Editorial

More than 400 kids  participated with their families in the Annual Downtown Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday, April 20. The sidewalks were packed as kids ran from business to business in search of the next treat. More than 30 member businesses participated in the hunt. Signs in windows and doors marked where children could enter to find a treat or fun activity.

Homeless advocate shares perspective of lives unseen

One lonely dog sits on a large empty patio overlooking the river. He is impatiently waiting for his owner to come out of the bar.

Inside the bar are a group of Pretention People, who are self-absorbed in presenting how they want to be seen. None look out of the bank of windows which features the river. None see the ducks floating with the current as the river flows out to the bay.

Crab Cove neighbor elated wellness center moves ahead

I was moved to joyful tears as I saw the election results for Measure A come in and saw that Alameda reaffirmed the compassion in our slogan, “Everyone Belongs Here.” I am a close neighbor of the proposed wellness center for the homeless and, if anyone’s daily life will be affected by it, mine will. And I couldn’t be happier about it.

Crab Cove neighbor elated wellness center moves ahead

I was moved to joyful tears as I saw the election results for Measure A come in and saw that Alameda reaffirmed the compassion in our slogan, “Everyone Belongs Here.” I am a close neighbor of the proposed wellness center for the homeless and, if anyone’s daily life will be affected by it, mine will. And I couldn’t be happier about it.

Families are invited to take part in a Downtown Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Businesses will provide free treats for kids, as well as a variety of family friendly activities. The annual event is held in partnership with downtown businesses, the Downtown Alameda Business Association and Kiwanis Club of Alameda.

With more than 30 downtown businesses participating, kids will have an opportunity to gather a basketful of treats.

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