Alamedans residing on Sherman Street at San Antonio Avenue have an extensive display celebrating Dio de Los Muertos or “The Day of the Dead.” The traditional Mexican celebration of relatives who have passed will be celebrated Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.
The Alameda Fire Department’s (AFD) Home Safety Program provides much-needed services to low-to-moderate income residents older than 62 and to the disabled of any age. The program provides and installs the required 10-year-maintenance-free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
While we were sheltering in place earlier this year, birds that raise their young in Alameda were doing just that, laying eggs and raising chicks. How did some of “our birds” do this year? Let’s start at the west end of the Island, Alameda Point.
The Students of The Child Unique/Montessori Elementary School of Alameda have taken on a new challenge in celebration of International Day of Peace on Sept. 21. In addition to creating the peace circle shown above, the students penned the following letter to the readers of the Alameda Sun.
In 1890 this station at Park Street and Tilden Way replaced the one that A. A. Cohen had built for his San Francisco & Alameda Railroad in 1864. Cohen sold his railroad to the Central Pacific Railroad in 1868. The very first transcontinental railroad train stopped here on Sept. 6, 1869.