News Briefs

Wanted: Alameda Museum Board Members

Oct 10,2019

The Alameda Museum, the official repository of historical documents and artifacts for the City of Alameda, is looking for board members for the next term. The board meets in person at the museum quarterly, with most business being conducted by email between meetings. 

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Town Hall on Tap

Oct 10,2019

Vice Mayor John Knox White and Councilman Jim Oddie will host a town hall meeting to discuss the effects of gun violence on the community. The meeting takes place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., next Monday, Oct. 14, at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, 2317 Central Ave. 

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Poets Announce “PEOM”

Oct 10,2019

PEOM (Poetry Every Other Month) is a purposeful misspelling and a new poetry project starting this month at Julie’s Coffee and Tea, 1223 Park St. Every other month a local poet will be the featured reader with an open mic to follow.

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Alamedan Pleads No Contest

Aug 29,2019

An Alameda woman pled no contest to voluntary manslaughter for her involvement in the 2017 murder of a Hayward man on Friday, Aug. 23.

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Tickets Available for Second Annual Mini Maker Faire

Jul 04,2019

The Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of spirited maker culture, showcasing local do-it-yourselfers, scientists, designers, tinkerers and artisans that will return to Alameda Sunday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Alameda Point (Saratoga Street and West Ranger Avenue) 

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AMP Increased Rates Monday

Jul 04,2019

Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) enacted a rate increase beginning July 1. The energy charge will increase slightly for all commercial customers — the average increase is approximately 1.8 to 2.5 percent.

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Webster Street Draws Thousands for Island Jam

Jun 20,2019

This weekend thousands of people strolled Webster Street for the annual Island Jam. Scenes from street fair include: The dancing-room-only Tiki Bar Stage (above); Hey Jude wraps up a set of Beatles music on the Main Stage (center) and fair food including the ubiquitous corn dog made a 

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Minimum Wage Workshop Set

May 16,2019

A workshop designed to help restaurants identify and make adjustments associated with the increase in the City of Alameda’s minimum wage ordinance has been set for Tuesday, May 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. Changes to the required minimum wage in Alameda will go into effect Monday, July 1.

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