Feature Articles

City Zoom Meeting Calendar

Dec 30,2020

The COVID-19 stay-at home order remains in effect. Zoom is accommodating public participation in city meetings by computer, except for closed sessions and Public Utilities Board meetings).

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Eyestones Right at Home with 2020 Creation

Dec 30,2020

Each year, Donna Eyestone and her daughter, Emma — pictured at the right with their 2017 creation of the Masonic building on Park Street— fashion a gingerbread house that replicates an iconic Alameda building and display their creations on location in December.

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Annual Pipeathon Goes Virtual

Dec 25,2020

Alameda’s traditional New Year’s Eve Pipeathon is taking a different tack this year due to the ravages of the pandemic in what has been a devastating year.

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Homeowners on Christmas Tree Lane (Thompson Avenue between High Street and Fernside Boulevard) didn’t disappoint again this year. For a series of photos from the street,

Happy Holidays to Our Readers

Dec 24,2020

Well ladies and gentlemen, we’ve almost made it. Perhaps the worst year in anyone’s memory is heading for the history books just as fast as it can. With the arrival of 2021 we can look forward to reversing the damage 2020 did to our nation’s health and economy.

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Unprecedented Need

Dec 24,2020

Alameda photographer Maurice Ramirez captured the line of cars approaching Alameda Food Bank station at Alameda Point on its last day open before Christmas. The need this holiday season is beyond what anyone could have expected.

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