What’s in a style

Jun 08,2017

Wood no longer dressed like stone: Stick-style

Alameda is famous for its  Victorian-era homes built during Queen Victoria’s reign from 1837 to 1901. One of these, in the Stick style, is pictured on the right. 

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City Meeting Calendar

Mar 16,2017


Monday, March 20

  • 7 p.m. Public Utilities Board Meeting. Alameda Municipal Power Service Center, 2000 Grand St.  

Tuesday, March 21

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File photo  Robert Strehlow (inset below) played an important role in bringing Neptune Beach “The Coney Island of the West” (above) to Alameda in 1917.

100 Years Later: Remembering Robert Strehlow

Mar 09,2017


The 100th anniversary of the opening of Neptune Beach is fast approaching. Neptune Beach once occupied the shoreline along Central Avenue between today’s McKay Avenue and Page Street. The resort welcomed its first guests on March 31, 1917. 

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