Feature Articles

Recall Those Who Gave Their Lives

May 26,2021

This version of the “Memorial Day Order” appears on bronze plaques in several national cemeteries including Fort Rosecrans in California, Fort Snelling in Minnesota and Fort Bayard in New Mexico.

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Take Part in ‘Porch of July’ 2021

May 26,2021

In recent years the City of Alameda’s Fourth of July Parade has attracted more than 60,000 people for the nation’s birthday. The event has been canceled again this year. The city hopes to host the parade again in 2022.

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From Benign to Bigoted: Let’s Stop Abusing 911 Calls

May 19,2021

Doug Biggs

Almost 40% of calls made to police emergency numbers are for routine, non-emergency issues. Ranging from the benign: “What time does the library open?”) to the bigoted “This person doesn’t look like they belong here.”

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Google Earth Revised plans to develop Encinal Terminals (A) come before the Planning Board on Monday. The site is located north of the Del Monte warehouse (B) and east of Jean Sweeney Open Space (C) and Wind River (D).

Encinal Terminals back before Planning Board

May 19,2021

North Waterfront Cove, LLC, (NWC) will again present its case to the Planning Board for developing Encinal Terminals, the property north of the Del Monte warehouse. The board will meet next Monday at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

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Another View on AB-1322

May 19,2021

Jeffrey R. Smith

The Alameda Sun’s warnings regarding the “serious” implications of AB 1322 and putting AB 1322 “in its Proper Context” remind me of what is arguably the best movie of all times: High Noon (“Putting AB 1322 in its Proper Context,” May 6).

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Rare Plant Displayed Downtown

May 18,2021

“Broomhilda” the amorphophallus titanum, commonly known as the corpse flower, drew gawkers near Alameda City Hall Monday afternoon and evening.

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Exhibit Opens Saturday

May 12,2021

Mother Tree features the work of mother-daughter artists Ginny & Sally Parsons, Annie & Emily Heller, Jan & Emilie Watten (pictured), Danielle Gilbert & Molly Boyle and Hopi Breton, Lee Zabin & Esther Zabin.

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