Feature Articles

Photographer Neil Geller won the Alameda on Camera’s Marketing Award for a photograph that features an oddity in modern-day Alameda — a water tower and outbuildings in a residential area. Frank Testa built these on Calhoun Street along with a Colonial Revival-style home.

It’s that time again!

Dec 01,2021

Sun Staff Reports

The 2022 Alameda On Camera is now accepting applications. The $40 early entry fee will be available until end of day Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, and will then be $50 from Jan. 17 to Jan. 30 when registration closes.

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Christmas Concert at St. Joseph’s

Nov 24,2021

Soli Deo Gloria is a Bay Area-auditioned chorus dedicated to the performance of classical masterworks in a concert setting. The choir’s membership is drawn from six Bay Area counties.

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Workers here take but one of the steps required when paving a street. City staff must first coordinate with Alameda Municipal Power, PG&E, EBMUD, telecoms, developers, and its own sewer master plan. This coordination is required to ensure that none of those agencies (or our own forces) will soon cut into a newly paved street to maintain those agencies’ infrastructure underneath that street. For one of its next projects, the city plans to take on that strip of Grand Street that stretches from Shore Line

Grand Street on Tap for Repaving

Nov 24,2021

The City has identified Grand Street between Shore Line Drive and Encinal Avenue as a high priority for pavement improvements. This pavement rehabilitation project has multiple benefits for all street users.

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City to Open Big Whites to Unhoused

Nov 24,2021

At its Nov. 16 meeting, the City Council authorized City Manager Eric Levitt to execute agreements up to $2,881,047 with Bay Area Community Services (BACS) to provide emergency homeless housing services for up to two years with Alameda County providing remodeling and repair services.

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How to Celebrate ‘No Thanksgiving’

Nov 24,2021

Here in the state of mind called Geezerville, Thanksgiving is the favorite holiday, for its peace, joy and tranquility. Because it has no religious, military or political overtones, most of the grouchy, testy, cranky old fossils here have nothing to complain or argue about — except Fred.

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Hornet Honors Veterans, Flying Tigers

Nov 17,2021

Capt. Mark Epperson

November has, again, been a very busy month for the Museum. A business secured the entire ship for an event on Nov. 5, and we have had numerous inquiries for others to do the same in the coming months.

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VETERANS DAY

Nov 11,2021

VETERANS DAY

How do we say thank you to those that have served our country and
provided for our freedoms to be the greatest country in the world?

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