News Briefs

The Estuary Crossing Shuttle will not run between Thursday, Dec. 24, and Jan. 1, 2016. Service will resume again on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. Those in need of transportation during this time should visit 

The Estuary Crossing Shuttle travels between the College of Alameda at Webster Street and Atlantic Avenue and the Lake Merritt BART station. It makes a short intervening loop to Wind River Systems. 

To learn more about the shuttle, visit


The Alameda Sun incorrectly reported the Alameda Marina architect as EHDD (“Sailors Fear Losing Local Marina,” Dec. 3). The correct name of the architect is KTGY.

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today (Thursday, Dec. 3) that it will close the Posey Tube next week for cleaning and other maintenance.

The Posey Tube, leaving Alameda, will be closed as follows:

  • Wednesday, December 9, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning.
  • Thursday, December 10, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

Questions or information about the Tube closures should be directed to Tony Padilla, Caltrans, Tunnels & Tubes, at (510) 286-0315.

Councilman Tony Daysog will hold office hours from 1 to 3 p.m., today, Nov. 26, at Starbucks, 1364 Park St. (at Central Avenue). He will be available to answer questions and welcomes comments on city issues. He will also be at the Farmer’s Market the following Saturday, Nov. 28. Call him at 747-4726 or email him at .

“Burn Pie Not Oil” is the theme of a family friendly ride and rally for renewable energy set for Saturday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. The two-hour ride will start from the Crab Cove Visitor Center at 1252 McKay Ave.