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.
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.
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.