Feature Articles

Council Considers Pay

Feb 25,2021

Ekene Ikeme

The City Council will consider adopting an ordinance that would require large grocery store employers to pay employees an extra $5 an hour during the COVID-19 pandemic at its March 2 meeting.

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City Seeks Input on Upcoming Mural

Feb 17,2021

The City of Alameda is seeking community input on proposed designs for a new mural located on Blanding Avenue. This artwork is part of the city’s public art grant, originally awarded in 2018.

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Task Force Seeks Equitable Treatment

Feb 17,2021

Serena Chen.

The inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was an event filled with relief, joy, and hope. Like America, the City of Alameda has had a long and shameful history of discrimination against people of color, especially Black people.

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Abraham Lincoln’s True Legacy

Feb 17,2021

There are several public schools in Alameda County named after Abraham Lincoln, including Lincoln Middle School in Alameda, as well as schools in Oakland, San Leandro and Newark.

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Handling Mood Changes during the Pandemic

Feb 17,2021

Dr. Natalie Gelman

Over the past year, I’ve written columns reviewing the feelings people are experiencing the during the pandemic. As I write this, it has been eleven months. There have been some significant changes.

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A city work crew has been working to improve drainage along Shore Line Drive. Longtime residents know that among the first places to flood in Alameda are low spots along the south shore.

City Crews Repair Stubborn South Shore Flooding Spots

Feb 11,2021

The City of Alameda has been at work addressing the fact that Shore Line Drive regularly floods when it rains since last November. The city website explains, “surface runoff from the streets and other impervious surfaces enter drainage inlets on Shore Line and side streets.

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Community Forum on Saturday

Feb 11,2021

Sun Staff Reports

The community-led Police Reform and Racial Equity Steering Committee members will hold their second public forum to discuss their draft recommendations addressing systemic racism in Alameda on Saturday, Feb. 13.

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