News Briefs


Through Monday, March 5, the City of Alameda is looking for residents to evaluate its pilot dockless bike share program, LimeBike, through a survey. To weigh in, visit or obtain hard copies of the survey at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall (2263 Santa Clara Ave.) or at any library branch.


Beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the USS Hornet Museum will close on Tuesdays to visitors seeking general admission. 

The museum is available for use on Tuesdays on a case-by-case basis for special events, certain education programs and advance ticketed specialty tours. 

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San Francisco History Days is an annual event organized by a collective of Bay Area historical organizations. Its aim is to celebrate and share the history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This year’s event will be held at The Old San Francisco Mint (88 5th St.) and will feature dozens of exhibits and presentations from community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, authors, researchers and educators, including an exhibit by Alameda Museum. 


Encinal High School (EHS) junior Lily Conable and her friends Anisya Lustig-Ellison and Sarah Skaff have organized a new event in Alameda called Political and Proud. The political event aiming to empower women to be more politically active  will take place Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the EHS Gymnasium at 210 Central Ave. 

The City’s annual sewer replacement project will begin in late January 2018 and is estimated to be completed by September 2018. Construction work hours are restricted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. near school locations, Monday through Friday. The work will consist of replacing aging sewer mains, laterals and manholes at the following streets. The streets below are listed west to east across the Island: