Feature Articles

Photo by JoanAnn Radu-Sinaiko - In the sand castle division Escher’s Heshers from Alameda won first place in the 13-and-over age group for this castle.

Not Just Another Day at Crown Beach

Jun 12,2014

Perfect weather greeted those who visited Robert Crown Memorial State Beach to see plots of sand evolve into showpieces at the annual Alameda Sand Castle and Sand Sculpture Contest Saturday, June 7.

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Participants in the 2013 Wiggle Waggle Walk. Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Time to Get Your Wiggle On

Jun 05,2014

The most important fundraiser of the year for the Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter can also be a ton of fun for dogowners and their pets. The third annual Wiggle Waggle Walk is set for this Sunday, June 8, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal on Bay Farm Island.

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Photo by Dennis Evanosky

Scramblin’ for Eggs

Apr 17,2014

The Easter Bunny brought smiles and delight to last Saturday’s Egg Scramble at Crown Beach. The cutest among the “scramblers” were the ankle biters in the “just learning to walk” category, like these children looking for any goodies that the Easter Bunny just might have left behind.

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St. Paddy’s Day Blast Set with Rhythmix, Fireside

Mar 02,2021

Sun Staff Reports

Raise a glass to the patron saint of Éire — and earn some good luck for the new year when Rhythmix and Fireside Lounge present a festive fun-filled evening of cocktails, craft-chocolate, Irish trivia and dancing Wednesday, March 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Zoom.

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Plan Park’s Next Step

Feb 25,2021

Alameda Recreation and Parks Department just released the attached map reflecting suggested design changes to the western end of Jean Sweeney Open Space Park. The city is applying for a grant to fund construction.

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