Residents near the East End shoreline were surprised to discover their neighborhood was once the site of a Jurassic-era watering hole. Recent record-high tides helped expose a bone sticking out of the the banks of San Leandro Bay.
At an initial proposed cost of $226,380, the construction of Alameda City Hall proved a serious investment for Alameda residents.
Lately I’ve come across social media postings from people who are surprised at just how many pharmaceutical advertisements Americans are subjected to on a daily basis, and how Americans can rattle off the names of such fabulous products as Skyrizi, Ozempic and Trempfya.
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An Alameda man and his uncle by marriage played key roles in bringing the transcontinental railroad to the West Coast.
Pull up the Alameda Daily Evening Encinal edition of Sept. 29, 1891, and printed inside is a copy of the original text that created Alameda Fire Department (AFD). Ordinance 175 delinated how AFD would operate. Prior to this, Alameda had several unaffiliated fire companies.
Sun Staff Reports
Old Valentine cards used to range from the lacy sentimental to the sassy sophisticated. They carried on a tradition that began nearly 1,400 years before, when the first paper Valentines appeared.
Eric J. Kos
A life celebrated in glory for the United States, that of Marine Corps Pfc. Harold Gonsalves, began in Alameda, and ended far too early in the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. Gonsalves started life in the bustling little city of Alameda in January 1926.