation needs of Alamedans. Riders need not wait more than 30 minutes for a shuttle at each designated stop.

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Courtesy Jason Kidd. Jason Kidd began his basketball career in Alameda with St. Joseph Notre Dame High School’s Pilots. He led the local team to two consecutive state titles.

Kidd Inducted to Cal’s Hall of Fame

Sep 12,2017

Last Friday, St. Joseph Notre Dame High School alumni and NBA standout, Jason Kidd, earned one of Cal’s high honors. The Golden Bears inducted Kidd into their Hall of Dame. His jersey, No. 5, has also been retired at UC Berkeley. 

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Courtesy photo. The Krusi Park Performing Arts Stage

New Arts Space Open at Krusi Park

Sep 08,2017

Local residents, organizations, businesses and the city’s Recreation and Parks Department recently teamed up to create a performing arts space in Krusi Park. The space is open to the public to express themselves.

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Alameda High School's 60th Reunion on Tap

Aug 31,2017

The Alameda High School class of 1957 is hosting its 60th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Elks Rathskeller, 2255 Santa Clara Avenue, use the rear entrance on the lower level.

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Courtesy photo  Marines fire off a salute during last year’s Memorial Day Ceremony in Veterans Park on Bay Farm Island.

Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled

May 26,2016

 

Encinal High graduate returns as keynote speaker

Memorial Day in Alameda has long been commemorated with a ceremony at Veterans Park near the Bay Farm Island Bridge on Veterans Court. The annual ceremony is set for Monday, May 30, at 11 a.m.

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Courtesy photo  Alameda Point Collaborative teens regularly prepare healthy meals in the organization’s central kitchen. The meals are delivered to a nonprofit clinic that serves low-income women with cancer and their families.

APC Hosts Outreach Tour

Apr 12,2016

Alameda Point Collaborative (APC) will host its community outreach tour from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, at its urban farm at Alameda Point. The tour will include visits to some of APC’s housing and service buildings, as well as the plant nursery and urban farm garden. 

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Dennis Evanosky  A cyclist on Central Avenue shares a lane with traffic in the street’s current configuration. Changes to Central may be approved at the Feb. 24 city council meeting.

Central Ave. Plans Go Before Council

Feb 11,2016

City Council is asking Alameda residents for their input on a concept to make Central Avenue, between Main Street/Pacific Avenue and Sherman Street/Encinal Avenue, safer at the Feb. 24 City Council meeting.

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Local Chosen for Scholarship

Feb 04,2016

Alameda Resident Abigail Leong, has been awarded a President’s Scholarship worth $25,000 a year — along with the opportunity to earn even more from Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, Wash.

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